Volunteer seriously injured, Humane Society sets new safety rules

The Hancock County Humane Society has added safety measures after a volunteer was seriously injured by a pit-bull mix. Director Paula Krugh said the dog bit the volunteer while they were playing outside on Feb. 1. “He really didn’t attack her. He just kind of decided to turn her...
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Obama signs emergency declaration for Georgia

Vehicles slowly make their way on a snow-covered Alabama state Route 35, on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Fort Payne, Ala. Residents woke to a blanket of snow that was expected to continue throughout the morning hours. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager) Vehicles slowly make their way on a...

1 dead in avalanche; 1 missing in 2nd slide

DILLON, Colo. (AP) — A snowmobiler is dead after a large avalanche in Colorado and a skier is missing in another slide. Gunnison County coroner Frank Vader says the snowmobiler was killed in a slide near Kebler (KEHB’-lur) Pass, outside Crested Butte, Monday, the...
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Andrea Martin to star in ‘Noises Off’ on Broadway

AP Photo/Charles Sykes NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off her success in “Pippin,” Andrea Martin is stacking up the work. The new Tony Award-winner has signed on for her next project after doing “Act One” this spring: She’s the first star announced in...
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Andrea Martin to star in ‘Noises Off’ on Broadway

AP Photo/Charles Sykes NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off her success in “Pippin,” Andrea Martin is stacking up the work. The new Tony Award-winner has signed on for her next project after doing “Act One” this spring: She’s the first star announced in...
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Obama signs emergency declaration for Georgia

Vehicles slowly make their way on a snow-covered Alabama state Route 35, on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Fort Payne, Ala. Residents woke to a blanket of snow that was expected to continue throughout the morning hours. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager) Vehicles slowly make their way on a...

1 dead in avalanche; 1 missing in 2nd slide

DILLON, Colo. (AP) — A snowmobiler is dead after a large avalanche in Colorado and a skier is missing in another slide. Gunnison County coroner Frank Vader says the snowmobiler was killed in a slide near Kebler (KEHB’-lur) Pass, outside Crested Butte, Monday, the...

Obama: Sanction violators face US ‘ton of bricks’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says companies that explore business possibilities in Iran do so at their own risk. He says if they violate sanctions against Tehran, the U.S. will come down on them “like a ton of bricks.” Obama made his remarks during...

Volunteer seriously injured, Humane Society creates new safety protocols

The Hancock County Humane Society is putting more safety measures in place after a volunteer was bitten by a pit-bull mix earlier this month, and seriously injured. Director Paula Krugh said the dog bit the volunteer while they were playing outside on Feb. 1. “He really didn’t...

Shirley Temple’s Hollywood star in storage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The timing of Shirley Temple’s death has forced a change in the tradition of placing flowers at a Hollywood Walk of Fame star when an honoree dies. Hollywood Chamber of Commerce spokeswoman Ana Martinez says Temple’s star is in storage while...