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  • Air & Water Show thrills aviation enthusiasts

      Air & Water Show thrills aviation enthusiasts
    For aviation enthusiast Tracey Steele, the Chicago Air and Water Show is practically a holiday. Each year, on the show's first day, she heads up to the empty rooftop of her North Lake Shore Drive building at 6 a.m. to scope out the best viewing spot for...
  • To protect and to serve

    No community wants the situation that unfolded this week in Ferguson, Mo. We all wonder what went so wrong. A young man is dead. An officer, and the police department, is blamed. The unrest that followed rips apart a city and gets front-page treatment...
  • Legislature mulls curbs on use of aerial drones by paparazzi

    Legislature mulls curbs on use of aerial drones by paparazzi
    When singer Miley Cyrus recently spotted a mysterious drone hovering over her Los Angeles home, she posted video of the aerial intruder on Instagram, complaining that it appeared to be a new tactic by the paparazzi. The incident, in which Cyrus was...
  • Is it morning TV news if nobody laughs?

    WRITER'S NOTE: This column was written after a summer spent traveling the country and watching random morning news shows. The writer vows never to do that again. "Rise and shine. This is The Morning News Zoo. I'm Barry O'Brien." "And I'm co-anchor...
  • Small-plane pilot killed in crash miles from Bay Area airport

    Small-plane pilot killed in crash miles from Bay Area airport
    A pilot was killed after his small plane crashed near the Bay Area city of Novato, officials said Tuesday. The wreckage of a single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza was discovered early Tuesday after it sparked a small brush fire seven miles west of Gnoss...
  • Ann McFeatters: Commercial drones coming to skies near you!

    WASHINGTON Oh no! The United States is falling behind in yet another big area � commercial use of drones. (Those things that buzz around and gather information and drop bombs overseas but don't yet deliver Amazon packages.) Although drones seem to...
  • Drones being developed to deliver medical aid, not bombs

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Unmanned aerial vehicles could one day be used to help deliver medical aid and other necessities to needy individuals in hard-to-reach areas. Compact aerial drones have not been widely used by American physicians and other...
  • Official: No changes planned for People Express despite cancellation, delays

    Official: No changes planned for People Express despite cancellation, delays
    No specific changes are planned for budget airline People Express following an "unusual circumstance" last weekend that resulted in a flight cancellation and several delays, the company's president said. The Newport News-based airline issued an...
  • How to protect celebrities from paparazzi drones

    How to protect celebrities from paparazzi drones
    California was one of many states that strengthened its privacy laws after the shocking death of Princess Diana, who was fleeing paparazzi when her car crashed in a Paris tunnel in 1997. Since then, lawmakers have proposed a seemingly endless series of...
  • Cook County Board adds two questions to packed fall ballot

    Cook County Board adds two questions to packed fall ballot
    An already lengthy list of questions that will be posed to Chicago voters this fall got a little longer today after the Cook County Board voted to add two more advisory referendums to the Nov. 4 ballot. That increases to 10 the number of queries to be...
  • FAA bars US flights to Israel after rockets land near country's main airport

    JERUSALEM American and European air carriers suspended flights to Israel on Tuesday after a rocket landed near the country's international airport as fighting between Israeli forces and Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip entered its third week. The...