Thursday, May 23 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:38:18 GMT
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-oldMore >>
Socks, the dog reportedly burned this week by his owner, has died. That word comes from a George County Sheriff's deputy. Socks succumbed to injuries suffered after 20-year-old Brandon Pierce allegedly set his dog on fire Tuesday night. The suspect told deputies he torched the dog because he "wanted to help the dog go to heaven."More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:15:57 GMT
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night. Several WLOX viewers called our newsroom to tell us about it. One person called whileMore >>
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:25 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:25:10 GMT
The search is on in north Picayune for two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee. Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were last seen leaving a mobile home on Pea Ridge Road in Picayune.More >>
Two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee were captured around 6:30 Thursday morning according to Pearl River Sheriff's Department. According to Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison, Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were caught at the corner of Ozona Richardson Road and Richardson Road just after sunrise. That's the same general area authorities had searched Wednesday and early Thursday morning.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:19 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:19:04 GMT
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi. After receiving calls and posts from many of our WLOX viewers concernedMore >>
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi.More >>
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
The Cincinnati Zoo's seven-week-old baby giraffe, Zuri, suffered a broken leg Thursday while in her indoor stall at Giraffe Ridge.
Zoo officials say when the first keeper arrived early Thursday morning, he noted that Zuri was lying down as usual when he went in to feed. When Zuri went to stand he noticed she was limping and immediately contacted the Zoo's veterinary staff.
"Obviously, everyone here at the Cincinnati Zoo is extremely concerned about Zuri," said Thane Maynard, Executive Director at the Cincinnati Zoo. "She has quickly stolen the heart of our entire community and we are working hard to ensure she has a long, healthy life here."
Zoo Director of Animal Health Dr. Mark Campbell contacted Dr. Thomas Beckman, an equine specialist, who has worked with the Cincinnati Zoo for the past 30 years, to help evaluate Zuri's condition and assist with a medical procedure.
During the two-hour procedure on Thursday, Zuri was anesthetized and an X-ray was taken of her rear right leg. Both dad, "Kimba" and mom, "Tessa" were moved to the outdoor exhibit area during the procedure. After vets determined that Zuri's leg was broken, her leg was placed in a cast.
"The procedure went well and we will continue to monitor the situation closely," said Dr. Campbell. "Keepers are observing Zuri around the clock. She is a young animal and we're guardedly optimistic that her bones should heal quickly."
Zuri is standing, walking, and continues to nurse. Giraffe Ridge is still open and guests can see Zuri and her mom inside.
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