animal cruelty http://wuis.org en Dead Animals Lead To Animal Cruelty Charges http://wuis.org/post/dead-animals-lead-animal-cruelty-charges <p>The Kane County sheriff's office says it arrested a suburban Chicago woman after finding 10 dead animals and others that were malnourished on a pair of farms. &nbsp;</p><p>According to the Daily Herald (http://bit.ly/1ne0I7r ), the horse, pony and other animals were found on farms near Maple Park and in Hampshire in Kane County. The discoveries were made after someone called to report a dead horse at one farm. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:28:43 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse & Associated Press 20277 at http://wuis.org Dead Animals Lead To Animal Cruelty Charges Lawmaker Wants Registry For Animal Abusers http://wuis.org/post/lawmaker-wants-registry-animal-abusers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Illinois has registries for sex offenders and for those who've harmed children. Now a lawmaker wants to create a registry for people who've hurt animals.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Representative Toni </span>Berrios<span style="line-height: 1.5;">' proposal would create a registry for animal abusers, to be maintained by the state’s Department of Agriculture. Once on the registry, a person couldn’t buy a companion animal, or be employed in a job involving animals.</span></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 01:15:55 +0000 Hannah Meisel 17450 at http://wuis.org Lawmaker Wants Registry For Animal Abusers