The Columbus Zoo has a new resident Friday – a baby elephant. The 280-pound male calf was delivered by Phoebe, a 17-year-old, 6,800 pound Asian elephant. Phoebe delivered the calf about 3:30 am as volunteers watched through a video monitor.
The ancient art of stained glass has been practiced for centuries, and Milwaukee-based artist Melissa Janda has been at it for 20 years. She shows us how she combines contemporary painting techniques with traditional stained-glass artistry to illustrate her true love of glass.
Glass blowing requires intense focus and attention to detail because of the delicate material. Steven Monser, a glass artist from Central Florida, works quickly but with patience in an effort to keep his glass canvas at a consistent 2,100 degrees.
Federal agents confiscated a loaded handgun at a Port Columbus checkpoint on Sunday. Its the eleventh time this year a passenger was caught with a firearm inside a carry-on bag. Transportation Security Administration spokesman Mark Howell says agents are also confiscating a smaller less noticeable weapon.