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Miss Harper (credit: Nassau County SPCA)

Reports Of Animal Cruelty On The Rise In Nassau County

Nassau County and the county’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $5,000 reward for information about incidents of dog fighting and abuse.

03/31/2014

Nicholas Coyle (credit: WPRI.com)

Cops: College Lacrosse Player From L.I. Kills Rabbit, Uses As Hockey Puck

Nicholas Coyle, 19, of Merrick, has been charged with killing a cottontail rabbit with a hockey stick and using its carcass as a puck, police said.

11/17/2011

FILE image - Peahen In Traffic (credit: ALDAG/AFP/Getty Images)

Female Peacock, Or Peahen, Back At Bronx Zoo After Escape

Zoo Director Jim Breheny said she was found Wednesday morning in the garage of a local business and safely caught.

05/11/2011

Generic Kitten File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Reward Offered In Killing Of Kittens On Long Island

A Long Island animal protection agency is offering a $2,000 reward for information about the person who threw two kittens out of a vehicle as it sped along a highway.

10/13/2010

(CBS 2 file photo)

ASPCA Investigates Animal Poisonings In The Bronx

The ASPCA posted flyers up and down East 235th Street to alert pet owners.

09/15/2010