The animal cruelty division of the Harris County, Texas district attorney's office said in a statement issued late Wednesday that it is cooperating with the county's animal cruelty task force to probe the incident. Upon arrival the dog died.
"Violators will face significant fines".
I will be filing a bill tomorrow that will prohibit airlines from putting animals in overhead bins.
"This was a tragic accident that should have never occurred, as pets should never be placed in the overhead bin", United said in a statement.
Calling the most recent incident "disgraceful", Kennedy noted that United accounted for the majority of animal deaths on flights among U.S. carriers and vowed to push for a legislative fix.
United, which previously took responsibility for Kokito's death, said an investigation turned up that passengers told the flight attendant the dog was inside the carrier.
Sophia Ceballos, who spoke on behalf of her mother Catalina Robledo, claimed a flight attendant lied about what really happened on the flight from Houston to NY.
"I was like 'It's a dog, it's a dog". The dogs had both been in Denver, where they were to catch connecting flights. She said the owner was instructed to put her dog there shortly after she boarded with two children, one of whom was an infant. United says the tags will help flight attendants better identify pets on flights.
The fact that the dog's death wasn't discovered until the plane landed in NY complicates the issue, the prosecutor said.
The Associated Press sent an email seeing comment Thursday on the criminal investigation to an airline spokesman.
According to ABC News, the family told the flight attendant twice that a dog was in the bag before being told to put the dog in the overhead compartment.
"The pet owner was very adamant that she did not want to put the pet carrier up above", Gremminger said.
The letter comes after the owners of a French Bulldog puppy were reportedly made to put the animal in an overhead bin during a flight.
The airline's animal troubles compound a public relations nightmare triggered a year ago, when a male passenger who refused to give up his seat for an airline employee was dragged out of his seat and down the aisle of a parked United plane.
I would say collectively, everyone in the Marvel Universe has been involved in this movie. "We like mature story telling". It hasn't gone unnoticed that Jeremy Renner's Hawkeye is absent from marketing of Avengers: Infinity War .
On Thursday, Canada introduced its new $10 bill , showcasing Black Nova Scotian and civil rights activist Viola Desmond . Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will be unveiling the long awaited note.
This isn't the first time she's paid homage to her late mother-in-law, who's style-icon status is still strong to this day. Including Markle was a public acknowledgment by the Queen that she will soon be joining the fold, The Telegraph reported.
Mundo Deportivo also confirmed that one of club's director has already been made aware of Neymar's sudden change of heart. Click through the gallery above to see the six most expensive transfers in football history .
The ex-agent was found unconscious on a bench in the English city of Salisbury on Monday alongside his daughter Yulia . Because of this, the attack on Sergei is being seen as an attack that was likely backed by a foreign government .
Visitors look at a model of the Tiangong-1 space station at an exhibition in Beijing in June previous year . The corporation works in two-weeks of error - one before and one after April 3 - in its latest estimation.
European Union trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said a full-on transatlantic trade war was "not in anybody's interests". Aluminium producers' association European Aluminium called for an "immediate" implementation of measures if necessary.
At the same time, Barritt says it's a good idea to be familiar with your home and plan a safe escape, with two ways out. It's something Red Cross officials stress every time there's a fire: working smoke alarms.
Ford also said that is is aware of two incidents that are allegedly connected to the fault in the steering wheel. If it's not secured, the bolt could back out and the steering wheel could separate from the steering column.
There are many important issues, including banking fraud, which can be discussed only if the House functions properly, he added. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, who had convened the meeting, later hoped that the deadlock would be resolved in a day or two.
However, a source in the MEA said, "India's efforts at foreign policy can not be exclusively looked at from "the China-prism". On the other hand, India needs new partners within the European Union that will help trade and investment.
A Nestle spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia the safety and quality of their products is priority for all their consumers. "We stand by the safety of our bottled water products", the American Beverage Association said in a statement.
The showing of the League, a National Front ally, "is a new step in the awakening of the people", Le Pen tweeted. However, Len Pen's credibility is among the potential obstacles to a possible far-right comeback.
Another of the group, Liana Hananel, the founder of luxury swimwear brand Lily and Rose, had given birth just four months earlier. Turkey's Hurriyet newspaper said the plane's three crew members - two pilots and one flight attendant - were all women as well.
He has a reputation for needless penalties and dirty play, while his aloof personality raised questions about his leadership. While the Dolphins could make the move as early as Monday, it likely will happen Wednesday, sources said.
On the 624-yard par-five 18th hole, the 26-year-old fired his second shot over the vast water body and reached the green. This time, he was always in and around the mix and turned in his best card of four under 68 when it counted the most.
Police are still trying to determine what led up to the shooting and how the suspect got into the hospital. Coleman then shot Tim Isley, a 28-year-old instrument management supervisor, before shooting himself.
In a response to the Melrose offer, GKN struck a £4.4 billion deal to merge business with the U.S. group Dana. Melrose said on Monday that the deal with Dana was "ill-thought-through" and would face regulatory hurdles.
The special day is meant to celebrate mathematics and Pi (3.14159), the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. At Boston Market , customers can receive one free Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pie when he purchases another Pot Pie and drink.
The 29-year-old quarterback was drafted by Washington in 2012 - the same year they took Robert Griffin III second overall. With the Vikings , Cousins will be joining a team fresh off an NFC Championship appearance and loaded with talent.
Former Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman was attempting to lure Norwell to the Giants as part of a rebuilt offensive line. The 49ers might also consider offensive line upgrades in the National Football League draft.
Brandon Diaz, 21, Ashburn, Virginia: His father emigrated to Cuba as a child and taught Brandon everything he knows about singing. Benjamin started his performance a bit flustered by the unplanned kiss, and all three judges declined to send him to Hollywood.
In Fitzpatrick's first season with the Bucs, he played in six games with three starts, finishing with a 2-1 record. That's the goal with every draft pick, and keeping Evans in the fold is a major accomplishment.
Nader attended the Seychelles gathering on behalf of the United Arab Emirates, where he serves as an adviser to the royal family. Schiff said he would like to call Prince and other witness back before the committee for another round of questioning.