| 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....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:00 PM
U.S. officials on Friday broadly defended the response to the country's first case of Ebola, although one acknowledged that while the government was confident of containing the virus, it had been "rocky" in Dallas where the patient is in serious...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Handling medical waste generated by an Ebola patient proved to be one of the contingencies that U.S. hospitals were unprepared for, a top U.S. health official said on Saturday, adding that it "took longer than we would have wished" to fix the problem....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Shares of major airlines slid Wednesday in the wake of news that an air traveler from Africa to the U.S. had been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus.
Although airline and medical experts emphasize that travelers cannot contract Ebola merely by flying...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Warning that a crude-oil train derailment in the densely populated Chicago area could result in "unthinkable" devastation, city and suburban officials are calling for stricter rules on hazardous material shipments than the federal government has proposed....
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:07 AM
Demands for answers and promises of technology breakthroughs bounced across Washington on Monday as the nation's air traffic control system continued its gradual recovery from the fire at an Aurora radar facility that has grounded thousands of flights...
| 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...