| Jun 7, 2009
Falling in love with Lima doesn't come easy.
The drive into the city from the airport is lined with flashing neon signs for tragamonedas -- slot machines. Traffic gridlock and kamikaze taxis dash quaint fantasies of big-eyed llamas. By the time you see...
| Jun 6, 2009
| 8:18 AM
An Ellington family had a surprise visitor Saturday morning- when a sky diver landed on their house.
The parachutist, aiming to land at Ellington airport, was apparently blown off course. Her parachute deployed, however she landed on the roof of a home...
| Jun 13, 2009
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine -- Former President George H.W. Bush marked his 85th birthday on Friday the same way he did his 75th and 80th birthdays: He leaped from a plane and zoomed downward at more than 100 mph in freefall before parachuting safely to a spot...
| Jun 19, 2009
Nowhere are there more daydreams about air travel than on a congested highway. So where better to put signage that touts helicopter rides "from $20" than Interstate 4?
Air Florida Helicopter Charters, based on International Drive, backs up to I-4 and...
| Jun 23, 2009
| 6:17 AM
Police say a paraglider crashed in someone's front yard in the 1700 block of 33rd street in Marion.
It happened around 9:30 last night. Dale Johnson and his 16-year old daughter Olivia were on board at the time. The two were airlifted from Marion General...
| Jul 14, 2009
It was a dramatic rescue near the top of Tiger Mountain Tuesday, after a paraglider crashed into trees.
Officials say Gene Beaver was jumping with the "Northwest Paraglider Group", when he went off-course and hit the trees.
Rescuers had to use a Navy...
| Jul 17, 2009
A Spanaway paraglider who crashed into a tree on Tiger Mountain is recovering at Harborview Medical Center.
Gene Beaver has eight broken ribs, a torn liver and a broken shoulder, but is in good spirits. Beaver took flight from Pu Pu Point in Issaquah...
| Jul 26, 2009
A former Volusia County resident is at the center of a sex scandal that has rocked the Tennessee legislature.
McKensie Morrison, 22, is a graduate of Spruce Creek High in Port Orange, where she was student body president. She went on to become a...
| Jul 30, 2009
| 4:32 PM
It started thousands of years ago according to Greek Mythology. There, on the Isle of Crete, Icarus planned his escape from exile. Fashioned with a pair of wings made by his father from feathers and wax, a giddy Icarus took to the skies. As legend tells...
| Sep 8, 2009
| 12:59 AM
Hooper, UT -- Six people, including children are recovering from injuries after a motorized parachute crashed into a crowd Monday.
A large group gathered for a Labor Day celebration when officials say a sudden gust of wind picked up the parachute and...
| Jan 19, 2010
The Volkswagen GTI is an acquired taste, like skydiving, bronco riding, sword swallowing or watching the Cubs and Bears.
That means this performance compact isn't for everyone; it's for enthusiasts who measure its appeal more by how fast, rather than how...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 9:15 PM
The San Diego Fire Department and Lifeguards were literally over the edge Thursday afternoon, as they had to rescue a paraglider that had crashed onto the rocks at Blacks Beach.
"This is something that everyone trains for and practices, and we do get...