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  • 'On The Road' from the rearview mirror

    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...
  • 'No call, no text, no update is worth a human life'

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features 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...
  • Investigator: Removal of Alaska plane wreckage weeks away

    It could be weeks before the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in steep, rugged terrain in southeast Alaska, killing nine people, is recovered. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint Johnson said authorities were waiting for a...
  • Hole found in engine of small plane that crashed into house

    There was internal damage to the engine of a small plane that crashed into a home and burned over the weekend, killing three people onboard, a federal safety investigator said. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Doug Brazy said Tuesday...
  • Truck driver given citation 1 day before fatal I-75 crash

    Authorities say a truck driver who slammed into numerous stopped cars outside of Chattanooga last week, killing six, had been cited for careless driving in Florida the previous day. According to a Florida Highway Patrol crash report, 39-year-old truck...
  • Police ID plane crash victims as doctor, family, in aircraft that took off from Lancaster

    Police ID plane crash victims as doctor, family, in aircraft that took off from Lancaster
    PLAINVILLE, Mass. (AP) — The three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend after leaving Lancaster have been tentatively identified as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter, authorities...
  • Police ID plane crash victims as Tennessee doctor, family

    The three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend have been identified tentatively as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter, authorities said Monday. Plainville police Chief Jim Alfred...
  • Authorities identify 2 from Maryland as victims in deadly Alaska plane crash

    Authorities identify 2 from Maryland as victims in deadly Alaska plane crash
    A recovery crew on Friday reached a remote site in southeast Alaska where a sightseeing plane crashed, killing all nine people aboard. Chris John of the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad said the aircraft was sitting at a steep angle and three members...
  • Investigators at Alaska site of plane crash that killed 9

    Investigators at Alaska site of plane crash that killed 9
    A team of aviation investigators has been working in a remote, mountainous site in southeast Alaska to determine what caused the crash of a sightseeing plane that killed eight cruise ship passengers and the aircraft's pilot. The DeHavilland DHC-3...
  • Pilot dies of injuries suffered in Missouri air show crash

    Pilot dies of injuries suffered in Missouri air show crash
    Authorities say a biplane pilot injured during a crash at a northwest Missouri airshow has died of his injuries. The Cameron Police Department announced the death of 50-year-old Steven O'Berg of Smithville in a news release Sunday. O'Berg was injured...
  • New federal regulations on tank-car trains face challenges

    New federal regulations on tank-car trains face challenges
    The U.S. railroad industry, several environmental groups and two Chicago suburbs are challenging the federal government's recently unveiled regulations intended to enhance the safety of milelong trains carrying volatile crude oil, dozens of which pass...