BATON ROUGE - Authorities found a dead horse tied to a concrete barrier near the Baton Rouge Metro Airport this morning, and are searching for its owner.
Hilton Cole, the parish animal control director, said the malnourished horse was tied to the barrier with a tow strap. They believe... more »
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City woman has been ordered held on $200,000 cash bond after police found her 10-year-old daughter locked in a closet. The child weighed 32 pounds when police freed her Friday after responding to a call from a child abuse hotline. The child was hospitalized,... more »
NEW YORK - A New York City couple is accused of kidnapping a partially paralyzed woman and controlling her finances for more than a year. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Tuesday that the 58-year-old victim was found in a locked room that could only be opened from the outside.... more »
A man in Philadelphia is accused of starving his 82-year-old father to death and when his body was found, it weighed 79 pounds. Thomas Hauck called paramedics about his mother being sick and they found the father's body. Hauck told them, Leonard Hauck, had died several days earlier and he... more »
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in Terrebonne Parish arrested two people for cruelty to animals after dead or malnourished dogs were found at their property.
Sheriff Vernon Bourgeois said his office had been tipped off about the cruelty yesterday, and found one dead pit bull and four other neglected... more »
Two Livingston Parish residents have each been charged with nine counts of animal cruelty.
Sheriff's deputies say the couple abandoned at least a dozen dogs.
Investigators were alerted by a concerned neighbor who claims the dogs were malnourished. more »