Lisa Stark

    Lisa Stark

  • School Bus Crashes Raise Concerns About Seat Belts and Safety

    Two recent school bus accidents, one in Indiana and the other Washington State, have left one student and a bus driver dead, and scores of students injured, raising new concerns about school bus safety. In Indianapolis, a bus carrying 50 students, ages 5 to 16,...

  • Lesbian Woman Denied Communion at Mother's Funeral

    As her elderly mother was dying, Barbara Johnson lay next to her on the hospital bed, reciting the “Hail Mary.” Loetta Johnson, 85, had been a devout Catholic, raising her four children in the church and sending them to Catholic schools. At her mother’s funeral mass...

  • Southwest Plane Blows Two Tires During Takeoff

    A Southwest Airlines jet with 132 passengers on board was grounded Tuesday evening after two tires blew out upon takeoff from Sacramento airport

  • Emergency Landing Sends Sparks Flying and Passengers Scrambling

    The final moments of Flight 16, from Newark, N.J, to Warsaw, Poland, with 210 passengers and a crew of 11, were indeed frightening. The pilots of the Polish LOT airlines Boeing 767 could not get the landing gear to come down. After circling to dump...