animal cruelty

Griselda Martinez (Palatine Police Department)

Woman Charged After Police Find Van Full Of Caged, Overheated Dogs In Palatine

An officer observed a stack of caged animals Sunday afternoon through the open door of a parked van at Advanced Auto at 1770 N. Rand Road, Palatine police said. The outdoor temperature was 90 degrees.

08/17/2015

An animal found living with a squatter in a coach house in Steger undergoes surgery. (Credit: CBS)

Vets Working To Save Dogs Found In Steger Coach House

One dog has died, and CBS 2 has been told two more are beyond help. The animals were discovered last Friday, but the surgeries and other treatments continue today.

07/28/2015

Paul Wade is charged with dog fighting and animal cruelty. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Maywood Man Charged With Dog Fighting

Paul Wade, of the 1900 block of South 2nd Avenue, was charged with two felony counts of dog fighting, six misdemeanor counts of violating animal owner duties, and six misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.

07/16/2015

Juan Zamora (Credit: Chicago Police)

East Side Man Charged With Abusing 10 Pit Bulls

Bond was set at $75,000 for a 49-year-old man facing more than 20 felony charges after several “abused” pit bulls were found living in “deplorable” conditions at his home on the Far South Side last week.

06/10/2015

The shows the dog walker kicking the dog, Chloe. (Credit: Youtube)

Dog-Walker In Abuse Video Charged With Animal Cruelty

Jonathan Stenholt faces one count of cruelty to animals, the Chicago Police Department said. Stenholt was arrested Thursday after an investigation by the department’s Animal Crimes Team, officials said.

05/28/2015

A family of geese was taken to the Fox Valley Wildlife Center in Elburn, after a group of teens attacked the father with a board near Arlington Heights in late April. (Credit: Fox Valley Wildlife Center/Twitter)

Goose Recovering After Attack Near Arlington Heights

Wildlife specialist Laura Kirk said the goose was protecting his family, when teens hit him in the head with a board last week on Bonhill Drive, south of Lake Cook Road in unincorporated Arlington Heights.

05/08/2015

Julie Brungard-Giordano (Credit: Batavia Police)

Batavia Woman Charged In Deaths Of 3 Dogs Found In Locked Van

Jule A. Brungard-Giordano, 47, was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony, and cruelty to animals, a misdemeanor, according to a statement from Batavia police.

04/03/2015

Dr. Amardeep Sangha (left) and Sharon Cargile (right). (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Sues Dolton Animal Hospital Over Dog’s Death

A woman whose dog died while boarding at the Dolton Animal Hospital last summer is suing the hospital’s veterinarian and an employee who have both been charged with cruelty to animals.

03/20/2015

Amardeep Sangha (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Veterinarian Charged With Felony Animal Cruelty After Four Dogs Found Dead

A veterinarian is facing felony animal cruelty charges after four dogs were found starved to death at a south suburban facility. Dr. Amardeep Sangha, 54, faces three counts of felony aggravated cruelty to animals.

12/16/2014

Chick-Fil-A's only Chicago store on Chicago Avenue in the Near North neighborhood. The store wants to build a second store in Logan Square, but the local alderman plans to block that store, over the company president's anti-gay comments. (Credit: CBS)

Animal Rights Group Claims Abuse By Koch Foods, Chick-Fil-A

Backed by undercover video recorded at chicken processing facilities owned by Chicago-based Koch Foods, an animal rights group was calling out the company and Chick-Fil-A to adopt more humane practices.

11/19/2014

Dr. Amardeep Sangha (left) and Sharon Cargile (right). (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Vet, Manager Of Dolton Animal Hospital Charged With Animal Cruelty

The veterinarian and the manager of a Dolton animal hospital have both been charged after several dead and malnourished dogs were discovered at the facility, reports CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.

09/23/2014

Stacy Fiebelkorn (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Animals Seized From Hampshire Farm To Be Put Up For Adoption

A Kane County judge has decided Stacy Fiebelkorn automatically forfeited her 30 horses, donkeys, and other animals; because she didn’t pay for their upkeep.

04/08/2014

Stacy Fiebelkorn (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Petting Zoo Owner Accused Of Neglect Won’t Have To Give Up Animals

An Elgin woman charged with neglect of animals did not have to forfeit ownership of the horses, donkeys and two goats that had been taken from a Hampshire-area petting zoo earlier this month by Kane County Animal Control staff.

03/21/2014

Stacy Fiebelkorn (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Petting Zoo Owner Fighting To Get Back Confiscated Animals

An Elgin woman is trying to keep Kane County from taking ownership of dozens of her farm animals, after they were seized due to evidence of neglect.

03/20/2014

Hojin Lee (Credit: Niles police)

Man Charged With Abandoning Dog After Eviction From Apartment

A 37-year old homeless man has been charged with animal cruelty for allegedly abandoning his dog in an empty apartment in the northern suburbs.

03/19/2014

William Tinkler faces four counts of animal cruelty after authorities found 60 dead cats and at least one dead dog in the van parked in his driveway in Elgin. (Credit: Elgin Police)

Elgin Man’s 2012 Cat-Hoarding Case Continues

William Tinkler, an unemployed 62-year-old former dance teacher and soldier, was charged in September 2012 with four counts of cruelty to animals, four counts of violating an owner’s duties and one count of improper disposal of dead animals, all misdemeanors.

03/17/2014

Stacy Fiebelkorn (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Fate Of Hampshire Petting Zoo Animals Rests With Court

Stacy Fiebelkorn, 34, of Elgin was charged with cruelty to animals and neglect of an owner’s duties after county officials reportedly found numerous animals starving, thirsty, dirty and/or dead on two farms where she rents space.

03/14/2014

Volunteers carry goats to an animal trailer at a west suburban farm, as part of an effort to take more than 80 animals to new homes, after their owner was charged with animal cruelty. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Neglected Animals Rescued From West Suburban Farm

Animal control officials and volunteers were visiting a west suburban farm on Tuesday to remove dozens of animals that allegedly were being mistreated.

03/11/2014

Stacy Fiebelkorn. (Photo from the Kane County Sheriff's office)

Woman Charged After Dead Animals Found On West Suburban Farms

A northwest suburban woman faces animal cruelty charges after several animals were found dead or mistreated on two Kane County farms, according to police.

03/05/2014

Tracy Cherry, 46, is accused of leaving her pit bull outside in extremely cold weather for as long as 12 hours, starting Jan. 5. The pit bull died of hypothermia. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Sheriff: Woman Left Dog To Die Out In Cold

A 46-year-old woman has been arrested on animal cruelty charges, after allegedly leaving her pit bull outside in extremely cold weather earlier this month.

01/27/2014

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