Two teens are cut from their high school baseball team after sacrificing baby chicks on their home field in an effort to improve play. KXAS's Grant Stinchfield reports the players now face animal cruelty charges.
A New York woman who admitted mistreating her children and torturing and killing dozens of pets, some in front of the youngsters, was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday. Full story
Melissa Harris-Perry, professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University, discusses the particular cultural relationship between dogs and African Americans and the furor over President Obama's remarks on Michael vick's second chance after his conviction for animal abuse.
Austin “Jack” De Coster, owner of the company thought to be at the center of a salmonella scare, has a troubling past, riddled with health, safety, animal cruelty and pollution violations. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.
Police in southern Russia are launching an investigation into animal cruelty after video shows a donkey being forced to go parasailing. TODAYshow.com's Dara Brown reports.
Workers at the Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals welfare center attempt to treat Napoleon, an abandoned Falabella miniature horse which they were unable to save, near Dublin, Nov. 26, 2010. Possibly as many as 20,000 horses and ponies are believed to have been abandoned by thei