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  • Mourners gather to remember father and daughter killed in plane crash

    Mourners gather to remember father and daughter killed in plane crash
    An overflow crowd packed a north suburban funeral service Tuesday for Jeffrey Bronken and his daughter, Katherine, 15, who were killed in a plane crash in Florida during their spring break. The service touched on how the Round Lake family had been twice...
  • Malaysian police say nothing suspicious among the 227 passengers

    BEIJING – A British submarine joined the search Wednesday for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet as Malaysian police said their probe of the 227 passengers found no personal or psychological problems or motivation to hijack or sabotage the aircraft....
  • Survivor in helicopter crash faces long recovery

    SEATTLE Since he was critically injured last month when the KOMO-TV helicopter crashed into his car, Richard Newman has received dozens of messages from well-wishers as well as other burn victims. He remains in serious but stable condition in...
  • Airline fatalities dropped in 2013, study says

    While crews continue to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, a global airline trade group reported a steep drop in the number of airline fatalities in 2013, compared to the previous year. The International Air Transport Assn. reported 210...
  • In Washington state mudslide, more searching than rescuing

    DARRINGTON, Wash. — Residents of this tiny town cut off by Saturday's deadly mudslide jammed into the noisy gym, thirsting for information. The crowd buzzed, the heater clanked and the speakers' words echoed in the cavernous space. But Brian...
  • La Cañada history: Local pilot died in plane crash

    La Cañada history: Local pilot died in plane crash
    Ten Years Ago The La Cañada Flintridge City Council awarded a $792,000 contract to Pima Construction to build a park on a former Caltrans lot on the south side of Foothill Boulevard near the Glendale (2) Freeway entrance. The transportation-themed...
  • Pilot, Emmy-winning photographer dead in Seattle news copter crash

    SEATTLE -- An Emmy-award winning photographer and a helicopter pilot have been identified as the two dead in the fiery crash of a KOMO-TV news chopper Tuesday morning, officials said. The helicopter had just taken off from its rooftop perch near the...
  • An epic selfie after US Airways jet crashes in Philadelphia

    A US Airways jet crashed when a tire blew out during takeoff at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday evening, but no injuries were initially reported, a company official said. "Plane just crashed. But we are ok," one apparent passenger, Dennis...
  • Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory

    Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory
    WASHINGTON — A review of emails and a search of a home flight simulator have found nothing to suggest the pilots on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 purposely diverted it from its Beijing destination, according to two U.S. law enforcement...
  • Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'

    Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'
    BEIJING — The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to cover an impossibly vast swath of Asia extending from Kazakhstan to Australia, with Malaysia appealing for as many airplanes and ships as the world can provide. The...
  • Stolen passports on Malaysia flight used before, Chinese firm says

    BEIJING -- Stolen passports carried by two Iranian men to board missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were used last year by two people applying for visas to work as entertainers in China, according to the head of an entertainment company. Xie Zhuoling,...