Animals

More than 90 dogs rescued in Holmes County


S.C. man recreates iconic ‘The Lion King’ intro with donkey named Nathan


Melon-headed whale beaches self in Franklin County over the weekend


85 animals rescued and recovering at Alaqua Animal Refuge


FWC reveals manatee and sea turtle decals for 2019


85 animals taken to refuge after Washington County case


NOAA announces bottlenose dolphin unusual mortality event


Rabid fox killed in Jackson County


New animal encounter coming to ZooWorld


Shoal bass harvest suspended


FWC: Fish kill caused by lack of dissolved oxygen in water


What to do when marine animals are stranded on the beach


Nearly 20,000 lionfish caught during Destin tournament


ZooWorld to host Breakfast With the Birds fundraiser


Animal hoarding case leaves 32 dogs needing medical care


Turtle nesting season kicks off


Kitten recovering after local Humane Society says it was thrown from a bridge


Celebrating National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day with a local shelter


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Prove it's pot: How legalizing hemp accidentally sabotaged marijuana prosecutions

Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people accused of marijuana possession have seen their cases dismissed or put on hold thanks to new hemp laws.

Nonprofit changing lives with service dogs for veterans and first responders

The Patriotic Service Dog Foundation provides dogs free of charge to help first responders and veterans suffering from PTSD — changing lives for those who serve. At least a third of the dogs are rescues, trained to help their owners in large crowds or to “interrupt” when they notice signs of emotional distress.

Dramatic video shows Alaska glacier collapse near kayakers

Kayakers Josh Bastyr and Andrew Hopper ventured out on what they called a “peaceful glacier exploration” at Alaska’s Spencer Glacier. As glacial bridge began to collapse, they found themselves in danger. It’s a new normal in the area, reports NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports, who recently visited the Spencer glacier to learn about the impact of climate change on the region.

Man speaks out after close call with lightning strike

Video captures the moment when Romulus McNeill stepped outside during a storm, when a flash of lighting struck so close by that he dropped his umbrella before getting out of there. “I feel like I am blessed,” he tells NBC’s Morgan Chesky. “Maybe two inches to the right it could have been a different story where I’m not sitting here.”

Community mourns New Orleans anchor killed in plane crash

Nancy Parker, a beloved local TV news anchor in New Orleans, was killed along with pilot Franklin Augustus when his stunt plane crashed. Parker had been working on a profile of Augustus, an airshow pilot who had been flying for decades, at the time of the tragedy.