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  • Pit bull chained to tree in rising flood water causes social media stir

    March 11, 2016 4:17 PM

    GONZALES - Photos of a white pit bull dog chained to a tree in rising flood water outside of a Gonzales residence have created a social media sensation and garnered the attention of the Humane Society of Louisiana in the process. Thousands of people have now expressed their concern... more »
  • Join 'Pit Stop Rescue' for an adoption, fundraising event Play Video

    January 20, 2015 6:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you're looking for a four-legged companion, the Pit Stop Rescue is giving you an opportunity to adopt your next pet. Director/President Kristen Lizana, Kimmie Carmouche and their friend Alex visited us on 2une In this morning with all the details. "We're a foster organization, which... more »
  • Pit bull mauls 12-year-old Washington boy

    June 18, 2014 7:21 AM

    WASHINGTON, La. - Police say a 12-year-old Washington boy is in the hospital after a pit bull attack. Police Chief Ronelle Broussard says his office was informed of the attack around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Broussard says the animal allegedly attacked the investigating officer, forcing the officer to shoot and kill... more »
  • Officer attacked by dog during domestic dispute

    June 2, 2014 1:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said an officer was attacked by a dog after he arrested a man for home invasion Sunday. Officers said 27-year-old Justin Williams came to a residence at 5127 Washington Ave. to visit his children, but was told he could not visit them. Police said... more »
  • Chief: Dog that killed little girl was a "monster"

    March 26, 2014 11:17 AM

    HOUMA - A police chief called the 130-pound pit bull that killed a Houma 4-year-old a "monster", and said counselors were working with police who responded to the scene and fatally shot the dog. Houme Police Chief Todd Duplantis told WWL-TV the scene at the apartment complex where Mia... more »
  • After attack, dog bite victim wants pit bulls banned Play Video

    November 14, 2013 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Lisa Smith is demanding change after she was bitten five times at the dog park on Dalrymple Drive Thursday afternoon. The attack happened when she was attempting to free her dog from the jaws of an aggressive pit bull mix. "He turned my dog onto his... more »
  • Animal Control: Dog fighting big in Baton Rouge Play Video

    November 9, 2013 7:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Animal Control says dog fighting is a big problem in Baton Rouge. One dog picked up as a stray two months ago serves as a reminder of dog fighting. Daniel, named after the biblical story "Daniel in the Lion's Den," arrived at the... more »
  • Woman pleads no contest in pit bull attack

    August 13, 2013 12:00 PM

    AMITE - A Loranger woman has pleaded no contest to a charge of negligent injury after her pit bull mauled an 8-year-old girl in Hammond in 2012. The Daily Star reports 40-year-old Bridgette Harper entered her plea Monday. Harper will be sentenced by state District Judge Elizabeth Wolfe on Oct.... more »
  • BRPD: Officer bitten by pit bull Play Video

    June 4, 2013 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge said one of their officers was attacked and bitten by a pit bull while responding to a disturbance at a home. A spokesperson for BRPD said one of their officers responded to a call about a disturbance on Dutton Ave. this afternoon.... more »

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