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Lucca, 13, was a female tiger who died from canine distemper at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center. (credit: In-Sync Exotics)

Virus Outbreak That Killed 7 North Texas Big Cats Appears Over

A spokeswoman for a North Texas animal sanctuary where seven big cats have died of a virus says the worst of the outbreak appears to be over even though some cats still show symptoms.

12/09/2013

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Disabled Vets Feeling Effects Of Govt. Shutdown

WYLIE (CBSDFW.COM) – Thursday mornings at Equest therapeutic horsemanship in Wylie, a group of Veterans meets. The men and women—who mostly served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—are there for therapy. Working and riding […]

10/10/2013

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Seventh Big Cat Dies From Distemper At Wylie Animal Sanctuary

A distemper outbreak has killed another large tiger in Wylie. The virus has now taken the lives of seven large cats at In-Sync Exotics.

CBS 11–08/26/2013

Lucca, 13, was a female tiger who died from canine distemper at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center. (credit: In-Sync Exotics)

In-Sync Exotics: After Distemper Deaths Future Of Ailing Cats Uncertain

More than a dozen lions and tigers are still suffering from canine distemper at the In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center in Wylie. The outbreak of the virus was discovered in late May.

08/15/2013

Longtime Kidd Kraddick fan Chuck Bottoms had a heart attack on the same day as the popular radio host. (Credit: Bottoms family)

Radio DJ Death Sparks Heart Health Conversation

Only two days after radio host Kidd Kraddick’s death, many people are talking about the disease that caused him to pass away. And for one of his fans, Kraddick’s death was heartfelt — literally.

07/29/2013

In-Sync Exotics is a non-profit organization we are dedicated to the rescue of neglected, abused and unwanted exotic felines. (credit: In-Sync Exotics)

Supporters Raise Funds For In-Sync Exotics

Supporters of the big cat sanctuary in Wylie are finding unusual ways to raise funds for it after a wave of viral infections killed three tigers and a lioness there and sickened some twenty other animals.

07/18/2013

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Canine Distemper Kills Fourth Big Cat In Wylie

A fourth big cat has died at an animal sanctuary in Wylie where officials are trying to stop the spread of canine distemper.

07/18/2013

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY RUPAM JAIN NAIR  "Asia-Russia-wildlife-tiger-conservation" A tiger, seen wearing a collar, is spotted during a jungle-safari at the Ranthambore National Park, around 200kms from Jaipur, on October 22, 2010. Efforts to save the tiger, set to be addressed at a conference in Russia November 2010, will depend for a large part on the success of the shield India has attempted to throw around the animal. The country is home to more than half of the world's rapidly dwindling wild tigers, but even its conservation programme, said by the government to be the world's most comprehensive, has failed to halt the creature's demise. AFP PHOTO/ MANAN VATSYAYANA (Photo credit should read MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

3rd Big Cat Dies At North Texas Animal Sanctuary

Canine distemper has claimed the life of a third big cat at an animal sanctuary in Wylie. A spokeswoman for In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center says a male tiger named Abrams died Monday.

07/16/2013

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Teen Admits Killing Friend & Leaving Body Near Storm Drain

A Wylie teenager has admitted to killing another child, who he called his friend, and trying to stuff his body down a storm drain last year. The boy is now headed to a youth detention center — but the question is, for how long?

CBSDFW.COM–06/25/2013

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Deadly Disease Strikes Exotic Animal Sanctuary

An outbreak of a deadly disease has struck a North Texas exotic animal sanctuary.

06/24/2013

For a short time, on the afternoon of March 26, several schools in the Wylie Independent School District were placed on lockdown. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Wylie ISD Schools Locked Down After Shots Reported Nearby

Two elementary schools in the Wylie ISD were placed on lockdown for a short time on Tuesday afternoon while police in next-door Murphy investigated reports of a shooting.

03/26/2013

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DART May Charge For Parking At More Stations

Dallas Area Rapid Transit is considering charging some riders for parking at additional stations.

03/26/2013

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