Man sentenced for killing bald eagle for stealing food

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Virginia man who admitted he shot a bald eagle and then ran it over several times with an all-terrain vehicle has been sentenced to a month of house arrest.The Virginian-Pilot reports 62-year-old Allen H. Thacker also was ordered Monday to complete 100 hours of community service

How these animals helped heal wounded warriors

During the Revolutionary War’s Battle of Germantown in 1777, a terrier was spotted wandering on the boundary between the British and the Americans.George Washington, a longtime dog owner, cleaned and fed the pup, and identified him by his tag as belonging to British Gen. William Howe. Believing that the love

The Eagles Announce New Tour Dates

As expected, the Eagles are following their appearances at the Classic East/West festivals with tour dates, four of which were announced Monday (with more likely to follow). “An Evening With the Eagles” will kick off Oct. 17 in Greensboro, North Carolina, then move on to Atlanta (Oct. 20);

Lobstermen heroically rescue drowning bald eagle

A bald eagle swimming in the Atlantic Ocean nearly drowned last week — until two lobstermen spotted the struggling bird off the Maine coast and swooped in to help it.John Chipman Jr. told the Bangor Daily News he and his sternman Kevin Meaney were on a boat off Schoodic Island

Eagles, Doobie Brothers Headline Classic Northwest Concert in Seattle

After a successful inaugural run at Dodger Stadium on July 15 and 16, Classic West will head north to Seattle for Classic Northwest. Topping the bill for September 30 at Safeco Field are The Eagles and Doobie Brothers. An official announcement arrives on Monday.Concert Review: ‘Yesterday’s Gone,’

The Eagles, Steely Dan Headline Classic West Debut: Concert Review

Were fans at the inaugural Classic West festival at Dodger Stadium seeing the Eagles’ local last hurrah Saturday night? Don Henley, who’d be first to admit he’s made false prophecies about afterlives and temperatures before, wasn’t predicting one way or another, but he did strongly hint that there