Charges: Woman Kept Pets Locked In Rooms Until They Starved To DeathA 33-year-old woman in the north metro is accused of starving four of her pets to death after keeping them locked in separate rooms, unattended and surrounded by filth.
Nobles Co. Woman Gets 90 Days For 15 Horse DeathsA Reading woman was sentenced Friday to 90 days in jail after 15 horses were found dead on her property in March of 2014. The Nobles County Attorney's office says Joan Mary Moore, 56, pleaded guilty to five counts of animal neglect.
Animal Rights Group Puts Pig Welfare Under A MicroscopeAn animal protection organization is calling for changes in the way pregnant pigs are handled. Sleepy Eye's Christensen Farms is one of the largest pork producers in the country, and it's one of Wal-Mart's biggest pork suppliers.