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Exotic animal collector featured on 'Tiger King' is arrested

Oct. 9, 2020 6:05 PM EDT

GRANVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A fugitive from Indiana who was featured on “Tiger King” has been arrested in New York after flaunting photos of exotic animals at his sanctuary to someone who then reported him, officials said. Timothy Stark, 55, was arrested Thursday by Granville police, the Post-Star...

Man featured on 'Tiger King' charged with animal cruelty

Oct. 9, 2020 11:55 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A wild animal trainer featured in the popular “Tiger King” series on Netflix has been indicted in Virginia on animal cruelty and wildlife trafficking charges. Attorney General Mark Herring said Friday that a months-long investigation found that Bhagavan...

‘Tiger King’ star Jeff Lowe agrees to pay tax debt in suit

Sep. 29, 2020 4:12 PM EDT

PAULS VALLEY, Okla. (AP) — Netflix's “Tiger King” star Jeff Lowe has agreed to pay up to over $100,000 in delinquent state sales taxes, penalties and interest. In June, the Oklahoma Tax Commission accused Lowe in a lawsuit of failing to turn over taxes collected on sales when he took over the...

FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, Carole Baskin, founder of Big Cat Rescue, walks the property near Tampa, Fla. The family of Don Lewis, a Florida man who disappeared in 1997 and who appeared on the hit TV series “Tiger King,” has hired a lawyer and is offering $100,000 in exchange for information to help solve the case. Attorney John Phillips held a news conference Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 and announced the investigation into Don Lewis’ disappearance.  (Loren Elliott/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' fame sued for defamation

Sep. 23, 2020 9:05 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Carole Baskin, who became a pop culture sensation due to Netflix’s docuseries “Tiger King,” is being sued for defamation by a former assistant. As part of the lawsuit, the daughters of Baskin's former husband are seeking more information about what happened to...

Tennessee officials searching for tiger spotted by deputy

Sep. 10, 2020 9:30 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities were searching Thursday morning for a tiger in East Tennessee. A deputy spotted the animal Wednesday night at an industrial park, the Knox County Sheriff's Office said in a statement on social media. Several agencies including animal control, the Tennessee Wildlife...