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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

Maro the dog, available for adoption from Animal Care & Control Manhattan Shelter, 326 East 110th Street.  (Photo Credit: AC&C)

Animal Care & Control of NYC Hosts `Pit Bowl’ Party To Promote Pit Bull Adoption

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) Animal Care & Control of NYC is trying to change the image of the pit bull, and they’re inviting New Yorkers to a ‘Pit Bowl’ bowling party to learn more. It takes […]

1010 WINS–07/26/2014

Harry Tommy Patrick (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Long Island Man Charged With Animal Cruelty

According to Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk County SPCA, Harry Tommy Patrick, of Central Islip, was arrested and charged with eight counts of animal cruelty.

05/07/2014

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Police: Dog-Fighting Ring Uncovered At Paterson Home; 21 Dogs Rescued

Police say they discovered a dog-fighting ring at a Paterson, N.J. while they carried out a drug raid at the residence.

04/19/2014

Hector Hernandez (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Long Island Man Arrested On Dogfighting Charges

Hector Hernandez, 26 was arrested Thursday after investigators found eight pit bulls in cages at his West Hempstead home, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Friday.

01/17/2014

Nina and Papa (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: L.I. Woman Cited After Pit Bulls Found Emaciated, Chained To Tree

On Dec. 8, Officer James Johnson responded to a 911 call about two neglected pit bulls at a home on Lincoln Avenue in Deer Park, Suffolk County police said.

12/11/2013

Some of the pit bulls that authorities say were rescued from a dog fighting operation in Brooklyn. (credit: AC&C)

AC&C: Pit Bulls Rescued From Brooklyn Dog Fighting Operation Ready For Adoption

The dogs were removed from a home back in May, where authorities found kennels, treadmills, syringes and a stick used to break a dog’s grip on another animal or object, according to Animal Care & Control of NYC.

07/23/2013

Uniondale Pit Bulls

Neighbors On Edge After Pit Bulls Chase Kids In Uniondale

Neighbors in Uniondale, Long Island, were on edge Saturday after two pit bulls got loose and chased a group of children.

02/16/2013

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Police: 3 Pit Bulls Attack Man Walking With Daughter On Long Island

The 44-year-old man and his daughter were walking on Maplewood Drive in New Cassel when the dogs came running at them from an open gate on Monday afternoon, police said.

12/04/2012

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Despite Recent Dog Attack, Village Of Mamaroneck Not Banning Pit Bulls

After a pit bull named Diesel killed a neighbor’s small dog and nipped off a fingertip of that dog’s owner, there were whispers that the village was going outlaw pit bulls.

10/12/2012

Pit Bull rescued from Shirley home (credit: Brookhaven Animal Shelter)

Shelter Seeks Donations For Pit Bulls Rescued From Shirley Home

The 23 pit bulls were malnourished, covered in bite marks and living in their own waste when they were rescued earlier this month, officials said.

09/17/2012

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Officials: Shirley Man Arrested After More Than 20 Dogs Found Living In Horrible Conditions

The animals were living in their own excrement with no food or water and some appeared to be “severely emaciated,” said Roy Gross, Chief of the Suffolk County SPCA.

09/10/2012

70 Himrod Street, where the shooting occurred. (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Bystander, Pit Bull Shot During Police Chase Of Alleged Drug Suspect In Bushwick

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in Bushwick. Police said plainclothes officers witnessed a drug deal and started following a suspect.

08/07/2012

Members of the NYPD Vice Enforcement Division Major Case Unit hold some of the dogs as they address the media. (credit: NYPD)

Bronx Man Accused Of Using 47 Pit Bulls In Basement Dog Fighting Ring

Raul Sanchez was arrested for animal cruelty Thursday after authorities make the shocking find inside the Sherman Avenue apartment building.

06/21/2012

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