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The taxpayer faces a compensation bill running into the tens of millions of pounds from miscarriages of justice linked to a secret undercover police unit.
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Killer whales, or orcas, were first put on public display in the 1960s. The best known killer whale shows in the United States are at SeaWorld Parks, which are synonymous with their "Shamu" killer whale shows, seen here.
Chad M. Sills, 39, of Elmira, was assigned a public defender Friday in Elmira City Court and will reappear before Judge Steven Forrest at 9:30 a.m. May 16. Sills is charged with one count each of animal cruelty, failure to provide appropriate shelter, failure to license a dog and failure to provide rabies vaccination.
The Animal Welfare Federation of NJ will be holding its conference next weekend at the .... AWFNJ was incorporated in 1995 to act as a unifying voice for the animal protection community by advocating on animal welfare legislation, encouraging the enforcement of animal cruelty laws, conducting programs to elevate the quality of care for animals, and ... (more)
A killer whale raises its head out of the water in 2010 during the first show since an orca killed a trainer at the SeaWorld theme park in Orlando, Fla.
A California state legislator is proposing to ban the captivity of killer whales for entertainment at SeaWorld in the wake of CNN's controversial documentary "Blackfish."
"He's so sweet and he trusts everybody even though he was being abused and hurt," said 10-year-old Karli Ramey.
Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said new legislation on animal welfare, which comes into effect today, outlines in clear legal terms the responsibility people have when they own an animal.
There were angry scenes in Belfast Crown Court yesterday when four east Belfast men who admitted animal cruelty charges were remanded in custody.
A judge has signed over ownership of more than 300 animals seized last month during a raid at an East Manatee animal sanctuary to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, clearing the way for them to be adopted, authorities said.
The trailer was occupied by woman and the cats. There were hazardous and unsafe conditions, an active sewage leak and a sole source of electricity provided through an extension cord leading to a main residence, according to the SPCA.
By Mary Ann Barton Silver Spring, Maryland - A Baltimore City police officer was arrested Wednesday and charged with beating his girlfriend's puppy to death.
A Palestine man was arrested Thursday morning on animal cruelty charges. Terry Glenn Tawater, 46, was taken into custody around 11 a.m. The Anderson County Sheriff's Office had been searching for Tawater for an unknown period of time before stopping his vehicle during a traffic stop.
WOOLWICH TWP . - High school students are helping bring a happy ending for the 20 dogs that were rescued in February from a squalid home in Penns Grove .
Just when you thought Hump Day couldn't get any better, we bring you puppy sneakers! Vans teamed up with the ASPCA in a show of support against animal abuse and cruelty.
A Free Syrian Army fighter gives food to a dog in Aleppo's Sheikh Najjar Industrial City, March 5, 2014.