| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Cars with high scores in crash tests are hot commodities. Here’s how to size up the best model in your price range.
By Jim Gorzelany
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 32,885 people died in motor vehicle crashes in...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 11:36 AM
Ford Brings Fantasy Baseball to Cars: Have we gone too far?
I have a heart-wrenching internal struggle when it comes to in-car connectivity. On the one hand, I love having navigation, my iPod and phone contacts all easily accessed when I’m driving....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Passengers have experienced a series of delays and cancellations by People Express after one of its planes was damaged by a vendor's truck -- leaving the company with only one plane.
The accident occurred Sept. 19 in Newport News and has impacted...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The regional group that agreed to subsidize People Express' suspended service to Newark and Boston met behind closed doors for about 45 minutes Monday to discuss investing funds to support an air service at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport....
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Landings on the most heavily used arrival runway at O'Hare International Airport will soon be safer and more accurate while also saving fuel and perhaps reducing jet noise over Chicago neighborhoods.
But implementing the technology to make it happen is a...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Starting on Sunday, anyone who decides to take their eyes off the road while they’re driving and instead check their text messages needs to be prepared to suffer the consequences in Lake County.
Texting and driving is a motor vehicle violation...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 3:14 PM
People Express will not resume service next week as it had planned and has no fixed date to do so, chief executive officer Jeffrey Erickson said Thursday.
People Express was grounded Sept. 26 when the second of two planes it hired Nevada-based Vision...
| Oct 10, 2014
An airline has no federally mandated obligation to compensate a passenger whose flight is canceled because of mechanical problems.
In that respect, Michael and Ida Schnipper of Unionville were fortunate last September when they received two travel...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:22 PM
While it flew, People Express was an economic boon for the area, the Peninsula Airport Commission's executive director and chairman have been saying in recent days, as they wait to see if the start-up airline they subsidized can relaunch itself.
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Domestic airlines in August were tardier than last year, and carriers with a big presence in the Chicago region ranked below average, according to new numbers released Thursday from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
And, as usual in recent months,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:53 AM
A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber charged with lying to investigators in the days after the deadly blasts last year did not say he had been too intoxicated on marijuana to remember his actions, an official who interviewed him testified on...