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WALB Albany
Cook Co. man pleads guilty to 2 counts of incest.knowing that Freddie Bruce Cox will be in prison for a long time, ensuring the
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
knowing that Freddie Bruce Cox will be in prison for a long time, ensuring the safety of our children. I want to thank the Cook County Sheriff's Office and Sparks Police Department for the excellent job in investigating this case. I also must... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Cook Co. man pleads guilty to 2 counts of incest.knowing that Freddie Bruce Cox will be in prison for a long time, ensuring the
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
knowing that Freddie Bruce Cox will be in prison for a long time, ensuring the safety of our children. I want to thank the Cook County Sheriff's Office and Sparks Police Department for the excellent job in investigating this case. I also must... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
DNA lab reduces testing for missing peopleof the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 days ago
of the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its own backlog. Last month, it helped the Cook County sheriff's office solve a 40-year mystery by identifying a victim of Chicago serial killer John Wayne Gacy. "If... Read more
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The New Canaan News
DNA lab reduces testing for missing people amid funding woesof the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its
The New Canaan News / Posted 3 days ago
of the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its own backlog. Last month, it helped the Cook County sheriff's office solve a 40-year mystery by identifying a victim of Chicago serial killer John Wayne Gacy. "If... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
DNA lab reduces testing for missing people amid funding woesof the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 3 days ago
of the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its own backlog. Last month, it helped the Cook County sheriff's office solve a 40-year mystery by identifying a victim of Chicago serial killer John Wayne Gacy. "If... Read more
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Darien News-Review
DNA lab reduces testing for missing people amid funding woesof the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
of the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its own backlog. Last month, it helped the Cook County sheriff's office solve a 40-year mystery by identifying a victim of Chicago serial killer John Wayne Gacy. "If... Read more
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FOX News
DNA lab reduces testing for missing people amid funding woesof the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
of the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its own backlog. Last month, it helped the Cook County sheriff's office solve a 40-year mystery by identifying a victim of Chicago serial killer John Wayne Gacy. "If... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
DNA lab reduces testing for missing people amid funding woesof the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
of the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its own backlog. Last month, it helped the Cook County sheriff's office solve a 40-year mystery by identifying a victim of Chicago serial killer John Wayne Gacy. "If... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
DNA lab reduces testing for missing people amid funding woesof the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
of the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its own backlog. Last month, it helped the Cook County sheriff's office solve a 40-year mystery by identifying a victim of Chicago serial killer John Wayne Gacy. "If... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
DNA lab reduces testing for missing people amid funding woesof the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
of the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its own backlog. Last month, it helped the Cook County sheriff's office solve a 40-year mystery by identifying a victim of Chicago serial killer John Wayne Gacy. "If... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
DNA lab reduces testing for missing people amid funding woesof the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
of the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its own backlog. Last month, it helped the Cook County sheriff's office solve a 40-year mystery by identifying a victim of Chicago serial killer John Wayne Gacy. "If... Read more
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Connecticut Post
DNA lab reduces testing for missing people amid funding woesof the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
of the state's backlogged rape kits. The lab has also had success reducing its own backlog. Last month, it helped the Cook County sheriff's office solve a 40-year mystery by identifying a victim of Chicago serial killer John Wayne Gacy. "If... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Massive Houston sex sting, prostitution bust leads to 250+ arreststhemselves," said Nathan Beedle, the DA's Chief over the misdemeanor division.
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
themselves," said Nathan Beedle, the DA's Chief over the misdemeanor division. The annual operation is coordinated by the Cook County Sheriff's Office in Illinois, and it is intended draw attention to the exploitive nature of the sex trafficking... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Massive Houston sex sting, prostitution bust leads to 250+ arreststhemselves," said Nathan Beedle, the DA's Chief over the misdemeanor division.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
themselves," said Nathan Beedle, the DA's Chief over the misdemeanor division. The annual operation is coordinated by the Cook County Sheriff's Office in Illinois, and it is intended draw attention to the exploitive nature of the sex trafficking... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Massive Houston sex sting, prostitution bust leads to 250+ arreststhemselves," said Nathan Beedle, the DA's Chief over the misdemeanor division.
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
themselves," said Nathan Beedle, the DA's Chief over the misdemeanor division. The annual operation is coordinated by the Cook County Sheriff's Office in Illinois, and it is intended draw attention to the exploitive nature of the sex trafficking... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
More than 250 arrested in month long Houston area sex stinga coalition of 37 law enforcement agencies in 17 states. The nationwide crackdo
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
a coalition of 37 law enforcement agencies in 17 states. The nationwide crackdown on sex trafficking is coordinated by the Cook County Sheriff's Office in Illinois and known as the National Johns Suppression Initiative. In Houston, eight hotel... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
More than 250 arrested in month-long Houston-area sex stinga coalition of 37 law enforcement agencies in 17 states. The nationwide crackdo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
a coalition of 37 law enforcement agencies in 17 states. The nationwide crackdown on sex trafficking is coordinated by the Cook County Sheriff's Office in Illinois and known as the National Johns Suppression Initiative. In Houston, eight hotel... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Massive Houston sex sting, prostitution bust leads to 250+ arreststhemselves," said Nathan Beedle, the DA's Chief over the misdemeanor division.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
themselves," said Nathan Beedle, the DA's Chief over the misdemeanor division. The annual operation is coordinated by the Cook County Sheriff's Office in Illinois, and it is intended draw attention to the exploitive nature of the sex trafficking... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Massive Houston sex sting, prostitution bust leads to 250+ arreststhemselves," said Nathan Beedle, the DA's Chief over the misdemeanor division.
