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  • Child injured in plane crash dies; pilot killed was LAFD veteran

    Child injured in plane crash dies; pilot killed was LAFD veteran
    An 8-year-old boy who was seriously hurt in a San Bernardino County plane crash that killed a Los Angeles firefighter died of his injuries on Friday, officials said. Sebastian Gerwal, of Frazier Lake, suffered trauma to his head and upper body in the...
  • Deadly hot-air balloon crash comes amid growing safety concern

    A 65-year-old Army veteran who had been flying hot-air balloons since college fought to stop his flame-engulfed balloon from crashing on Friday night, said authorities, who found his body and another in the Virginia woods and presumed a third person on...
  • Boy, 8, critically injured in plane crash that killed LAFD paramedic

    Boy, 8, critically injured in plane crash that killed LAFD paramedic
    An 8-year-old boy was in critical condition Wednesday after being injured in a plane crash that killed a veteran Los Angeles Fire Department paramedic. Sebastian Joshua Grewal underwent a second surgery Tuesday to relieve pressure on his brain, the...
  • Small plane makes emergency landing at Torrey Pines Golf Course

    A private plane made an emergency landing at Torrey Pines Golf Course shortly before noon Tuesday. The pilot and his two passengers were not injured as the restored biplane made a powerless landing on the fairway of the par-four 4th hole on the north...
  • 2 plane crashes minutes apart kill 4 in Florida

    2 plane crashes minutes apart kill 4 in Florida
    Test flights claimed the lives of four Florida residents in two separate plane crashes about 90 minutes apart. One plane crashed near Daytona International Airport on Monday night, killing two people, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office....
  • San Bernardino plane crash kills L.A. firefighter, injures child

    San Bernardino plane crash kills L.A. firefighter, injures child
    A Los Angeles Fire Department pilot was killed in a single-engine plane crashed Monday at El Mirage Dry Lake in San Bernardino County. Fire officials identified the pilot as Brian Lee, 47. A child passenger was also hurt. Lee, who was a helicopter...
  • Taliban attacks Pakistan airport, 27 killed

    Taliban attacks Pakistan airport, 27 killed
    Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest airport Sunday and at least 27 people were killed in a dramatic nightlong battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. The assault on Jinnah International Airport in...
  • Third body found after Virginia hot-air balloon crash

    The third and final victim of a fatal hot-air balloon crash in a rural, heavily wooded area of Virginia has been found, officials announced. The remains of the balloon's last missing passenger were discovered near the Caroline Pines subdivision in...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 families try to raise $5-million reward

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 families try to raise $5-million reward
    Relatives of some of the passengers who went missing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have launched a campaign to raise a $5-million reward in the hopes of enticing someone to come forward with information about the jet’s disappearance three months...
  • Conspiracies and Devious Doings Dominating Drama Series

    I started to get a little paranoid last month while sitting through the major networks' upfront presentations in Gotham. One after the other, the nets rolled out new dramas rooted in the high-intensity conspiracy/mystery/post-apocalypse/everything-you-...
  • Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser

    Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser
    Claude L. Callegary, a retired Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 of respiratory failure at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92....