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Poisoning

Max, a German shepherd who pulled his owner out of bed as their home filled with carbon monoxide. (CBS)

Hero Dog Saves Elderly Novato Man From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

A Novato man’s dog – obtained from a rescue organization – is being credited with returning the favor by saving his life after he was overcome with carbon monoxide poisoning.

03/05/2014

Nyxo died after ingesting rat poison, according to a necropsy. (Mourad Gabriel)

Dog Owned By NorCal Rat Poison Researcher Is Poisoned To Death

A dog owned by a Northern California researcher studying how a rat poison affects endangered species was killed by the same poison intentionally left for the dog, according to the owner.

02/14/2014

Teresa Gilmete Badger (Benicia Police Dept.)

District Turned In Benicia Teacher Accused Of Serving Pot-Laced Food

The superintendent of an East Bay school district spoke out Monday following word of the arrest of a teacher for allegedly feeding co-workers food laced with marijuana.

01/27/2014

Teresa Gilmete Badger (Benicia Police Dept.)

Benicia Teacher Accused Of Feeding Colleagues Pot-Laced Food

Benicia police have arrested an elementary school teacher on poisoning charges after she allegedly fed her co-workers marijuana-laced food at an employee pot luck.

01/24/2014

Meatballs laced with rat poison which were found in in the area of Crestline, Burnett and Parkridge Drives in San Francisco. (San Francisco Police)

Animal Update: Strychnine Poisoning

Recently, poisonous meatballs were discovered in several San Francisco neighborhoods. Obviously, it was a major problem and of concern for owners of dogs and cats.

08/19/2013

Meatballs laced with rat poison which were found in in the area of Crestline, Burnett and Parkridge Drives in San Francisco. (San Francisco Police)

San Francisco Dog Sickened By Poisoned Meatballs Dies

Oskar, one of the dogs who recently consumed poisoned meatballs left on the streets in the hills of San Francisco, has died.

07/12/2013

Meatballs laced with rat poison which were found in in the area of Crestline, Burnett and Parkridge Drives in San Francisco. (San Francisco Police)

SF Police Warn Dog Owners Of More Poison Meatballs On SF Streets

With no arrest yet for the rat poisoned meatballs left on sidewalks in the Upper Market area, San Francisco officials said Wednesday they are still concerned that not all of the meatballs have been located.

07/11/2013

Ramineh Behbehanian

No Charges For Woman In San Jose Starbucks Alleged Poisoning Case

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office will not be filing charges against a woman who was accused of placing rubbing alcohol in two bottles of orange juice at a Starbucks in San Jose last month, a prosecutor said Friday.

05/24/2013

Ramineh Behbehanian

Tests May Take Weeks In San Jose Starbucks Alleged Poisoning Case

It may take up to three weeks to test orange juice allegedly poisoned a week ago at a Starbucks in San Jose because no one knows what is in it yet, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

05/06/2013

Ramineh Behbehanian

San Jose Starbucks Attempted Poisoning Suspect Released From Jail

A woman arrested Monday after she allegedly placed two poisoned bottles of orange juice inside a refrigerator full of merchandise at a San Jose Starbucks store has been released from jail.

05/02/2013

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