Citing reports that pit bulls are more vicious, aggressive and accounted for one-third of the human fatalities from dog bites in a 12-year period, the state’s high court on Thursday imposed strict liability on owners of the breed and landlords ...Read More »
A Baltimore jury has acquitted twins accused of setting a pit bull puppy on fire, causing fatal burns. Twenty-year-old Travers and Tremayne Johnson were found not guilty on all counts Wednesday. Charges included aggravated animal cruelty in the 2009 attack ...Read More »
A retrial began Thursday for twin brothers accused in the fatal burning of a pit bull in 2009. Prosecutors told jurors that they will prove that Tremayne and Travers Johnson set the dog nicknamed Phoenix on fire and left her ...Read More »
Two multimillion-dollar lawsuits filed in Baltimore City are among the most-read legal affairs stories this week. One lawsuit alleges police misconduct, the other filed in response to a boy being attacked by the pit bull. But the top stories of ...
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A retrial for twin brothers accused in the fatal burning of a pit bull in Baltimore in 2009 has been postponed. A mistrial was declared in February after jurors deliberated for two and a half days but failed to reach ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Animal rights supporters — including Anne Arundel County’s chief executive — want tougher penalties for people who shoot or burn animals in Maryland. House lawmakers listened Thursday as supporters made their case for the bill which would up ...Read More »
Baltimore prosecutors will retry twin brothers accused in the fatal burning of a pit bill in 2009. Days after a mistrial was declared in the case, State’s Attorney Gregg Bernstein announced Friday that the new trial is scheduled for May ...Read More »