We Brought A Suit: Nonprofit Sues For Captive Elephants' Rights To PersonHoodThe nonprofit Nonhuman Rights Project has filed a lawsuit on behalf of elephants named Beulah, Karen and Minnie at Commerford Zoo in Connecticut.
Protests Part Of Power Eating Contest On Coney IslandCalifornia champion competitive eater Joey "Jaws" Chestnut wins Nathan's hot dog eating contest, amid protests by animal rights activists.
Animal Activists Protest Ducks' Stoner Over Hunt ChargesA small group of vocal protesters has gathered outside Honda Center to call for the suspension of Anaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner, who faces charges in Canada for illegally shooting a grizzly bear.
Animal Rights March Shuts Down Busiest Intersection In HollywoodActivists shut off Hollywood Boulevard to traffic Saturday for a demonstration in support of animal rights.
Brad Pitt, Bill Maher Slam Costco For Selling Eggs From Caged HensBrad Pitt and Bill Maher say Costco contributes to animal cruelty by selling eggs from caged hens.
Signal Hill 8-Year-Old Among PETA's Cutest Vegan Kids This YearPETA launched a national search to find America's cutest vegan kid and located one of them in the Southland.
Viral Cellphone Video Of Dog Being Dragged Sparks Outrage, Call For ActionCalls for action rang out at a Hesperia City Council meeting Monday after cellphone video surfaced of an animal shelter employee dragging a lost dog down a hall.
Pasadena Proposal Would Require All Dogs, Cats Over 6 Months To Be Spayed Or Neutered A number of animal breeders are fighting a proposal in the Pasadena city council that would require all dogs and cats to be spayed or neutered by the time are six months old.
Animal-Rights Advocates Protest Outside Ringling Bros. Show At Staples CenterAnimal-rights advocates protested Friday outside the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey shows at Staples Center.
Woman Takes Fight Over Animal Shelter Conditions To City CouncilMaria Sanchez claims the city animal shelter, located at 333 Chandler Place, is keeping its animals in unsanitary conditions, causing them to become ill.
UCLA Sued Over Primate Research RecordsAn animal rights group has sued the University of California, Los Angeles, for refusing to release records on its use of primates in lab experiments.
Teen Actor's Organization Fights Against Animal CrueltyWhen Lou Wegner was 14, he started work as an actor on his first film. The director of that film introduced him to volunteering at animal shelters — and in the two years since, his passion for protecting animals has grown right along with his stardom.