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  • Hobby drones, like the one at Lolla, are soaring in popularity--and causing a stir

    Hobby drones, like the one at Lolla, are soaring in popularity--and causing a stir
    Hobby drones, like the tiny one that sailed over the crowds at Lollapalooza last month and caused something of a stir, are soaring in popularity. But folks like suburbanite Fabio Brancati, 34, of Aurora, say the Federal Aviation Administration is...
  • New rules needed to govern drones

    New rules needed to govern drones
    Imagine a quiet Sunday afternoon at the beach interrupted by a hovering drone and camera. Sound far-fetched? Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein is one of a growing number of local officials who don't think so. They wonder if laws are keeping pace with...
  • U.S. Coast Guard calls off search for crashed U.S. plane

    KINGSTON Jamaica (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard said on Sunday it abandoned its search for a small, private American plane that strayed into the Caribbean on a flight to Florida before apparently crashing near Jamaica, with the pilot and at least one...
  • Possible wreckage of small plane spotted off Jamaica

    Possible wreckage of small plane spotted off Jamaica
    Rescuers were searching on Saturday for the wreckage of a small U.S. private plane that crashed off the east coast of Jamaica, after the Jamaican military said debris from the aircraft had likely been spotted. The plane, with an unresponsive pilot,...
  • Wreckage of New York couple's plane found, Jamaican officials say

    Wreckage of New York couple's plane found, Jamaican officials say
    Jamaican officials believe they have found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday after its pilot, a well-known New York real-estate magnate, apparently lost consciousness at the helm of the aircraft. A rescue...
  • Search for wreckage of runaway plane continues off Jamaican coast

    MIAMI A small private aircraft flew past its destination of Naples Municipal Airport in Florida with an apparently unconscious pilot at the controls Friday, and it was tracked by U.S. fighter jets before it crashed off the coast of Jamaica six hours after...
  • Unresponsive, private U.S. plane crashes off coast of Jamaica

    KINGSTON (Reuters) - A small U.S. private plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed off the east coast of Jamaica on Friday after veering far off its course toward southwest Florida and triggering a U.S. security alert that prompted a fighter jet escort....
  • Search underway for wreckage of plane that crashed near Jamaica

    Search underway for wreckage of plane that crashed near Jamaica
    Jamaican officials say search teams have located an oil slick where a small plane carrying a prominent New York real estate developer and his wife crashed into the ocean Friday afternoon. Search and rescue teams had not recovered the wreckage or any...
  • DP Buzz: Drones

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • 2 deaths confirmed in crash of unresponsive plane off Jamaica

    2 deaths confirmed in crash of unresponsive plane off Jamaica
    A small U.S. private plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed off the east coast of Jamaica on Friday after veering far off its course toward southwest Florida and triggering a U.S. security alert that prompted a fighter jet escort. A New York county...
  • Noise complaints about O'Hare skyrocket

    Noise complaints about O'Hare skyrocket
    Noise complaints about planes taking off or landing at O’Hare International Airport continue to soar, shattering former records in the wake of a shift in air traffic, figures show. The city received 27,956 complaints in July, according to...