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Animal Cruelty

Police arrest California man for cockfighting in backyard

MODESTO, Calif. — Police in California have busted a cockfighting operation at a residence west of Modesto.

February 08, 2016 5:56 amLoading…

Montana man sentenced for several animal cruelty charges

HELENA, Mont. — A Montana man who ran a sham animal rescue has been given a 12-year penalty for animal cruelty.

February 01, 2016 11:06 amLoading…

Bay Area officials look for pit bull mix snatched from shelter

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.

February 01, 2016 6:42 amLoading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Gas prices and blaming Obama, supervisors' decision, dangers of more guns.

January 24, 2016 5:00 pmLoading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Opinions on banking industry laws, concealed carry bill, public land occupation.

January 23, 2016 5:00 pmLoading…
Missouri man gets probation for throwing dog to its death

Missouri man gets probation for throwing dog to its death

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.

January 22, 2016 5:54 pm Related Loading…
Rescued bait dog from dogfighting ring blossoms into pet

Rescued bait dog from dogfighting ring blossoms into pet

By AMANDA GARRETT

January 17, 2016 10:05 amLoading…
Letters to the editor and how to comment

Letters to the editor and how to comment

Letters on a peaceful hike, Benghazi movie, supporting Pima College, appreciating the presidency.

January 16, 2016 5:00 pmLoading…
Woman accused of fatally dragging dog

Woman accused of fatally dragging dog

OCONTO, Wis. (AP) — A woman is charged in Oconto County with dragging a dog behind her car, killing the animal.

January 14, 2016 7:16 am Related Loading…
Ramsey County deputy pleads guilty to abusing K-9 partner

Ramsey County deputy pleads guilty to abusing K-9 partner

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.

January 12, 2016 3:23 pm Related Loading…
Milwaukee man accused of fatally stabbing dog

Milwaukee man accused of fatally stabbing dog

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man is accused of fatally stabbing an unwanted dog that kept returning to its owners' home.

January 09, 2016 3:45 pm Related Loading…

Police: Albuquerque man killed sister's pet rabbit

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.

January 07, 2016 8:39 amLoading…
Arrest warrant issued for Iowa man accused of burning dog

Arrest warrant issued for Iowa man accused of burning dog

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are looking for a Fort Dodge man accused of throwing hot grease on his dog and burning him.

December 22, 2015 3:18 pm Related Loading…
Man shot to death defending neighbor's dog from being kicked

Man shot to death defending neighbor's dog from being kicked

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.

December 12, 2015 8:22 am Related Loading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Opinions on progressive taxes, a kinder Thanksgiving dinner, missing red-light cameras?

November 22, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Woman gets 1 year probation for abandoning 2 dogs to die

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.

October 31, 2015 1:12 amLoading…

Iowa man awarded rescue dog sues animal rescue group

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.

October 10, 2015 2:42 pmLoading…

Facebook video leads to animal cruelty charges against man

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.

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MCSO: Worker at Gila Bend dairy farm accused of killing cows

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.

October 05, 2015 3:54 pmLoading…

2 Indiana women mauled by pack of dogs, 1 critically injured

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.

October 02, 2015 2:39 pmLoading…

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