Judge: Argument that raccoons are vermin or pests is “absurd”

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Memorandum is part of Allegheny County animal cruelty case
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Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Deputies say the suspect shot and killed the dog with a rifle and buried it. Read more ...

Hit-and-run suspect who seriously injured officer wanted on 14 charges...

Hit-and-run suspect who seriously injured officer wanted on 14 charges, police say

Anthony Bowers hit officer on Dec. 7, police say Read more ...

Woman gets 28 years for starving diaper-clad stepson, locking him in closet

Woman gets 28 years for starving diaper-clad stepson, locking him in closet

“He was nearly starved to death...Doctors compared his state of malnourishment to that of a Holocaust survivor.” Read more ...

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

"For a long time, I was contemplating suicide." Read more ...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain metal pieces

Ready-to-eat frozen sausage links that were included in the recall were produced and packaged on Aug. 4, 2018. Read more ...

Time announces 2018's 'Person of the Year'

Time announces 2018's 'Person of the Year'

Time magazine revealed its 2018 "Person of the Year" Tuesday. Read more ...

Three horses killed instantly when arena collapses under weight of snow

Three horses killed instantly when arena collapses under weight of snow

Three horses were killed when an arena collapsed at a farm in North Carolina. Read more ...

'Pure evil' man who killed wife decades ago pleads guilty to killing...

'Pure evil' man who killed wife decades ago pleads guilty to killing parents, niece

The man was sentenced to three life terms plus up to 230 years in prison. Read more ...

Police: High school football player stabbed pregnant cheerleader to death

Police: High school football player stabbed pregnant cheerleader to death

The suspect told investigators that he killed the girl because he was angry that she waited so long to tell him she was pregnant with his child that it was too late to get an... Read more ...

Mitch McConnell Will Let Senate Vote On Criminal Justice Bill

Mitch McConnell Will Let Senate Vote On Criminal Justice Bill

The Senate leader is really upset, though, that lawmakers may have to be in Washington between Christmas and the new year. Read more ...