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The parents of a boy who died from rabies and the parents of a girl who fell 75 feet down an elevator shaft were each awarded $1,500 by juries in separate civil trials.
Seventh-grade boys in manual training classes at Hamilton and Whitman schools installed a 100-foot long sidewalk at Hamilton school.
Considering the damaging – and in some cases, even fatal – effects of rabies, it was not surprising that when people in the city of Milton, W.Va., saw raccoons behaving weirdly, they involved the local police. But when officers caught two of them, they realized rather than rabid, the raccoons were drunk.
A large gray wolfhound belonging to movie actor William Cooper escaped from the Washington Motion Picture Corp. studios at Minnehaha Park. The actor put a "lost dog” ad in the paper, but in the meantime, the dog spread destruction. It reportedly made its way to Manito Park where it killed two Alaskan wolf puppies. Then it bit two boys who attempted to play with it near their homes.
Downtown Austin, Texas, is known for nightlife of live music, dancing and dining. I got to enjoy some of that while I was at a conference there last week.
Health officials are concerned someone may have touched a bat found dead Thursday near the playground at Don Morse Park.
A 9-year-old North Carolina girl says she went to investigate why her mother was screaming and encountered a coyote that tried to make a snack out of her.
The Washington state Department of Health is advising residents to take precautions if they encounter a bat after the state experienced a record number of rabies cases in the species this August.
Health officials say a rabid bat was found in Ada County.
Eastern Idaho officials say two rabid bats were recently found in Idaho Falls and Swan Valley.
State officials say a bat has tested positive for rabies in southeastern Idaho and area residents should take precautions.
A quarantine was in effect against unmuzzled, free-running dogs in Spokane and nine other Eastern Washington counties – yet The Spokesman-Review reported that “unmuzzled dogs cavorted gleefully in the downtown district.” “One little brown spaniel was enjoying himself in a snow bath on Sprague Avenue,” reported the paper.
Public health officials say a man in south-central Idaho is receiving treatment after being bitten by a bat that has tested positive for rabies.
A Grant County woman was bitten by a rabid bat Monday and is now receiving anti-rabies vaccines.
Officials are looking for a woman who dropped off a dead bat at the Spokane Regional Health District on Wednesday without speaking to anyone or giving her name. Health district officials say they need to speak to her to determine whether she might have been bitten by the bat and need treatment for rabies. Two rabid bats have been found in Spokane County in the last month.
A dead bat, found on the shores of Priest Lake, has tested positive for rabies, according to a news release from Panhandle Health District.
A young girl bitten by a rabid bat near Liberty Lake is receiving a series of vaccine injections to prevent rabies. The girl’s mother, who had contact with the bat but was not bitten, also is receiving treatment, the Spokane Regional Health District said.
A girl bitten by a rabid bat Saturday near Liberty Lake is receiving a series of vaccine injections to prevent rabies.