| Oct 16, 2008
While normally effective on people, a Hernando deputy learned the hard way that Taser stun guns do not work very well on wild boars.
The sheriff's office reported that Deputy Joseph Tibor responded to complaints of an "extremely large pig" tearing up a...
| Nov 10, 2008
| 1:50 PM
A one-eyed, three-legged dog that won the title of world's ugliest pooch this summer has died. The St. Petersburg Times in Florida reports that Gus, a Chinese crested dog, had cancer. He was 9. Gus was rescued from a bad home and went on to win the annual...
| Jun 23, 2008
| 11:52 AM
Gus the dog has three legs, one eye and no hair, except for a white tuft on the top of his head. He's a real winner.
The pedigree Chinese crested won the World's Ugliest Dog contest on Saturday at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Northern California.
| Jul 6, 2008
Sioux City, Iowa
THE good people of Sioux City, Iowa, just don't get any respect.
For more than a century, the city was best known for an omnipresent smell, an unpleasant byproduct of the massive stockyards that drove the local economy. Meat packers...
| Jan 30, 2008
John McCain won the Florida Republican primary on Tuesday in a contest that crowned him as the front- runner for his party's presidential nomination and quashed the White House bid of Rudolph W. Giuliani.
Mitt Romney finished a disappointing second,...
| Aug 30, 2009
Father of Terri Schiavo
Robert Schindler, 71, the father of Terri Schiavo, who became a national symbol in a closely watched right-to-die fight, has died, his son said Saturday.
Schindler, a tireless activist through years of legal...