Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:23:01 GMT
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Passengers aboard a Megabus were stuck in Fort Deposit on Wednesday after the bus suffered a mechanical issue and the driver became ill. A spokesperson for Megabus told WSFA 12 News that the bus was headingMore >>
Passengers aboard a Megabus were stuck in Fort Deposit on Wednesday after the bus suffered a mechanical issue and the driver became ill.More >>
Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying to the small Taiwanese island on Thursday where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48. There were 10 survivors, and authorities...More >>
Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:43:00 GMT
Autauga County authorities say a meth operation was busted and three people were arrested thanks to an anonymous tip. Billy Ray Kizziah, 21, of Deatsville, Joe Davis Henderson, 22, of Marbury, and KimberlyMore >>
Autauga County authorities say a meth operation was busted and three people were arrested thanks to an anonymous tip.More >>
Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:24:41 GMT
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.More >>
Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:22:15 GMT
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:More >>
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An 8-week-old puppy found himself in a prickly situation Sunday, but now "Cactus Jack" is showing a lot of spine and has a new family.
Dozens of people turned out today at the Arizona Humane society to adopt the pup. Everyone's name was put into a drawing and the lucky winner is a woman named Sara.
Last weekend a passer-by heard the painful cries from the puppy, who was stuck in a Cholla cactus and unable to move, according to Bretta Nelson of the Arizona Humane Society.
The passer-by-turned-Good Samaritan pulled the puppy from the cactus and removed enough of the Cholla's spines to almost fill half a 5-pound bucket before EAMTs from the Humane Society arrived, Nelson said.
The puppy was taken to the ASH's Second Chance Animal Hospital, where the remaining spines were removed and he was treated so his wounds wouldn't become infected, Nelson said. Nelson said the pup's spirits were high throughout his treatment.
Cactus Jack is a Yorkie/terrier mix.
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