A Vancouver police officer scolded a mother for leaving her children, ages 3 and 6, in a hot car while she grocery shopped on the afternoon of July 3. Police said they received multiple emergency calls about two children, who were said to be in distress while alone inside the locked car as the alarm also went off. The mother was reportedly inside the grocery store for 20 minutes.
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State Police in Modena, Italy have arrested 10 people as part of 'Operation Wine and Cheese,' aimed at breaking up a ring of fine food thieves. Police said more than 16,000 bottles of wine worth $140,000 and 168 wheels of Parmesan worth $110,000 have been stolen since 2015.
A dozen people in Peru have died in the last three days as a result of dangerous flooding and mudslides that are now threatening the capital. Unusually heavy rains have ravaged Peru's mostly-desert climate this year, killing 62 people and destroying 12,000 homes.
Angus sniffs out the superbug Clostridium difficile, known as C-diff, as part of the K9 Infection Prevention Team that involves clinicians, housekeeping staff and a now a second dog at Vancouver General Hospital in Canada. The hospital is reviewing hygiene policies as a result of his work.
Jonathan the Giant Tortoise, the oldest known living land animal on Earth, estimated to be 184-years-old, was washed for the first time in recorded history by vet Dr. Joe Hollins. This historic event took place in the grounds of Plantation House, St. Helena Island on March 19, 2016. Bathing him was purely for aesthetic reasons. "We want visitors and tourists on the Island to witness the tortoises in their true form, without the obstruction of moss and lichen on their shells... and we want all who visit him to see him at his best,” said Hollins, who has been hand-feeding him over the past few years.
March for Life organization president Noreen McEntee Hobson welcomes an estimated crowd of over 5,000 pro-life supporters who gathered on the steps of the Legislative Building in Olympia for the 40th Annual Washington State March for Life rally on Jan. 22.
Several dozen basketball teams competed South Sound Roots Academy's ROOTS 3x3 Washington Championship at South Puget Sound Community College. The fundraising tournament was offered by the SSRA, a local, non-profit organization who's goal is to provide need-based scholarships to boys and girls from 5th grade to high school ages.
After 50 years of literally and figuratively peddling bicycles, Bike Tech owner Dale Carlson is retiring, but his Olympia and Tacoma stores will remain open under new management, the Trek Bicycle Corporation.