Workers install the floor for the First Four later this month at the University of Dayton. (WDTN Photo/Alexa Ashwell)

UD preps arena for First Four

  DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN)- First Four preparations are underway at the University of Dayton Arena. The 2014 NCAA men’s basketball tournament wil…

Oregon Zoo elephant curator Bob Lee strokes the bottom of Lily's trunk while the zoo's youngest Asian elephant plays in a newly unveiled portion of the Elephant Lands exhibit on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Portland, Ore. The special sand that covers the new outdoor Encounter Habitat, on the south end of what will be Elephant Lands, was found after a year of testing to find the right mix of cushion and porosity. (AP Photo/The Columbian, Stover E. Harger III)

Portland elephants like golf course sand

The deciding factor came from the elephant pack, said Bob Lee, the zoo’s elephant curator. The elephants were given chances to try different…

Malaysia defends search for missing jet

The mystery over the plane’s whereabouts has been confounded by confusing and occasionally conflicting statements by Malaysian officials, ad…

Reward offered for arson info

The State Fire Marshal ruled it an arson and is offering a reward for information about the fire that destroyed a Harrison Township house ea…

Paging Dr. Paws

Pet Therapy dogs have been bringing comfort to patients at Miami Valley Hospital since 1999. A group of dogs, including purebreds and shelte…

Students enjoy the warmth ahead of snow

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – It is the type of day that has you thinking more about the beach than you would of winter. It was certainly the type o…

Did missing Malaysian plane turn back?

Malaysia’s air force chief has denied remarks attributed to him in a local paper that a passenger jet missing for more than four days had be…