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Woman missing in wildfire was last seen trying to save dogs

Jan. 19, 2022 15:16 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — As a fast-moving wildfire began burning homes in suburban Denver, an emergency responder warned Edna Nadine Turnbull to evacuate. But the 91-year-old went back inside her home to rescue her dogs. Turnbull and her pets were never seen again. Authorities...

Shelter still trying to adopt Buddy, the badly burned dog

Jan. 18, 2022 08:33 AM EST

TUNICA, Miss. (AP) — A northern Mississippi animal shelter is still searching for a home for a dog that was severely burned. Buddy was set on fire by a child in northern Mississippi last year and underwent a series of skin grafts and has new skin on his snout, WMC-TV reported. ...

Teen musher sells puppy snacks so she can race Jr. Iditarod

Jan. 17, 2022 01:04 AM EST

CAVALIER, N.D. (AP) — Eva Robinson has wanted to mush in the Jr. Iditarod since she was a child. “When I came to my parents telling them I wanted to run the Jr. Iditarod I was 5 years old and they were like ‘Oh yeah, sure that’s awesome!’ because I’m 5 years old, I’m...

Arizona couple reunited with dog lost 6 days in Wyoming snow

Jan. 16, 2022 10:14 AM EST

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Jonathan Lounds had just proposed to his girlfriend in the Tetons when the couple heard their dog was missing. P.J., a blue heeler, was an Arizona “desert dog,” Lounds said. But when he and fiance Calen Harding dropped P.J....

Virginia woman charged after dog found buried alive

Jan. 15, 2022 17:57 PM EST

PETERSBURG, VA. (AP) — A Virginia woman has been charged with animal cruelty after officials say she buried her dog alive. The Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office received a call Thursday from someone claiming to have witnessed the incident in the Jones Trailer Park. ...

Footage shows police K-9 attack that led to $325K settlement

Jan. 14, 2022 09:05 AM EST

YORK, Maine (AP) — Video footage of a man being subdued by a police dog during a traffic stop — an episode that led to a $325,000 settlement for the driver — has been released by a Maine town following a public records request. Stephen Brennan sued the town of York and a police...

Man charged with animal cruelty after fatally shooting dog

Jan. 14, 2022 08:05 AM EST

DES MOINES, Wash. (AP) — A Des Moines man was charged Thursday with first-degree animal cruelty and reckless endangerment after he allegedly shot a dog twice in front of the animal’s 11-year-old owner. The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office said Curtis Madden, 64, was...

Pipeline spills 300,000 gallons of diesel near New Orleans

Jan. 12, 2022 19:27 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A severely corroded pipeline ruptured and spilled more than 300,000 gallons (1.1 million liters) of diesel fuel just outside New Orleans after the operator delayed needed repairs, according to federal records. Most of the fuel drained into two artificial ponds...

Snowmobiler injures 2 Wisconsin sled dogs in hit-and-run

Jan. 12, 2022 18:00 PM EST

WASHBURN, Wis. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a snowmobile driver who veered into a highly touted sled dog team in northern Wisconsin and injured two of the dogs, including one that ran the Iditarod last year. Ryan Redington, the Alaskan musher and two-time winner of the John...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Jan. 12, 2022 00:53 AM EST

Kansas City Star. January 9, 2021. Editorial: Missouri AG Eric Schmitt bobs his head as Tucker Carlson spouts dangerous nonsense What we have learned from our last couple of Missouri attorneys general is that the only point of the job is to appear on Fox News as often...