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Homeless man in Anchorage uses homemade spear to kill bear

...investigating. It eventually came down, but circled the camp site and started to eat some food at the camp. Troopers fired a rubber bullet, scaring the sow off.The people in the camp were evacuated for their own safety."The sow will continue to come...
Former Seattle police chief advocates legal pot

...of the Seattle Police Department during the 2000 World Trade Organization riots, where police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at mostly peaceful protesters and arrested some 600 people. He resigned a few days later, then apologized for such...
Wildlife troopers cite Nome woman in musk ox death

...locally. The large shaggy animals have killed or injured pets and damaged propertyAttempted deterrents have included rubber bullets, bear decoys and bear urine, but those have proven unsuccessful.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologist Tony...
Got unwanted musk oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

...homeowner chasing them with a pickup after the animals tried to ram a dog pen.Wildlife officials have tried shooting rubber bullets at the musk oxen and setting off fireworks, but the only thing that seems to provide temporary relief is moving them...
Rocks, tear gas fly as Thai protests heat up

...Thursday, as the country's festering political crisis again flared into violence.Officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets toward protesters trying to force their way into a sports stadium where candidates were gathering to draw lots for...
Protests continue in Venezuela

...and rocks and blocked streets with flaming barricades of trash. Troops and police have responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and blasts from water cannons - as well as raids by gun-firing men on motorcycle.Jose Leon, a 20-year-old...
Miners charged in deaths of 34 killed by police

...after they were fired upon and had failed to stop a charge of miners with water cannons, stun grenades, tear gas and rubber bullets.Prosecution spokesman Lesenyego said the 270 miners were charged under Roman-Dutch law that held sway in South...
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Kodiak steps up bear safety for Halloween

...addition to denying bears food by using the new trash bins, public safety officers have stepped up hazing efforts with rubber bullets and flashbang hand grenades.The other two steps of the plan are public awareness and killing any bears that threaten...
Hiker injured by grizzly bear in Denali National Park

...Joanne Saunders can be located and it is determined it is behaving aggressively, aversive conditioning methods such as rubber bullets could be used to drive it from the area. Park managers have temporarily closed the area. It likely will remain closed...
Mine workers watch brown bear kill another

...larger bear returned and the mine workers let it investigate the kill site for 5 to 10 minutes before shooting it with rubber bullets. It ran off into the woods and Oelklaus, who related the incident 24 hours later, said it hasn't been seen since...


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