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  • O'Hare noise may be on Park Ridge ballot

    O'Hare noise may be on Park Ridge ballot
    Park Ridge aldermen took a step Monday to placing a question on the Nov. 4 election ballot about the process establishing noise and air quality standards around O'Hare Internatonal Airport. Aldermen gave the go-ahead to the drafting of a referendum...
  • Parasailing under scrutiny as accidents proliferate

    Parasailing under scrutiny as accidents proliferate
    Perched on the edge of a cruising powerboat, a thrill-seeker in a tethered parachute soon is flying hundreds of feet in the air. Parasailing has grown in popularity in recent years, in places including Ocean City and Havre de Grace. But so has the...
  • Former NBA, NHL owner among 7 killed in plane crash

    Former NBA, NHL owner among 7 killed in plane crash
    Lewis Katz, the co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper, was among seven people killed when a private jet caught fire and crashed as it tried to take off near Boston, the newspaper said Sunday. Katz, 72, also co-owned Philadelphia's Daily News...
  • LAX to spend $200 million to meet federal runway safety standards

    LAX to spend $200 million to meet federal runway safety standards
    In a project designed to bring Los Angeles International Airport into compliance with federal safety standards, officials will spend about $200 million to expand and refurbish runway-buffer zones. The plan calls for enhancing safety areas at the ends...
  • FAA to consider allowing drones for movies

    FAA to consider allowing drones for movies
    The federal government may open the skies to Hollywood. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday that it would consider a request by several companies to use drones for filming movies and TV shows. The agency said it was reviewing a request...
  • Reality gold rush! Broadcast networks get delayed viewing dollars.

    Reality gold rush! Broadcast networks get delayed viewing dollars.
    After the coffee. Before making my NBA championship pick. The Skinny: If I'm having dreams about net neutrality it may be time for a vacation or more therapy. I made the mistake of rewatching John Oliver's blistering and hilarious takedown of cable...
  • Pilot who crashed at Louisiana McDonald's had reported problem

    Pilot who crashed at Louisiana McDonald's had reported problem
    A 41-year-old pilot seriously injured Tuesday when he crashed his small plane in a McDonald’s parking lot in Louisiana had reported a problem with his fuel shortly before the accident, authorities said. Michael Ray Martin was piloting a single-...
  • FBI's $10,000 reward seeks to curb cases of laser flashing at aircraft

    FBI's $10,000 reward seeks to curb cases of laser flashing at aircraft
    Citing a massive increase in reports of illegal flashing of lasers toward aircraft, the FBI said Tuesday it would expand a program that offers a $10,000 reward for information leading to arrests in connection with the "dangerous and irresponsible"...
  • Feds see surge in lasers pointed at aircraft

    Feds see surge in lasers pointed at aircraft
    The laser pointer that provides endless entertainment to your cat may seem harmless, but federal authorities say the device is increasingly directed at aircraft — putting pilots and passengers in jeopardy. Known as "lasing," a pinhole-sized...
  • Risky jobs that pay big bucks

    Here's the thing about the dangerous jobs made famous by reality television shows such as "Deadliest Catch" and "Ax Men" -- the pay is generally lousy relative to the considerable (and literal) risk to life and limb. Fishermen and loggers can expect...
  • Pilot and passenger killed in plane crash near Paso Robles

    Pilot and passenger killed in plane crash near Paso Robles
    A small plane smashed into a field near Paso Robles Saturday killing the pilot and his passenger. Soon after the Piper Cub single-engine plane took off around 10 a.m., witnesses watched it veer to the right, spiral and then barrel into the ground,...