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.
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.
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.
Two people were injured in a pit bull attack late Monday afternoon in Elmhurst.
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.
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.
A man was critically injured Monday morning when he was attacked by what police described as two pit bulls while jogging along the lakefront in Rainbow Beach Park.
What do you do when your neighbor calls out for help? Thomas Lichtwalt heard dogs barking on Tuesday, setting off his own dog. Then he looked out and saw two dogs barking and snarling at his 74-year-old neighbor who was at the end of his driveway on the way to getting his mail.
Police in Elgin shot and killed a family dog that turned on its owners and its own puppies.
A teenager has been sentenced to five years in prison for ordering his pitbull terrier to attack a 75-year-old man.