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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Startups seek footing in burgeoning drone industry

    MIAMI Step inside Animusoft's offices, and you'll see drones everywhere large ones, little ones, drones that inspect, drones that pick fruit, and a few just for fun. Some are half-built; 3-D printers are working 24/7 to create new parts. You might...
  • Sen. Mark Warner concerned about 'rogue' drones

     Sen. Mark Warner concerned about 'rogue' drones
    The January crash of a recreational quadcopter on the White House lawn wasn't a terrorist attack and caused no injuries. It might have even prompted a snicker or two. However, Sen. Mark R. Warner and others saw a larger problem when the man, described...
  • Smoke trails plane as it skids to stop in emergency landing

    A small commercial airliner with 43 people aboard trailed smoke as it skidded along a runway at Los Angeles International Airport after its landing gear failed to fully drop down Monday morning, but passengers said the touchdown did not feel that rough....
  • Seminole pilot provided teens with LSD, booze and pot, investigators allege

    Seminole pilot provided teens with LSD, booze and pot, investigators allege
    A 39-year-old Longwood-area pilot is being accused of giving LSD, marijuana and alcohol to eight teenagers during the past year, deputies said Monday. Robert Shane Tolliver was arrested Friday on six counts of child abuse and eight counts of contributing...
  • Plane forced to land at LAX after landing gear malfunction

    Plane forced to land at LAX after landing gear malfunction
    A SkyWest Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing Monday morning at Los Angeles International Airport after its pilot reported mechanical problems, officials said. Flight 5316 departed from Monterey about 6:50 a.m. with 43 people on board...
  • 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...
  • Ivy Tech grad flying high over opportunities ahead

    Satya Sunkavalli has always wanted to fly. "Airplanes always fascinated me since I was younger and they still do," said the 27-year-old native of Andhra Pradesh, a province in India. "I used to watch the sky and look at the trails, and I just always...
  • O'Hare expansion among challenges for new aviation commissioner

     O'Hare expansion among challenges for new aviation commissioner
    In introducing Ginger Evans as Chicago's new aviation commissioner Sunday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel outlined his agenda for making Chicago more than an aviation hub, but a global gateway. "It's one thing to talk about O'Hare as the busiest airport," Emanuel...