Animals

March 13, 2018 - 10:14 am
COEYMANS, N.Y. (AP) — Video of upstate New York police running over a raccoon that was believed to be rabid is being investigated by the state's environmental conservation agency. Two videos posted to Facebook show a marked Town of Coeymans Police Department SUV and an unmarked vehicle running down...
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March 13, 2018 - 8:38 am
HANCOCK, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials will outline their plans for the upper Delaware River system trout fishery. The state Department of Environmental Conservation is holding a public meeting on Tuesday evening in the Delaware County town of Hancock. Biologists will talk about their plan to...
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This image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Black Panther." (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP)
March 12, 2018 - 6:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney and Marvel's "Black Panther" held on to the No. 1 spot at the box office for the fourth weekend in a row, adding $40.8 million to its North American gross. "Black Panther" has earned a staggering $561.7 million domestically and over $1 billion worldwide. It beat out Disney...
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March 12, 2018 - 12:04 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York wildlife researchers are taking a new approach to gathering citizen input to guide deer management objectives. The Department of Environmental Conservation and researchers at Cornell University have developed a survey asking people about deer-related interests and...
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This image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Black Panther." (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP)
March 11, 2018 - 3:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — T'Challa still rules the box office four weeks in, even with the fresh rivalry of another Walt Disney Studios release in "A Wrinkle in Time." "Black Panther" took the No. 1 spot at the North American box office with $41.1 million according to studio estimates Sunday, leaving...
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March 11, 2018 - 2:21 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Fish researchers want some help collecting the heads of Coho salmon. The state Department of Environmental Conservation and Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources are asking people to save the heads from Coho salmon caught in Lake Ontario starting this year. It's part of an...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks while touring an anti-poaching forensic lab at the Kenya Wildlife Service in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday, March 11, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
March 11, 2018 - 2:16 pm
NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK, Kenya (AP) — On the outskirts of a sprawling reserve of Kenyan grasslands where endangered animals roam wild, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lavished praise on an American-funded forensics lab that tracks down elephant-poachers for prosecution, and urged aggressive...
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This image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Black Panther." (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP)
March 11, 2018 - 1:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — T'Challa still rules the box office four weeks in, even with the fresh rivalry of another Walt Disney Studios release in "A Wrinkle in Time." "Black Panther" took the No. 1 spot at the North American box office with $41.1 million according to studio estimates Sunday, leaving...
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Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Tourism Najib Balala greets U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as he arrives to tour the Kenya Wildlife Service in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday, March 11, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
March 11, 2018 - 1:12 pm
NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK, Kenya (AP) — On the outskirts of a sprawling reserve of Kenyan grasslands where endangered animals roam wild, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lavished praise on an American-funded forensics lab that tracks down elephant-poachers for prosecution, and urged aggressive...
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Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Tourism Najib Balala greets U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as he arrives to tour the Kenya Wildlife Service in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday, March 11, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
March 11, 2018 - 1:12 pm
NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK, Kenya (AP) — Trump administration words and deeds on Africa are colliding as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson travels across the continent. There's Tillerson lavishing praise on a U.S.-funded forensics lab in Kenya that tracks down elephant-poachers for prosecution. But...
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