Animal Cruelty

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Reward Announced In Case Of Dead Skunks With ‘Obama Stinks’ Sign In Connecticut

A reward of up to $5,000 was being offered Wednesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for two dead skunks found with a political sign in Fairfield, Connecticut.

03/11/2015

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Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty For Allegedly Keeping Nearly 200 Rabbits In Backyard

Police have arrested and charged a Brooklyn woman after nearly 200 rabbits were found in the backyard of a tire shop in December.

03/05/2015

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2 Accused Of Leaving Dog Locked Alone In Unheated Staten Island Apartment For Weeks

The dog – a 3-year-old pit bull named Jay — was found locked in a freezing bedroom.

02/28/2015

Rocky the dog may be permanently blind after he was splashed with ammonia in a Staten Island backyard, his owners say. (Credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Woman Pleads Guilty After Dog’s Eyes Are Doused With Ammonia

A Staten Island woman has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges, following charges that she threw ammonia in a dog’s eyes.

02/13/2015

A pit bull found abandoned in a suitcase left in a dumpster in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

$20K Reward Offered For Information After Dog Left To Die In Suitcase In Bronx

Animal advocates are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading ot the arrest of the person responsible for a dog left to die in a suitcase in the Bronx.

01/24/2015

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SPCA: Decapitated Roosters Found In Garbage Bag In Centereach

Three decapitated roosters were found inside a bag on the side of the road in Centereach.

01/14/2015

Miss Harper with her new family. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Abused Pit Bull Puppy, Miss Harper, Gets New Home On Long Island

Miss Harper was found last September with her back leg and both her ears cut off.

10/21/2014

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$3K Reward Offered After Body Of Dog Chained To Cement Block Found In Long Island Canal

The SPCA said a resident discovered the dog in the canal behind his house on Secatogue Lane East in West Islip at around 10 a.m. on Thursday.

09/21/2014

N.J. Man Faces Animal Cruelty Charges For Fatally Beating Dog With TV Remote

Animal cruelty charges have been filed against a man who allegedly beat his sister’s Yorkshire Terrier to death with a television remote.

09/06/2014

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Dog Thrown Out Of Moving Car On Garden State Parkway

The brown, female mixed terrier was then reportedly struck by another car, leaving the animal seriously injured.

08/09/2014

Police arrested two people and rescued 20 emaciated pit bulls in a dog fighting bust in Jamaica, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

2 Arrested, 20 Emaciated Pit Bulls Found In Queens Dog Fighting Bust

A man and woman were arrested and charged in Queens this week, after 20 malnourished and scarred pit bulls were found in a dog fighting investigation.

08/01/2014

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Long Island Man Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail For Animal Cruelty

Lee Hughes pleaded guilty in February to failure to provide veterinary care to a dog suffering from a neck wound that became so infected that it compromised the animal’s ability to breath, the Nassau County District Attorney’s office said.

07/24/2014

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L.I. Man Charged After Dog Is Found Dead In Hot Car

A Long Island man was facing animal cruelty charges Wednesday, after his dog was found dead inside a hot car.

06/25/2014

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SPCA Volunteer In New Jersey Admits To Animal Cruelty Charges

A longtime Monmouth County, N.J. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals volunteer pleaded guilty Monday to animal cruelty charges.

06/23/2014

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N.J. Boys — Ages 6, 10 And 12 — Accused Of Attacking Cat That Later Died

Three young boys in Paterson, New Jersey have been charged with attacking and severely injuring a cat that later died.

05/28/2014

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