Sgt. Eric Eide and Tiny (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Meet Detroit’s Mounted Police

These crime fighters stand more than seven feet tall and weigh more than a thousand pounds — and kids love them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2012

(credit: Julian Herbert/Getty Images, File)

Authorities Say Michigan Woman Neglected Horses

Authorities said two malnourished horses had to be euthanized after authorities and a veterinarian inspected property in Grand Traverse County’s Fife Lake Township, and five others were taken away to receive care.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012

Dennis Finkler (booking photo)

Man Sentenced To Tether For Killing 2 Horses

A western Michigan man who authorities say slit the throats of two horses belonging to his wife and a stable owner as retribution for his belief that the two were having an affair has been sentenced to 60 days on an electronic tether.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2011

Sara’s Blog: Horse Herpes Forces Girls To Ride Sticks

This news story seemed like a “Saturday Night Live” skit, but it really happened. Apparently there is an outbreak of horse herpes going around the U.S. right now.

97.1 The Ticket–05/31/2011

Authorities: Jealousy Prompts Man To Kill Horses

Western Michigan authorities say a man who suspected his wife of cheating on him with a stable owner used a knife to kill two horses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2011

2 Face Animal Cruelty Charges In Hillsdale County

Two people face animal cruelty charges after Hillsdale County authorities seized 16 malnourished horses from farms in Pittsford and Jefferson townships.


More Eastern Equine Encephalitis Cases In Horses

More cases of Eastern equine encephalitis have been reported in horses in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Agriculture tells the Kalamazoo Gazette that through Thursday there have been 130 cases so far this year. Officials […]


Animal Cruelty Case In Oakland County

Authorities say 13 horses, including some that were emaciated, have been confiscated from an Oakland County farm.


24 Injured In Iowa Parade

Two horses running out of control trampled children collecting candy and other onlookers along a Fourth of July parade route in a small Mississippi River town in eastern Iowa on Sunday.


Prelapsarian Cars Acclaimed Earth Day Heroes-0420

1900’s proto-environmentalists hailed the Horseless Carriage as a bringer of cleaner city air.