Video shows pit bull relentlessly attacking Taiwanese postman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A postman suffered a vicious, unprovoked attack by a pit bull at an intersection in northern Taiwan's Hsinchu County on Friday (May 10), causing him to suffer lacerations t...

Austrian court jails woman over fatal dog attack on toddler

BERLIN (AP) — An Austrian court has sentenced a dog owner to six months in prison after her Rottweiler mauled a toddler who died of his injuries weeks later. Public broadcaster ORF r...

Taiwanese outraged after pit bull savagely mauls dog to death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese are outraged again after yet another pet American pit bull terrier savagely mauled a neighborhood dog in central Taiwan yesterday (March 2), reported UDN. Yesterda...

Judge: Police dog attack didn't violate woman's rights

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge says a "horrendous" police dog attack that severely wounded a seven months pregnant Indianapolis woman didn't violate her constitutional rights because she wasn't t...

Woman who saved boy from dog attack among 16 Carnegie heroes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A receptionist who used a child's booster seat to fight off a pit bull that was attacking a 12-year-old boy is one of 16 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism. ...

Boy, 2, killed in dog attack in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old boy critically injured in a dog attack at a Philadelphia home has died of his injuries. Responding officers killed two animals and wounded a third. ...

Lawsuit accuses Martin Scorsese's dog of attacking nurse

NEW YORK (AP) — A dog that belonged to filmmaker Martin Scorsese has been accused in a lawsuit of attacking a nurse and leaving her unable to work for two years. The Daily News repor...

Authorities: Family pit bull attacks, kills 6-year-old boy

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a pit bull has attacked and killed a 6-year-old boy in Pennsylvania. The Blair County coroner says the child died of blunt-force trauma from the d...

Utah dog that bit girl wins reprieve, won't be put to death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A deal has been reached that will spare the life of a dog ordered put to death after he bit a 12-year-old girl in a case that generated criticism from the Humane Society of Utah....

Prosecutor: No charges for Ohio dog attack that killed baby

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — A county prosecutor in central Ohio says no criminal charges will be filed against the father of an infant killed last week by one of the family's dogs. Kno...

Police: 3-week-old child dies after Michigan dog attack

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Police say a 3-week-old child who was left alone in a house with three dogs has died after apparently being attacked by one of the animals in western Michigan. ...

Reports of dog attacks interrupt Connecticut mail service

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — Some residents of a Connecticut neighborhood aren't receiving their mail at home anymore because a local dog is reportedly biting the mailmen. A notice obtai...

Dog attacks on mail carriers rise again as online sales boom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Letter carrier James Solomon thought he knew all the tricks to prevent a dog attack: watch the pet's mannerisms, use the mail satchel as a shield, pull out the emergency dog spray — ...

Shaq furnishes home of Atlanta girl who survived dog attack

ATLANTA (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal has bought new furniture for the family of a 5-year-old Atlanta girl who survived a dog attack that left another child dead. WAGA-TV reports (http://b...

Who is Gambia's new leader? A look at Adama Barrow

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Adama Barrow is a former businessman and real estate mogul who emerged as the unlikely head of a coalition of several Gambian opposition parties. He was sworn in Thursday in Gamb...