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Quarterback Vick Indicted on Dog-Fighting Charges

NFL quarterback Michael Vick was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in Virginia on charges related to illegal dog-fighting.

The indictment alleges that Vick and three co-defendants began an operation in early 2001 in which dogs fought to the death — or close. It said losing dogs were sometimes killed by electrocution, drowning, hanging or gunshots.

If convicted, Vick faces at least six years in jail and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines.


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