Ferry Tragedy

Captain of Doomed Ferry Under Investigation as Relatives Grieve


The captain of the South Korean ferry was one of the first people to escape the doomed vessel. Nearly 300 people, mostly students from one high school, were left missing. Read more...
 
Lake Mary

Bear Attack Victim Left Horrifying Phone Message


Terri Frana, whose cell phone dialed her husband while she was in the throes of a black bear’s jaw Saturday evening, unintentionally left a nearly 6-minute voicemail that captures the voracity of the attack. Read more...
 
Schools

Voucher Battle Continues in Tallahassee


The Florida legislature is on break now for Passover and Easter. But behind the scenes, the political battles are still underway and one of the biggest has to do with vouchers. Read more...
CEO Mary Barra

Auto Safety Group: General Motors Rejected Safer Ignition in 2001


The Center for Auto Safety claims new information, not previously evident to the public, shows: 1) GM had a safer switch in 2001 and did not use it, and 2) the company did return to that safer switch many years later under the same part number "in a silent remedy that went undiscovered until 2013." Read more...
Family Suits

US Lawyers Aim to Profit in Malaysia Airlines Tragedy


In the midst of their anguish and grief, some families of the passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 say they are being besieged by high-stakes versions of ambulance chasers -- American attorneys looking for clients. Read more...