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
themselves," said Nathan Beedle, the DA's Chief over the misdemeanor division. The annual operation is coordinated by the Cook County Sheriff's Office in Illinois, and it is intended draw attention to the exploitive nature of the sex trafficking... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Man charged with dumping loaded gun into trash can at Cook County Jailthe gun was found, the jail went into lock-down so sheriff's officers could sea
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
the gun was found, the jail went into lock-down so sheriff's officers could search the complex. Prisoners were still able to be moved for court appearances. The lock-down was lifted Thursday, according to the Cook County sh... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Profile of a Brown County sex buyer: "middle-aged, married and educated"off the street," says Sgt. Matt Wilson, the human trafficking investigator for
WAOW Wausau / Posted 6 days ago
off the street," says Sgt. Matt Wilson, the human trafficking investigator for the Brown County Sheriff's Office. The Cook County Sheriff's Office in Illinois created the initiative to reduce the number of buyers, hoping it means fewer women... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Cook County Jail on Lockdown After Gun Foundlockdown after an officer found a handgun in a trash can, officials said. Acco
NBC Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
lockdown after an officer found a handgun in a trash can, officials said. According to Kara Smith, a spokesperson for the Cook County Sheriff's office, an officer was emptying a trash can in the "receiving" area when a Cal Tech handgun was found.... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
2017 Big Echarged with first-degree murder in the November 2015 death. She was given cred
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 days ago
charged with first-degree murder in the November 2015 death. She was given credit for serving 603 days in jail. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A Chicago woman accused of throwing her infant daughter to her death from an eighth-floor... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner repeats erroneous tax assessment charge against Speaker Madiganstaff shakeup last month. She has worked for the House Republicans previous, as
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
staff shakeup last month. She has worked for the House Republicans previous, as well as with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk and the Cook County sheriff's office. "Eleni’s professionalism and experience working with media from all corners of the state will... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Judge, top prosecutor engage in heated argument over jailing of pregnant womanover in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on June 19 for having a cracked headl
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
over in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on June 19 for having a cracked headlight, according to police records and the Cook County sheriff's office. Officers found the old warrant and brought her back in front of Ford that week. While in... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Brown County sheriff says 'Buyer beware' after human trafficking stingthemselves," Sgt. Wilson said. "So this was just an initiative that we were wor
WAOW Wausau / Posted 11 days ago
themselves," Sgt. Wilson said. "So this was just an initiative that we were working on in collaboration with the Cook County Sheriff's Office to go after the sex buyers themselves." Undercover investigators say pimps and Johns often ask... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sanctuary cities, Rahm and power politicsrun and was arrested by police. Saul Chavez, then 35, a Mexican immigrant here
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
run and was arrested by police. Saul Chavez, then 35, a Mexican immigrant here illegally, had been drinking heavily. The Cook County sheriff's office said Chavez had a blood alcohol content of 0.29 percent, more than three times the legal limit.... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Striking portraits of mental health sufferers locked up in American jailhad been in and out of jail so many times he had lost count. These are just peo
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
had been in and out of jail so many times he had lost count. These are just people, trying to get through every day." The Cook County Sheriff's Office estimates the cost to house an inmate is $143 per day. However, this figure doubles or even... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
More than 1,000 nabbed in nationwide sex trafficking sting, 141 in Cook Countyoperation during four days and included 37 law enforcement agencies leading to
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
operation during four days and included 37 law enforcement agencies leading to 1,020 arrests of sex buyers, according to a Cook County sheriff's office release. Fifteen of those arrested face trafficking-related charges, and 81 people -- 75 adults... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Teen jumps from plane at San Francisco airportaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Kitten tased by teens on Snapchataggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Report says Trump called White House a 'dump'aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Costco's co-founder and chairman diesaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
1 Metro officer hurt in officer-involved shooting near Stripaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
'Pull your pants up': Liquor store challenges what customers wearaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Little boy fist-bumps passengers on planeaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Texas calf born looking like KISS rocker Gene Simmonsaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
3-old shot in southwest Las Vegasaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
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FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Metro identifies four suspects involved in marijuana burglaryaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
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FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
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FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Man caught on camera with donkey, accused of bestiality, animal crueltyaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Pair of armed robbery suspects sought by LVMPDaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 21 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Man pleads guilty to killing son after taking Disneyland trip to spite estranged wifeaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 21 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
California man pleads guilty to killing sonaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 21 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
1,700-pound barbecue pit stolen from Albuquerque restaurantaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 21 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
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FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 21 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
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FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 21 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
'Altercation' leads to fatal shooting in North Las Vegasaggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 21 days ago
aggravated animal cruelty and six years in prison for violating his probation on an unrelated drug conviction. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) A suburban Chicago man who threw two dogs from the top of a parking garage, killing one, plead... Read more
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