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  • Northeast Ohio man, 72, killed in crash of small plane

    The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the pilot of a single-engine plane was killed in a crash shortly after taking off from a small northeast Ohio airport. Seventy-two-year-old Robert Stuhlmiller of Alliance was pronounced dead at the scene Friday by the...
  • Washington's Phantom Planter reveals his latest project

    This time around, Washington's "Phantom Planter" almost received permission for his guerrilla gardening tactics. Henry Docter — the man who garnered headlines when he secretly planted flowers at the Dupont Circle Metro station, only to have Metro...
  • The Latest: Senators question safety of replacement air bags

    12:55 Replacement air bags from Takata Corp. are safe — as long as they don't have a "batwing," an executive from the company told a Senate hearing. Senators asked Takata Executive Vice President Kevin Kennedy whether consumers can be certain that...
  • Lake fire grew after private drone flights disrupted air drops

    Lake fire grew after private drone flights disrupted air drops
    As a hot wind shifted north and drove the flames toward Onyx Peak east of Big Bear Lake, fire crews deployed to save homes scattered among brittle-dry pines — waiting for help from a DC-10 laden with 10,800 gallons of retardant. It never came....
  • James Horner dies at 61; film composer won 2 Oscars, 6 Grammys

    James Horner dies at 61; film composer won 2 Oscars, 6 Grammys
    When James Horner was working on "Field of Dreams," the 1989 baseball classic starring Kevin Costner, lawyers for Universal Pictures called the composer asking him to send in the film's music. There was only one problem: Horner hadn't written any of...
  • New Chicago aviation chief: O'Hare expansion is only the beginning

    New Chicago aviation chief: O'Hare expansion is only the beginning
    Modern airports from Atlanta to Denver have been "stealing traffic" from O'Hare International Airport, a loss O'Hare can halt only by being more competitive and attractive to fliers, the city's new aviation chief said Wednesday. Outdated management of...
  • Plans move forward for drone research at Michigan airport

    Plans to fly unmanned aircraft from a Michigan airport as part of a drone research effort are moving forward. The Alpena News reports (http://bit.ly/1HjuvaS ) Birmingham-based R4 Robotics will begin testing a small experimental aircraft in the coming...
  • Flight attendants sue Boeing, claim injury from engine fumes

    Four flight attendants are suing Boeing, claiming that toxic air from an engine leaked into their plane and made them seriously ill on a 2013 flight. A lawyer for the four said Tuesday that Boeing has known for decades about the potential danger of...
  • 'Titanic' composer James Horner missing after his plane crashes

    'Titanic' composer James Horner missing after his plane crashes
    Authorities continued to investigate the crash of a single-engine plane owned by Academy Award-winning composer James Horner, which went down Monday in the Los Padres National Forest near the border of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The crash,...
  • CTA to overhaul bus driver training after fatal crash

     CTA to overhaul bus driver training after fatal crash
    An out-of-control CTA bus that plowed into vehicles and killed a pedestrian during the evening rush hour on Michigan Avenue last week exposed systemic weaknesses in the way the transit agency trains, assigns and supervises new bus drivers, CTA President...
  • FAA proposes state-of-art traffic control system for L.A.'s crowded skies

    FAA proposes state-of-art traffic control system for L.A.'s crowded skies
    High above the 22 million people who live and work in Southern California is some of the busiest airspace in the nation. On a typical day, more than 11,000 aircraft take to the skies, most of them over the sprawling Los Angeles Basin. There are...