Hundreds of animals rescued from cockfighting

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Hundreds of animals were rescued from a major cockfighting operation in Grand Prairie earlier this week, police said. Police said they executed a search warrant on Tuesday, April 27, in the 1400 block of Corral Road and found about 300 adult roosters, hens and chicks that were believed to have…

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Black bear captured in Port Allen euthanized

An adult Louisiana black bear captured earlier this week was euthanized because it had become habituated and too reliant on human food sources, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries personnel said. The 200-pound bear was captured by LDWF Tuesday night in Port Allen. It initially appeared in Port Allen on Saturday and returned to the…

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‘The Mosquito Coast’ feels even weirder moving the book into the modern age

(CNN)”The Mosquito Coast” comes together as the product of several puzzling choices, beginning with the decision to again adapt Paul Theroux’s 1981 book, and then to situate it in a contemporary setting. The result is a creepier-than-perhaps-even-intended series, which most charitably plays a poor man’s “Breaking Bad: Family Edition.”The primary connection of note here is…

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