| Apr 4, 2012
Three year-old Adah Wahl spent Wednesday afternoon gathering eggs at the Linwood Recreational Center in Wichita. But unlike most Easter eggs, the eggs Adah’s collected beeped.
This Easter egg hunt was for visually impaired...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:30 PM
The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington (POB) held its 25th annual Night of Vision gala on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the Four Seasons in Georgetown.
The gala’s theme was ”Eye on Low Vision,” and the organization...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 11:20 AM
A small plane crashed and flipped upside down in the front yard of a house near Covington Saturday. The pilot, the lone occupant, was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center, where he was upgraded from critical to serious condition Monday, officials said....
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:29 PM
We had to put Felix to sleep last month. I say "had to put him to sleep" because I can't bear the thought there might have been an alternative.
I had two other dogs who lived to be 21 before dying at home. Toward the end, several people had suggested I...
| May 10, 2012
| 3:46 PM
He has soulful brown eyes, unwavering confidence and he’s the reason Kelly Holland keeps going … literally.
“He sleeps beside my bed, on my side of the bed,” Holland said. “When I get up, he gets up. When I go somewhere he...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Cattle really see the world differently. A cow may see more than you see and is often distracted by motion off to the side. However, she doesn't see the world as clear and sharply focused as humans see it, and it takes her more time to process what she...
| May 19, 2012
| 7:45 PM
The Somerset County Blind Center's parent company, the Susquehanna Association for the Blind and Vision Impaired, has reduced its workforce by 20 percent this year, citing a reduction in government contracts and revenue.
The moves affected local...
| May 21, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Colette Johnson was born with cataracts and declared blind. She underwent surgery as a child which helped slightly, but Johnson was still considered legally blind. "Reading has always been a struggle," Johnson said.
Johnson sought out help more than...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Running coverage of the 2012 Chicago Marathon today.
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon ran out of medals for about 1,300 participants who finished the course seven hours after it had begun. Marathon organizers said they were...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:52 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Three small children -- all apparently 3 years old or younger were found abandoned Thursday among a group of homeless people in Portland, Oregon.
On Friday, police released a brief statement about noon, saying, "The mother of the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The ballroom at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort was filled with some 500 guests from all over the nation.
They had come for the inaugural Champions of Hope Gala benefiting the Global Genes/ RARE Project, a nonprofit advocating research and treatment for...
| May 25, 2012
| 7:37 PM
States have made texting while driving illegal as a measure to prevent drivers from causing crashes while their eyes are on their phones and not on the road. But is the person who sends a text that diverts a driver's attention liable if the driver ends up...