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  • 2 members of Illinois State University athletics department among 7 killed in plane crash

    2 members of Illinois State University athletics department among 7 killed in plane crash
    Two members of Illinois State University's athletic department were among the seven people killed when their small plane crashed near the Bloomington airport while returning from the NCAA basketball championship game in Indianapolis, authorities said....
  • Hampton veteran receives lifetime achievement award

    Ben Partin, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant with 35 years of service, received the 2015 Department of Defense Fire and Emergency Services Lifetime Achievement Award from the Military Firefighter Heritage Foundation earlier this month. He...
  • Assessor's office studying effect of airport noise on property values

    Assessor's office studying effect of airport noise on property values
    Your guests have gathered for a backyard barbecue, and the steaks are sizzling. Suddenly a jet roars overhead, interrupting the conversation. Shortly afterward, another noisy uninvited guest flies over. Not only can living under a busy flight path erode...
  • Homes in flight path inundated with airplanes

    Homes in flight path inundated with airplanes
    Hundreds more airplanes are thundering over neighbors of the new south runway, and it could be just a hint of the uproar to come. Maintenance shutdowns of the north runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport this month are funneling all...
  • Illinois State Associate Head Coach, Deputy AD Among Dead In Plane Crash

    Illinois State Associate Head Coach, Deputy AD Among Dead In Plane Crash
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field on Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including Illinois State University's associate head basketball...
  • FAA investigating two Lehigh County plane accidents

    FAA investigating two Lehigh County plane accidents
    The skies were clear and the weather was near perfect Monday for the first time in months, which makes the wreck of two small private planes three hours apart even more bizarre, local authorities said. One plane came down about 1 p.m. during takeoff from...
  • Gyrocopter pilot 'should have been blown out of the air,' lawmaker says

    Gyrocopter pilot 'should have been blown out of the air,' lawmaker says
    A Florida postal carrier steered his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace for 30 miles to the U.S. Capitol, tracked by the nation's top security agencies, which feared harming tourists on the National Mall if they tried to shoot him...
  • Small plane crashes during takeoff at Queen City Airport; no injuries reported

    Small plane crashes during takeoff at Queen City Airport; no injuries reported
    A four-seat airplane crashed while taking off at Queen City Airport, but the pilot and his passenger escaped unharmed. The Mooney M20J was trying to take off just after 1 p.m., when the pilot experienced engine trouble moments after lifting off, and...
  • Man arrested near White House over drone: source

    Man arrested near White House over drone: source
    The U.S. Secret Service apprehended a man who was flying a small drone Thursday afternoon in a park outside the White House, a violation of federal aviation rules. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said the drone, about the size of an iPad, was...
  • Chicago Park District may require permits to fly drones

    Chicago Park District may require permits to fly drones
    Drone operators may have one more layer of red tape to get through so they can fly the small unmanned aircraft over Chicago Park District property including harbors on the lakefront. During the Chicago Park District's monthly meeting Wednesday, a...
  • Mother of autistic girl says United unfairly kicked family off flight

    Mother of autistic girl says United unfairly kicked family off flight
    A woman said she has filed complaints against United Airlines for kicking her family off a flight to Portland, Ore., saying the flight crew improperly judged her autistic daughter to be disruptive. Donna Beegle told ABC News that her family was flying...