BRAVE DOG CONTEST Kanawha County Pet Named Top 10 K-9 Hero
Reported by: Bob Aaron
Videographer: Bob Aaron
Web Producer: Bob Aaron
Reported: Mar. 6, 2012 11:09 AM EST
Updated: Mar. 6, 2012 12:09 PM EST
Eyewitness News Photo
, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
A Kanawha County hero--a dog name named Fancy--is up for a national award. Fancy, a Dachshund, saved her human family's lives by alerting them the house, which had no smoke detectors, was on fire in January of last year.
The little dog from Blue Creek with a big spirit is now one of the top ten finalists in the Humane Society of the United States dogs of valor awards.
Ex.-W.Va. fire chief indicted in funds probe May 18, 2013 1:38 PM EDT A grand jury in Fayette County has indicted the former chief of a volunteer fire department and his wife on felony charges related to allegedly taking department funds for personal use.
Teens spearheaded Louisville desegregation effort May 18, 2013 1:48 PM EDT When Louisville became the first city south of the Mason-Dixon line to require businesses to serve people regardless of their race or religion 50 years ago, teenagers were a driving force behind the decision.