Archive for bear attack

Police Kill Charging Black Bear

New Jersey police shot and killed a 300-pound black bear after it charged an officer.

November 09, 2010

Bear Attacks Hunter in Tree Stand

A Pennsylvania archery hunter was attacked by a bear while hunting from his tree stand and fell 15 feet to the ground.

October 22, 2010

Hunter Fights Off Bear from Tree Stand

A Michigan man fought off two bears in a pack of four that attacked him while he was bow hunting.

October 12, 2010

Deputy Kills Bear with Beanbag Round

After it repeatedly showed up at a local campsite looking for food, a 60-pound bear was shot and killed by a Sheriff's Deputy with a beanbag round.

October 04, 2010

Montana Woman Fends off Bear Attack with Zucchini

Perhaps it's not what Sherrif Jim Wilson calls ideal anti-bear medicine, but in this case it was effective.

September 24, 2010

Montana Man Fights off, Shoots Black Bear

A bear that was captured and released after it was deemed not aggressive in early September charged a local auto mechanic near his place of business.

September 20, 2010

Bear Attack Forces Fireworks Postponement

A NJ community's holiday fireworks have been postponed as authorities are on the search for a bear that attacked a hiker and his dog last week.

July 01, 2010

Unlucky Man Mauled by Bear

After being struck by lightning in 2006, N.C.-resident Rick Oliver had another bout with rare bad luck when he was mauled by a bear.

June 23, 2010

Charged by a Grizzly

Mark Matheny came away from this encounter bloody, bruised and battered, but lived to tell the tale.

June 01, 2009