News

National

10 years after fatal Comair crash, FAA still has pilots flying in the dark

A decade after the deadly crash of Comair Flight 5191 at Kentucky’s Blue Grass Airport, federal regulators have been slow to approve new technology that could help avoid similar crashes. While many general aviation and business aircraft are now equipped with advanced GPS-based navigation aids, such devices are virtually nonexistent in large commercial airliners.

World

Thai farmers launch (bee) sting operation to stop elephants

To stop wild elephants from rampaging through their produce, farmers in Thailand put up electric fences, set off firecrackers and even switched their crops from pineapples to pumpkins, which the pachyderms don’t relish much. Nothing worked, so the villagers decided on Plan Bee.

Videos

How soon-to-be kindergarten students are prepared for school

Kindergarten camps have started at schools in Centre County. It's a way to help students with the transition into school. Mary Macalus, a kindergarten teacher at the State College Area School District describes what the week was like for soon-to-be kindergarteners at Ferguson Township Elementary School.
bmilazzo@centredaily.com
How soon-to-be kindergarten students are prepared for school 1:29

How soon-to-be kindergarten students are prepared for school

'It means the world to me' 0:16

'It means the world to me'

Trump calls Obama 'founder of ISIS' - Election Rewind 1:21

Trump calls Obama 'founder of ISIS' - Election Rewind

Sandusky arrives at Pa. court for appeals hearing 0:42

Sandusky arrives at Pa. court for appeals hearing