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  • Kentucky man charged with harboring a vicious animal after fatal pit bull attack [Update]

    12/26/2017 10:34:53 AM PST · by familyop · 87 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 26, 2017 | Fox News
    A Kentucky man has been accused of harboring a vicious animal after a Christmas Eve pit bull attack in which a woman was killed and her husband injured...the two pit bulls...belonged to their neighbor, Johnny Dale Lankford, 42... Lankford was told of the charge at the Bell County jail, where he is being held on separate charges of assault, domestic violence, unlawful imprisonment and an outstanding connection with an arrest Friday.
  • Vicious Christmas Eve pit bull attack leaves Kentucky woman dead, husband injured

    12/24/2017 4:18:54 PM PST · by familyop · 194 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 24, 2017 | Fox News
    A woman was killed and her husband seriously injured after a vicious mauling by two pit bulls on Christmas Eve in a Kentucky coal town. Investigators said the husband managed to shoot the dogs afterwards, killing one of them...a caller had reported his brother and sister-in-law were attacked by two of their neighbor’s dogs, WLEX-TV reported.
  • Deputies watched dogs 'eating rib cage' of Virginia woman, 22, during mauling, sheriff says

    12/19/2017 10:56:48 AM PST · by familyop · 114 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 19, 2017 | Katherine Lam
    It’s still unclear what led to the deadly mauling, but a man who used to work with the Stephens said the pet owner loved the canines and was very experienced working with animals, according to WTVR. Other people also said the dogs were social, passive and had a “significant bond” with Stephens...Agnew confirmed the medical examiner said Stephens was on her “menstrual period,” but added: “But I don’t think there’s any way we can definitively say what caused the attack.”
  • Virginia woman killed in 'grisly mauling' by her dogs, cops say

    12/16/2017 11:06:15 AM PST · by familyop · 187 replies
    Fox News ^ | 16DEC17 | Fox News
    "It appears she was taken to the ground, lost consciousness, and the dogs then mauled her to death,...The area where they found the victim’s body was covered in blood, Agnew said, adding that it took at least eight hours for investigators to collect over 60 pieces of evidence. "It was an absolutely grisly mauling," Sheriff Agnew said. "In my 40 years of law enforcement I've never seen anything quite like it.
  • Police: Woman held captive in pit, neighbor arrested

    04/26/2017 6:58:21 PM PDT · by Morgana · 45 replies
    Fox 19 ^ | April 26, 2017 | Jordan Vilines, Jennifer Baker
    BLANCHESTER, OH (FOX19) - A crying woman was found captive in a pit dug in her neighbor's backyard shed early Wednesday, police say. Dennis Dunn, 45, was arrested and charged with her kidnapping. Officers first responded to the Blanchester neighborhood at 1:30 a.m. after a woman reported her daughter, Jennifer Elliott, missing from a Central Avenue home, according to Blanchester Police Chief Scott Reinbolt. A neighbor called to report hearing cries from a backyard shed around 4 a.m. The first officer who arrived also heard the cries, which led him to the shed. *****VIDEO ON LINK*****
  • Pit bull owner arrested after dog attacks child in Commerce City [Colorado]

    07/15/2014 11:04:58 AM PDT · by catnipman · 14 replies
    Longmont Times-Call ^ | 7/14/14 |
    The owner of a pit bull has been arrested after her dog attacked a toddler in Commerce City. ...

    03/14/2014 12:46:26 PM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 45 replies
    Vanity ^ | March 14, 2014 | Dick Bachert
    Briefly, here's the story from the owner's neighbor. A Walton County Sheriff's deputy shot my friends dog last night while the dog was in his own yard. The officer said he shot him because "he had that look". This was one of the sweetest dogs ever...a big clumsy pup that would lick your face off. Yes he was a blue nose pit bull but he was a PUPPY who loves to play and chew stuff up! The dog actually belonged to Taylor, a 5 year old little COMPLETELY broken hearted, not to mention confused because a policeman, someone she...
  • Bleeding puppy filmed being dragged down the street by its owner..

