As least 10 dogs, including three that are now dead, were allegedly abused by a D.C. man over the past few years, the Washington Humane Society says.
A felony animal cruelty investigation has been launched following the discovery of a skinned dog in a Loudoun County creek.
Two children in the region have died so far this summer after being left in cars. At least one animal has suffered the same fate.
Anne Arundel County police say a cat is recovering after being shot in the shoulder with an arrow.
An area resident who was facing charges related to allegedly raping and murdering a goat while high on bath salts has been declared not competent to stand trial by a county judge.