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.
Dallas police broke up a massive cockfighting ring overnight in West Oak Cliff. More than 200 roosters, some dead and badly injured were discovered.
Fort Worth is considering a total ban or at least restricting the number of roosters allowed in the city.