Florida bear attack: Black bear mauls woman's face

Florida bear attack: Black bear mauls woman's face

Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Florida officials are still searching for the black bear that wounded a 54-year-old Florida woman on Monday.
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Florida woman mauled by bear

LONGWOOD, Fla., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission has set traps in a neighborhood where a woman walking her dog was severely injured in an apparent bear attack.

Broussard sentenced to 46 months

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Louisiana politician Aaron Broussard was sentenced to 46 months in prison on bribery charges, his ex-wife and former parish attorney receiving probation.

Cake-stealing bear killed

MACCLENNY, Fla., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Florida wildlife officials said the black bear that entered a home and stole a birthday cake was tracked down and killed with a shot to the head.

Authorities seek cake-stealing bear

MACCLENNY, Fla., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Florida wildlife authorities said they were on the hunt for a black bear accused of breaking into a home and stealing a birthday cake.

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Man forwarded nude pics of Internet lover

GLOUCESTER, England, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A Gloucester, England, man who e-mailed nude pictures of a woman he met through the Internet to everyone in her address book could face time behind bars.

Jumping fish hurt Florida boaters

BRANFORD, Fla., July 4 (UPI) -- It's the season for sturgeon to jump from Florida's Suwanee River -- and boaters sometimes suffer serious injuries as a result.

Bear spotted in Jacksonville tree

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 4 (UPI) -- Students at a Jacksonville, Fla., elementary school were shut inside Friday morning when a 350-pound black bear was spotted in a nearby oak tree.

Wanted: alligator with pocketknife in head

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A trapper in Florida is looking for a 6-foot alligator with a knife stuck in the top of its head, the Gainesville Sun reported Friday.