Kansas woman arrested for 20 counts of animal cruelty
Christi Lynne Shaffer was arrested Wednesday for 20 counts of animal cruelty and three counts of permitting a dangerous animal to be at large.
Woman arrested for animal cruelty after more than 100 cats brought to SPCA
An Oneida County woman has been arrested after more than 100 cats were taken from her home last week.
Man charged: 13 counts of animal cruelty
An 18-year-old Waco man remained in the McLennan County Jail Tuesday morning with 13 charges of cruelty to non-livestock animals after police responded to a complaint of dogs attacking another dog at his home on Sunday.
Manly dog breeder testifies to have 13 animals returned
Barbra Kavars, the owner of White Fire Kennel in Manly where around 154 samoyed dogs were seized on November 12th took the stand testified Tuesday to explain why she should have 9 dogs and four cats returned to her.
What happened to dogs rescued in recent Wake County animal cruelty case?
One of the seven dogs rescued from two residences in a Wake County animal cruelty case has been put down.
Judge rules against Worth County dog breeder
Will not be allowed to keep 13 animals out of 154 removed from her Manly property.
Stop the Abuse: What to do if you witness animal cruelty
It's something we're now seeing happen more and more on videos posted to social media. One recently surfaced showing a man beating a dog in his truck. Another showed a cat being scalded to death.
Dinwiddie man to serve 10 years for dogfighting, animal cruelty charges
A Dinwiddie man convicted on 37 counts of running a dogfighting operation that investigators say involved dozens of pit bulls has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Woman and teen facing 10 counts of animal cruelty
Jamestown police are looking into an animal cruelty case that has landed 40-year old Christine Emming and a 16-year old boy in jail. Both are being charged with 10 separate counts of Animal Cruelty.
Nearly 100 Animal Rights Protesters Arrested at Sonoma County Duck Farm
Nearly 100 animal rights protesters have been arrested during a demonstration at a Northern California duck farm. The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office says the arrests, mostly for trespassing, were made Monday at the Reichardt Duck Farm in Petaluma. The office says the protesters "demanded" to be arrested after a daylong protest involving hundreds of people.
What can animal cruelty tell us about future abuse?
What are the warning signs when someone abuses or even kills an animal? “Animal cruelty can be overlooked, but it is a very serious risk factor” says licensed social worker Jenn Oxborrow. She says research shows animal abuse is one of the top risk factors in intimate partner homicide adding, "that kind of rage, that kind of instability, that type of aggression that is being taken out on an animal sends a message. ” What are the warning signs when someone abuses or…
Lancaster County sets up tip line to report animal cruelty
LLancaster County has a new way to report suspected cases of animal cruelty after a case that received a lot of attention.
New Mexico officers learn new ways to investigate animal cruelty cases
Albuquerque animal officers are sharpening their skills to help them on the streets. Thanks to a training program reaping benefits across the country, they are learning new ways to investigate animal cruelty cases.
Wife of Richmond animal cruelty suspect remains in critical condition
A woman found "not conscious" with life-threatening injuries in the backyard of her Southside home is in critical condition, according to Richmond Police.
Dozens of animals rescued from property after deputies discover ‘horrific’ conditions
SKIATOOK, Okla. - Dozens of animals are getting a second chance at life after they were rescued from a Tulsa County property. Officials with the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office say a passerby called deputies after they say a horse up to its neck in an icy pond on Saturday in Skiatook. Two Skiatook officers responded to the scene and were able to rescue the horse. While at the property, they noticed dozens of other animals in need of help.
Authorities: 13 dogs die in fire, more than 2 dozen rescued
Authorities say 13 dogs have died and more than two dozen others were rescued following a fire at a garage in rural western Michigan that was being used as a
UT spirit group event hours before student's wreck involved paddling, animal cruelty, family says
Family members who believe a student was hazed hours before getting involved in a wreck that ultimately took his life are revealing details about their allegations against a UT student group.
Questions surround handling of filthy home with dozens of cats
GLEN ROCK, Pa. (WHTM) - Neighbors are questioning why the SPCA didn't take action for 10 months after suspected animal abuse was reported at a home where over 50 cats were later found living in reportedly vile conditions.
Sulphur Springs Man Gets 10 Years For Keeping Children Malnourished, Living In Filth
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A Sulphur Springs man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for endangering his young children after police found the kids were malnourished and living in a roach-infested home filled with dirty diapers and rotting food. John Atwood, 31, pleaded guilty last month in Benton County Circuit Court to first-degree endangering the welfare of a minor, second-degree domestic battery and possession of drug paraphernalia -- all felonies.
Authorities arrest 2 after drugs, over 100 animals found on Michigan property
Police were sent to a home looking for drugs but ran into a disturbing surprise.