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.
We often hear of dog attacks, some even fatal. So what’s being done to stop attacks or punish the dogs’ owners?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports it’s apparently not the first time those dogs went on the attack.
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.
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.
An Evanston woman was devastated after her small dog was attacked and killed earlier this week by a much larger dog.
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.
A nephew of the dog owner was able to pull the animal off the boy, who suffered bites to his arms and legs.
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.
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.
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.
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.