Posts Tagged ‘Fatal’

If ‘Icky’ Worms Are in Your Dog’s Heart, Blame Mosquitoes

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Pets

Mosquito By Robin Brennen Heartworm is a potentially fatal disease caused by a blood-borne parasite known as Dirofilaria immitis. This parasite is transmitted through the bite of an infected female mosquito; mosquitos are infected by feeding off a dog that has heartworm. Don’t worry, pet owners; heartworms are very rarely transmitted to humans. We are not [&hellip
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Triple Homicide on Upper West Side

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Three men were fatally shot by one gunman on the afternoon of Dec. 17. The men—a grandfather, his son-in-law and his grandson—were killed inside their apartment on 492 Amsterdam Ave. between West 83rd and 84th streets, according to police. The victims were Fernando Gonzales, his son-in-law Carlos Rodriguez, Sr. and his son Carlos Jr., according [&hellip
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