Sheriff’s deputies in Johnson County arrested 17 people late Saturday night for taking part in a cockfighting exhibition. A group of several other suspects fled from the scene.
Investigators say a Texas homeowner has shot and killed two people who asked about buying roosters then drew guns on the resident.
An overnight cockfighting operation was broken up in East Dallas late Saturday, ending with 20 arrests and the discovery of multiple dead fighting roosters.
A Texas man caught trying to smuggle baby parrots back from Mexico by putting the birds in his pants has been fined more than $2,600.
Police in Fort Worth shut down a cockfight at a residence early Sunday morning. Over a dozen people were cited and the homeower was arrested.
The SPCA is seizing 500 fighting roosters and hens from a Cedar Hill property today.
A new House bill goes after people who raise fighting roosters and the folks who attend those fights.