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Chicken (credit: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Woman Gets Probation After Bloody Chicken Sacrifice Ritual

Yenitza Colichon of Jamesburg pleaded guilty last month to child neglect and cruelty charges stemming from the May 2007 incident, in which she made her 7-year-old daughter watch an initiation rite in Paterson that included a chicken sacrifice and feeding the girl its heart.

06/25/2011

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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

In Connecticut, an abused dog named Ginger's burn marks clearly can be seen - Photo: Rick George

L.I. Lawmaker Proposes Animal Abuser Registry

Aside from being put on a list for everyone to see, convicted animal abusers would also pay an annual fee of $50 to maintain the registry so taxpayers wouldn’t have to fund it.

08/19/2010