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TV personality Jesse James offers reward for return of dog

Jul. 21, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Reality TV star Jesse James is offering a $5,000 reward for the return of one of his beloved dogs. James in an Instagram post says the 6-year-old French bulldog named Coco went missing in the Newport, Rhode Island area last Tuesday. In a previous post James had offered a $2,000 reward...

Besieged Puerto Rico governor goes quiet amid protests

Jul. 19, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — In the Spanish colonial fortress that serves as his official residence, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is under siege. Motorcyclists, celebrities, horse enthusiasts and hundreds of thousands of ordinary Puerto Ricans have swarmed outside La Fortaleza (The Fort) in Old...

Ex-LSU lineman shot by dog returns to daily life

Jul. 19, 2019 8:54 AM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — A former Louisiana State University lineman says he's adjusting to life with a titanium leg after being shot by a dog while duck hunting in Mississippi. Matt Branch tells the Clarion Ledger he was shot by the black Labrador named Tito last winter while hunting with friends near Eagle...

Taste of the Tour: Hunting with dogs for 'Black Diamonds'

Jul. 17, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

CESTAYROLS, France (AP) — When he got the call that Monsieur le Directeur of the Tour de France and friends would be dining in his restaurant and would it be possible, please, to serve them truffles, chef Georges Bermond sprang into action. Sourcing fresh truffles in the July heat of southern France,...

Rosenfelt's new thriller, 'Bark of Night,' is a treat

Jul. 15, 2019 11:56 AM EDT

"Bark of Night: an Andy Carpenter Mystery" (Minotaur Books), by David Rosenfelt Andy Carpenter, a fictitious defense attorney created by David Rosenfelt, hates to work. He doesn't need money because he's wealthy from a large inheritance. He loves dogs, so when one is in peril, he springs to the rescue. "Bark of...

75-year-old Florida man kicks alligator, saves dog

Jul. 13, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — A 75-year-old Florida man says he kicked an alligator in the snout after it attacked his dog. Buddy Ackerman says the 8-foot (2.44-meter) gator came from a retention pond near his Palm Harbor condominium earlier this week and grabbed the dog while they were out for an early morning...

Family dog attacks, kills 3-week-old girl in Georgia

Jul. 11, 2019 1:15 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Officials in Georgia say a dog fatally bit a 3-week-old girl while she was resting in a bedroom. News outlets report the husky, a family pet, bit the infant Tuesday afternoon at a home in Gainesville. Hall County Fire Services Capt. Zach Brackett says the girl was taken to a...

Carjacking suspect hits police cruiser, killing police dog

Jul. 11, 2019 12:28 PM EDT

LARWILL, Ind. (AP) — State police say a northern Indiana police dog died after an officer's cruiser was involved in a fiery collision with a car driven by a carjacking suspect. Indiana State Police say a Whitley County sheriff's deputy was sitting in his cruiser after setting up stop sticks along an U.S....

Authorities: Missing Texas man was eaten by his own dogs

Jul. 10, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas man who had been missing for months was eaten, bones and all, by his pack of dogs, sheriff's deputies said. Medical examiners said Tuesday that DNA testing determined that pieces of bone recovered from the dogs' feces were those of 57-year-old Freddie Mack, according to the Johnson...

Man grieves after dog found dead in truck after carjacking

Jul. 9, 2019 1:52 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man is grieving after his dog was found dead inside a truck that was stolen in a carjacking. News outlets report David Mohr left his dog Roleaux in the truck with the air-conditioner running Sunday while he stepped into a Baton Rouge doughnut shop. That's when East Baton...