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  • Boys held for torturing and killing sharks

    11/10/2004 7:42:04 AM PST · by Ginifer · 27 replies · 866+ views ^ | Article Published: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 - 8:40:21 PM PST | Tracy Manzer
    Youths caught when they returned for second night, police say. LONG BEACH - Police captured three youths suspected of torturing and killing two docile sharks and a ray at the Aquarium of the Pacific after they returned with another boy to the scene of the crime to carry out more mayhem late Monday, an official said. Aquarium staff arrived at work before 9 a.m. Monday and found that someone had broken into the aquarium after it closed Sunday night and had brutalized the two sharks and a cow-nosed ray a relative of the sting ray and then left them for...
  • Doctors' offices filled amid children's unexplained deaths

    02/22/2003 5:08:33 AM PST · by republicangel · 25 replies · 1,491+ views
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | Feb.22,2003 | ELIZABETH SIMPSON AND LIZ SZABO
    Pediatric offices and emergency rooms in Hampton Roads were jammed Friday with parents anxious to make sure their children's fevers and runny noses weren't life-threatening, as health investigators continued to study the unexplained deaths of five children in five days. ``I took off work to bring my daughter in,'' said Mashiah Mitchell, who brought his 4-year-old daughter, Asha, to Renaissance Pediatrics in Chesapeake because she had a fever. ``I got alarmed when I heard the news about the children dying.'' The fears were triggered by an investigation launched Thursday by the Virginia Department of Health into the deaths of four...