Communications Lag Rattles Relatives After Plane CrashFor Pat and Judy Thompson, it was a "five-hour window of fearing the worst." On Friday as the couple from Minnetonka, Minnesota, were getting ready for their day, Judy Thompson flipped on the TV and heard about a sightseeing plane carrying cruise ship passengers that crashed in Alaska, killing all nine on board. The news rattled the couple.
Trending Now: ‘Best Of’ List, ‘GOT’ Cruise & Giant Jenga It is time to see what's Trending Now on 'CCO. And who knows more about what's going on around town and around the country than Jason Matheson.
The Most Expensive Cruise In The WorldWhether you can afford a complete splurge of a vacation or not, Silversea's World Cruise is entertaining enough to learn more about. The most expensive cruise on the planet hits up 49 ports in 115 days of pure indulgence.
5 Convicted In Costa Concordia Crash That Killed Minn. CoupleFive employees of an Italian cruise ship that crashed off the coast of Italy have been convicted of manslaughter. The cruiseliner sank near the shore of Tuscany in January 2012. Among the 32 who died were Barb and Jerry Heil, who lived in White Bear Lake. Under the plea deal, the five employees were sentenced to prison time, but only two will likely serve time.
Cold Spell Heats Up Bookings To Winter GetawaysOur cold spell is one more incentive for a winter getaway and the nation's biggest travel agency is seeing an increase in bookings.
6 Months Since Costa Concordia WreckFriday marks six months since the cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground off the coast of an Italian island.
Divers In Italy Report Finding 4 More Ship BodiesItalian authorities say divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship have spotted four more bodies in a submerged section of a passenger deck.
Family Of MN Couple Missing In Wreck Plans Memorial ServiceThe family of a Minnesota couple missing in the Italian cruise ship disaster have announced they will hold a memorial service in memory of their parents, after news that the search has been called off.
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Minn. Family Meets With Cruise Ship Rescue Team Family members of a Minnesota couple still missing after last week's cruise ship wreck say they've been meeting in Italy with rescue workers.
2 Lakeville Sisters Recall Surviving Ship DisasterTwo sisters from Lakeville arrived back home to Minnesota on Thursday after surviving last week's cruise ship disaster off the coast of Italy.
Hope, Prayers For MN Couple Missing In ShipwreckFrom turning out for blood drives to pitching in at homeless shelters, the Minnesota couple missing since last week's cruise ship disaster in Italy could always be counted on to help out, friends say.