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CBS4 Investigates: Severe Animal Cruelty

On videotape, they sound like the screams of a baby. And they are. But in this case, what you hear are the cries of a baby goat.

CBS4–02/21/2013

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Miami Man Shoots Naked Prowler

A naked man caught choking a dog outside a Miami residence was rushed to the hospital after he was shot by the dog’s owner.

CBS4–01/02/2013

Rodney Blanchard (Source: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)

Man Charged After Kittens Found In Freezer

A Tampa Bay area man was charged with animal cruelty after a visitor to his home found four kittens in his freezer, one of which was dead.

12/04/2012

(Source: LifeWithDogs.tv)

Ex-Police Dog Shot During Burglary Of State Trooper’s Home Dies

Five days after being shot while protecting his owner’s West Palm Beach home, a former police dog succumbed to his injuries.

CBS4–11/24/2012

Calf 'Glory of Embrapa' and mother cow 'Victory of Embrapa,' in Latin America. (Photo credit EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)

Video Unveils Shocking Animal Abuse By Major Burger King Supplier

That Whopper you just bought may be funding animal abuse. Miami-based Burger King is finding itself associated with a dairy supplier facing animal abuse charges.

CBS4–10/10/2012

Dr. Isaias Lerner is accused of torturing and killing a dog tied to a tree.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Doctor Accused Of Killing Dog Commits Suicide

A South Florida doctor accused of torturing a dog tied to a tree before eventually killing it was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday.

CBS4–09/06/2012

Dr. Isaias Lerner is accused of torturing and killing a dog tied to a tree.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Doctor Accused Of Torturing, Killing Dog

A South Florida doctor is accused of torturing a dog tied to a tree before eventually killing it.

09/05/2012

Ileana Arnais, 50, and Rubin Arrojo, 50, of Hialeah were arrested on animal cruelty charges after 34 dogs were found neglected in their Hialeah townhome. (CBS4)

Neglected Animals Removed From Hialeah Townhome

Nearly three dozen dogs, cats and other animals found living in filthy conditions in a Hialeah townhouse will soon be getting the care they need.

CBS4–08/09/2012

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Man Who Burned His Own Dog Arrested

North Miami Police detectives have arrested the man they say is responsible for a painful case of animal cruelty, detectives said Saturday.

CBS Miami–08/04/2012

Ft. Pierce man has been charged with animal cruelty after he reportedly killed his dog by stabbing it more than two dozen times. Joseph Barker, 35, allegedly paid a friend $20 to drive him and his three year old pit bull to a canal on January 8th. The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office said once there Barker hit the dog several times on the head with a tire iron before throwing it into the canal. But when he saw that the dog was still alive and trying to climb up the embankment, Barker reportedly grabbed it and repeatedly stabbed it in the neck. Read more: http://cbsloc.al/l6mpMY (Source: AP)

Humane Society Worker Accused Of Having Sex With A Dog

A tip to police about a man with child porn on his computer revealed something totally unexpected—pictures of him on his cell phone getting too frisky with his girlfriend’s dog.

CBS4–05/03/2012

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