Animal abuse

Dogs available for adoption at Stray Rescue. (Maria Keena/KMOX)

Stray Rescue: Starving Dogs Seen More Often Than Not

It’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.

12/23/2014

Photo of Honey the dog on her day of rescue courtesy of Humane Society of Missouri

Man Receives Maximum Sentence in 2013 Animal Abuse Case

In 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.

08/08/2014

Booking photo of Jerald Hill

Baptist Church Leader in Missouri Arrested for Arranging Sex With Dog

Jerald Hill of Boone County was arrested Tuesday and charged with attempted unlawful sex with an animal and attempted animal abuse.

08/08/2014

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Missouri Man Gets Probation for Hitting Kitten

Andres Wiltz, 23, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of animal abuse on Monday.

07/22/2014

Stock photo of Basset Hounds. Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Humane Society Rescues 10 Basset Hound Puppies

The Humane Society of Missouri says its Animal Cruelty Task Force has rescued 10 critically ill basset hound puppies from a Missouri breeding facility.

07/21/2014

A police photo of animal abuse suspect Adrienne Martin on July 25, 2013.-

Judge Denies Reduced Bond for Woman Accused of Setting Dog on Fire

Adrienne Martin is accused of setting ‘Brownie’ on fire and then bragging about it on Facebook.

07/10/2014

William Rabourn. Booking photo courtesy of Greene County Jail

Spurned Man Throws Dog out Third-Story Window

A man who was spurned by a woman broke into her apartment and threw her small dog to its death from a third-story window.

06/26/2014

A police photo of animal abuse suspect Adrienne Martin on July 25, 2013.-

UPDATE: Woman Accused of Setting Dog on Fire in Jail After Arriving Late to Court

Adrienne Martin’s attorney says her ride was late, so instead of getting there at 9 a.m., she arrived around 11:15 a.m.

06/11/2014

A police photo of animal abuse suspect Adrienne Martin on July 25, 2013.-

Woman Accused of Setting Dog on Fire is No-Show in Court

Court records show an arrest warrant has been issued for Adrienne Martin.

06/11/2014

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Puppy Set on Fire

A 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.

06/11/2014

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