PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An animal training center inspired by canine rescue work on 9/11 is graduating its first class of working dogs.
The University of Pennsylvania's Working Dog Center held a commencement ceremony Tuesday for a Labrador retriever named Socks.
The canine is going to work for the campus police force performing duties including bomb detection.
Other animals in the class will be working as medical alert dogs or on urban search-and-rescue teams.
The Working Dog Center began training puppies in Philadelphia on Sept. 11, 2012. They are named after canine handlers who worked at ground zero during the terrorist attacks in 2001.
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An eight-year-old boy was shot Thursday morning in Cattaraugus County. Officials are at the scene on West Road, in Leon.
There is another Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from Thursday through early Friday.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
A 26-year-old male employee of Ying's Wings and Things told police that Haibo Jiang, also known as Jimmy Ying, choked him until he passed out.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
Viewers sent in photos from the snowfall around Western New York.