Paul Wade, of the 1900 block of South 2nd Avenue, was charged with two felony counts of dog fighting, six misdemeanor counts of violating animal owner duties, and six misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.
Animal control officers descend on a home in Maywood and police removed what they say was a well-organized dog fighting ring.
Bond was set at $75,000 for a 49-year-old man facing more than 20 felony charges after several “abused” pit bulls were found living in “deplorable” conditions at his home on the Far South Side last week.
A Far South Side woman accused of running a dog-fighting ring in her home starved two puppy pit bulls to death before hiding them in a garbage, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
The Chicago Department of Animal Care and Control took the four pit bulls into custody.
A call to police from a concerned resident in Dolton led police to a dog fighting ring, and a man wanted for attempted murder.
City Clerk Susana Mendoza says you should speak up if you think a neighbor’s dog is being beaten into fighting shape.
A South Holland man was convicted Wednesday on dozens of charges for running a sophisticated dog-fighting ring out of his home.
Two men were arrested on warrants for dog fighting in the Lincoln Park neighborhood Wednesday.
Police have arrested four people and rescued nearly two dozen dogs in connection with a dog-fighting ring in Northwest Indiana.
A Chicago man has been arrested and charged in connection with pit bull fighting and breeding.
Michael Vick is one of the more polarizing players in the NFL. He served two years in a federal prison for dog fighting and on Wednesday was given an estimated $20 million contract.
Two pit bulls rescued from a Maywood dog fight are on the road to recovery.
Pet owners whose animals were treated by a veterinarian whose license was suspended in a dogfighting investigation are left to wonder what treateent–or lack of treatment–their pets really received.