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Crime Centers Around Dog Fighting Rings

Dog fights harbor more than just illegal gambling. KMOX examines the criminal element behind dog fighting.


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Dog Rescue Planned in Rural Howell County

As part of a joint effort, 135 puppies and adult dogs are being rescued from a dog breeding facility in rural Howell County, Missouri.


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Dog Chained-Up Outside Dies in Belleville Backyard

During this region’s coldest period of weather in decades, a dog was found dead outside a home in Belleville, Ill. Tuesday.


9,000 block Pin Oak Road near Marine, Il. (google maps)

Man, His Dog, Die In Thanksgiving Morning Fire

Dog found next to 71-year-old victim


Tornado Survivor Finds His Missing Dog Buried Alive Under Rubble

When a deadly tornado tore through a man’s town Sunday, he thought his dog was gone forever.


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Deadline Nearing to Adopt Dog Dragged Down I-55

A significant number of applications have come in to the Missouri Humane Society but President Kathy Warnick says only about ten meet the criteria.


Dodger the dog after being shot in September, 2013. Photo via Open Door Animal Sanctuary.

Reward Increased to $2K in Jefferson County Dog Shooting

The three-month-old Labrador retriever mix was found on September 25 dragging himself along Highway 30 in Jefferson County.


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$1K Reward Offered in Dog Abuse Case

She was a female Dalmatian mix. Injuries to her rear legs had been untreated for several weeks which resulted in injuries up to the knees of both legs and gangrene up to her ankles.


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Badly Burned Dog Dies

A dog that was found badly burned and chained to a north St. Louis gate has died.



St. Louis Officer Hit by Ricocheting Bullet

Police say the officers were investigating a theft in the 3700 block of Keokuk Street in south St. Louis when they were approached by an aggressive dog.