CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Officials are offering up to a $22,000 reward for information leading to convictions in the shooting of two bald eagles in eastern Tennessee.
One of the eagles was shot near Soddy-Daisy in March and the other was shot near Madisonville this month. Both survived and are recovering at the American Eagle Foundation in Pigeon Forge.
Bald eagles are protected under federal law. Violations can carry penalties of up to $100,000 and a year in prison.