The owner of a northwest suburban animal shelter was sentenced Tuesday to 2-1/2 years of periodic imprisonment for starving more than a dozen dogs to death.
A jury has convicted a former Lake County shelter operator on charges of animal torture.
The trial continues Thursday for a Lake County woman accused of torturing dogs in her Deer Park animal shelter.
The now-shuttered Muddy Paws Dog Rescue in far northwest suburban Deer Park was the focus in a Lake County courtroom, where prosecutors said they have found more dead dogs.
The owner of a north suburban animal rescue facility, charged with cruelty and torture after 18 dogs were found dead, is facing more charges.