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'Pit Bulls and Parolees' Moves To Louisiana

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 12.30.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A pit bull is trapped at the bottom of a pumping station near a New Orleans levee. Rescuers joined by a Louisiana prison inmate o...

Rescued Pit Bull Fights Off Hungry Coyotes To Save Cat

Posted 10.14.2013 | Good News

This story is a testament to the power of second chances. A rescued pit bull named Jack has been hailed a hero -- and a true-blue pal -- after he risk...

WATCH: Pit Bull Cares For Orphaned Shih Tzu Puppies

Posted 06.06.2013 | Good News

Six orphaned Shih Tzu puppies from South Carolina have found an unconventional home with a family of Florida pit bulls. According to WFLA, Kimberl...

Man Having Sex With Pit Bull Caught On Cell Video: Report

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.06.2013 | Crime

A man who was reportedly having sex with a pit bull in a Detroit alley Tuesday had unintended company: Students walking by filmed him in the act on th...

Pit Bull Attack Of Girl Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.14.2013 | New York

A pit bull sprinted across a Bronx street and attacked a young girl on Sunday, as shown in horrifying surveillance video, CBS New York reported. T...

WATCH: This Pit Bull Is An Inspiration To Us All

Posted 01.30.2013 | Comedy

This pit bull, Bandit, is not like any other puppy you've ever met. For one thing, he doesn't seem to understand the limitations of being a tiny pit b...

Love Comedy, Hate Ignorance

Rebecca Corry | Posted 03.31.2013 | Comedy
Rebecca Corry

we as comedians have the responsibility to not perpetuate hate and ignorance towards races, breeds and religions by abusing the special platform we have been given as artists to speak our minds and thoughts.

Dog Kills Woman Right After Adoption

Posted 11.15.2012 | Crime

A man was horrified to arrive home Monday and find that his wife had been killed by the family dog, which had been adopted just a week before. Dawn...

Two Men Accused Of Tying Up Teen, Telling Pit Bull To Attack

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 11.07.2012 | Crime

MILWAUKEE -- A Wisconsin man who suspected an 18-year-old visiting his home of stealing morphine and gold coins was charged Thursday with tying the te...

Two Men Arrested For Setting Pit Bull On Teen -- Including Victim's Dad

AP | Posted 11.05.2012 | Crime

FOND DU LAC, Wis. — A Wisconsin homeowner who accused an 18-year-old man of theft tied the teen's ankles together, hung him upside-down from por...

Horrifying Death For Dog Rescuer

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.24.2014 | College

A Georgia college student who devoted "countless hours" to abandoned animals was killed by the dogs she rescued, according to several reports. Rebe...

Christiana Lilly

LOOK: Aspiring Therapy Dog Slater Aims To Prove Officials Wrong | Christiana Lilly | Posted 08.06.2012 | Miami

Slater is an aspiring therapy dog, and so far he's rocking his program. With Humane K9, Inc. trainer Marni Bellavia, the 2-year-old pup has practic...

3-Day-Old Girl Killed In Dog Attack At Grandma's Home

AP | Posted 05.18.2012 | Crime

LIMA, Ohio -- A 3-day-old infant died hours after she was attacked by a family dog while sitting in a swing at her grandmother's home in northwest Ohi...

Man Strangled Pit Bull For Urinating On His Leg

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.24.2014 | Crime

A pissed off Connecticut man was arrested this week after he allegedly strangled his pit bull-boxer mix to death because the animal peed on him. Br...

At Long Last, Penny Finds a Home

Ken White | Posted 06.19.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

You may be familiar with the saying "A bad penny always comes back to you." It's commonly used to refer to the bad son who unwelcomingly returns. This however, is the story of a very good Penny, and one we don't expect to see returned.

Pit Bulls May Be Legal In Miami-Dade Once Again

Posted 01.23.2012 | Miami

In 1989, a pit bull ripped apart a young Miami girl's face and torso. In response, Miami-Dade made it illegal to own the short-snouted breed. Off...

7-Month Old Pit Bull Mixes Killed After Attacking Jogging Family

AP | Posted 07.24.2014 | Green

VALLEY CENTER, Calif. (AP) -- A San Diego County runner who said he had chunks torn from his legs by pit bulls said he thought he would die during the...

Pit Bull Saves Woman With Brain Aneurysm

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.25.2011 | Green

When John Benton tried to leave for work one morning back in July, he was surprised to find the family pit bull, Titan, running around in circles, bar...

New Jersey Inmate Rescued Worker From Pit Bull Attack, Gets Sentence Cut

AP | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. -- The New Jersey inmate who rescued an animal shelter worker from a pit bull says he's grateful the sheriff cut his senten...

Inmate Stops Pit Bull Attack, Gets Sentence Shortened

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.15.2011 | Crime

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. — Authorities will take three days off a New Jersey inmate's sentence after he rescued an animal shelter worker from a pi...

4-Year-Old Girl Killed In Australian Home By Dog

AP | Posted 10.18.2011 | Green

MELBOURNE, Australian -- Australian police say a 4-year-old girl has been killed inside her suburban Melbourne home by a neighbor's escaped dog. Po...

Astoria Characters: The Meetup Master

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.11.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

James A. DeSoucey Jr. is a squat muscle-bound square with laughing baby blues. He looks as though he coulda been a boxer. Or a prizefighter. Or at least a contender.

WATCH: Pit Bull Loves His Special Some Bunny

Posted 08.30.2011 | Comedy

Sharky isn't your normal everyday pit bull. Not only does he profess his love for the master of his house, appear on Ellen and run a Twitter account, ...

After Man's Apparent Overdose, Pit Bull Eats His Face, Neck And Chest

Posted 08.16.2011 | Chicago

Authorities are struggling to determine with certainty what killed Matthew Lebold, an apparent drug user who was also missing large portions of his fa...

My Birthday Wish to End Animal Cruelty

Cory Booker | Posted 06.06.2011 | Impact
Cory Booker

The recent story of Patrick the pit bull is one of countless instances of animal cruelty taking place daily around the world. It is a reminder that many animals suffer appalling abuse, and without our help, these cases will end tragically.