City commissioner Pervis Brown Jr. defended himself against accusations he botched the search for a new police chief by excluding any officers with present or past associations with the Perkins Police Department from consideration.
Maybe Star will have better luck with her next owner. The friendly, 1-year-old German shepherd is recovering this week after a rope, used as a leash, caused severe injuries to her neck. (WARNING: Some users may find images with this story disturbing. Discretion is advised.)