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Puppy Beaten Against Pole, Abandoned in Garbage Bag on Street
It's hard to fathom, but someone allegedly put a 3-month-old puppy in a plastic garbage bag and beat her against a pole on a street in LA's Miracle Mile area, according to KNX1070.
Witnesses report seeing a "tall, white man" get out of a vehicle and "hitting the bag against the light post," yesterday morning at around 9, reads a note posted on Facebook. When some local kids scared him off, the suspect abandoned the bag and fled the scene. The dog, a pit bull, was rescued by Animal Control, and has since been re-named Hope.
She has "a lot of bruises, is severely malnourished and weak, and had obviously been abused and neglected. But she didn't suffer any major injuries in Friday's attack, and she's now wagging her tail a lot and clearly appreciating all the attention she's suddenly getting."
While police are searching for the man who abused the dog, the officer who found Hope has plans to adopt her once she's recovered.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.