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Animal Abuse

Race Horse. (CBS)

Windsor Man Gets Probation For Starving Retired Racehorse To Death

A Windsor man was sentenced Friday to three years’ informal probation and 200 hours of community service in Sonoma County Superior Court in connection with the death of a retired thoroughbred racehorse on his property in 2010.

05/10/2013

(CBS)

California Bill Limiting Undercover Investigations Of Farm Animal Abuse Pulled

A California bill that would have limited undercover farm animal abuse investigations has been pulled by its author amid stiff and growing opposition.

04/17/2013

Roosters duel during a cockfighting match. (Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Cockfighting Operation Discovered In Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa police have discovered what they believe is an illegal cockfighting operation involving about 150 roosters.

03/06/2013

24-year-old Eric Cuellar (left) and 24-year-old Justin Teixeira are accused of killing an exotic bird at a Las Vegas casino on October 12, 2012. The pair said they are students at the UC Berkeley Law School. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police)

Berkeley Law Student Pleads Not Guilty In Vegas Bird Beheading

A University of California, Berkeley, law student is fighting felony and misdemeanor charges in what prosecutors allege was the torture death and beheading of an exotic bird at a Las Vegas Strip resort.

02/11/2013

Tenderloin Dog Mugger Suspec

SF Police Name Man Suspected Of Throwing Dog Into Oncoming Traffic

San Francisco police have identified a man who allegedly killed a woman’s dog during a robbery in the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood last month as 35-year-old Laurice Barrett.

01/16/2013

24-year-old Eric Cuellar (left) and 24-year-old Justin Teixeira are accused of killing an exotic bird at a Las Vegas casino on October 12, 2012. The pair said they are students at the UC Berkeley Law School. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police)

UC Berkeley Students Charged For Beheading Bird In Las Vegas Resort

Prosecutors have filed charges against two University of California, Berkeley law school students accused in the death and decapitation of an exotic bird at a Las Vegas resort attraction.

12/27/2012

24-year-old Eric Cuellar (left) and 24-year-old Justin Teixeira are accused of killing an exotic bird at a Las Vegas casino on October 12, 2012. The pair said they are students at the UC Berkeley Law School. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police)

2 Berkeley Law Students Accused Of Beheading Bird In Vegas Casino

Two men who say they’re UC Berkeley law school students have been arrested after police say they killed and decapitated an exotic bird that was part of a Las Vegas resort attraction.

10/12/2012

A pit bull terrier. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Pit Bull Found Tied To Side Of Watsonville Highway

A pit bull was rescued from the side of a highway near Watsonville Tuesday, according to the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter.

09/05/2012

Janice Aguilar of Oakhurst is accused of brutally beating a puppy on August 29, 2012. (Madera County Sheriff's Office)

Cops Say Central Valley Woman Jailed For ‘Shocking’ Puppy Beating

A Central California woman is behind bars after authorities say she beat a puppy so badly that even veteran law enforcement officials were shocked.

08/29/2012

(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Fremont Dog Euthanized After Being Found Neglected, Abused

A dog in Fremont had to be euthanized after police found it neglected and abused on Saturday night, a police spokeswoman said.

08/29/2012

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