Animal abuse

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    NEWS

    South Carolina Man Allegedly Hanged Cats By Nooses From Trees, Authorities Say

    A South Carolina man faces up to five years behind bars in connection to the deaths of multiple cats. There were hanged by nooses in trees, officials said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Police Find Numerous Animals With Signs Of 'Serious Neglect,' Woman Faces Animal Cruelty Charges

    A woman in North Carolina faces 10 counts of animal cruelty after police found numerous dogs with signs of neglect. Additional charges may be filed.
    By Alex Lang
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    NEWS

    Two Men Charged In Connection To Cockfighting Event In Texas, Sheriff Says

    Two men in Texas were taken into custody in connection to an illegal cockfighting operation police busted, authorities said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Two Accused of Torturing Dogs, Cats And Goats By Abandoning Them At Home Now They Face — Misdemeanor — Charges

    Two people in New York face charges after police say they abandoned dogs, cats and goats at a property. Now, the duo faces misdemeanor charges.
    By Alex Lang
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    NEWS

    Dozens Of 'Innocent Animals' Found Dead In Cages At Home Of CEO Who Ran Rescue Organization: Sheriff

    A South Carolina CEO of an animal rescue organization is accused of animal cruelty after authorities allegedly found 28 dogs and two cats dead at her home.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Man Accused Of Shooting Pup At Florida Dog Park, Now Banned For A Year

    A man in Florida faces animal cruelty charges after police say he shot and injured a pup at a dog park in Florida. He has also been banned for a year.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Woman Left 4 Dogs To Die In A Car While She Ate Lunch At A Nearby Restaurant

    A woman left 4 dogs to die in a car in Florida while she ate lunch at a nearby restaurant, police said. The woman came out an hour later to find the pups dead.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Woman Left Her Dog in 100 Degree Heat Without Shelter, Water, Police Say. Now, She Faces An Animal Cruelty Charge.

    A woman is accused of animal cruelty in Texas after a dog's death. Police say the pup was left in 100-degree heat without shelter, food or water.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Man Buried His Dad's Poodle, Then Laughed About It As He Told Police: Report

    A man in Florida faces an animal cruelty charge after police said he buried his father's poodle. Authorities said the suspect laughed about his crime.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    A Pit Bull Tried To Bite A Pet Bird, So The Owner Beat The Dog With A Mallet: Report

    An Oklahoma man attacked his pit bull with a mallet after the dog tried to bite a pet bird, police said. The dog suffered a dislocated leg in the alleged attack.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Pennsylvania man allegedly shot pet dog, burned its corpse in woodstove during attack on owner, police say

    A man formerly accused of raping and attempting to kill a woman now faces an animal cruelty charge after police said he shot and burned alleged victim’s dog.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Images, video showed suspect having sex with dogs, cops say. He also allegedly owned child porn.

    A man in Maryland faces charges after police said they were given images of him having sex with dogs. Investigators claimed they also found child pornography.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Woman and two dogs found dead in a home, suspect accused of murder

    A man in Kansas was charged with murder in connection to the death of a woman and two dogs. Investigators have not released a possible motive in the case.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Man kicked a puppy and threw it over a wall at the beach because the pup ate food, cops say

    A man kicked a puppy and threw it over a wall after it ate food on the beach, police in Florida said. The suspect was called with animal cruelty.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Indiana man allegedly recorded himself shouting ‘redrum’ while torturing lamb, slitting its neck: Officials

    An Indiana suspect was arrested after authorities accused him of recording himself torturing and killing a lamb as well as a pair of chickens.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Texas animal rescuers taken into custody after multiple dogs found injured, starving to death

    Two animal rescuers in Texas were charged with 8 counts of animal cruelty after animal control found unsanitary conditions and injured dogs in their care, cops said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Kentucky man accused of having sex with a dog, police say there is video evidence

    A Kentucky man was arrested after an animal cruelty investigation. Police say they recovered video showing the suspect having sex with a dog.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Frustrated house sitter accused of trying to kill neighbor’s barking dog with chocolate-covered mothballs

    A Connecticut house sitter frustrated with a neighbor's barking dog allegedly attempted to poison the pet with a mothball she hid in chocolate candy, police said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Virginia woman found burying her dog alive, cops say. Suspect charged with animal cruelty.

