• More Flights Affected as FAA Tries to Rebuild Damaged Aircraft Facility

    More Flights Affected as FAA Tries to Rebuild Damaged Aircraft Facility

    (CHICAGO) — More flights have been cancelled in Chicago Monday after thousands were grounded over the weekend, creating chaos across the country because of an alleged act of an employee, sabotaging a large air traffic control center. Brian Howard, 36, was charged Friday with destruction of aircraft facilities, a felony. On Friday morning, Howard allegedly entered the Federal Aviation Administration’s Chicago En Route Center in Aurora, Illinois, with a rolling suitcase and posted an apparent suicide note before destroying the electronic gear that he worked on for eight years in the basement of the building.  Radar, communications, flight plan computers… Read more

  • Authorities Apprehend Suspect in Real Estate Agent's Disappearance

    Authorities Apprehend Suspect in Real Estate Agent's Disappearance

    (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — A suspect in the disappearance of an Arkansas real estate agent who vanished while showing a home last week has been taken into custody, police said Monday. Aaron Michael Lewis, 33, was picked up a day after a warrant was issued for his arrest on one count of kidnapping after Beverly Carter. The circumstances of the arrest have not yet been released, but Lt. Carl M. Minden from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s department confirmed that Lewis is being held by law enforcement. Carter vanished Thursday after showing a home in Scott, a small community located in… Read more

  • Ward’s Aunt Says Tony Stewart Grand Jury Put ‘Wrong Man on Trial’

    Ward’s Aunt Says Tony Stewart Grand Jury Put ‘Wrong Man on Trial’

    (NEW YORK) — The aunt of Kevin Ward Jr., the sprint car driver killed when he was struck by NASCAR star Tony Stewart in a race last month, questioned why her nephew was drug tested, but not the driver that hit him, saying it seemed “the wrong man was on trial.” “Why was the toxicology report even an issue? Seems to me the wrong man was on trial,” Wendi Ward wrote in the open letter shared with ABC News four days after a grand jury investigation determined there was insufficient evidence to indict the NASCAR star. The grand jury’s findings… Read more

  • Indiana State University Student Arrested in Connection with Shooting

    Indiana State University Student Arrested in Connection with Shooting

    (TERRE HAUTE, Ind.) — Police arrested a 21-year-old Indiana State University student on Sunday in connection with a Saturday shooting. According to the Indiana State University Police, Calvin McCauley, 21, is in custody and faces a preliminary charge of attempted murder. On Saturday, McCauley allegedly shot and wounded a 20-year-old ISU student. Investigators believe that McCauley knew the victim and had spent time together prior to the shooting on Saturday. The victim underwent surgery on Sunday to remove a bullet from his buttocks and is expected to recover. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio © ABC News Radio

  • Oklahoma Bus Crash That Killed Four Being Investigated 'Like a Homicide'

    Oklahoma Bus Crash That Killed Four Being Investigated 'Like a Homicide'

    (ARDMORE, Okla.) — The crash of a bus and a tractor-trailer that left four Texas college softball players dead and 15 others injured is “being investigated like a homicide,” police said, as officials try to piece together what happened. The early indication is that the tractor-trailer crossed over Interstate 35, into the southbound lanes, near the Oklahoma-Texas border, and struck a bus owned by North Central Texas College that was carrying the team back to campus after a game Friday evening. “We just know that the semi impacted the bus and the bus was traveling southbound on the interstate when… Read more

  • Fifteen Injured in Miami Shooting

    Fifteen Injured in Miami Shooting

    (MIAMI) — Police are searching for at least one suspect after fifteen people were injured in a shooting at a Miami night club. A spokesman for the Miami-Dade Fire Department said that the victims ranged in age from 12 to 17 years old. One boy is in critical condition.The club was the site of a “gathering,” the spokesman said, noting that there was a “very large crowd.” There was no immediate word regarding what may have sparked the shooting. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio © ABC News Radio

  • Hundreds of Flights Cancelled or Delayed at Chicago Airports

    Hundreds of Flights Cancelled or Delayed at Chicago Airports

    (CHICAGO) — Dozens of flights are delayed at Chicago airports on Sunday, with hundreds more canceled due to the fire at FlightAware says that 717 flights were cancelled at Chicago O’Hare International Airport and 49 more were cancelled at Chicago’s Midway International Airport. Another 33 flights into or out of O’Hare were delayed, and 11 flights were delayed on the way to or from Midway. On Saturday night, the Federal Aviation Administration said flights were being “managed” due to Friday’s incident involving a fire in an air traffic control building. The equipment in the building apparently suffered damage from both… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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