KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) - One of two men charged in a dog-fighting ring in Kalamazoo County was sentenced Tuesday.
Leonard Turner will spend 45 days in jail, three years on probation and can't own any dogs or animals. He pleaded guilty in September to one count of animal fighting as part of a plea deal. Specifically, he admitted to knowingly permitting a building or property to be used for the training of fighting animals.
In August, Turner and Kelvin Thomas were arrested.
Fourteen dogs were removed from Turner's home at 321 Darling St. in Kalamazoo Township.
Thirty-four other dogs were removed from a home on KL Avenue between Seventh Street and Ninth Street in Oshtemo Township.
GRAM Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in front of a festive downtown crowd at Rosa Parks Circle Friday night.
Two people were taken to the hospital after one vehicle crossed the center line, causing a head-on crash in Ada Township Friday night.
Police say snow made roads "treacherous" Sunday and urged people to stay home if possible.