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Former Dallas Animal Services Manager Tyrone McGill's Trial Set to Start This Morning

9 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
The chief clerk in Judge Gracie Lewis's courtroom confirms: Jury selection is set to begin this morning in the trial of Tyrone McGill, the former Dallas Animal Services manager indicted in August 2010 on charges of animal cruelty for his alleged role in allowing a trapped cat to die within...
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"I Love Animals and People": On Trial for Animal Cruelty, Tyrone McGill Takes the Stand

9 years ago by Anna Merlan
Late this afternoon, former animal shelter manager Tyrone McGill took the stand to testify in his defense at his felony animal cruelty trial, which began yesterday. While the prosecution attempted to paint a picture of McGill as an indifferent, unreachable bureaucrat who willfully allowed a cat to die behind a...
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Jury Finds Former Animal Shelter Manager McGill Not Guilty of Letting Cat Die in Wall

9 years ago by Anna Merlan
After several hours of deliberation, a jury returned a verdict of not guilty in the felony animal cruelty trial of Tyrone McGill, the former animal shelter manager indicted in August 2010 following a May '10 incident at the Dallas animal shelter involving a cat trapped behind a wall that wasn't...
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Maybe With Their Powers Combined, Dallas Animal Services Can Be "Compassionate"

10 years ago by Andrea Grimes
I stopped by Dallas Animal Services over on Westmoreland Road this afternoon to check out the facilities in anticipation of the long-awaited and long-delayed Humane Society of the United States report about practices and conditions at the shelter. You may have heard of some of the problems as of late,...
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Nice Work If You Can Get It: Paid Leave For Being Indicted On Animal Cruelty Charges

9 years ago by Andrea Grimes
Both of you who followed along with yesterday's liveblog of the Animal Shelter Commission will remember that former ASC member and animal rights bigwig Jonnie England wondered during the public comment: Why is Tyrone McGill, the former Dallas Animal Services manager who has been indicted on charges of animal cruelty...
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On Day One of Animal Cruelty Trial, A Simple Question: How Hard Is It to Free a Trapped Cat?

9 years ago by Anna Merlan
After completing jury selection yesterday, the prosecution began laying out its case this morning in the felony animal cruelty trial of former animal shelter manager Tyrone McGill, who is currently on administrative leave and continues to draw a paycheck from the city of Dallas. "This is not a difficult case,"...
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Dallas taxpayers have every right to be pissed about the goings on at the city's animal shelter.

9 years ago by Andrea Grimes
Before it starved to death last May, the cat could be heard by shelter workers, crying and clawing, trying to escape the confines of the break room wall behind which it had become trapped at Dallas Animal Services. Cats do especially badly in animal shelters, naturally preferring dark, quite repose...
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Volunteers Fill the Gap in Dallas' Broken System for Collecting Stray Animals

5 years ago by Amy Martyn
“Hi,” the woman says, in a voice that isn't friendly. “What are you doing?” It's a pitch black night in mid-August in Southeast Dallas. Marina Tarashevska wields a camera as she approaches the back of a black pickup. A man wearing a cowboy hat opens the driver's door to get...
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City vs. Citizen

16 years ago by Jim Schutze
Jim Bryant is 75 years old, walks with a cane, sometimes suffers a dry throat from medication. He gets tired. But Jim Bryant is stubborn about principle. Today he has taken his cane in hand and come downtown to City Hall yet again to continue his quarter-century-long battle with the...
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The Thin Line Between Dog Rescuing and Dog Hoarding

8 years ago by Anna Merlan
Urbandale is a surprise, a tidy, easily missed neighborhood bordering Pleasant Grove in southeast Dallas. There are liquor stores and tattered strip malls not far away, but here it feels lush, secluded. Trees with trailing limbs line a curving road. The houses, brightly colored and neatly fenced, sit on gentle...

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