| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Two wrong-way crashes, at opposite ends of the nation, have left 11 people dead in Florida and California, officials said. In Florida, the fiery head-on collision was caught on dramatic video, capturing the violence of the crash.
In the Florida...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board issued a report Monday blaming the sinking of the HMS Bounty on its captain for leaving New London and sailing into the heart of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
The 180-foot ship, originally built in 1962 for the...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 11:45 PM
SEOUL, Feb 10 (Reuters) - South Korea's Asiana Airlines Inc
is changing its pilot training programme and
encouraging its crew to talk more in a bid to change a corporate
culture that U.S. investigators said may have been a factor in a
crash last year....
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Prudence Crandall Center (PCC) today announced the appointment of 4 new board members.
Rikki Crea of Waterbury
Rikki Crea is the manager of Corporate Communications for Barnes Group, Inc. in Bristol. She is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:40 PM
A teenage passenger who was killed in the July crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner was already dead when she was struck by two rescue vehicles, a report released by San Francisco airport and fire officials claims.
Ye Meng Yuan — a 16-...
| Feb 2, 2014
When First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated her 50th birthday earlier this month, she tweeted "Excited to join Barak in the 50-plus club today," and "check out my AARP card." To further emphasize the point, she also tweeted a picture of herself holding her...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:59 AM
2014 will be a beer-soaked year for Texan drinkers Michael Roberts and Brandon Wurtz, who are touring the country as the "Brews Travelers" In the 365 days of the tour, the pair hope to visit 365 breweries across the United States. On Saturday, Feb. 1...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:33 AM
As the cruise industry's "wave season" heats up, travel specialists say demand is strong and in some cases sales are ahead of this time last year.
That's good news after a year rife with negative publicity arising from a series of ship mishaps at sea,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Flights canceled in January's "polar vortex" inflicted $2.5 billion in costs on stranded travelers, according to a new analysis.
The 49,000 flights canceled last month more than doubled the number halted by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Snow, sleet and...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:15 PM
WASHINGTON — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan plans to appear before Congress on Wednesday to declare that identity theft is a major problem in the state, with some culprits targeting children because of their clean credit histories.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:05 PM
WASHINGTON The Department of Transportation announced fines Tuesday for three oil companies for not properly classifying the crude oil it loaded into rail cars.
However, even if the oil had been properly labeled as more dangerous, it could still have...