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1 year 8 months ago

Driver kills pedestrians; arrested for DUI

GRAND LAKE, Colo. (AP) - One person is dead and others are injured after a pickup plowed into pedestrians after Grand Lake's fireworks show. The crash happened Thursday night on U.S. Highway 34. The 33-year-old pickup driver was arrested there. He's being held on suspicion of driving under the influence...

3 years 1 month ago

Fire in Honduras prison kills more than 250

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - A forensic official in Honduras says a fire that swept through a prison has killed at least 272 inmates. Lucy Marder, chief of forensic medicine for the prosecutors' office, gave the death count to reporters in a radio news conference early Wednesday. The head of the...

4 years 6 months ago

Montana wants permission to kill gray wolves

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana officials are seeking federal approval to kill 186 endangered gray wolves in a special "conservation hunt," while neighboring Idaho wants permission to kill up to 50 of the predators that officials say are eating too many elk. Documents released Monday detailed the states' new...

4 years 7 months ago

Mystery illness sweeps through shelter

Hundreds of animals at a North Carolina animal shelter are being euthanized due to a mystery illness. Lab tests at two well-known animal virus labs haven't determined what's killing the animals. Symptoms are high fever, vomiting and diarrhea, and then death comes quickly. "Some animals it's two days, some...

4 years 7 months ago

Beef? Chicken? Squirrel?

Jed Clampett would approve--but animal rights activists in London are horrified. A grocery store there has begun selling squirrel meat. The little rodents are killed by farmers because they cause damage. The store owner says the squirrels are killed anyway, and their bodies buried or incinerated. This provides...

5 years 4 months ago

Judge asked to end Yellowstone bison kills

A coalition of environmental and Native American groups sued two federal agencies Monday to stop the mass slaughter of bison that migrate outside Yellowstone National Park in search of food. During the last decade, federal agencies working with the state of Montana have captured and shipped to slaughter more...

5 years 5 months ago

Montana stops wolf hunting near Yellowstone

Montana wildlife commissioners shut down gray wolf hunting Tuesday in backcountry adjacent to Yellowstone National Park after nine of the predators were killed there in recent weeks. Commissioners, however, kept the statewide kill quota at 75, repeating their belief that the planned harvest would not hurt the overall population...

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