| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:17 PM
By Jim Gorzelany
In a ruling that could alter the lifestyles of millions of Americans, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states completely ban the use of all mobile phones and other portable electronic devices while...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:45 AM
By Nate Owen
With the 2011 calendar year drawing to a close, let's take a look back at some highlights of On The Road. There certainly were plenty of noteworthy stories this year. And to think, we're not even a full year old yet. That will come in...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:30 AM
At least 20 people were killed and more than 120 were injured when a Moscow underground train derailed during the morning rush hour in one of the worst accidents on the Russian capital's subway system in years.
President Vladimir Putin, who is away in...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Richard Rockefeller, the great-grandson of the legendary founder of Standard Oil, died on Friday when the small airplane he was piloting crashed in suburban New York, a family spokesman said.
In addition to being related to John D. Rockefeller,...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Two aircraft, one landing and the other taking off, came within just hundreds of yards of colliding with each other at New Jersey's Newark Liberty Airport last month, according to a preliminary federal report that describes a far more dire picture of...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:32 PM
After a brutal winter for most of the country, motorists are planning to hit the road in droves this Memorial Day weekend. AAA is reporting that around 31.8 million Americans will drive 50 miles or more this weekend, up from......
| May 2, 2014
| 3:10 PM
If you were in the vicinity of the Jane Addams Tollway in Schaumburg over the past couple days and thought you saw a drone hovering overhead, you weren’t paranoid or hallucinating.
It turns out that the drone was being used to survey a...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Nestled along the shores of Cape Breton Island lies the charming seaside town of Baddeck. Steeped in the same Celtic, artistic and fishing traditions as the rest of the island, this tiny town has managed to maintain its authenticity in a way that many...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Lewis Katz, the co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper, was among seven people killed when a private jet caught fire and crashed as it tried to take off near Boston, the newspaper said Sunday.
Katz, 72, also co-owned Philadelphia's Daily News...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Is grandma packed?
There's a good chance she and grandpa are going along on your summer vacation whether it's to a week at the beach, to Yellowstone or Orlando, and there's also a good chance they're leading the way -- and paying for, or for much of, the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:54 PM
All U.S. transit agencies that operate rail systems received a federal alert Thursday to conduct tests ensuring adequate stopping distance of trains in emergency-braking situations, to avoid the risk of a crash similar to the CTA wreck at the O’Hare...