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New study shows minivans fare poorly on certain crash tests

A group of four minivans recently tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for protection in small overlap front crashes showed some of the worst possible outcomes for this type of crash, with only one vehicle performing acceptably. The Nissan Quest, the Chrysler Town & Country and its twin, ...

Hundreds of departure flights out of O'Hare were delayed Friday.

Delayed O'Hare airline passengers voice frustrations on social media

All flights in and out of Chicago's two airports were halted Friday morning because of a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility. The ground stop threatened to send delays and cancellations rippling throughout the nation's air travel network. By 8:30 a.m., more than 580 flights at O'Hare ...

FDOT commits to helping fund deepening project

The city's fourth Port Task Force meeting kicked off to a packed room inside City Hall Thursday morning. The first discussion centered on exactly how much of an impact dredging will have on the local economy. The Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad said the state is committed to ...

Drama as plane's wing partially collapses on take-off (see video)

 An Italy-bound flight was forced to return to London when a piece of its wing collapsed Thursday and video of the incident was posted to Facebook and YouTube. A journalist for The Independent in London was on the flight and reports that passengers were "terrified" after hearing a loud band ...

'Scumbag hat' tweet creates backlash for Seattle DOT

In an attempt to make followers laugh, the Seattle Department of Transportation tweeted a photo with commuters and “scumbag hats” Monday morning, which resulted in backlash. The photo was a shot of gridlock traffic on the West Seattle Bridge and it included several brown “scumbag hats” photoshopped on many vehicles. ...

Exploration company claims it found wreckage that could be MH370

A marine exploration company has claimed it’s found wreckage in the Indian Ocean consistent with that of a commercial airliner. “We’re not trying to say that it definitely is MH370, however it is a lead we feel should be followed up,” GeoResonance spokesman David Pope told Australia TV station 7News. ...

Beach Fun

Jacksonville is known for its fun in the sun.

Making Strides Breast Cancer Walk at Vinoy Park

The vest belonging to a third class passenger named William Henry Allen found in the Titanic wreckage is among a sampling of Titanic artifacts on preview Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 in New York. The complete collection of artifacts recovered from the wreck site of the RMS Titanic will be auctioned by Guernsey's Auction House in April. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Treasures of the Titanic

One hundred years later, the Titanic disaster still captivates our imagination. View some of the most stunning finds recovered from one of history's greatest tragedies.

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