    01/16/2014 10:36:45 AM PST · by C19fan · 5 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 16, 2014 | Staff
    A 28-year-old man from Los Angeles is facing two charges of animal cruelty over a video that allegedly showed him dragging a puppy down a street. Dossey James is being held on $145,000 bail after a concerned passerby, who filmed the incident, contacted police. The heartbreaking footage shows a tiny bull terrier type puppy being dragged along on its stomach by its leash.
  • Pitbull attacks Racine County toddler

    06/06/2013 3:42:33 PM PDT · by Alaska Wolf · 43 replies
    tmj4 ^ | June 6, 2013 | Jay Sorgi, Cody Holyoke
    CALEDONIA - The Caledonia Police Department says that a 15-month-old child has been hospitalized with severe facial tears, puncture wounds and missing teeth after being attacked by a pit bull. The attack happened Wednesday night at about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday at a home on the 3400 block of Ivy Lane. According to police, the child was sitting on the floor when the pit bull, known as Mary Jane, attacked. The dog reportedly bit the child so she could get a cookie from the child's mouth. A humane society in Racine has seized the dog. Her owner says she wants the...
  • Neighbor who shot dead pit bulls mauling 11-year old boy could face charges

    01/24/2013 3:46:46 PM PST · by Teotwawki · 36 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | January 24, 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A man who fatally shot a pit bulls as it viciously attacked an 11-year-old boy with two other dogs could face charges for violating Washington D.C.'s gun laws. The young boy, who has not been identified, was riding a new bike on his home street in the Brightwood neighbourhood on Sunday when he collided with a pack of unattended pit bulls. The dogs immediately began attacking him, sinking their teeth into his arms, legs, stomach and chest, and leaving him in need of surgery. A neighbour, who has also not been identified, witnessed the attack, ran into his home and...
  • Stoney the horse back in action after incident with Charlie the dog

    12/17/2012 3:51:58 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 15 replies
    San Francisco Examiner ^ | December 16, 2012 | Andrea Koskey
    Charlie the death row dog is the talk of the town, but the American Staffordshire terrier’s victim is mending his wounds and has finally returned to work after more than two months off. Stoney, the horse who was bitten by Charlie in August, is a retired thoroughbred. He joined the U.S. National Park Service mounted patrol four years ago in Washington, D.C., before transferring to San Francisco in May with his rider, Officer Eric Evans. Evans, who trained Stoney, has been a horse trainer for the Park Service for years. He’s been with the U.S. Park Police for 23 years...
  • Pick-Up Carrying Camel Falls Into Pit Trying to Avoid Crazy Stunt Driver

    11/20/2012 12:20:27 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Monday, November 19, 2012
    Pushed out by large crowd watching the stunt performance Saudi ArabiaAn old Saudi man driving a pick-up laden with a camel plunged into a pit as he tried to avert being hit by a car involved in stunt performance in Saudi Arabia. A 200-second YouTube film showed the pickup fell into the pit and remained stuck there for several minutes for it was pushed out by a large crowd gathering to watch the stunt performance in a sandy area in the northwestern town of Hail. It was clear from the film, carried in Jazan News and other Saudi newspapers, that...
  • Infant dies after attack from 'pit bull'

    05/18/2012 9:23:17 AM PDT · by rawhide · 39 replies
    A 3-day-old baby attacked by the family “pit bull” as she sat in an infant swing Thursday was pronounced dead less than five hours later at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, according to a Lucas County coroner’s investigator. Makayla Darnell was in her swing in the living room and her parents were in the kitchen of their home in northern Allen County at about 6:30 p.m. when the 4 or 5-year-old dog that the family has owned for years apparently attacked the baby, said Steve Kahle, coroner’s investigator. The parents said they never heard a sound from either the dog...
  • Newborn killed by dog in Cypress (pit bull again)

