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Castro, an Italian mastiff was shot and killed by police who were responding to an armed robbery. (Family provided photo)

Family Upset After Chicago Cops Fatally Shoot Dog, Fail To Catch Robber

A South Side family is angry because police shot their dog and then failed to catch an armed robber even though he was hiding out just feet from where they were standing, reports CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli.

08/18/2014

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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

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Woman Sues City After Chicago Police Officer Shoots, Kills Puppy

A woman is suing the city of Chicago and several police officers nearly a year after her 5-year-old daughter watched an off-duty officer shoot and kill their pit bull puppy near their home in the Norwood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

05/19/2014

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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

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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

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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