| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:12 AM
MADISON, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says his first skydive was an "absolutely incredible" experience and he likely will do it again.
The 60-year-old governor jumped from a plane over Madison on Wednesday night in tandem with...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Here's one of many signs that I'm getting old. As we enjoyed Sunday's aerobatics and diplays at the Lehigh Valley Air Show, I told a friend that I had attended a media day a few years before for the last......
| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:57 AM
BEIRUT-- Iranian authorities confirmed Sunday the arrests of several Slovakian nationals who were taken into custody on espionage-related charges while on a paragliding trip to Iran.
Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of Iranian parliament's National...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:10 AM
50 years ago
Storage almost exhausted, city manager reports
Petoskey's water consumption, crowding two million gallons a day, continued along critical lines and all sprinkling was banned starting today between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:40 PM
A 62-year-old man remained in a Northern California burn center Monday after he flew into some power lines while skydiving in Lodi.
Mark Elizondo is doing relatively “fine” but suffering from burns after he misjudged the wind Sunday...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:43 PM
In colonial Virginia in 1654, a black man named John Casor became an answer to this trivia question: Who was the first man in the colonies to be legally declared a slave by the courts?
But the more interesting trivia question concerns Anthony Johnson,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Chicago police released surveillance photos Thursday of three men suspected of parachuting off the roof of Trump International Hotel and Tower, the city's second-highest skyscraper.
The three broke into the top level of the riverfront high-rise around...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Jack Myers celebrated his 90th birthday Monday morning by jumping out of an airplane 14,000 feet above rural Franklin County, Pa.
Myers, a Hagerstown native and World War II veteran, was welcomed back to the ground by about 30 family members and longtime...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Is skydiving on your bucket list?
If it is, Roanoke Parks and Recreation can help.
Skydiving is the first experience in the department's new bucket list series.
So far, six women have signed up for a day trip to a North Carolina skydiving center in...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 3:27 PM
An Alaska-based Army paratrooper was injured Tuesday at the Malemute Drop Zone on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, according to U.S. Army Alaska officials.
The injury occurred during Operation Spartan Reach, a mass tactical airborne training event...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:30 PM
>> 50 Years Ago — BRAWLEY — More than 200 dune buggies from 110 Southern California cities and Arizona competed in the sand buggy competition at Osborne Memorial Park off Glamis Road Sunday, which was combined with a parachute-jumping...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:34 PM
The Marine killed during a parachute training accident in Perris was a highly decorated combat veteran from Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. Marine Corps announced Thursday. Sgt. Caleb Medley, 26, of La Junta, Colo., died this week when he plummeted......