    09/05/2011 9:38:04 AM PDT · by rawhide · 48 replies
    eyewitness news 13 ^ | 9-5-11 | eyewitness news 13
    CYPRESS, TX (KTRK) -- Charges could soon be filed against a dog owner whose pet mauled an infant to death in northwest Harris County over the weekend. Deputies were called to a home in the 16500 block of Cypress Bridge near Barker Cypress and Huffmeister around 9pm Saturday. Two-week-old Brayden McCollen had been in a swing in a room, alone with the 100 pound dog. An adult was home at the time with three other children. That person heard the loud noises and ran into the room, but investigators say Brayden had already been badly injured. The newborn was airlifted...
  • Letter of the day (June 21): Backyard firepits (barf)

    06/21/2011 7:39:09 AM PDT · by READINABLUESTATE · 38 replies
    StarTribune ^ | June 21 | JULIE MELLUM
    Three cheers for the commentary on backyard firepits ("One person's backyard burn is others' bane," June 20). This informative piece highlighted the hazards of backyard recreational burning, which stresses the environment and jeopardizes our health. By allowing outdoor recreational burning,
  • Cleaning the cobra pit

    04/10/2011 6:46:16 PM PDT · by Sprite518 · 23 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/28/2011
    This guy was just cleaning out the cobra pit. He yanked them out of their napping spots and tossed them aside so he could sweep up their poop, dried skin and eggs!
  • Pit bulls attack 6-month-old boy

    04/07/2010 8:13:56 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 233 replies · 3,196+ views
    Pit bulls attack 6-month-old boy 03:44 PM PDT on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 By SARAH BURGE Police are investigating a dog attack Saturday at a Murrieta apartment in which a 6-month-old boy was bitten in the groin, authorities said. Animal control officials said the child lost his testicles in the attack. Sgt. Bob Landwehr said today that police were called to a report of a dog bite shortly before 10 a.m. Saturday at an apartment complex at 26301 Arboretum Way. The mother and her friend had left the baby strapped into a portable carrier and unattended in a room with...
  • 3 pit-bull attacks cause death, mayhem

    02/22/2010 12:51:33 AM PST · by Chet 99 · 42 replies · 9,498+ views
    3 pit-bull attacks cause death, mayhem By KITTY CAPARELLA & STEPHANIE FARR Philadelphia Daily News 215-854-5880 THE BLOODY paw prints were still in the snow, and a bunch of white gauze lay nearby. The pinkish snow was packed down where two pit bulls had attacked a 10-year-old boy - severely injuring his right arm and puncturing his neck, left arm and back with their teeth shortly after 11 a.m. yesterday. The child had been walking with two boys who had both dogs on leashes. The dogs - one brown and the other white with brown spots - began fighting...
  • 3-year-old fatally mauled by dog [Pit bull]

    02/21/2010 4:57:31 PM PST · by familyop · 67 replies · 1,464+ views, Ocala, Florida ^ | 20FEB10, 21FEB10 | Suevon Lee
    A 3-year-old girl was killed late Saturday afternoon after it was attacked by a pit bull that was chained to a tree outside her home, sheriff’s officials said. The child was unresponsive when emergency personnel arrived on scene at 5:15 p.m., officials said. The attack occurred at 6540 NE 25th Avenue in Oak, just outside Ocala city limits, at a property marked “Haaker’s Dream Bulldog Ranch.” According to Jenifer Fisher, public information officer for the Sheriff’s Office, the child’s mother was cleaning the dog pen and the 3-year-old was playing in the yard outside the pen area. The mother went...
  • Yemen's Maelstrom

    12/29/2009 5:10:21 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies · 368+ views ^ | December 29, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    War On Terror: The recent attack on a U.S. jet in Detroit brings Yemen to the fore as the nexus of virtually every terror attack that's come from a resurgent al-Qaida. This is one hellhole in need of attention. As wearisome as the thought of a new front in the war on terror may be, the attempted destruction of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 on Christmas Day signals loudly that terrorists are not only still out there, but in resurgence. Since 2001, according to Heritage Foundation's James Jay Carafano, there've been 28 failed attacks on U.S. targets. This year there have...