ABC 22 News Team
- Alexandra Lewis
- Amber Watson
- Elyse Coulter
- Hilary Zalla
- Kelly May
- Kristine Frazao
- Nicole Grigg
- Rhonda Moore
- Wale Aliyu
- Ann Reynolds
High: 83 Winds: SW 5-10 mph
Tonight: Chance of showers or storms through the evening, clearing overnight.
Low: 68 Winds: SW 5-10 mph
Tuesday: Sunny and much cooler!
High: 72 ...
Hybrid-Wolf Charges at Officers; Teen Arrested
RIVERSIDE -- Due to the severity of his injuries, Bear the wolf-dog hybrid has been euthanized.
RIVERSIDE -- A pet wolf/dog was shot earlier this morning by a Riverside police officer.
"Bear" is a 6-year-old Shepherd/wolf mix and James McCarroll's best friend. "He's a great dog. I've had him since he was 1," McCarroll said.
Bear was shot in the mouth about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday by a Riverside police sergeant.
Riverside Police Chief Mark Reiss said officers were chasing a teen, suspected of aggravated burglary.
The teen ran into James McCarroll's fenced back yard. The officer chasing the teen came face to face with the animal. Chief Reiss said the officer tried to get away from the animal but the animal lunged at the officer trying to bite him.
"The dog was going to attack the officer and he had to defend himself from that. The officers are really left with little choice at that point," Chief Reiss said.
Because of the pet's extensive injures, McCarroll couldn't get a collar on him and needed help from the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center to get him to the veterinarian's office.
"It looks to me some of his teeth were shot out," McCarroll said. "His tongue is in good shape but it's still bleeding pretty bad," he added.
McCarroll said his pet can't eat or drink, but he believes once he gets some medical treatment he's going to be OK.
McCarroll said the police sergeant apologized for shooting his dog. McCarroll said he understands why the officer was forced to use his weapon.
"Bear was protecting his land, that's all it was to it. I don' t hold any hard feelings against the sarge. I would've done the same thing, I guess."
Police say they found the wanted teen hiding under a van on the property. He was arrested and taken to the Montgomery County Juvenile Justice Center.
Police said Bear was a legal animal. Hybrids are legal as pets as long as the breed is more dog than wolf.
RIVERSIDE -- A 14-year-old boy finds himself in handcuffs after police say he gave them false information.
It happened on Old Harshman around Springfield Road.
Police say the boy ran when officers were running his information and ended up hiding underneath a van.
While officers searched for him a hybrid-wolf was in the backyard and charged at one of the officers, who ended up shooting the animal. Police say the animal is still alive.
The teen already has warrants out for his arrest. Police say he will face additional charges.
Chefs CornerWe often invite local chefs into our studio kitchen to demonstrate their cooking techniques and recipes. Watch those video segments on this page.
Pay It ForwardRiver Valley Credit Union, FOX45, and ABC22 recognize the good deeds of people and organizations who make the Miami Valley a better place.
Health Care ReformThe Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act sparked a new battle. Check here daily for the latest developments, locally and across the country.
Secrets Of A ThiefWe expose the "Secrets Of A Thief". Sponsored by Shiver Security.
Cool SchoolsOur children are the way of the future and it all starts with our schools. Join us as our Hilary Zalla goes inside schools around the Miami Valley to find out what cool things students and teachers are ...
Town HallJoin in as our expert panel discusses jobs in Ohio
No Text ZoneTexting While Driving Kills Thousands of People Each Year. Many More are Seriously Injured. You Can Help Make Our Roads a NO TEXT ZONE.
Washington TimesPolitics, Breaking News, US and World News.
On Time TrafficGet the latest traffic information and updates here!
School ClosingsGet the list of all closings and delays for schools and businesses within the area, and sign up for text alerts!
Save Local TVFind out how you can save local TV right here!
Raw NewsWatch raw, unedited and uncensored news stories right here!
Pump PatrolFind the lowest gas prices, check out local and national price trends, report low prices and get fuel saving tips!
Political PulseArmstrong Williams is a pugnacious, provocative and principled voice for conservatives and Christian values in America's public debates.
News LinksThese links were chosen by the newsroom for their newsworthy content. These sites enhance the news stories that aired on the newscast on the dates cited.
Menard's Around the HouseMenards Around the House how-to videos give you tips for those much needed home improvements!
On the MoveGet the latest news and more on your mobile phone!
Good MorningIt's Fun, it's fresh, the way mornings should be!
Top StoriesGet up to the minute information from across Ohio in our Top Stories section!
Your Voice. Your Future.As the country faces challenges from federal budget issues to jobs and national debt, your voice is critical to the future.
Waste WatchHow are your tax dollars being spent? Waste Watch tracks whether local, state and federal governments or any groups are using your money wisely...or wasting it.
Samsung suspends China supplier over child labor
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. says it has suspended business ties with a Chinese supplier that allegedly hired children.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 --
Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted
ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The latest episode in the simian saga "Planet of the Apes" is having its way with other movies at the box office.
MEAT, THE MESS
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) -- Ahh, nothing like that new car smell.
IN THE NEWS: AMAZON ASKING FOR DRONE CLEARANCE
NEW YORK (AP) -- Remember the talk about Amazon using drones to deliver packages to customers right away?
Tonight on ABC 22
6:30 pm ..... ABC World News
7:00 pm ..... Family Feud
7:30 pm ..... Family Feud
8:00 pm ..... The Bachelorette
10:00 pm ... Mistresses
11:00 pm ... ABC 22 News at Eleven
11:30 pm ... Jimmy Kimmel Live
12:30 am ... Nightline