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3 Malnourished Dogs Rescued From Western Md. Home

Three malnourished dogs, including a pit bull, have been rescued from a home in Washington County.

06/08/2013

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Baltimore Police To Change The Way It Handles Animal Cruelty Cases

Baltimore police announce major changes to the way it handles animal cruelty just as the city is hit with four horrific cases in one week.

05/23/2013

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Baltimore Police To Overhaul Handling Of Animal Abuse Cases

Four horrifying cases of animal abuse in Baltimore in just one week. Now WJZ has learned the police department is set to announce a major overhaul in the way those cases are handled.

05/22/2013

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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