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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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,...
  • Taking off: How the runway project was completed

     Taking off: How the runway project was completed
    Friday will mark the completion of the runway expansion at the Gary/Chicago International Airport — a $174.1 million project that took nearly 15 years to plan and execute. It got bogged down several times due to securing local funding, finalizing...
  • Model plane buffs to show their stuff in St. Charles air show

    Model plane buffs to show their stuff in St. Charles air show
    Dave Murray, of Elgin, makes his living in the pilot seat aboard United Airlines Boeing 777s, shuttling scores of passengers in a multi-million dollar aircraft between O'Hare Airport and Europe. But the jet he would rather fly has a wingspan of about 7...
  • Small plane makes emergency landing at Lake Mead beach

    A small plane that lost power made an emergency landing on a Lake Mead beach near Las Vegas, causing minor injuries to some women celebrating the weekend's popular electric music festival. Authorities said the Piper Saratoga left North Las Vegas...
  • Pilot unhurt in plane crash in eastern Wisconsin

    A pilot has survived an emergency plane landing in eastern Wisconsin after his engine lost power. The Federal Aviation Administration notified the Sheboygan County sheriff's office just after 11:30 a.m. Sunday that a plane had crashed in southern...
  • Stewart airport in NY gets $1.7M to improve runways

    Stewart International Airport in the Hudson Valley is getting a $1.7 million for runway improvements. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney says the money from the Federal Aviation Administration will be used to repave and rehabilitate Stewart's two runways. The...
  • Pilot faulted in reality TV helicopter crash that killed 3

    A helicopter pilot working on a reality television show was the likely cause of a crash that killed him and two other people, federal investigators have determined. The determination was contained in a probable cause report by the National Transportation...
  • Gary/Chicago International Airport sputtered for decades, now poised for growth

    Gary/Chicago International Airport sputtered for decades, now poised for growth
    Editor's note: This is the first in a three-part series chronicling the growing pains of the Gary/Chicago International Airport. Headwinds promising progress have swirled above the Gary/Chicago International Airport for decades since a pair of...