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  • Trucker charged in Berks County crash that killed 3 must face trial

    Trucker charged in Berks County crash that killed 3 must face trial
    A New Jersey trucker who allegedly caused a fiery wreck on Interstate 78 in Greenwich Township that killed three people must face trial in Berks County, a district judge ruled Monday. State police allege Vincent Espinvera, 56, Belleville, N.J., failed...
  • 'Divine intervention': How a young plane crash survivor found safety

    Flying wasn't something that filled Marty Gutzler with fear, if the photos the pilot had posted to Facebook last week were any indication. A father and husband, he'd taken a grinning selfie in the pilot's seat of a small plane, headset on, as two young...
  • Relatives of Kentucky fatal plane crash family live in The Villages

    Relatives of Kentucky fatal plane crash family live in The Villages
    A relative in The Villages of the 7-year-old girl who walked nearly a mile to search for help after her family was killed in a plane crash in Kentucky said the feat was keeping with her fighting spirit and “dynamic” personality. Larry Haake,...
  • Helicopter training a known danger

    Helicopter training a known danger
    Again a helicopter doing training rotations over areas around Lantana Airport crashes to the ground. Fortunately for the neighbors of Lantana Airport, the craft fell in an unpopulated area of John Prince Park, just north of the airport. Repetitive...
  • As weather pushes wreckage of crashed AirAsia plane, search area will shift slightly

    The search operation for AirAsia Flight 8501 will spread slightly eastward on Tuesday as the weather and currents drag wreckage in that direction, the head of Indonesia's rescue agency said. Bad weather has made it difficult to locate parts of the...
  • What's still not known about AirAsia Flight 8501 and why it crashed with 162 people on board

    AirAsia Flight 8501 crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people on board, halfway into a Dec. 28 flight from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore. Dozens of bodies have been recovered, and search teams have detected what is believed to be the plane's wreckage,...
  • Indonesia suspends officials after AirAsia crash; search resumes

    Indonesia suspends officials after AirAsia crash; search resumes
    The search for AirAsia flight wreckage continued Tuesday in the Java Sea, a day after Indonesian authorities levied the first punishments stemming from the plane crash by suspending officials connected to the airline's alleged flight schedule violation....
  • Libya bombs Greek tanker, killing two and halting last air service

    Libya bombs Greek tanker, killing two and halting last air service
    The chaos afflicting Libya escalated Monday after the internationally recognized government conceded that it had bombed a Greek-owned oil tanker in a port city controlled by a militant group aligned with Islamic State extremists. The apparently mistaken...
  • AirAsia Flight 8501 search area expanded as weather snarls recovery

    AirAsia Flight 8501 search area expanded as weather snarls recovery
    Strong currents forced Indonesia to expand the search area for the crashed AirAsia plane Tuesday, as rough seas and bad weather pushed debris and made it difficult to reach suspected chunks of the fuselage on the ocean floor. With only 37 bodies...
  • Town mourning after plane crash kills several members of local family, spares 7-year-old

    Piper Gutzler's desk no longer holds her belongings in her fourth-grade classroom, but rather letters and pictures from her schoolmates. Similar remembrances found their way into her locker at the southern Illinois school on students' first day back since...
  • A break in the weather allows divers to restart search for wreckage of crashed AirAsia plane

    At least two divers plunged into the choppy waters early Wednesday during a break in the bad weather to search for two large objects suspected of being chunks of the fuselage of the AirAsia plane that crashed more than one week ago, an Indonesian official...