Jesus Bandera-Salgado  (Source: Jasmine Kripalani)

Jury Finds Man Not Guilty In Case Of Starving Horses

Jesus Bandera-Salgado sat silently as a prosecutor told jurors two horses suffered, starved and nearly died because he failed to properly care for them.


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Animals Saved From Illegal Slaughter In SW Dade

Nearly a dozen horses and one cow were rescued from an illegal slaughter house in Southwest Miami-Dade.


Benjamin Mantilla (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Davie Man Charged With Cruelty For Treatment Of Horses

A little more than two weeks after near two dozen horses were removed from his property, a Davie man has been charged. Benjamin Mantilla, 54, is facing 21 counts of cruelty to animals.


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Neglected Horses Given Food & Care

Starving and standing in about a foot of their own waste, nearly two dozen neglected horses were rescued from a Davie ranch over the weekend.


Two severely malnourished horses were rescued from their owners and taken in by a rescue organization in Davie. (Source: CBS4)

Starving Horses Rescued From Owner

It’s a sickening sight, a horse that is nothing more than skin and protruding bones—it’s one of the two horses that have been neglected and hungry for months.


Several arrests made at an illegal slaughter farm in Southwest Miami-Dade. (Source: CBS4)

2 Arrests Made At Illegal Slaughterhouse In SW Miami-Dade

A father and son were arrested on charges of animal cruelty Friday at a location described as an illegal slaughter house in Southwest Miami-Dade.

CBS Miami–06/28/2013

Arrest warrants served at this alleged illegal slaughter farm near Homestead on June 21, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

3 Arrests At Alleged Illegal Slaughter Farm Near Homestead

Three people were arrested Friday after law enforcement officials raided an alleged illegal slaughter farm in the Homestead area.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

Joey from the London West End play ' War Horse' rises arrives for a Christmas carol singing event in London's Leicester Square on December 21, 2012.      (Photo credit: MAX NASH/AFP/Getty Images)

“War Horse” Gallops Into Broward Center

“War Horse,” the five-time Tony Award-winning show about a young boy and his beloved horse opens in South Florida this week.

CBS Miami–05/07/2013

Nearly a dozen starving horses were rescued from a Southwest Miami-Dade property.  (Source: CBS4)

Starving Horses Found In SW Miami-Dade County

The South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said it was impounding nearly a dozen horses in Southwest Miami-Dade County Monday after the horses were found starving.

CBS Miami–04/08/2013


Kentucky Derby Hopefuls Gear Up For The Big Day In May

The six races that comprise the last significant races of the Derby prep season carry a combined purse of 5.5 million dollars. However, the trainers and owners running their colts in these six races have a much bigger prize in mind.