Dog Attack

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Small Dog Killed By Larger Pet, Owner Cited: Lincolnwood Police

Lincolnwood police say the attack occurred Thursday as a 10-year-old girl, her eight-year-old brother and two friends walked the family’s dog in Rowley Park.

07/31/2015

Dog attack victim Marilyn Grimes. (Credit: CBS)

Dog Attack Victims Say Owners Not Punished Enough

We often hear of dog attacks, some even fatal. So what’s being done to stop attacks or punish the dogs’ owners?

07/22/2015

James Nevils III (Supplied Photo)

Why Weren’t Charges Filed Against Owner Of Dog That Mauled Boy To Death?

Five-year-old James Nevils III was killed by a pit bill Monday night and police said no criminal charges will be filed against the dog’s owner.

05/27/2015

James Nevils III (Supplied Photo)

Dog Owner Cited After Boy Mauled To Death; Victim’s Grandfather ‘Not Happy At All’

The grandfather of a 5-year-old boy killed by a dog Monday night said the dog’s owner got off too light, after being cited for two ordinance violations.

05/27/2015

James Nevils III. (Family photo)

Boy, 5, Mauled To Death By Dog

Witnesses said the attack started inside a home, and the boy’s mother was able to drag the dog and her son outside, and began asking neighbors to help her get the dog off her son. Neighbors used sticks and rocks to try to beat away the dog, and tried to free the boy from its jaws.

05/26/2015

A 12-year-old girl was bit by a dog Sunday evening in the 4900 block of North Troy. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Dog Attacks Girl, 12, In Albany Park

A Chicago Police officer fatally shot a pit bull Sunday evening after it bit a 12-year-old girl in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

04/27/2015

Dog attack victim Devon Williams. (Credit: CBS)

10-Year-Old Boy, Mother Attacked By Pit Bull In Roseland

A 10-year-old boy and his mother have both been hospitalized after being bitten by a dog in the South Side Roseland neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, according to Chicago Fire Media.

12/23/2014

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Man Shoots And Kills Pit Bull That Bit His Daughter

The pit bull bit the man’s 5-year-old daughter at their home in the 8500 block of South Vincennes Avenue about 5 p.m., then tried to attack the owner, who shot the dog and killed it, police said.

11/04/2014

Armani McKinnis was attacked by a dog while playing with friends at a birthday party in Greater Grand Crossing. (Supplied to CBS)

Boy, 6, Injured In Dog Attack

Officers responded to reports of an attack at 74th and Champlain, Chicago Police News Affairs said. There, they found a young victim with facial injuries and a bite to the leg.

08/04/2014

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Vernon Hills Cops Kill Pit Bull That Attacked Woman

Police confirmed a woman and her dog were mauled by a pit bull in the New Century Town subdivision. The woman suffered injuries to both her hands trying to defend her miniature Doberman Pinscher, who was badly hurt in the incident.

06/26/2014

Bonnie Price. (Credit: CBS)

Pair Of Dogs Attack 83-Year-Old Woman In West Chicago

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports it’s apparently not the first time those dogs went on the attack.

06/25/2014

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Dogs Mauled 3-Year-Old Girl To Death, Autopsy Finds

A 3-year-old girl who died this weekend after she was left unattended by her grandfather at his South Side home was mauled to death during a dog attack, authorities said.

12/08/2013

Marilyn Grimes (Provided by family)

Woman Attacked By Dogs Upgraded To Stable Condition

A woman who was critically injured when she was attacked by dogs on the South Side on Friday night is now in stable condition, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

10/22/2013

Mia, a 15-pound Powderpuff Chinese Crested dog, was killed by a much larger dog, which appeared to be a Golden Retriever, on Sept. 2, 2013. (Credit: Annie Widlicka)

Evanston Woman Seeks Help Finding Dog That Killed Her Pet

An Evanston woman was devastated after her small dog was attacked and killed earlier this week by a much larger dog.

09/06/2013

Shawn Taylor says five pit bulls broke free from this fence and attacked his stepson Nikita Hampton right on the sidewalk outside of a laundromat at Kedzie and Roosevelt. (Credit: CBS)

Man Recovering After Being Attacked By Five Pit Bulls

A Chicago man is recovering after a vicious attack by five pit bulls. As CBS 2’s Dave Davini explains it all happened in broad daylight this weekend and may have been prevented.

09/01/2013

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Neighbor’s Dog Seriously Injures 9-Year-Old Boy

A nephew of the dog owner was able to pull the animal off the boy, who suffered bites to his arms and legs.

05/20/2013

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Police Kill Pit Bull That Attacked Two People On South Side

A pit bull that had already attacked one person in the Englewood neighborhood Wednesday morning was shot dead by a Chicago Police sergeant as it attacked a 16-year-old boy on his way to school.

05/15/2013

Jeremy Rusin (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Police: Oak Lawn Man Allowed Dog To Attack His Mother

An Oak Lawn man accused of allowing his girlfriend’s pit bull to repeatedly attack his mother this month remained in Cook County Jail on Monday on charges of domestic battery, battery, assault and resisting arrest, records show.

01/15/2013

Dawn Brown, a suburban firefighter/paramedic, was killed by her own dog at her home in Big Rock, Ill. (Credit: Bristol-Kendall Fire Protection District)

Suburban Firefighter Killed By Her Own Dog

A far west suburban firefighter and paramedic who was found dead in her home died as a result of an attack by one of her own dogs, the Kane County sheriff’s office said Wednesday.

11/14/2012

Evie licks the face of dog-sitter Megan Wilt, who chased off a coyote during an attack. (CBS)

Coyote Attacks Dog In Wheaton

A beloved pet was nearly killed in the 2000 block of Stonebridge Court in Wheaton. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones spoke to the woman who saved the dog’s life.

10/05/2012

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