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Piotr Holy (Credit: Palatine Police)

Cops: Palatine Man Shot Neighbor’s Dog, Mistaking It For Coyote

A northwest suburban Palatine man was charged with animal cruelty for shooting his neighbor’s dog, lured to his yard by a deer carcass. He allegedly told police he thought the dog was a coyote.

02/14/2013

Kobi, the Weaver family's 70-pound Rhodesian Ridgeback mix, was shot by Hazel Crest police officers, who apparently were searching for an escaped fugitive at a neighbor's house. (Family Photo)

Hazel Crest Cops Shoot, Kill Dog During Search For Fugitive

The search for a fugitive might have taken a tragic turn; Kenneth Conley escaped from the federal jail in downtown Chicago last week, and one suburban family said the search for Conley claimed the life of their beloved pet.

CBS 2–12/26/2012

Colonel Phillips, a 7-month-old, 30-pound miniature bull terrier, was shot twice by a Chicago police officer after following his owner outside as the officer was writing a parking ticket. (Photo courtesy: Al Phillips)

Lawsuit Over Puppy Shot By Cop Moving To Federal Court

A lawsuit a North Side couple filed against the city and a police officer who allegedly shot their puppy earlier this month is moving to federal court.

12/12/2012

Colonel Phillips, a 7-month-old, 30-pound miniature bull terrier, was shot twice by a Chicago police officer after following his owner outside as the officer was writing a parking ticket. (Photo courtesy: Al Phillips)

Chicago Family Suing Police After Officer Shot Their Puppy

Al Phillips wants to know why a Chicago police officer shot his dog while writing a traffic ticket outside his house.

12/04/2012

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

Dog Prints

Woman Distraught After Gunshot Kills Dog In Addison

Addison police are investigating the fatal shooting of a dog on Saturday, near a forest preserve.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012