LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Slick roads are possible, after an icy mix of freezing rain, sleet, and some snow lingers under foot. Patches of black ice are also possible, so give yourself some extra driving time.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A man convicted of kicking a dog like a football and killing it has been sentenced to 30 days in jail.
Chad Crawford had faced up to a year in jail after being found of aggravated animal cruelty in October.
WTVF-TV in Nashville reports that Crawford must also get a psychological evaluation and report to jail on Dec. 14.
He denied kicking the dog in an incident that caused community outrage more than three years ago. He avoided a more serious felony charge of intentionally killing an animal.
The man accused of holding the Yorkshire Terrier for the kick is also facing a trial.
Information from: WTVF-TV, http://www.newschannel5.com/
(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.