Police: Suicidal man hung mother's dog from tree

- A Florida man was arrested after deputies say he hanged his mother's Chihuahua from a tree and threatened to commit suicide during an eight-hour standoff.

Volusia County Sheriff's deputies say 24-year-old David Rivera was arrested Thursday and charges with animal cruelty.  Rivera was being held on $2,000 bail Friday morning at the Volusia County Branch Jail. Deputies also made arrangements for Rivera to undergo a mental health evaluation.

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