pit bull

Sweet Pea takes a walk around her enclosure at Kathy McGuire's Winslow Township home.
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John McDevitt
December 30, 2019 - 8:22 am
A rescued pit bull from South Jersey has been recognized nationally for drawing awareness to dog fighting and busting breed sterotypes. Read more here.
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Greg Manteufel pets his dog Ellie
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AP News
September 27, 2019 - 10:55 am
Greg Manteufel lost parts of his arms and legs, as well as the skin of his nose and part of his upper lip. The cause was capnocytophaga, a germ from his dog, Ellie's, mouth. Read more here.
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A pit bull mix
WNEP via CNN
May 27, 2019 - 11:33 am
By Chase Senior HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WNEP) — A pit bull mix is in stable condition and improving after being found chained to a tree late last week. "They just left her here, which is horrible," Virginia Thompson of Hanover Township said. On Wednesday night, Virginia Thompson and her friends were...
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From left: Chico and Chuckie
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Tim Jimenez
May 03, 2019 - 7:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say two officers shot and killed a pit bull that was going after them earlier this week. The owner is outraged, and the entire incident is under investigation. It was a wild scene Wednesday around noon at a home on North Leithgow Street. A couple...
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Wilmington Police are asking for the public's help after a pit bull attacked three dogs, and killed one of them.
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Kim Glovas
December 27, 2018 - 3:57 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — Wilmington police are asking for the public's help after a pit bull attacked three dogs and killed one of them. After 11 p.m. Sunday, a 65-year-old man had been walking his three dogs when a pit bull attacked his pets. Officers were called to 18th and North Market...
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Cecelia Johnson, 64, was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony under a state law that is just over a year old.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
December 12, 2018 - 2:01 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A judge has ruled that a Norristown woman — the first person in Pennsylvania to be convicted under a new state law that increases penalties for cruelty to animals — will face no jail time. Montgomery County Judge Risa Ferman found 64-year-old Cecelia Johnson guilty...
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Cecelia Johnson, 64, was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony under a state law that is just over a year old.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 02, 2018 - 3:24 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Norristown woman is the first in Montgomery County to be convicted under a new state law that brings stiffer penalties for animal abuse or neglect. Cecelia Johnson, 64, was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony under a state law that is just over a...
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Molly Daly
July 16, 2018 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia Sheriff's Office deputy shot and killed a dog that officials say attacked him Monday morning across from LOVE Park. Around 7 a.m. in front of a municipal high-rise at 16th and Arch streets, two deputies tried to break up a fight between two men, one of...
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