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1 year 9 months ago

Deer crashes through carpet store

CASTLE SHANNON, Pa. (AP) - This deer wasn't caught in the headlights. It was called on the carpet. A Pittsburgh-area carpeting store has been cleaning up after the wild animal smashed into the store and ran amok Tuesday. Jill Horvatic, an employee of Stout Carpeting in Castle Shannon, tells WPXI-TV...

2 years 10 months ago

Jeep, deer collision closes I25

North bound I-25 at MM162 is now open after being shut down for more than an hour early this morning. Colorado State Patrol says a jeep hit a deer, and then started on fire. The road is closed while the crash is cleaned up. That happened a little...

3 years 9 months ago

Deer counting to be done by air

The Colorado Division of Wildlife will use a low-flying helicopter to conduct annual aerial deer surveys in eastern Colorado in the coming weeks. Flight dates are weather-dependent, but generally, the flights will start around December 15 and continue until December 22 in Crowley, Kiowa, Pueblo, Otero, Bent, Prowers, Bent and...

3 years 10 months ago

Poacher sought near Eleven Mile Reservoir

DENVER, Colo.-- The Colorado Division of Wildlife and Operation Game Thief are offering a $1,000 reward for information about a poaching incident that happened in Park County. A bull elk and a buck mule deer were shot near Eleven Mile Reservoir last weekend. The carcass of the elk was...

4 years 1 week ago

Wildlife cam photographs hovering lights

A motion-activated camera at a Fort Worth family's favorite hunting spot is capturing shots of mysterious objects. Lisa Brock-Piekarski's game camera is supposed to take pictures of the deer on her Archer City hunting lease, but the pictures show something she can't explain. "What I see looks almost...

4 years 1 month ago

I-25 & Bijou: Vehicle vs. deer

A vehicle struck and killed a deer on I-25 in Colorado Springs. The deer is on the southbound side of the road, just past Bijou. The deer is not blocking traffic, but is causing curiosity slowing.

4 years 3 months ago

The Thunderbirds are here

The Air Force Thunderbirds have arrived in Colorado Springs. The squadron of F-16 aerial demonstration jets will perform for the graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy on Wednesday. The pilots conducted a re-enlistment ceremony for about 20 airmen at Peterson Air Force Base. Dr. David Benke,...

4 years 3 months ago

$1200 reward for poachers

Eight deer were slaughtered around the town of La Veta on Tuesday. The Division of Wildlife is offering a hefty reward to find those responsible. "Anyone who comes forward with information is eligible for a $1,200 cash reward from the Division of Wildlife's Operation Game Thief fund," said Lance Gatlin,...

4 years 4 months ago

Health department warns of hantavirus threat

As the time for spring cleaning arrives, public health officials are warning about the danger of hantavirus. "Hantavirus is a serious respiratory disease carried by wild rodents, including deer mice, and the cotton rat, both common in the Pueblo County area," stated Dr. Christine Nevin-Woods, public health director at...

4 years 4 months ago

Morning greeting committee

The morning commute is so much nicer when it includes a herd of deer as a greeting committee. This photo was emailed to news@newsfirst5.com by a viewer. If you see news happen, send it our way.

4 years 5 months ago

62 pronghorn released on Colorado's Western Slope

Wildlife officers have transferred 62 pronghorn captured on private property near Pueblo to the Gunnison basin to boost the population in Colorado's Western Slope. In late February, a low-flying helicopter and about 100 Colorado Division of Wildlife biologists, staff and volunteers rounded up the animals from an area near Pueblo...

4 years 7 months ago

Deer jumps into SUV, injures driver

A Georgia man was commuting to work when a deerjumped through the window of his SUV, and head-butted him. The deer's back end was hanging out of the vehicle as Clarence Johnson and his surprised passenger drove down the road. "I was just riding listening to Ricky Smiley and...

4 years 8 months ago

I-25 completely reopened

A stretch of I-25 is completely reopened this morning, following a deadly overnight accident that shut down the interstate for a time. The Colorado State Patrol reports that a car hit a deer at around 1:30 this morning. Another vehicle, trying to avoid that accident, rolled into the medium....

4 years 9 months ago

Deer leaps from balcony, swims in pool

Neighbors thought it was a prank. But yes, it really was a deer swimming laps in a pool. Surveillance video from the Ashley Arms Historic Apartments in Gastonia, North Carolina shows the deer swimming for about 15 minutes inside the indoor pool. "Shock and surprise," said Meredith Gaddis,...

4 years 10 months ago

Mighty caribou herds dwindle, warming blamed

Here on the endlessly rolling and tussocky terrain of northwest Canada, where man has hunted caribou since the Stone Age, the vast antlered herds are fast growing thin. And it's not just here. Across the tundra 1,500 kilometers (1,000 miles) to the east, Canada's Beverly herd, numbering more than...

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