Animal cruelty

Trial Set for Teacher Who Allegedly Fed Puppy to Turtle

An Idaho middle-school science teacher is set to face trial next month over animal cruelty charges related to a March incident in which he allegedly fed a live, sick puppy to a snapping turtle during class.

Dog Killer Web Searched 'Is It Legal To Kill Your Pet?'

Rocky and Primo were two white and brown boxer dogs discovered at around 8 p.m. on March 19 shot and bludgeoned to death in a ditch on Valley Road in Middle Paxton Township. Bryan Gardner, 47, stands accused of killing them. He faces aggravated cruelty to animals and neglect charges.