DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa man stopped outside a Dubuque bar with a small zebra and a parrot in his truck has been charged with drunken driving. KCRG-TV reports officers arrested 56-year-old Jerald Reiter of Cascade on Sunday in the parking lot of the Dog House bar, where people... more »
It's the first day of summer hours at Lake Pueblo State Park.
This means, that launch hours will be from 5 a.m. - 11 p.m.
You can boat 24 hours a day, but you must have your vessel inspected before takes to the water. Officials are on the... more »
With the impending arrival of summer, Lake Pueblo State Park will expand boat launch hours on Thursday, March 15.
On that day, boat ramps will be open daily from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Throughout the year, all boats must be inspected for aquatic nuisance species, most commonly freshwater... more »
Inspections have turned up no zebra and quagga mussels on Colorado boats this year.
But state parks officials say there have been eight cases of the invasive critters found on boats coming from other states. More than 200,000 boats have been checked this year.
Boats with standing water... more »
Colorado has been awarded a $124,000 grant from the US Fish and Wildlife Service to battle invasive mussels. The Colorado Division of Wildlife will use the money to publish a manual outlining procedures to stop the spread of mussels from a waterway that's already contaminated. The manual will be available... more »
An escaped circus zebra has been rounded up in Atlanta after it led police on a chase through the downtown area and along an interstate highway. Rush hour traffic came to a standstill as city police attempted to corral the animal, spotted by witnesses near the Sam Nunn Federal Building... more »
Police quickly closed in on the female fugitive, who had just escaped still wearing black and white stripes. She was on the run in downtown Atlanta.
"It's helicopters everywhere, at least six or seven of them," said witness Chelsea Henderson. "Multiple police cars. They just have traffic stopped."
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A North Carolina 9 year-old is recovering after a bizarre incident at a petting zoo. Elizabeth Ross has always loved animals but she'll never think about them in quite the same way after what happened to her at Buffalo Beal's Animal Park in Maiden on Labor Day.
The soft... more »