Rescued Puppy Was Used As Bait For Fighter Dogs: Animal AdvocateFour-month-old puppy Mr. Riley is recovering after he was found mutilated in a plastic bag in Englewood.
Cat Scalded In Online Video Is Recovering At Chicago Animal ShelterA Chicago man was charged with animal torture for allegedly pouring boiling water on the feline. Things are looking up for the cat, CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Petting Zoo Operator Gets 90 Days In Jail For Animal AbuseStacy Fiebelkorn subjected her rabbits, alpacas, llamas, goats, chickens, turkeys, ducks, mini-horses, horses and mini-donkeys to cruel treatment by starving and abusing them at Kane County farms, prosecutors said.
Animal Abuse Allegations Prompt Nestle To Cut Ties With Wis. Dairy FarmNestle has informed a Wisconsin supplier of cheese for its DiGorno and Jack's frozen pizzas it will no longer accept it's cheese after an animal rights group documented the abuse of cows.
PETA Urges Tough Prosecution Of Alleged Teen Kitten Killer An animal rights group is urging prosecutors in East Chicago to punish an Indiana teenager who allegedly killed three kittens with a bow and arrow, reports WBBM's Lisa Fielding.
Kraft Foods Supplier Target Of Animal Abuse ChargesAn animal rights group says it documented a "culture of cruelty and neglect" at a dairy that is a major supplier to Northfield-based Kraft Foods.
Man Gets 3 Years For Running South Suburban Dogfighting RingPolice called it one of the worst animal abuse cases in Illinois and on Wednesday, after four years, a 33-year-old man was sentenced to 3 years in prison on dozens of charges of animal abuse.
Group Ranks Illinois No. 1 For Laws Against Animal CrueltyFor the fourth year straight, a California-based advocacy group says Illinois is “the very best of the best” state in the country for the strength of its laws against animal cruelty.