More cases of chronic wasting disease found during deer hunt - News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

More cases of chronic wasting disease found during deer hunt

LANSING, MI (AP) -

Officials say a number of deer believed to have been infected with chronic wasting disease were found during Michigan's recently completed firearms hunting season.

The latest cases bring the tally of confirmed or suspected infections in the state to 30 whitetail deer since 2015.

The state Department of Natural Resources encourages hunters to bring their deer to check stations. It says several thousand samples await testing by Michigan State University, so the number of chronic wasting disease cases still could rise.

The infected deer have turned up in Clinton, Ingham, Kent and Montcalm counties.

The DNR has established a "core and management zone" where the disease has been detected. All deer taken by hunters in that area must be checked, while feeding and baiting deer there are prohibited.

Copyright 2017 Associated Press. All rights reserved.

  • Headlines from Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Fulton & Monroe CountiesNewsMore>>

  • African-American Festival changes venue for Sunday

    African-American Festival changes venue for Sunday

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:43:21 GMT
    Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union's 14th annual African-American Festival has changed locations on Sunday because of the threat of inclement weather. The celebration will take place at SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave. Doors will open at noon and the event runs 1-9 p.m.  Highlights include performances by the Jerusalem Mass Choir, the United Voices of United Vision Baptist Church, Friendship Baptist Church and the First Church of God Combined Choir. Special music w...More >>
    Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union's 14th annual African-American Festival has changed locations on Sunday because of the threat of inclement weather. The celebration will take place at SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave. Doors will open at noon and the event runs 1-9 p.m.  Highlights include performances by the Jerusalem Mass Choir, the United Voices of United Vision Baptist Church, Friendship Baptist Church and the First Church of God Combined Choir. Special music w...More >>
  • Sobriety checkpoints announced for Lucas County on Friday

    Sobriety checkpoints announced for Lucas County on Friday

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:31:56 GMT
    (Source: AP Images)(Source: AP Images)
    (Source: AP Images)(Source: AP Images)

    On Friday, the Lucas County Operating Vehicles Intoxicated Task Force will conduct sobriety checkpoints. The checkpoints will be located at the intersection of Turtle Creek and Airport Highway and 13502 Airport Highway.

    More >>

    On Friday, the Lucas County Operating Vehicles Intoxicated Task Force will conduct sobriety checkpoints. The checkpoints will be located at the intersection of Turtle Creek and Airport Highway and 13502 Airport Highway.

    More >>
  • Trial date set for pastors accused of sex trafficking of children

    Trial date set for pastors accused of sex trafficking of children

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:50:28 GMT
    Anthony Haynes (Source: Lucas County Jail)Anthony Haynes (Source: Lucas County Jail)

    A trial date has been set for two pastors accused of sex trafficking.

    More >>

    A trial date has been set for two pastors accused of sex trafficking.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly