The following two news reports appeared in the “Local Briefs” section (page B1) of the South Bend
on Wednesday, May 28:
Boy on walk in woods attacked by eagle
An 11-year-old boy was injured when an eagle attacked him during a walk through the woods in Manistee County.
Radio station WKLA reports Alex Birch was attacked by the eagle about 9 p.m. Sunday in Copemish. He was treated at a local hospital for numerous cuts and scratches to his back, head, and neck.
It is not clear what led to the attack.
Officer investigating break-in finds turkey
A police officer investigating an apparent breaking and entering in Kalamazoo turned up the intruder: a 10-pound turkey.
The department says Public Safety Officer Paula Hensell was conducting business cheks Sunday morning when she spotted broken glass in a front window.
She went inside under the assumption that a burglar still was inside, and found the Wild Turkey dead on a conference table.