News

Dogs attack 4 in CNY, young boy in surgery

Dogs attack 4 in CNY, young boy in surgery

Photo: WHCU

Two young brothers, their sister and father have been attacked by two bulldogs that were then shot to death by officers in central New York.

Onondaga County sheriff’s deputies say one of the 90-pound American bulldogs approached the brothers aged 4 and 10 playing in a yard Thursday on Onondaga Nation territory. The dog, which lived at the residence, attacked the 10-year-old as he helped his brother off the ground. The second dog attacked the 4-year-old.

The boys’ 18-year-old sister was bitten on the neck after she jumped in to help. The father was bitten as he kicked the dogs away.

Deputies killed one dog as the animals approached them.

The other was shot and killed by tribal officers.

The unidentified 4-year-old was undergoing surgery for bites to his chest.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Turn it down: Study says millions at risk for hearing loss

earphones

A new study shows almost half of all 12 to 35-year-olds listen to unsafe levels of music on their personal audio devices or cellphones.

in Music

This week’s top rock tracks

threedaysgrac

LISTEN: This week's top rock songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

What color is this dress?

19-overlay6

The "great dress debate" has been dividing the Internet. Are you team #WhiteandGold or team #BlueandBlack?

in Music

Rock ‘n’ roll dreams come true for adults at Minnesota camp

rockcamp

Just because you have a family and a mortgage doesn't mean you can't rock and roll.

in Entertainment, Viral Videos, Weird

Llama drama captivates the nation

24-overlay3

Llama I'm coming home! Two llamas making a therapy visit to an Arizona retirement community escaped, sparking a hilarious chase caught live on TV.