Haniyyah Barnes

Haniyyah Barnes will spend the next four years in prison for throwing her neighbor’s dog into traffic during a heated argument over a parking space.

The 29-year-old Newark, New Jersey resident was also ordered to pay her neighbor $2,000 in restitution and perform 30 days of community service at an organization for the prevention of cruelty to animals.

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Joe Namath wearing fur coat

Super Bowl #3 hero Joe Namath wore an obnoxious fur coat hoodie for the coin toss prior to the kick off of Super Bowl 48 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday. The legendary NY Jets quarterback sparked outrage, first from Super Bowl fans for botching the coin toss, then from PETA and furious animal lovers who were offended by Namath’s ostentatious display of arrogance.

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Calvin Battle charged with animal cruelty

A 26-year-old Atlanta man was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after he was caught on video viciously beating a dog in an animal shelter.

Calvin Battle was fired after a supervisor viewed a surveillance video that showed him using a metal bowl to beat a dog in a kennel at the DeKalb County Animal Shelter. Battle was an employee of LifeLine Animal Project, the organization which is contracted to manage the DeKalb County Animal Shelter.

Animals at the shelter are usually abused and abandoned by their previous owners.

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