Animal cruelty

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Nearly 100 Malnourished Animals Seized At Md. Farm

A horrible case of alleged animal cruelty uncovered at a Maryland farm. Officials seize nearly 100 animals they say were malnourished and neglected.

12/18/2014

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Md. Man Convicted In Deaths Of Nine Dogs

A Cumberland man faces the prospect of more than a year in jail for leaving nine dogs to die in an empty house. Three others survived.

12/10/2014

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Md. Man Shoots Neighbor’s Dog

A Maryland man has been charged with shooting his neighbor’s dog.

11/20/2014

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17-Year-Old Glen Burnie Teen Arrested In Armed Carjacking

Anne Arundel police have arrested a 17-year-old who they say carjacked another teen at gunpoint after he was forced to leave a nearby high school.

11/10/2014

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Former Baltimore City Officer Sentenced 1 Year For Puppy’s Choking Death

A former Baltimore City police officer is sentenced to one year behind bars for animal cruelty.

10/08/2014

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Official Failures Cited In Md. Case Of 9 Dead Dogs

The private foundation responsible for Allegany County animal control is acknowledging it failed to respond to calls about abandoned pets in a home were nine dogs died.

09/26/2014

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Officer Who Slit Dog’s Throat Asks Killing Charges To Be Reconsidered

Attorneys for a Baltimore police officer accused of slitting a dog’s throat after it bit a pregnant woman have asked prosecutors to reconsider pursuing the case.

09/18/2014

Jeffrey Bolger

Lawyer: Baltimore Cop Was Just Doing His Job When He Slit Dog’s Throat

Animal cruelty charges so heinous they carry jail time. Now the attorney for a Baltimore City police officer accused of killing a shar pei is asking a judge to drop those charges.

09/12/2014

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Alleged Owner Of 9 Dead Dogs Charged With Animal Cruelty

An Allegany County man faces multiple animal-cruelty charges after nine dead dogs were found inside a vacant home near Cumberland.

08/25/2014

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Second Baltimore City Police Officer Charged With Animal Cruelty In Dog’s Death

Two officers now face felony animal cruelty charges that carry jail time for their role in the killing of a Shar Pei named Nala.

06/27/2014

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Court Documents: Baltimore Cop Held Dog Down While Other Officer Slit Its Throat

The case of Nala, the Shar Pei whose throat was slit, has gotten worldwide attention.

06/20/2014

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Animal Groups Agree To Pay Nearly $16M To Ringling In Decade-Long Cruelty Case

The parent company of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says it has received a nearly $16 million settlement from the Humane Society of the United States and other animal-rights groups that filed a frivolous lawsuit against them.

05/15/2014

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