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Animal abuse

Queenie, a 1-2-year-old pit bull, was rescued from a  basement after being starved to near death. (credit: BARCS)

Unsolved Dog Abuse Cases: Thrown From Car, Starved To Near Death, Fatally Stabbed

In just the past week, three horrific cases of animal abuse were reported in Baltimore. The cases come as the city’s own anti-animal abuse advisory commission released a damning report.

05/21/2013

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Report Finds Little Progress On Animal Abuse

A yet-to-be-released report finds that Baltimore has made little progress in curbing animal abuse since a special commission was formed in 2009.

05/18/2013

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Animal Rights Groups Angry After Sick Horses Found On Frederick Co. Farm

A Pennsylvania man faces animal cruelty charges for the death of one of his horses in Frederick County.

02/11/2013

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Prosecution Struggles In Second Trial For Twins Accused Of Setting Pit Bull On Fire

In the case against twin brothers accused of setting a dog on fire, the lead detective tries to convince a jury he arrested the right suspects.

04/09/2012

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Witness Refuses To Testify In Trial For Twins Accused Of Setting Pit Bull On Fire

Testimony continues in the second trial of the twin brothers accused of setting a pit bull on fire.

04/05/2012

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Dog Burning Case Spurred Greater Awareness

Animal abuse has long been a fact of life in many parts of Baltimore, but the sadistic torching of a young pit bull in 2009 shook the city into action.

04/01/2012

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Retrial Underway In Baltimore Animal Cruelty Case

Jury selection could begin as soon as Monday in the retrial of twin brothers accused of setting a pit bull on fire.

03/24/2012

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Actress Calls Attention To Animal Abuse Ahead Of Ringling Bros. Circus In Baltimore

A Hollywood heavyweight from Baltimore tackles an issue that’s close to her heart.

03/07/2012

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Cumberland Man In Dog Duct-Taping Case Gets Shelter Work

A Cumberland man convicted of abusing a dog by wrapping duct tape around its muzzle has been sentenced to work in an animal shelter.

01/30/2012

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Baltimore Co. Man Sentenced In Animal Abuse Case

A Baltimore County man is sentenced to prison time for his role in a dogfighting operation. The animals found in his care were dirty, malnourished and mutilated. Amazingly, some of them survived.

01/23/2012

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Md. Lawmaker Wants To Create Animal Abuse Registry

One Maryland lawmaker says enough is enough when it comes to animal abuse. Now he’s proposing a bill that would create an animal abuse registry in the state.

01/18/2012

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4 Animals In Hoarding Case Struggle To Survive

Dead animals were found inside a Columbia townhouse, some of them stuffed inside a freezer. The animals pulled out by rescuers are struggling to survive.

01/18/2012

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