Walkers Honor Stabbed Dog, Push for Stronger Laws

AMERST, Ohio — Animal lovers and their four-legged companions gathered for a walk in Amherst Sunday in honor of a dog who was stabbed to death in her own yard. Maya, a Chow Shepard mix, will killed last Sunday morning. Gerald Miller, 43, faces a misdemeanor cruelty to companion animals charge in the case. “It’s […]

Arrest Made in Dog’s Stabbing Death

AMHERST, Ohio — Police have arrested the man accused of stabbing and killing an Amherst family’s dog. Gerald D. Miller, 43, was taken into custody Thursday morning. Miller has been charged with cruelty to companion animals, and was released on a $1,000 bond. Police say Miller stabbed Maya Sunday morning. Owner Bob Danicki rushed Maya […]

Police Investigate Dog’s Stabbing Death

AMHERST, Ohio– While an Amherst family is grieving the loss of their beloved dog, Maya, a police investigation is under way into her death. Sunday morning between 11:30 and noon, Maya was in the front yard of the Danicki family’s home. They say she was within the parameters of their invisible fence, when a neighbor’s […]

FOUND: Dale Danicki

*UPDATE: After Dale Danicki was featured as part of FOX 8’s ‘Missing’ segment, he was reported found.* CLEVELAND — FOX 8 has launched a new project in hopes of finding missing people here in Northeast Ohio. Today, we are featuring Dale Danicki. He was last seen Oct. 21, 2013 in Cleveland.  Danicki was 47 at […]

Man Sentenced in Fatal Dog Stabbing

OBERLIN, Ohio — The man who stabbed and killed an Amherst family’s pet in its own yard was sentenced Thursday. Gerald D. Miller, who was found guilty after pleading no contest, will spend time in jail. He was sentenced to 180 days, but 60 were suspended on the condition that Miller will be monitored for […]