MODESTO, Calif. — Police in California have busted a cockfighting operation at a residence west of Modesto.
HELENA, Mont. — A Montana man who ran a sham animal rescue has been given a 12-year penalty for animal cruelty.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Officials with the East Bay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is asking for help finding a dog that was snatched from one of the organization's shelters in Oakland.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield man has been sentenced to five years of probation for breaking into the apartment of a woman in June and throwing her dog to its death from a third-story window.
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OCONTO, Wis. (AP) — A woman is charged in Oconto County with dragging a dog behind her car, killing the animal.
CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — A Ramsey County sheriff's deputy accused of repeatedly hitting his police dog has pleaded guilty to a charge in Carlton County.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man is accused of fatally stabbing an unwanted dog that kept returning to its owners' home.
ALBUQUERQUE — An Albuquerque man is facing extreme cruelty to animal charges after authorities say he killed his sister's pet rabbit that she had received as a Christmas gift.
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are looking for a Fort Dodge man accused of throwing hot grease on his dog and burning him.
BENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A southwestern Michigan man has been shot to death during a confrontation with a man who was kicking a neighbor's dog.
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PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — A Tazewell County woman has been sentenced to a year's probation for leaving two dogs to die without food or water.
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — A central Iowa man who was recently allowed by a judge to keep the dog he adopted from a Clear Lake animal rescue group is now suing the group.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Sioux Falls man is charged with animal cruelty after the Humane Society alerted police to a Facebook post allegedly showing him slamming and strangling two dogs.
GILA BEND, Ariz. — A worker at a dairy farm in Gila Bend is in custody for allegedly killing four cows with a knife and severely injuring five other cows.
INDIANAPOLIS — Two young women mauled by a pack of dogs as they were taking an evening walk may not have survived if a motorist who noticed their ordeal had not driven into a remote field to rescue them, a northern Indiana sheriff said Friday.