FBI Gives New Classification to Animal AbuseThe FBI is now classifying animal cruelty as a Group A offense and a crime against society.
Woman Accused of Setting 'Brownie' the Dog on Fire Will Go FreeJoyce says the charges can be refiled in 2016, if a witness comes forward.
Stray Rescue: Starving Dogs Seen More Often Than NotIt's a horrific form of animal abuse - people allowing their dogs to starve to death, and Stray Rescue's Jennie Foster says it's a huge problem.
Man Receives Maximum Sentence in 2013 Animal Abuse CaseIn January 2013, the Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force responded to a request from the St. Louis City Fire Department involving two adult pit bull dogs that were discovered near the scene of a house fire in north St. Louis City.
Baptist Church Leader in Missouri Arrested for Arranging Sex With DogJerald Hill of Boone County was arrested Tuesday and charged with attempted unlawful sex with an animal and attempted animal abuse.
Missouri Man Gets Probation for Hitting KittenAndres Wiltz, 23, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of animal abuse on Monday.
Humane Society Rescues 10 Basset Hound PuppiesThe Humane Society of Missouri says its Animal Cruelty Task Force has rescued 10 critically ill basset hound puppies from a Missouri breeding facility.
Judge Denies Reduced Bond for Woman Accused of Setting Dog on FireAdrienne Martin is accused of setting 'Brownie' on fire and then bragging about it on Facebook.
Spurned Man Throws Dog out Third-Story WindowA man who was spurned by a woman broke into her apartment and threw her small dog to its death from a third-story window.
UPDATE: Woman Accused of Setting Dog on Fire in Jail After Arriving Late to CourtAdrienne Martin's attorney says her ride was late, so instead of getting there at 9 a.m., she arrived around 11:15 a.m.
Woman Accused of Setting Dog on Fire is No-Show in CourtCourt records show an arrest warrant has been issued for Adrienne Martin.
Puppy Set on FireA woman passing by saw the man toss the puppy in a ditch and light it on fire. The woman put the fire out with her hand and then called for help.

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