Dog Fighting

Dead Dogs Found Dumped In Flint Street

Workers involved in blight elimination efforts in Flint found 12 dead dogs dumped in the middle of a street in trash bags.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

A dead dog is placed along a Detroit roadway, still in its house. (Credit: Detroit Animal Welfare Group/Facebook)

Dozens Of Dead Dogs Exposed By Melting Snow At Sprawling Detroit Park

“This is just a small tip of the iceberg. Right now, since the snow is melting, I’m sure we’re going to find quite a few more bodies in the park.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2014

A Michigan State Police car (credit: WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

Pit Bulls, Guns, Cash Variety Of Drugs Seized In Downriver Bust

A three-month undercover investigation by a special law enforcement task force shuts down a major drug operation in the Downriver area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

Possible Widespread Dog-Fighting Ring Investigated In Pontiac

Assistant Prosecutor Paul Walton says 18 dogs have been confiscated from six Pontiac homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2012

Police Bust Dog Fighting Ring In Pontiac, Seize 18 Dogs

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department has cracked down on a dog fighting operation in Pontiac.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2012

New Law Strengthens Anti-Animal Fighting Penalties

Bills that strengthen penalties for organized animal fighting have been signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012

House Takes Up Anti-Animal Fighting Legislation

The goal is to stem the rise of animal fighting rings and dog fighting, particularly in the Detroit area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2012

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Detroit Rapper Young Calicoe Charged In Dog, Rooster Fighting Operation

A Detroit rap artist who shot a video that showed off his alleged dog fighting operation is now facing criminal charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2012

Dogs Seized In Suspected Fighting Operation

Authorities say they’ve seized more than 40 dogs as part of an investigation into a suspected fighting operation in southwestern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

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Is Detroit’s Young Calicoe The Next Michael Vick?

Amid the sounds of constant yelping, Detroit rapper Calicoe takes a tour of his reported Detroit pad, leading visitors through a yard full of animal cages with roosters and pit bulls inside.




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