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  • Death toll from Indonesian plane crash at 142 as recovery effort winds down

    Death toll from Indonesian plane crash at 142 as recovery effort winds down
    The death toll from a plane crash in Indonesia’s fourth-largest city, Medan, rose to more than 140 people as a massive recovery effort wound down Wednesday afternoon. Officials said 122 people, including military officers and their family members,...
  • Indonesia military plane crash deaths top 140

    Indonesia military plane crash deaths top 140
    More than 140 people were killed when a military transport plane crashed into a residential area in the Indonesian city of Medan, crushing buildings and cars during its descent, officials said early Wednesday. The death toll from the crash Tuesday...
  • Plane owned by Oscar-winning composer James Horner crashes; 1 dead

    Plane owned by Oscar-winning composer James Horner crashes; 1 dead
    A single-engine plane owned by Academy Award-winning composer James Horner crashed Monday in Ventura County, killing the sole occupant, whose name has not been released. The crash was reported shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Quatal Canyon Road, a remote...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Route 309 shut down after crash

    Route 309 shut down after crash
    SELLERSVILLE — At least two people were injured Saturday in a crash that forced the closure of the Route 309 bypass for more than an hour. At about 11 a.m., two vehicles in the northbound lanes collided and one reportedly ended up down an...
  • Venezuela may chill drama of Cuba-U.S. relations at Summit of Americas

    Venezuela may chill drama of Cuba-U.S. relations at Summit of Americas
    The White House expected to bask in good wishes at the two-day Summit of the Americas for its historic opening to Cuba, but President Obama will face a problem: Venezuela. Angered by a White House order that identified his country as a threat to U.S....
  • FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses

    FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses
    More drones will soon be humming overhead in Connecticut. They will lessen the need to climb ladders for roof inspections or rent helicopters for aerial views of real estate. They will assess storm damage more quickly and safely, and survey crops more...
  • Passenger on flight from Philadelphia dies

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A passenger died after having a medical emergency on a flight from Philadelphia to Germany. An American Airlines spokeswoman tells Philly.com (http://bit.ly/1c6QVzd ) Flight 700 diverted to Newfoundland after the passenger...
  • Lion attacks mean no more going it alone in Zimbabwe park

     Lion attacks mean no more going it alone in Zimbabwe park
    Zimbabwe: National Parks and Wildlife Authority announced that tourists visiting Mana Pools National Park no longer will be allowed to walk freely in the park. Visitors will be required to hire an armed ranger to accompany them for $25, and anyone...
  • FAA: No survivors after Daytona Beach plane crashes in Virginia

    FAA: No survivors after Daytona Beach plane crashes in Virginia
    Police says the wreckage of a small airplane has been found in southwest Virginia, and there are no survivors. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said Tuesday that she did not yet know how many people were aboard the aircraft. The...