CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (AP) - A landscaper is set to appear in court on charges he tried to poison dogs in Charlestown with hot dogs soaked in antifreeze. Fifty-three-year-old Kenneth Hyland of Everett is to be arraigned Monday in Charlestown District Court on dog poisoning charges. Hyland was arrested Friday after... more »
Federal officials say they are investigating the poisoning deaths of four wolves and six eagles found in May in Montana's Bob Marshall Wilderness Area. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said in a statement Monday that the animals were found near the Big Prairie Ranger Station.
Recent laboratory results concluded... more »
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - A top aide says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has given his permission to exhume the remains of his predecessor, Yasser Arafat. The decision came days after a Swiss institute found elevated traces of a radioactive agent reportedly on Arafat's belongings, reviving speculation the legendary Palestinian... more »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Some nail polishes commonly found in California salons and advertised as free of a so-called "toxic trio" of chemicals actually have high levels of agents linked to birth defects, according to state chemical regulators. A Department of Toxic Substances Control report to be released Tuesday determined... more »
It's a crime pattern that's shocked the neighborhood called the Old North End in Colorado Springs. Someone is poisoning dogs in the area. "It was sort of disbelief that someone would take a harmless animal and be so cruel." says Beth Carlson. She lives with her husband Bob in the... more »
A Colorado Springs retired couple is warning people to be careful of mushrooms while camping or hiking in the mountains over Labor Day weekend. Their Boston Terrier died Saturday after eating a toxic mushroom at a campground in Teller County.
Ron and Carolyn "Cookie" Stapp were camping at Colorado... more »
In Castle Rock, a woman who pleaded guilty to putting a poisonous plant on her husband's salad was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison. Douglas County prosecutor Bryan Garrett says Lisa Leigh Allen's actions show she had "malice in her heart" and that her husband could have suffered a... more »
Bret Michaels' is expected to make a full recovery, according to his doctor.
The 47-year-old former Poison frontman's will to live is "undeniable," said Dr. Joseph Zabramski, chief of cerebrovascular surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, who has been leading... more »
Bret Michaels remains in intensive care after suffering a brain hemorrhage, but further testing is scheduled to help locate the source of the bleeding. The 47-year-old rocker's website says a report from doctors is expected this week. It didn't say where Michaels is hospitalized. The post adds: "Please remember Bret... more »