Posts Tagged Transportation

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

Concert goers leave the Made in America Festival after the grounds are evacuated due to thunderstorms on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

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Track: Vintage car racer is 1st death in 32 years

SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) — A spokesman for a Connecticut track says a man who crashed in a race of vintage cars is the first death in the historic-racing festival’s 32-year history.

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Former FBI director Freeh injured in car crash

In this Nov. 21, 2011 file photo, former FBI director Louis Freeh, speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia. Freeh was airlifted to a hospital Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, after a single-car crash in Vermont, authorities said. State police said Freeh was taken by helicopter to a New Hampshire hospital with serious injuries following the crash in Barnard, a small town about 90 miles northwest of Boston. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

BARNARD, Vt. (AP) — Former FBI director Louis Freeh was seriously injured in a single-car crash in Vermont, authorities said.

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