For 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.
An East Pilsen neighborhood man faces animal cruelty charges, after police say he threw boiling water on his dog because the animal urinated on the floor.
There is a heart-wrenching story Monday morning about a West Side family on-the-move, a pet dog abandoned in the cold, and some cruel kids.
They went in wearing masks and came out carrying dozens of dogs and cats. Now, an Elmwood Park man and his mother are under arrest for keeping dozens of animals in a home so filthy it was deemed uninhabitable.
The trial continues Thursday for a Lake County woman accused of torturing dogs in her Deer Park animal shelter.
A Plainfield man faces felony charges, after allegedly abusing his father’s cat and causing the animal to lose an eye.
Two pitbulls died in a hot car Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of a store in southwest suburban Joliet.
Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announces the filing of animal cruelty charges against a Bolingbrook man on Wednesday.
Stewart Gibbs of the West Loop apparently thought he was smart enough to perform surgery on his dog without training – and while apparently drunk – but he ended up getting arrested on an animal cruelty charge.
A woman has been convicted of animal cruelty and neglect after she mistreated and starved horses at a boarding facility.
The owner of a suburban animal shelter has been charged with practicing veterinary medicine without a license, providing rabies inoculations without a license and forging rabies certificates.
Lake County Indiana Sheriff’s Department personnel raided a rural Lowell home Friday afternoon, where they found 19 dogs living in feces more than a foot deep while their owner lived inside her car.
A Tinley Park woman has been charged with multiple counts of animal neglect and cruelty after police rescued dozens of animals from the animal sanctuary she runs.
A Chicago woman who was charged with 32 counts of animal cruelty last year was arrested again on Saturday.
A suburban man is due back in court next month in an animal cruelty case.
As many as a dozen dogs have been found dead inside an northwest suburban animal shelter.
Someone tossed a dog out of the driver’s side window of a vehicle busy North Avenue in Elmhurst.
AURORA, Ill. (STMW) – Jamie Cotner thought he was sending his pet of six years to a good home. The west suburban Aurora man gave Eve away after he realized the sweet-natured pit bull-greyhound mix […]
An Aurora man allegedly beat his Labrador Retriever-German Shepherd mix so badly he broke several of the animal’s teeth.
A 350-pound man could face felony charges for allegedly beating his dog so hard that she lost several teeth.