Animal attacks

February 27, 2018 - 3:40 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African media say a lion has killed a 22-year-old woman at a game lodge north of Pretoria. The African News Agency says the female lion mauled the woman in the Hammanskraal area on Tuesday. Nick Dollman of Netcare 911 told the news agency that paramedics from the group...
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Parents meet at a hotel in Coral Springs, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, to pick up their children, following a shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Fla. A former student opened fire at the Florida high school Wednesday, killing more than a dozen people and sending scores of students fleeing into the streets. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 15, 2018 - 12:36 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students and neighbors describe the suspect in the deadly rampage at a Florida high school as a troubled teenager who threatened and harassed peers, talked about killing animals, posed with guns in disturbing photos on social media, and bragged about target practice in his...
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January 10, 2018 - 5:22 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — At least three children have been killed by leopards in a series of recent attacks in rural India, according to media reports and wildlife experts. Two of the children were killed in a village in central India — possibly by the same leopard — with a 14-year-old boy killed in the...
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January 10, 2018 - 4:33 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Media reports and wildlife experts say at least three children have been killed by leopards in a series of recent attacks in rural India. Two of the children were killed in a village in central India, possibly by the same leopard, while a 14-year-old boy was killed in the country's...
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December 25, 2017 - 8:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — People have come forward to help the family of a 4-month-old girl brutally attacked by a raccoon inside their Philadelphia home. People had donated more than $1,000 to a GoFundMe page set up to help Journi Black's family find a new home to rent. Her mother, Ashley Rodgers, says...
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December 22, 2017 - 10:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Parents of a 4-month-old girl say the child was attacked by a raccoon inside their Philadelphia home. Ashley Rodgers says the attack happened Wednesday night in the family's first-floor apartment. Rodgers says she had taken her 6-year-old son to the bathroom while the baby was...
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December 22, 2017 - 9:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Parents of a 4-month-old girl say the child was attacked by a raccoon inside their Philadelphia home. Ashley Rodgers says the attack happened Wednesday night in the family's first-floor apartment. Rodgers says she had taken her 6-year-old son to the bathroom while the baby was...
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December 21, 2017 - 11:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Parents of a 4-month-old girl say the child was attacked by a raccoon inside their Philadelphia home. Ashley Rodgers says the attack happened Wednesday night in the family's first-floor apartment. Rodgers says she had taken her 6-year-old son to the bathroom while the baby was...
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December 20, 2017 - 1:41 pm
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman was mauled to death by her two dogs while out on a walk with them, authorities said. Bethany Lynn Stephens, 22, had been gone for about a day since she left to walk her dogs, so her father went out to look for her in the area she frequented. He found her there...
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December 20, 2017 - 1:21 pm
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman was mauled to death by her two dogs while out on a walk with them, authorities said. Bethany Lynn Stephens, 22, had been gone for about a day since she left to walk her dogs, so her father went out to look for her in the area she frequented. He found her there...
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