    Police found a woman who was allegedly burying a pit bull mix alive in a trash bag. The dog was in "rough shape" but was alive as of Jan. 14.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Man accuse of animal fighting in Indiana, 8 dogs and 6 chickens seized

    An Indiana man has been arrested after police allegedly found animals used for fighting at his home. The dogs were so aggressive that they tried to kill each other.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Las Vegas man allegedly set fire to his girlfriend’s residential trailer, killing her

    A man has been arrested after he allegedly set fire to his girlfriend's residential trailer, killing her and 3 dogs. He has been charged with numerous crimes.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Three men arrested on the way to cockfighting tournament in Texas, 10 roosters seized, cops say

    Three men were arrested on their way to a cockfighting tournament in Texas. Ten roosters and cockfighting contraband were seized by the police.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Indiana father arrested in connection to the death of his 4-year-old son, but police mum on details

    A father was arrested in connection with the death of his 4-year-old son in La Porte, Indiana. He has been charged with murder, neglect of a dependent and cruelty to an animal.
    By Mack Bush
  • michigan couple files fake police report about stolen bird and assault
    NEWS

    Couple tells police their exotic bird was stolen and a woman was assaulted. It was all a lie, cops say.

    A Michigan couple told police their exotic bird was stolen and the thief assaulted a woman. Police say it was all a lie and now couple has warrants for their arrest.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Florida animal rescue worker hoarded 63 cats in her apartment. She’s now accussed of animal cruelty.

    A former animal rescue worker in Florida is charged with nine felony counts of aggravated animal cruelty for hoarding dozens of cats in her home.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Police found more than 65 cats in woman’s home. Now, she's accused of animal cruelty.

    A woman has been charged with animal cruelty after police found at least 65 cats in her home in Michigan. The cats were living in filthy living conditions.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Florida man arrested after shooting dog during fight with girlfriend, cops say

    A man in Florida has been arrested after he allegedly shot his girlfriend's dog between the eyes during a fight. Two children were in the next room, separated only by drywall, at the time of the shooting.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Man gets shelled in punishment for smuggling endangered turtles from U.S. to China

    Federal prosecutors announced a China resident was sentenced to five years in prison for smuggling hundreds of endangered turtles from the U.S.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    89 Pit Bulls rescued after one of New York biggest dogfighting rings is busted, prosecutors said

    New York authorities busted one of the biggest dog fighting rings, resulting in the rescue of 89 dogs and the arrest of 10 people, prosecutors announced.
    By Connor Surmonte
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    NEWS

    Pit Bull killed after he was left inside a hot car as ‘punishment’, owner accused of animal cruelty

    An Ohio woman has been arrested after police say she left her Pitt Bull in a hot car for more than 30 minutes. The dog died after he had tried to claw himself out.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Boston man accused of having sex with horse on camera

    Police said Jackson Kelley, 19, of Boston, was seen on camera having sex with a horse after breaking into an equestrian center. The owners said the horse was not harmed.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    South Carolina authorities seize over 400 malnourished, abused animals, including horses and dogs: Sheriff

    Authorities arrested multiple people and seized hundreds of animals in South Carolina after launching an extensive animal abuse investigation.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    CELEBRITY JUSTICE

    'Tiger King' has his prison sentence tossed, but here's why he's still be caged in murder-for-hire plot

    The man known as the "Tiger King" had his federal prison sentenced tossed. Though he remains behind bars in the plot to murder Carol Baskin.
    By Victor Fakunle
  • dog abuser
    NEWS

    Florida man allegedly slashed a dog multiple times with a machete, accused of animal cruelty

    A Florida man has been arrested on a felony charge of animal cruelty after he allegedly slashed a dog multiple times with a machete, according to police.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    California man operated an organized dog fighting ring at his home, police said

    A California man has been arrested after he allegedly organized an illegal dog fighting ring. Nine dogs were seized, and one had over 249 scars and wounds.
    By Mack Bush
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