Daniel Coverston

TV star says ‘vicious’ pitbull is a ‘gentleman’

A few weeks after a TV star took a “vicious” pitbull from Placer’s animal shelter, his new guardian said he is “doing great.” This week, pitbull expert and reality tele ...

County puts down pitbulls

Three of four pitbulls that attacked a teen in Downtown Auburn have been euthanized. Mike Winters, program manager of Placer County Animal Services, confirmed Friday that three p ...

No date yet for pitbull euthanasia

County officials are waiting for a signed judge’s order to euthanize three of four pitbulls involved in a Downtown Auburn attack. On Thursday, Mike Winters, program manager for ...

Four pitbulls are suffering

Since the Sept. 16 attack, Daniel Coverston has been claiming that he “loves” his dogs. It is not love or anywhere near it to knowingly allow your dogs to suffer. These dogs a ...

Pitbull to go to TV star’s rescue center

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series on a trial over the fate of four pitbulls. A reality television star is willing to take a chance on a pitbull that a jud ...

Pitbull trial reveals alleged $10,000 bribe

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on a trial over the fate of four pitbulls. After five months and two trials, the final fate of almost all of the four pi ...

Judge rules one pitbull can live

ROSEVILLE - A Placer County judge ruled that one “vicious” pitbull may live — for now — but three others must die. The spared dog will be transported from the county’s ...

Second pitbull trial to start Friday

A second trial in a case involving pitbulls and their Auburn owner is set to take place today in Roseville. An appeal of the dog’s “vicious” status is expected to include t ...

Court delays pitbull case

What will happen to four pitbulls that attacked a teen in Auburn remains unknown. However, the owner’s family called the Journal this week to say they want to put an end to a s ...

Killing pitbulls is ridiculous

On the subject of the Daniel Coverston/pitbull article (Journal, Jan. 15). I think it’s ridiculous that these animals are being put down. Who is to say that the kid didn’t ant ...

Family will pay $12,000 for pitbull’s life

An Auburn pitbull owner and his family are willing to pay $12,000 if they can keep one of their dogs alive. But, if one of Daniel Coverston’s four pitbulls that attacked a teen ...

Judge rules for pitbulls

The owner of four “vicious” pitbulls is challenging a judge’s ruling that they can be euthanized. Daniel Coverston has filed an appeal in Placer County court disputing Judg ...

Judge rules 4 pitbulls vicious

Four pitbulls that attacked a teen in Downtown Auburn were declared “vicious” by a Placer County Judge Thursday. The ruling comes about a month-and-a-half after the dogs atta ...

Pitbull hearing debates “vicious” label for dogs

ROSEVILLE – It’s been a month since four pitbulls attacked a teen in Downtown Auburn, but it could be another week before a judge will decide whether they are vicious. Once th ...

Court hearing coming up in pitbull attack

A hearing in a case involving a Downtown Auburn pitbull attack is tentatively set for this Friday. The hearing is set for exactly a month after four pitbulls knocked down and bit ...