Dog Named Brooklyn Gets Temporary Reprieve From Death Row

NEW YORK CITY -- A dog named Brooklyn who was sentenced to death by the city for biting a 12-year-old girl got a stay of execution shortly before he would have been put down.

Animal advocacy group the Lexus Project saved Brooklyn from the gallows on Tuesday after going to court to set him free. A Manhattan Supreme Court judge agreed to a restraining order temporarily halting the execution after the city didn't contest the reprieve.

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