A search was under way Thursday afternoon for a masked bandit in Rockland County who attacked a woman in her own house.
A Rockland County woman and her dog are undergoing anti-rabies treatment after it was determined the coyote that attacked them early Tuesday morning did have rabies.
Shouts from neighbors drove the coyote back into the woods, where police officers found it and killed it a short time later.
Authorities have identified the 13-year-old boy who was killed when a 115-pound bull mastiff dog attacked him and another youth in northern New Jersey.
Jessica Wetherill is sporting a pair of teeth marks from a puncture wound on her left arm. Now, she is in the midst of a series of painful rabies treatments stemming from a possible bat attack. Doctors aren’t taking any chances.
Westchester County has asked residents to be on the lookout for rabid bats.
A 7-year-old boy was bitten by a raccoon in Denville, N.J., this past weekend, the second rabies scare in the town in just three weeks.
They’re getting into garbage cans, backyards and even breaking into homes. And what’s more, these resourceful raccoons are outsmarting the most determined of trappers.
An effort is underway to remove the handcuffs from police dogs in New York state… figuratively, of course.
The warning went out to residents who may have had contact with the cat in the vicinity of Kress Avenue, near the intersection of Webster and Lincoln Avenues on or before Wednesday.
There’s a major pest problem in Queens. That’s where residents say raccoons have made themselves at home in several neighborhoods. Now, a local lawmaker is getting involved to combat the invasion.
There have been 25 rabies cases in Westchester County this year – the most in the state.
Health officials say the woodchuck seemed unhealthy and was caught on July 1. Test results received Thursday confirmed it was rabid.
Four confirmed cases of rabies in Westchester County have led to a warning for parents and pet owners. A series of close encounters with rabid animals has suburbanites shaken.
Westchester County’s Department of Health says that a rabid raccoon was found in Larchmont on Monday and a rabid stray cat was discovered in Yorktown Heights Tuesday.