| 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 2, 2014
| 7:27 PM
CROMWELL — The PGA Tour stop in our state has been called eight different names with 54 different champions through 62 years and two golf courses. Only one man ever called The Courant to call his own victory.
It was the night of Aug. 29, 1953, when...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Officials have confirmed veteran stunt pilot Eddie Andreini was killed when his plane slammed into the tarmac and burst into flames Sunday during an air show at Travis Air Force Base in Northern California.
Andreini’s vintage Stearman biplane...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:51 AM
A veteran show pilot was killed Sunday when his plane crashed while performing a stunt, officials at Travis Air Force Base in Northern California said.
Eddie Andreini, 77, died when his plane slammed upside down into the tarmac and slid about 500 feet...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Government studies have debunked the long-held myth that air circulated in commercial planes is jampacked with disease-causing germs.
Now comes a study that raises fears about germs on cabin surfaces.
Microbiologists and engineers at Auburn University...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:07 PM
HAMPTON — Boo Williams has had more than his share of talent and future pros come through his acclaimed summer basketball program. When he fields a team devoid of star power, the margin for error is small and the required ingredient is intensity....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:50 AM
The mother of a 17-year-old student who died when a FedEx freight truck slammed into a college-bound bus in Northern California, creating a fireball of wreckage, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, claiming the company's vehicles have a history of...
| May 26, 2014
Happy holiday. It's really great to still have you around, because you are not (so far, at least) among the almost 400 people in the U.S. who the National Safety Council predicts will be killed in traffic accidents during the Memorial Day weekend.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:30 AM
One of the most tired cliches is that so-and-so doesn't actually sell such-and-such; they sell peace of mind. Well, in this case, it's true. The question is whether there is a market for that peace of mind among airline customers.
In recent months,...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:39 PM
If you fly in the economy section, it may seem lately that you're sharing the cabin with more passengers than ever.
In fact, a new analysis suggests that some airlines are carrying slightly fewer passengers per plane, but it may seem crowded because...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Federal transportation officials on Friday released a preliminary report confirming the timeline of a fiery crash in Northern California between a college-bound bus and a FedEx freight truck that killed 10, including five high school students.