A conservation officer managed to coax the bears out with a stick.
By barricading the hallway with furniture, the homeowner and his neighbor were able to encourage the bear to leave the house.
"Bears naturally fear humans, but if we lure them in, either accidentally or purposely, they'll look to humans as a food source," said Bill Vogrin of Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
The bear was first located in Traverse City, Michigan back in April, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources said.
"I LOVE how the mama goes down the slide and quickly runs to the smaller slide—only to BEAR HUG the little one as they make it to the bottom," wrote Betsie Stockslager Emry.
"The bear had a broken lower jaw that was split in the middle. The injury is likely the reason why the bear had turned to human food sources." wildlife officials said.
"I joke he broke out of a circus cause he's so animated and not intimidating for as big as he is," Chris Ward said of the bear.
A woman in Manitoba, Canada, was playing with her dog in the yard when she encountered a mother bear and her three cubs
"I heard them screaming and my dad came outside and is just like 'Why are you still out here? A bear just walked by our...front yard!'"
The autopsy found that Patrick Madura's body had "multiple puncture wounds involving the skin consistent with bear claw and/or bite marks."
The 26-year-old woman was planting trees to help re-forest the area after recent logging operations when she was attacked by the adult female animal.
Footage of black bears walking around outside a Tennessee mall's movie theater has delighted Facebook viewers but might be indicative of a larger trend.
Killing a black bear without a permit is illegal in California, but police agreed with the man that it was "self-defense."
More than 500,000 people have liked a TikTok clip showing a man opening the door to his garage in Lake Tahoe, California … and getting a big surprise.
Staten Island has no known bear population, so the cub's sudden appearance has thrown both local authorities and residents for a loop.
65-year-old Thomas Kovalik was pronounced dead at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington, Connecticut.
Footage of a bear getting frightened by a homeowner's dog has gone viral, with many pitying the bear for urinating in fear.
"It is not the outcome we wanted but human safety is our primary concern," Micah Holmes, assistant chief of communications for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, told Newsweek.
A heartwarming video shared by Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows a baby bear being released into the wild after four months of treatment for various injuries.
Naples, Florida resident Karen Bockrath says she likes to take pictures documenting the bear's frequent visits.
Two friends were injured when the SUV they were traveling in collided with a black bear on a Minnesota highway.
Evan Matthews filmed the moment a black bear in Grand Teton National Park tried to make a meal out of him.
Florida Highway Patrol said the animal was standing in the road when the 1999 Honda motorcycle collided with it.
The Placer County Sheriff's Office said a home in Kings Beach, a community on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, was "torn apart" by the roaming family of bears.
Christmas displays in a Virginia neighborhood have been targeted by an unknown vandal.
"I just ran down there, plowed into the bear, tackled it and grabbed it by the throat and started hitting it in the face and the eye until it let go," owner Kaleb Bentham said after the encounter.
Photos of the bear at the border prompted jokes about it wanting to relocate to Canada as a result of the U.S. election.
A tourist riding down the Rail Runner at Anakeesta Theme Park in Gatlinburg, Tennessee got incredibly close to a family of bears.
The Humane Society of the United States told "Newsweek" that if an encounter is unavoidable with a black bear, you should raise your arms, stand tall, and yell loudly, which should get the bear to move on.
A New Jersey hunter set a new record, a panel confirmed earlier this month. The 700-pound bear was shot with a bow and arrow in Morris County last October.