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December 23, 2014 at 8:45 AM

Benton County man charged for shooting neighbor’s dog

The Associated Press KENNEWICK — A man who shot a neighbor’s dog because he thought it would leave droppings in his yard has been charged in Benton County with animal cruelty. KEPR reports the prosecutor may add a weapons charge against 82-year-old Otis McCulley. He admits to shooting the dog in Finley last Thursday and says he has…

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November 20, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Group offers up to $5,000 reward for information on abused dog

A severely emaciated dog was found  in south Seattle last week and the Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible, according to a release from the city of Seattle. The light-brown brindle male was…

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September 21, 2014 at 9:38 AM

2 clinging to boat rescued near Westport

GRAYS HARBOR  (AP) — Coast Guard crews have rescued two boaters and a dog who were found clinging to their overturned vessel in the water near Westport Saturday. A crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion spotted the three while on routine patrol of the waters. They launched a small boat to rescue the 52-year-old man,…

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August 28, 2014 at 6:30 AM

Thursday Memo: Cooler days coming … Cop shoots attacking dog … Seahawks tonight

Weather, she’s a-changin‘: The temperature is expected to reach about 75 today, but only to the upper 60s or maybe 70 degrees tomorrow. Temperatures lower than what we’ve seen recently are also expected through the holiday weekend. National Weather Service forecast Cop shoots, kills dog that bit him: It happened Spokane Valley, where the…

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August 15, 2014 at 9:26 AM

Police shooting of pit bull sparks protest in Oregon

The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The police shooting of a dog drew more than 30 protesters to the Springfield Police Department. The Register-Guard newspaper reports an officer shot the pit bull Tuesday night after it escaped from its yard and acted aggressively toward people. The dog named Kiki survived the shooting and has a bullet in her…

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July 1, 2014 at 6:13 AM

Woman trying to save dog drowns in Wenatchee River

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County sheriff says a 29-year-old Cashmere woman intent on rescuing her dog from the Wenatchee River has drowned. The dog made its way to shore and survived. Sheriff Brian Burnett says a friend of Sabra Crafton told dispatchers he tried to reach her when she began to struggle in the water at…

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