Animal abuse

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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

animal abuse

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

animal hoarding

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

howard county animal cruelty

Police Find 40 Dead Animals In Columbia Home

Howard County Animal Control is investigating a case where 40 dead pets were found in a Columbia home Monday. No charges have been filed as police continue to search for the owner.

01/17/2012

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