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Windham police officer takes down a cow
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See costumed runners and walkers take off from the starting line at the Jingle Bell Run
Sgt. Claudia Murphy offers advice on what to do if you see a peeper or flasher
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The treats were meant for delivery workers, but this thieving squirrel didn't care
Officer Ernest MacVane of the Windham Police Department was responding to two young cows that escaped and wandered onto a road late last week. He says he made a cellphone video of an attempted arrest of the cows for his 10-year-old son and fellow officers, but it went viral after the department posted it on Facebook.
Three years of research by nearly 100 health and science experts predicts that thousands will die or get sick because of the impacts associated to climate change. Dr. John P. Holdren, assistant to the President for Science and Technology, and Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) outlined the new scientific assessments regarding increased deaths and hospitalizations due to more air pollution, extreme heat and severe weather brought on by climate change.
Runners and walkers take off from the starting line of the Jingle Bell Run on Saturday, Dec. 9, by Bellingham High School in Bellingham. The Jingle Bell Run is a fundraiser for The Arthritis Foundation
Sgt. Claudia Murphy, who supervises the Bellingham Police Department’s Family Crimes Unit, offers advice on what to do if you see a peeper or flasher. She advises residents to call 911 right away, and to get a good description of the suspect and where he’s headed. She also advises residents to keep their windows locked and drapes closed.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Identity Theft Unit detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two people who used a stolen credit card number to purchase sky diving trips in Shirley earlier this year.
A woman caught a thieving squirrel red-handed as it repeatedly stole treats in a basket intended for delivery workers. Michele Boudreaux says she puts treats in a basket outside her New Jersey home for delivery workers each year during the holiday season.
Meet Blue – a large and in charge 10-month-old Labrador retriever looking for an active home to call her own. For information on how to adopt Blue, visit the Whatcom Humane Society, 2172 Division St. in Bellingham, Washington.
A rapidly growing fire in the foothills of the Angeles National Forest destroyed 30 homes on December 5, the LA Times reported. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared a state of emergency and evacuation orders were in place.
Aerial footage of the blaze, dubbed the Creek fire, was recorded by Michael Dubron of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.