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  • Indonesian divers retrieve cockpit voice recorder from AirAsia jet

    Indonesian navy divers retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from the crashed AirAsia jet, officials said Tuesday, as experts prepared to analyze the aircraft’s “black box” devices for clues to the accident. The flight data recorder was...
  • Both AirAsia black boxes have been retrieved

    Divers retrieved the crashed AirAsia plane's second black box from the bottom of the Java Sea on Tuesday, giving investigators essential tools to piece together what brought Flight 8501 down. The cockpit voice recorder was freed from beneath the heavy...
  • JetBlue plane makes emergency landing in Norfolk

    A JetBlue plane headed to Connecticut from Florida made an emergency landing in Norfolk Monday afternoon after an unknown odor was detected from the cabin, airline officials said. Crew members decided to stop in Norfolk to be on the safe side, and the...
  • Trump sues for $100M over flights above ritzy Florida club

    Trump sues for $100M over flights above ritzy Florida club
    Donald Trump, no stranger to noisy publicity, is complaining again about the roar of jets in a $100 million lawsuit over air traffic he says is purposely being directed to fly over his ritzy Palm Beach club. Trump filed the suit against Palm Beach County...
  • Navy SEAL dies in skydiving accident in DeLand

    Navy SEAL dies in skydiving accident in DeLand
    DELAND, Fla. (AP) — A 31-year-old Navy SEAL has died after making a hard landing during a skydiving exercise in central Florida. William "Blake" Marston of Concord, New Hampshire, died Saturday morning after landing on the grounds of a DeLand...
  • 818 Roundup: Grocery chain eyes Burbank Albertsons; JPL scientist dies in Van Nuys plane crash

    818 Roundup: Grocery chain eyes Burbank Albertsons; JPL scientist dies in Van Nuys plane crash
    Good morning, 818! Today is Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 66 degrees and a low of 46 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. In case you missed them, here are your local headlines from the...
  • Divers find both black boxes from crashed AirAsia jet

    Divers find both black boxes from crashed AirAsia jet
    Divers retrieved one black box and located the other underwater Monday from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago, a key development that will help investigators unravel what caused the aircraft to plummet into the Java Sea less than...
  • Divers retrieve flight data recorder from crashed AirAsia jet, search for other black box

     
    Divers retrieved one of the black boxes Monday from the AirAsia plane that plummeted more than two weeks ago into the Java Sea, a major breakthrough in the slow-moving hunt to recover bodies and wreckage....
  • Fourth ship to join search for Malaysian airliner 10 months after it vanished off Australia

    A fourth ship with specialized underwater sonar equipment will join the search for a Malaysia Airlines jet 10 months after it vanished under mysterious circumstances, an Australian official said Monday. The ship Fugro Supporter was on its way to the...
  • Signal detected from area where AirAsia Flight 8501 debris found

    Search teams detected a signal from the floor of the Java Sea on Friday but were not immediately able to discern if it was coming from the "black boxes" of the crashed AirAsia jet, officials said. Divers were sent to the area but returned empty-handed,...
  • French police seeking widow of slain terror suspect; she may be in Syria already

    A young Frenchwoman of North African origin, she opted to wear an Islamic veil, though she said the pious choice of attire cost her a job as a cashier. She has accused the U.S. of killing innocent Muslims, and was photographed wielding a crossbow....