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  • River rafters discover wreckage of aircraft in Grand Canyon

    A group of river rafters in search of old mining equipment on a hike at the Grand Canyon came across something unexpected during a recent trip: the wreckage of a small aircraft with bones scattered nearby.
  • The horror of American Airlines Flight 191

    The horror of American Airlines Flight 191
    Cory Franklin’s chilling account of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 on May 25, 1979, brought back memories — painful memories. I was a producer at WGN Radio at the time. I had left work on that Friday afternoon and was on my way home...

    Police: 3 kids hurt when waterspout uproots bounce house

    A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach Monday, but the youngsters were tossed to the sand before it flew above palm trees and over four lanes of traffic, police said. All three children...

    Small plane crashes while attempting to land in Pennsylvania

    A pilot is recovering after the single-propeller plane he was trying to land in northeastern Pennsylvania crashed into a swampy area near the runway. Authorities say wind picked up as the man was trying to land at the Cherry Ridge Airport near...

    Aurora remembers its heroes on Memorial Day

    Aurora remembers its heroes on Memorial Day
    Memorial Day is more than a moment of solemn reflection in Aurora. The City of Lights has shed its share of tears for those in the military killed while serving their country. That rang true again Monday as Aurora honored and remembered fallen members...