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Patrick in 2013 (Credit: The Patrick Miracle/Facebook)

Newark Woman Gets Probation In Case Of Starved Dog Found In Trash Chute

Judge Joseph Cassini said he received hundreds of letters urging him to throw the book at Curtis, but he opted for probation and called for perspective.

08/29/2013

Patrick in 2013 (Credit: The Patrick Miracle/Facebook)

Kisha Curtis Of Newark Pleads Guilty In Case Of Starved Dog Found In Trash Chute

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said 29-year-old Kisha Curtis pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon in Newark to a count of 4th-degree animal cruelty.

07/30/2013

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Police: Baby Survives Toss Down NYC Trash Chute

A teenage mother was charged Sunday for allegedly tossing her newborn baby into a garbage chute of a building in the Walt Whitman Houses in Brooklyn.

05/22/2011

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Animal Rights Activists Rally As Newark Woman Accused Of Starving, Dumping Patrick The Pit Bull, Appears In Court

Kisha Curtis, the New Jersey woman accused of starving a 1-year-old pit bull that was found at the bottom of a trash chute, was back in court Friday.

05/06/2011

A 1-year-old pit bull nicknamed Patrick sits Tuesday, April 5, 2011, near piles of gifts donated to him as he recovers at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in Tinton Falls, N.J., after being found starved and dumped in a trash chute. (credit: Mel Evans/AP)

Pit Bull Abandoned In Newark Trash Gains Worldwide Following

Animal welfare officials in New Jersey are warning people touched by the story of a starved pit bull who was found discarded in a trash chute to beware of donation scams.

04/08/2011