New line of inquiry in dog death A new line of inquiry is being pursued into the death of a dog which was found with its legs tied and muzzle bound next to a reservoir in the Isle of Man. Following inquiries by Crimestoppers, it is suspected the chocolate-coloured Labrador came from the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland. Investigators believe the dog may have travelled on a boat out of Stranraer or a nearby port, to the Isle of Man. A Â£2,500 reward for information leading to the dog's killer is being offered. Manx Police described the attack on the two-year-old Labrador in February as 'barbaric' and despite numerous police appeals for information, no-one has ever been brought to justice. :msnmad: ONE MORE TOPEKA, Kan. - Firefighters said a grease fire that left $50,000 in damage to a Topeka home erupted after a dog shut a woman out of the house while fish was frying on the stove. Authorities said the woman was taking garbage outside Tuesday evening when the dog somehow shut the door behind her. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke with flames shooting from the roof of the home. Topeka Fire Department Capt. Greg Degand said residents tried to douse the blaze, which started on a stove in the kitchen. But the flames spread to the attic and fully engulfed the house. The woman's husband said the important thing is that everyone made it out safely, including the dog and their pet bird.