West Chicago Dog Kennel Owner Garrett Mercado Convicted Of Animal CrueltyThe owner of a West Chicago dog kennel has been convicted of animal cruelty after a fire left more than two dozen dogs dead.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'Dreadhead Cowboy' Was 'Absolutely Wrong' To Ride Horse Onto Dan Ryan; 'He Almost Killed That Horse'“Putting anyone or anything at risk really undermines, I think, the spirit of the point that he was trying to make,” Lightfoot said.
Bond Set At $25,000 For 'Dreadhead Cowboy' After Dan Ryan Horse Ride; Prosecutors Say Horse Will Likely Have To Be EuthanizedBond was set at $25,000 Wednesday for Adam Hollingsworth, better known as the Dreadhead Cowboy, who stands charged with animal cruelty after he rode a horse several miles down the Dan Ryan Expressway this week.
Dog Dies At O'Hare Airport Warehouse, 17 Others Saved After Being Left Without Food Or Water For 3 DaysPolice said it appears the dogs arrived on a flight on Aug. 28, and were left in the warehouse after the CDC would not release them to the people who had bought them, due to an issue with their vaccination documents.
South Elgin Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty After Sheriff's Deputies Find 3 Dead Dogs; Neighbors Had Complained About Abuse For YearsEmily Chesterfield, 27, is charged with aggravated animal cruelty. Authorities found three dead dogs and 11 other starving dogs at her home.
Northwest Indiana Man Wanted For Killing Puppy In Front Of A 3-Year-Old ChildAuthorities in northwest Indiana have issued an arrest warrant for a 43-year-old man wanted for allegedly shooting his puppy in the head in front of witnesses, including a three-year-old child.
Animal Recovery Mission Denies Claims Undercover Operatives Encouraged Fair Oaks Workers To Abuse AnimalsThe animal rights group which filmed evidence of employees abusing calves at Fair Oaks Farms in Indiana is denying claims a worker for the group encouraged the abuse captured on undercover video.
Calvin Butler, Of Bellwood, Charged With Animal Cruelty After 1 Of 2 Pet Dogs Starved To DeathA Bellwood man has been charged with animal cruelty, for allegedly neglecting his two dogs, allowing one to starve to death.
New Video Shows More Evidence Of Animal Cruelty At Fair Oaks Farms; Owner Vows To Install Cameras, Help Prosecute AbusersTwo days after the release of a disturbing video showing workers abusing calves at Fair Oaks Farms, the animal rights group that recorded the footage has provided an extended version of the undercover video.
Fair Oaks Farms Apologizes After Video Surfaces Of Workers Abusing Calves; 4 Employees FiredThe owners of an Indiana dairy farm are apologizing after undercover video released by an animal rights group showed workers kicking, beating, and throwing around newborn calves.
Man Charged With Animal Cruelty After Pulling Dog Alongside Moving CarA man has been charged with animal cruelty, after police said he was caught on video pulling a dog by its leash alongside a moving vehicle in the LaBagh Woods Forest Preserve last week.
Man Charged With Throwing Two Dogs Off Balcony, Killing 17-Year-Old ChihuahuaA Park Ridge man has been charged with felony animal cruelty, accused of throwing two dogs off a balcony on Christmas Eve, killing an elderly Chihuahua.
Evanston Man Charged With Stabbing Dog, Assaulting Three PeopleJames Collins, 63, of Evanston is charged with four felony charges, one of which is for aggravated cruelty to an animal.
Normal Man Tells Judge He Was 'Clueless' Killing Dogs Was A Crime: ReportGary Eustice, 72, pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated cruelty to animals.
Police: Man Stomps On, Kills Ducklings That Entered His YardA Florida man was arrested after allegedly attacking four ducks with a stick and stomping them to death.