A miner in West Virginia was filmed passionately singing the national anthem before his October 10 shift in a clip which has been shared widely online. Josh Stowers performed the Star-Spangled Banner at the Mammoth Coal Company, West Virginia while his colleagues stood with their heads bowed, eyes closed and hands over their hearts. The video was shared on Facebook by Stowers’ colleague Shane Wriston, a safety worker at Alpha Natural Resources, which owns Mammoth Coal.
A dark Toyota RAV4 was traveling Thursday morning on Zion Road toward Bellefonte and stopped at a traffic signal before turning left to go on I-99 southbound, according to Spring Township police Officer Tony Roefaro.
Witnesses told police the driver of the Toyota turned left, causing a head-on collision with a Bellefonte municipal van. The Bellefonte employee was injured and taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center.
Emergency services helped to rescue a man who had become trapped in a collapsed textile factory in Mexico City, after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the area, killing more than 200 on September 19. Genaro Lozano, who filmed these videos, said he overheard the man saying that more people were still alive in the building as he was being led away.
Protesters chanted “blood on your hands” on Monday, August 21, at the first meeting of the Charlottesville City Council following violence at a white nationalist rally in the city that left one dead and 19 injured. Protesters were angered over the city council’s decision to allow the “Unite the Right” rally to be held in Charlottesville on August 12.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for much of Centre County on Saturday night. The wind and rain caused some damage and power outages. Video shows some lightning through the Centre Region before the rain.
Parents of Timothy Piazza are attending preliminary hearings in the Beta Theta Pi case. Piazza died due to injuries he suffered during and after a fraternity ceremony. The hearing was continued Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 in Bellefonte at the Centre County Courthouse.
A male engineer at Google blamed biological differences for the paucity of female programmers in his widely shared memo, titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber." Google's just-hired head of diversity, Danielle Brown, responded with her own memo, saying that diversity and inclusion were critical to the company's success. The dueling memos come as Silicon Valley grapples with accusations of sexism and discrimination.
A Facebook page dedicated to finding Ron Tarnowski, 82, and Mary Tarnowski, 78, of Minnesota posted video of the couple entering a business at a store near Brookston. The surveillance video was captured on July 29, 2017. The couple was found dead on Saturday, August 5, 2017.
At least 10 people were injured after a strong bout of turbulence hit American Airlines Flight 759 en route from Athens, Greece, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, August 5. While American Airlines said the seatbelt sign was on at the time of the incident, a witness told the Miami Herald that “a man had flown up from his seat, hit the ceiling and landed on his father – hard.”