Dog Fighting

Paul Wade is charged with dog fighting and animal cruelty. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Maywood Man Charged With Dog Fighting

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.


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Police Bust Alleged Dog Fighting Ring In Maywood

Animal control officers descend on a home in Maywood and police removed what they say was a well-organized dog fighting ring.


Juan Zamora (Credit: Chicago Police)

East Side Man Charged With Abusing 10 Pit Bulls

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.


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South Side Woman Accused Of Starving Pit Bulls To Death

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.


From left, clockwise: Jawaan Chick, Sabrina Morris, Taylon Hughes, Shaquille Middleton, William Hill, Arnulfo Sanchez, Jimmie Kelly and Charles Ray .(Chicago Police Department)

Eight Charged In Dog Fighting Ring On South Side

The Chicago Department of Animal Care and Control took the four pit bulls into custody.


One of the dogs rescued from a dog fight in south suburban Dolton. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Police Bust Dolton Dog Fight, 8 Arrested

A call to police from a concerned resident in Dolton led police to a dog fighting ring, and a man wanted for attempted murder.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2012

City Clerk Susana Mendoza (CBS)

Mendoza: Report Your Neighbor If A Dog Is Being Trained For Fighting

City Clerk Susana Mendoza says you should speak up if you think a neighbor’s dog is being beaten into fighting shape.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

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South Holland Man Convicted Of Running Major Dog-Fighting Operation

A South Holland man was convicted Wednesday on dozens of charges for running a sophisticated dog-fighting ring out of his home.


Lincoln Park Pitbulls

SWAT Team Sent Out For Dog Fighting On Sheffield Avenue

Two men were arrested on warrants for dog fighting in the Lincoln Park neighborhood Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011

One of the dogs rescued from a suspected dog fighting operation in Gary. (Credit: Pamela Jones/CBS 2)

20 Dogs Rescued From Fighting Ring, Four Suspects Arrested

Police have arrested four people and rescued nearly two dozen dogs in connection with a dog-fighting ring in Northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Larue Jackson is charged in a pit bull fighting ring. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff

Felon Charged In Dog Fighting Ring–For Second Time

A Chicago man has been arrested and charged in connection with pit bull fighting and breeding.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

Michael Vick

Vick Signs $20 Million Contract

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.


Maywood Dogfight

Rescued Pit Bulls On Road To Recovery

Two pit bulls rescued from a Maywood dog fight are on the road to recovery.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2011

Photo Of Gary Friederich. (Cook County Sheriff Photo)

Pet Owners Left In Limbo After Vet’s Arrest

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.

WBBM Newsradio–12/20/2010