ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Police say a suspected kidnapper was thwarted by a man who witnessed a 6-year-old girl being pushed into a van and then quickly alerted authorities.
Albuquerque police officer Robert Gibbs tells KRQE that suspect Phil Garcia tried to coax the girl into a green van... more »
Sophie Thomas may own the world's bravest cat. The 97-year-old Harrison, Michigan resident was working in her garden recently when four growling pit bulls surrounded her. One of the dogs lunged at her, biting her on the arm.
Sophie screamed and struck back, and as she did her cat... more »
A very clever canine left in a dire situation decided to take matters into his own paws, and it saved his life.
Max, an 11-year-old Chocolate Lab, belongs to Donna Gardner of Macungie, Pennsylvania.
She says she knew from the moment she got him that he wasn't like... more »
The details of that night in Afghanistan this past February are still fuzzy for National Guardsman Sgt. Chris Duke.
He remembers the explosion and being wounded, but he will never forget what the three dogs his unit adopted did for him and his buddies.
Now Sgt. Duke is... more »
A horse shot twice with a crossbow by unknown vandals in England survived after four fellow mares spent three hours taking turns - to lick the wound clean, The Sun reported Tuesday.
The 20-year-old horse, Zeta, was in critical condition after one of the arrows bounced off her rib,... more »
The year's State Winter Games for the Special Olympics has been saved with a donation of about $80,000.
The event at Copper Mountain had been called off for lack of money. But Special Olympics Colorado tells The Denver Post that the games are back on thanks to an anonymous... more »
It looks like the Front Range Express transit system (FREX) will be saved for another year. A plan to fund the commuter bus route for 2010 cleared a major hurdle in Denver Thursday as the Colorado Transportation Commission gave its approval to the transit system to sell up to nine... more »
When the weather is at its worst, a good heater is a must and this winter the kids at Queen Palmer Elementary are staying warm thanks to a reliable boiler. The heater was recently upgraded with some left-over money that the district had saved on its other bond projects.
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