HONOLULU (AP) — One of the women who died in a fiery plane crash on Lanai Island was originally from Canada and pursued a longtime dream to live in Hawaii, her family said Friday.
Kathleen Kern's family released a statement through the Hawaii Department of Health saying she was one of the three who died in Wednesday's crash. The pilot and another Maui County Planning Department employee were killed. Authorities haven't released their names. Three other Maui employees...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Curie Metropolitan High School's basketball team, ranked among the best in the nation, has forfeited this year's games because several players were academically ineligible to compete, public schools officials announced Friday.
Chicago Public Schools said seven players on Curie's 24-1 varsity team were ineligible from the start of the 2013-14 season. Student athletes in the district must maintain a 2.0 GPA to participate in sports, or have an...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The competition between Dick's Sporting Goods and Modell's Sporting Goods is heading for the courts.
Dick's has filed a lawsuit in New Jersey claiming that the CEO of Modell's posed as a Dick's executive in an effort to get confidential information. The Pittsburgh-based company alleges Mitchell Modell showed up at its store in Princeton in February saying he was a Dick's senior vice president there to meet the Dick's CEO. The suit claims Modell...
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines flight returned to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport for an emergency landing after its crew reported the jet hit a bird on takeoff.
The Federal Aviation Administration says American Airlines Flight 1188 landed safely Friday night after its crew reported the bird strike. The MD-80 jet was flying from DFW to Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — An avalanche roared into a residential neighborhood in the western Montana city of Missoula on Friday and destroyed a house, but three people were found alive amid the snow and wreckage, police said.
The survivors were an elderly couple and an 8-year-old boy, police Sgt. Travis Welsh said.
No one else had been reported missing.
All three were taken to a hospital. Their conditions weren't immediately known,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In its quest to find a suspected domestic terrorist on the lam for a decade, the FBI on Friday began placing his image on billboards across the country.
The FBI announced Friday that images of Daniel Andreas San Diego will appear on electronic billboards from California to Massachusetts and along the border with Canada. San Diego's image even appeared above Times Square on Friday, the FBI said.