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  • Travelers Changes Organizational Structure As Head Of Business Insurance Leaves

    The Travelers Cos. announced this week it is changing its organizational structure and broadening responsibilities of some executives as Executive Vice President Bill Cunningham leaves the company. Cunningham, 49, has been the head of Business...
  • In wake of Blue Line crash, feds want agencies to test trains

    In wake of Blue Line crash, feds want agencies to test trains
    The investigation into the CTA train wreck in March at the O’Hare station prompted a federal alert Thursday to all U.S. rail transit systems to conduct tests ensuring adequate stopping distance of trains in emergency-braking situations. The...
  • Now open at LAX: the airport version of the Original Farmers Market

    Now open at LAX: the airport version of the Original Farmers Market
    Now open across from Rock & Brews (“serving those who rock!”) in Terminal 5 of Los Angeles International Airport is the air-travelers satellite of the 80-year-old Original Farmers Market (“meet me at Third and Fairfax!”), dubbed...
  • Richard Rockefeller, of famed family, dies in New York plane crash

    Richard Rockefeller, of famed family, dies in New York plane crash
    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,...
  • United Airlines overhauls frequent flier program

    United Airlines overhauls frequent flier program
    United Airlines is upending its frequent-flier program, basing MileagePlus awards on dollars spent rather than miles flown in a shift that rewards big-spending corporate travelers, its most profitable customers. The decision, announced Tuesday,...
  • Criminal charges expected in San Bruno blast that killed 8

    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Thursday it expects federal officials to bring criminal charges against the company in connection with a 2010 gas-pipeline blast that devastated a San Bruno neighborhood and killed eight people. PG&E said it...
  • PG&E expects criminal charges in connection with 2010 pipeline blast

    PG&E expects criminal charges in connection with 2010 pipeline blast
    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Thursday it expects federal officials to bring criminal charges against the company in connection with a 2010 gas pipeline blast that devastated a San Bruno neighborhood and killed eight people. PG&E said it...
  • Union, CTA clash on O'Hare Blue Line crash

    Union, CTA clash on O'Hare Blue Line crash
    The CTA Blue Line operator who admitted dozing at the controls had a "very chaotic" work schedule that played a role in the bizarre crash that left her mangled train atop an escalator, the transit union president said Friday. At the same time, the...
  • Chicago train was going too fast for emergency system to stop crash

    Chicago train was going too fast for emergency system to stop crash
    A preliminary investigation into the crash of a Chicago Transit Authority train that derailed and jumped onto a passenger platform at the O’Hare International Airport station found that the train was going too fast for the station's automatic...
  • Asiana faults automatic throttles in doomed flight

    In documents filed with federal accident investigators, Asiana Airlines stated Monday that flawed automatic throttles and the pilots themselves failed to maintain enough speed and altitude to safely land at San Francisco International Airport in July....
  • Engineer in NYC train crash had 'severe' sleep apnea, report says

    NEW YORK -- The engineer of a train that derailed after speeding into a tight curve, killing four passengers, suffered from a "severe" sleep disorder, investigators said Monday in a report after the train operator's admission that he "zoned out" shortly...