Animal Cruelty

Malikah Saban Shabazz, 51, and Bettih Bahiyah Shabazz, 19, were apprehended on Wednesday for animal cruelty charges and theft.

A case from 2011 where a New Jersey woman tossed her neighbor’s dog into oncoming traffic during an argument came to an end this week. Haniyyah Barnes was sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday and ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution to the neighbor, NJ.com reports. The news outlet shared details of the case, […]

CHICAGO Twenty-two-year-old Percy Love was charged with animal cruelty after police claimed that he took a running start and kicked a kitten 15 to 18 feet in the air and then raised his hands in the air, mimicking the sign referees make when a field goal is good in football. The cat survived the kicking […]

NEW YORK — Lordtyshon Garrett was sentenced to six months in jail for beating his mother-in-law’s cat Madea to death with an umbrella. Garrett was convicted of animal cruelty and was also given five years probation. Police Say Man Asked Cop For Angel Dust, Then Bit Police Dog Man Gets 4 Months In Jail For […]

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors on Long Island have charged a man with breaking into his tenants’ apartment and sexually abusing their 2-year-old dog. Mitchell Marsicano of Long Beach was arraigned Friday on burglary and sexual misconduct charges. Bail was set at $10,000 cash. His attorney declined to comment. Nassau County prosecutors say Marsicano […]

WEST HAVEN, CT – It’s often said if a dog bites a man it’s not news, but if a man bites a dog, you’ve got a story. Well, here is that story. West Haven, Conn., Officer Scott Bloom was on patrol with his K-9, Onyx, near the Rite Aid on Elm Street early Thursday morning, […]

KENSAL, N.D. – A Kensal man faces charges for allegedly castrating a woman’s dog. Television station WDAY reported 55-year-old Kevin Gienger was arrested on suspicion of stolen property and mistreating animals in last weekend’s incident. He’s since been released from jail. The Stutsman County sheriff’s office said the purebred poodle was found at Gienger’s home, […]

The red-hooded puppy pitcher has been busted.

From LoHud.com YONKERS — A prejudiced pooch that reportedly disliked minorities was slashed last night by a black man who had grown tired of the dog’s incessant barking at him, police said.