K-9 Dog Dies Of Heat Stroke
(East St. Louis, IL) -- The excessive heat has gotten the best of a K-9 officer in East St. Louis. Officials say the dog, better known as Officer Simmie, had a heat stroke after doing training exercises in the park. Simmie started having trouble walking when he got home and was rushed over to the veterinarian. That's where he went into cardiac arrest and died.