The dogs rescued lived among rodent droppings. Old and sick dogs had been shot to death.Inspectors from the Missouri Department of Agriculture today removed more than 70 dogs from a Monett-based breeder in the first-ever enforcement of the state's new Canine Cruelty Prevention Act. Violations ... More >>
It's up to you to prevent this.We're No. 5! Celebratory chomps all around.OK, it's not actually that funny. The U.S. Postal Service today released data on the nation's top cities for dog attacks on postal carriers, and St. Louis tied for fifth (along with San Antonio) with 39 attacks in 2010. Hou ... More >>
As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs Baze v. Rees and the constitutionality of Kentucky's -- and, by extension, nearly every other state's -- protocol for executing inmates via lethal injection, you might want to revisit "Uncomfortably Numb," Malcolm Gay's 2004 in-depth story about Missouri's death-pena ... More >>
A local ferret shelter needs us all to come to a weaselization
Lethal injection looks painless and peaceful. On Missouri's death row, appearances can be deceiving.