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Foster Farms plant in Caruthers , near Fresno. Authorities said at least one person killed more than 900 chickens with a golf club on September 20, 2014. (CBS)

‘Psychopath’ Kills 920 Chicken With Golf Club At Foster Farms Plant In Fresno

Authorities in the Central Valley are searching for at least one intruder who clubbed more than 900 chickens to death at a Foster Farms plant near Fresno.

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Alan Velete is accused of abusing and killing a 4-month-old puppy in front of his young daughter. (Redwood City Police Department)

Redwood City Man Sentenced For Torture, Killing Of Puppy In Front Of Daughter

A Redwood City man who pleaded no contest to killing his puppy Lucky after torturing it for weeks in front of his 4-year-old daughter was sentenced to two years in county jail Friday morning, prosecutors said.

09/26/2014

A screenshot of video allegedly showing Centerplate CEO Desmond Hague kicking a dog. (Source: UT San Diego)

Centerplate CEO Caught Kicking Puppy In Elevator Will Resign

The CEO of a food and beverage concession company who was caught kicking and choking a small dog on a surveillance camera will announce his resignation on Tuesday, according to a news release.

09/02/2014

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Boys Accused Of Burglarizing San Jose Homes, Including One Where Dog Was Beaten To Death

Two boys were arrested Tuesday in connection with the burglaries of several homes in South San Jose near Almaden Expressway, including one where a resident found their dog had been killed.

08/27/2014

This chihuahua was found shot in Menlo Park. (Source: Peninsula Humane Society)

Chihuahua Found Shot On Menlo Park Street

The shooting of a Chihuahua in East Menlo Park earlier this month is being investigated by the Peninsula Humane Society, who has offered a $1,000 reward for information about it, Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA officials said Monday.

08/11/2014

Snapping Turtle

New ‘Ninja Turtles’ Movie Puts Bay Area Animal Shelters On Alert

Bay Area animal shelters are bracing for what they fear may be an ill-advised rush to acquire pet turtles and tortoises after the box office success of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie.

08/10/2014

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

Bethel Island Cockfighting Bust Ends In Animal Cruelty Arrests

One man was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty and two others were arrested for being spectators at a cockfight in Bethel Island last weekend, a sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday.

07/17/2014

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Oakland Attorney Found Guilty Of Animal Cruelty For Mistreating More Than 100 Cats

An Oakland attorney was convicted Thursday of felony animal cruelty for failing to properly care for the more than 100 cats who lived in her home in West Oakland, many of whom died or had to be euthanized.

06/19/2014

In this handout photo provided by SeaWorld San Diego, mom and baby killer whale swim together at SeaWorld San Diego's Shamu Stadium February 14, 2013 in San Diego. (Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld San Diego via Getty Images)

California Bill To End Killer Whale Shows At SeaWorld Put On Hold

A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out keeping them in captivity has been put on hold, meaning it’s dead for the year.

04/08/2014

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Fairfield Man Charged With Drowning Dog Found Not Guilty Of Animal Cruelty

A Solano County jury on Thursday acquitted a Fairfield man who had been charged with felony animal cruelty for drowning his dog last August.

02/07/2014

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