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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

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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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Cops In Berwyn Kill 2 Pit Bulls After Attack On Woman, Smaller Dog

Police in west suburban Berwyn shot and killed a couple of pit bulls Thursday morning, after one of them went after a woman and her small dog.

09/13/2012

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Autopsy: Man Killed By Own Pit Bulls In Englewood

An autopsy Thursday confirmed an Englewood man was killed by at least one of his own pit bulls Wednesday night.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Willy, a 2-year-old Pomeranian, had to be put down after he was attacked by a pit bull at Montrose Dog Beach. Willy's owner, Audrey Fisher, is looking for the pit bull's owner, claiming he simply walked away after Willy was attacked. (Fisher Family Photo)

Family Sues Cop After Pit Bull Kills Small Dog At Montrose Beach

A family from south suburban Steger is suing a Chicago police officer, claiming he failed to restrain his pit bull, which killed the family’s Pomeranian mix at Montrose Beach in March.

07/03/2012

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Cops Shoot Dog After One Attacks Elgin Firefighter, 2 Charge Firehouse

What started out as some nice time outside on a nice day on Wednesday resulted in Elgin firefighters being barricaded in their fire station because of a couple of vicious dogs.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

Willy, a 2-year-old Pomeranian, had to be put down after he was attacked by a pit bull at Montrose Dog Beach. Willy's owner, Audrey Fisher, is looking for the pit bull's owner, claiming he simply walked away after Willy was attacked. (Fisher Family Photo)

Cop Cited, Suspended After Pit Bull Kills Small Dog At Montrose Beach

It turns out the man who walked off after his pit bull mauled a tiny dog to death was a Chicago Police officer. That officer has been ticketed and relieved of his police powers while the department investigates his actions.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

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Two Injured In Pit Bull Attack In Elmhurst

Two people were injured in a pit bull attack late Monday afternoon in Elmhurst.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

Joseph Finley lost his left foot after two pit bulls attacked him at Rainbow Beach Park on Jan. 2, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Pit Bull Attack Victim: ‘These Were Not Just Regular Dogs’

The 62-year-old jogger who was attacked by pit bulls in Rainbow Beach Park two weeks ago said Tuesday that he remembers everything that happened that morning, when he kept telling himself to survive.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Former Army Sgt. Chris Middeford and his service dog, Mira. (Credit: CBS)

Veteran Worries Possible Pit Bull Ban Could Take Away His Service Dog

A serious dog fight is brewing in Chicago. Some city officials are mulling over a possible ban on the pit bull breed after a jogger was attacked Monday morning, but a disabled Chicago Army veteran is worried he’ll lose his service dog as a result.

CBS 2–01/04/2012

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