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Nicholasville woman accused of animal cruelty

A woman in Nicholasville is accused of allowing her animals to live in terrible conditions and not feeding them, according to The Jessamine Journal.

Trial starts for 18-year-old involved in animal cruelty case

David Griffith and Noah Blevins, both 18-years old from London, became the third and fourth teens charged in connection to an animal cruelty case that includes shocking video of a dog being abused.

Police: Woman arrested after dog dragged by car

Police say dispatchers received 911 calls on Monday that a dog was being dragged on a leash behind a woman's car.
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Animal cruelty bill passes in the U.S. House

Animal lovers and activists are celebrating a legislative victory at the federal level.
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UPDATE: Second arrest made in Laurel County dog death

Deputies says Toby Glen Harrison was involved in the death of the dog that was seen on video being punched in the face by another teenager.
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UPDATE: Teen charged after video surfaces of dog being beaten

The dog seen being punched on a widely-circulated video was later found dead, according to the Laurel County Sheriff Office.

Man charged with arson, animal cruelty after his mother’s home burns, killing her pets

According to the arrest citation for 23-year-old Jody Sapp, when deputies arrived at the scene of the fire, Sapp's mother told them he burned her house down.
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Three pit bull mixes abandoned in Lexington

Lexington-Fayette Animal Care and Control is asking for your help in finding who abandoned three pit bulls.

London man arrested for animal cruelty

32-year old Jessie Jones, of London, was arrested Tuesday and charged with cruelty to animals.
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Dead puppy, malnourished dog leads to charges in Perry County

The Perry County Sheriff's Department says a dog owner was charged after a deputy went to a home and found a puppy dead and others without proper shelter.

Deputies: Frankfort woman charged with neglecting her mother

The daughter of an elderly woman found laying in animal feces was charged with neglect on Tuesday, according to officials.
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Senate panel OKs bill aimed at horse abuse cases

Horse owners convicted of animal cruelty could face additional financial penalties under a bill advancing in the Kentucky legislature.
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Live Nativity Ends After Camel Handler Charged with Cruelty

An eastern Kentucky hospital has canceled its live Nativity display after a camel handler was accused of animal cruelty.
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UPDATE: Suspect fed meth to neighbor’s dogs

The Laurel County Sheriff says two dogs died from ingesting methamphetamine, and results are pending after a toddler was also tested for the drug.

Man charged after horses seized from Mercer County farm

A man was charged Wednesday after the discovery of 43 horses, suspected of neglect, on a farm in Mercer County, according to state authorities.

Edmonson shelter director charged with animal cruelty

About 60 animals have been rescued from a western Kentucky animal shelter where authorities say they were being underfed and not given enough water
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Officials vote Boyle County-wide ‘dog’ ordinance into law

A Boyle County-wide "dog" ordinance has been voted into law following months of discussion and several revisions.

Dog owner in Anderson County charged with animal cruelty

Police accuse a Lawrenceburg man of tying up a dog in his backyard and allowing it to starve to death.

Canine victim of animal cruelty begins recovery

Good news from the Jessamine County Animal Care & Control this evening: The dog named 'Snickers' is well on his way toward recovery.
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Lexington horse owner convicted of animal mistreatment

Local horse owner and trainer, Francis Lee McKinney was prosecuted by the Fayette County Attorney's Office, according to Lexington-Fayette Animal Care & Control.

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