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Man Charged In Minneapolis Dog Fighting Ring

A 34-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of organizing a dog fighting ring and breeding dogs for that purpose in at least eight locations, according to charges filed Friday by the Hennepin County Attorney. Leroy Longs Jr. was charged with one felony count of animal fighting in connection with the case.

11/22/2013

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1 Arrested After Police Recover Pit Bulls, Dog Fighting Manuals

Minnesota law enforcement has recovered 15 pit bulls, dog fighting manuals, guns, drugs and paraphernalia after executing 10 search warrants at addresses connected to a suspected dog fighter.

11/20/2013

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Dog Bite Liability Measure Fails

A measure to change a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed has died in the Maryland General Assembly.

04/09/2013

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Criminals Using Dogs As Weapons A ‘Trend’

When you hear someone threatened police with a weapon, you probably think it would be a gun or knife.

11/13/2012

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Minneapolis Woman Adopts Bait Dog

A Minneapolis woman is hoping her dog can help save other canines from a dangerous and often deadly situation. Dog fighting is now a felony in all 50 states, but Cindy Schlichting believes more needs to be done to stop it.

10/01/2012

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Police Shoot 2 Pit Bulls

A pit bull is dead and one is missing after police say the dogs came after them aggressively.

12/31/2010

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Pit Bulls Could Be Put Down For Second Attack

Two Minneapolis pit bull sisters are locked up after a man was bit in their home on Monday. The owner was doing errands when police say the dogs bit a man who had been staying at the residence for the past three months.

12/21/2010