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  • Illinois State Basketball Players, Coaches Mourn Victims Of Plane Crash

    Illinois State Basketball Players, Coaches Mourn Victims Of Plane Crash
    NORMAL, Ill. — A news conference at Illinois State University to discuss the seven school officials and fans who died in a plane crash while returning from the NCAA Tournament became a tearful, moving memorial Wednesday. The National...
  • 7 die in plane crash returning from NCAA final

    7 die in plane crash returning from NCAA final
    The journey that led to the deaths of seven friends in a plane crash in downstate Bloomington began with a phone call and a once in a lifetime chance to see Monday's NCAA final game. Scott Bittner, 42, was at the company he runs with his father when...
  • Suspected drunk driver crashes car into North Hollywood flood control channel

    Suspected drunk driver crashes car into North Hollywood flood control channel
    A driver lost control of his car early Wednesday in North Hollywood, crashing into two fences before landing at the bottom of a cemented flood control channel. The crash happened about 1:40 a.m. in the 11200 block of Riverside Drive, just east of the...
  • On The Fly: Plane Crash Hits Illinois State Athletics Hard

    On The Fly: Plane Crash Hits Illinois State Athletics Hard
    A private plane on its way back from the Final Four in Indianapolis crashed Tuesday in Bloomington, Ill., killing all seven on board, including two members of the Illinois State athletic department. Among the dead were Aaron Leetch, the school's deputy...
  • Pub's 'family' gathers to mourn death in plane crash

    Pub's 'family' gathers to mourn death in plane crash
    Friends gathered to shed tears and share hugs at the Pub II, a popular bar just off the Illinois State University campus, as news of the owner's death spread Tuesday. "It's just unbelievable," assistant manager Gary Mintun told the Pantagraph. Terry...
  • Illinois State Associate Head Coach, Deputy AD Among Dead In Plane Crash

    Illinois State Associate Head Coach, Deputy AD Among Dead In Plane Crash
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field on Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including Illinois State University's associate head basketball...
  • FAA investigating two Lehigh County plane accidents

    FAA investigating two Lehigh County plane accidents
    The skies were clear and the weather was near perfect Monday for the first time in months, which makes the wreck of two small private planes three hours apart even more bizarre, local authorities said. One plane came down about 1 p.m. during takeoff from...
  • Lufthansa indicates not required to report Lubitz depression

    Lufthansa indicates not required to report Lubitz depression
    Lufthansa indicated Monday that it was under no obligation to report to Germany's national aviation authority the fact that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had suffered from depression before qualifying as a pilot several years ago. Germany's Welt...
  • Small plane crashes during takeoff at Queen City Airport; no injuries reported

    Small plane crashes during takeoff at Queen City Airport; no injuries reported
    A four-seat airplane crashed while taking off at Queen City Airport, but the pilot and his passenger escaped unharmed. The Mooney M20J was trying to take off just after 1 p.m., when the pilot experienced engine trouble moments after lifting off, and...
  • Five things for Monday, April 6, 2015

    Five things for Monday, April 6, 2015
    Here are your stories for Monday in Central Florida: poll shows Florida supports medical marijuana; noisy SunRail yard rankles residents; seven-year-old girl was struck by vehicle on beach; church begins new life on Easter; helicopters crashes. 1....
  • Aggression, not just depression, led copilot to crash plane, experts say

    Aggression, not just depression, led copilot to crash plane, experts say
    Mental health experts say that it was aggression — not just depression — that would have driven 27-year-old Andreas Lubitz to deliberately crash a Germanwings airliner into a mountainside, the copilot breathing evenly as passengers screamed...