| Dec 4, 2007
| 8:24 AM
A tiger living at actress Tippi Hedren's wildlife sanctuary mauled a caretaker Monday afternoon, leaving the man in critical condition with multiple bites, a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman said.
The incident occurred about 3 p.m. at Hedren'...
| Dec 28, 2007
The director of the San Francisco Zoo said Thursday that he had overstated the height of the sheer wall in the tiger grotto -- and that the tiger that killed a teenage visitor on Christmas Day may have been able to escape over the walls.
| Dec 29, 2007
SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Police Department on Friday released dramatic notes from police dispatchers concerning the Christmas Day tiger mauling that killed Carlos Sousa Jr., 17, and seriously injured two men -- revealing new details about the...
| Dec 26, 2007
A tiger escaped from its enclosure in the San Francisco Zoo on Christmas Day, mauled one man to death and left two others seriously injured. The tiger was shot and killed by police after it charged officers.
A police spokesperson said the zoo was...
| Jan 4, 2008
Under glowering skies Thursday, visitors started streaming back into the San Francisco Zoo, reopened nine days after a fatal tiger attack.
Within minutes, several visitors had placed bouquets and other mementos at a makeshift shrine just inside the zoo's...
| Jan 6, 2008
It was any zoo's worst nightmare.
Shortly after 5 p.m. on Christmas Day, San Francisco Zoo Director Manuel Mollinedo received a call at home: Tigers are on the loose and somebody may have been hurt.
"At first I thought it was a practical or sick joke,"...
| Aug 11, 2009
Tiger shark. A voracious predator known for traveling the world's oceans and consuming everything in its way: smaller sharks, boat cushions, license plates, copper wire, shipwrecked sailors.
But on a recent Tuesday, the new 5-foot-long tiger shark at the...
| Apr 30, 2009
| 9:35 AM
THURSDAY, JANUARY 1ST
We’ll continue our discussion tonight of the Blagojevich scandal and take your phone calls. Now that the dust has begun to settle, are you still certain Blagojevich should be impeached and convicted of a crime?...
| Jun 10, 2008
| 7:12 PM
These weren't warning signs but merely reminders that the White Sox's mission is far from complete.
Jose Contreras' four-game winning streak was snapped Tuesday night as the Sox fell 6-4 to a struggling Detroit team he hasn't beaten since August 2006....
| Jun 29, 2008
HAVE YOU ever breezed by a window, realized you just blew past something spectacular, stopped and returned for a second look? That's how the Lion Habitat at the MGM Grand caught me the first time. Unlike a zoo, where lions seem captive behind bars, the...
| Jul 27, 2008
| 8:50 PM
Manager Ozzie Guillen had a good feeling before the White Sox left last week on a 10-game trip.
Whether his good vibes continue may depend on the Sox's four-game AL Central showdown at second-place Minnesota starting Monday night.
The Sox's momentum was...
| Jul 30, 2008
| 2:48 PM
A dog at a southeast Kansas zoo has adopted three tiger cubs abandoned by their mother. Safari Zoological Park owner Tom Harvey said the tiger cubs were born Sunday, but the mother had problems with them.
A day later, the mother stopped caring for them....