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Animal cruelty

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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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PETA Protests Ringling Bros. Circus At 1st Mariner Arena

A circus controversy is brewing downtown. Protesters crowded the streets on Ringling Bros.’ opening night, accusing the circus of cruelty to elephants. It’s the same issue that sparked a feud between Baltimore’s mayor and an A-list actress.

03/21/2012

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Woman Indicted On Animal Cruelty Charges

A Columbia woman has been indicted on 69 counts of animal cruelty charges after 40 dead animals were found in a townhouse in January.

03/16/2012

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Pasadena Man Accepts Plea Deal In Kitten Death In W.Va.

A Maryland man charged in West Virginia with killing a caged kitten has accepted a plea deal.

02/13/2012

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40 Animals Found Dead In Columbia Home, 4 Survivors Up For Adoption

It was a horrific case of animal abuse. More than 40 animals were found dead in one home.

02/02/2012

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Man Sentenced 90 Days For Animal Mutilation

A convicted cat killer is heading to jail for animal mutilation.

02/02/2012

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Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Child Pornography

A Berlin man convicted of animal cruelty has pleaded guilty to five counts of possessing child pornography.

11/24/2011

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Dog Cruelty Case Goes to Trial A Second Time

Twin brothers are being retried for allegedly leaving a pit bull to die in the streets of Baltimore. It’s a case being closely watched by animal abuse advocates around the world.

11/18/2011

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Lewistown Woman Defends Herself In Animal Cruelty Case

A Maryland woman who had nearly 90 cats removed from her home is defending herself against charges of animal cruelty.

11/12/2011

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Md. Man Guilty In Duct-Taped Dog Case

A Cumberland man faces up to six months in jail after being convicted of animal cruelty for releasing a dog with duct tape wrapped around its jaws.

11/10/2011

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Dozens Of Cats Taken From Lewistown Home

Frederick County officials say a woman who was charged with animal cruelty after nearly 90 cats were taken from her Lewistown home wants the animals back.

11/03/2011

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