| 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 22, 2014
| 1:51 PM
A new report says federal regulators did not properly test lithium-ion batteries on Boeing Co.’s 787 jetliner, which were responsible for last year’s overheating incidents that grounded the planes around the world for more than three months....
| May 23, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The FAA is investigating a close call between two United Airlines flights in Houston earlier this month and has put in place preventive measures in response to the incident, an official said Friday.
The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. May 9 about two...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:09 PM
The recent spate of accidents in the U.S. and Canada involving trains carrying crude oil demonstrates that “far too often, safety has been compromised,” the head of the top U.S. transportation safety agency said today.
The amount of crude...
| May 24, 2014
| 7:15 AM
When the derailed train cars full of hazardous chemicals exploded, a shock wave shot through an adjacent industrial park, shattering windows, cracking concrete and buckling metal paneling and roofs.
A year later, the recovery continues.
| May 26, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Maryland State Police today released more details about Sunday's helicopter crash that left two people with minor injuries at Hart-Miller Island near Essex.
The helicopter, a Brantley B-2B, experienced a mechanical problem Sunday afternoon, state...
| 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.
| May 29, 2014
| 6:12 PM
City officials postponed this week a closed-door discussion by City Council about a roughly $91,800 lawsuit the city filed against a man who crashed a single-engine plane into a Glendale neighborhood two years ago, and a new meeting date is yet to be set....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:37 AM
Blue Line commuters traveling to and from O'Hare International Airport should face only minor delays this week because of Monday's early morning derailment.
The Blue Line is still running as far as Rosemont, the stop just before O'Hare, where passengers...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 1:34 PM
ORLAND, Calif. -- Investigators found no physical evidence that a FedEx freight truck was on fire before it collided with a charter tour bus in Northern California last week, killing 10 people, authorities said Sunday.
"Our fire expert reviewed the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:20 AM
The investigation into what caused a FedEx freight truck to cross a median and slam into a charter bus in Northern California, killing 10 people, is shifting to Los Angeles.
On the itinerary for investigators: meeting with Silverado Stages, the...