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A dog wandered onto the roof of a vacant home in Chatham; neighbors said the dog was there for three days before an Animal Control worker went up and got him down using a snare. (Credit: Mike Krauser/CBS)

City Worker Rescues Dog From Roof Of Vacant House

Neighbors said the dog had been up there for three days.

04/11/2014

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Someone You Should Know: Veteran And His Ex-Military Canine

David Sapyta served in Vietnam. Lucy, his dog, served in Afghanistan. By adopting Lucy, David helped save her life. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.

04/04/2014

Hojin Lee (Credit: Niles police)

Man Charged With Abandoning Dog After Eviction From Apartment

A 37-year old homeless man has been charged with animal cruelty for allegedly abandoning his dog in an empty apartment in the northern suburbs.

03/19/2014

Taser & Sharpie (Photo Credit: romprescue.com / Puppy Bowl X)

Puppy Bowl X To Feature Two Chicago Puppies

The Bears may not have made it anywhere near the Super Bowl, but there are at least two Chicagoans you’ll be able to cheer for on February 2nd: Sharpie and Taser, two puppies from ROMP Italian Greyhound Rescue. The pups will be appearing in Puppy Bowl X…

01/24/2014

The animals at Save-A-Pet in Grayslake have been holding up remarkably well after the shelter has gone without power for two days because of the storm on July 11, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Five Years After It Was Stolen, Dog Reunited With Illinois Family After Being Found In South Carolina

A dog stolen from the backyard an Illinois family more than five years ago was found wandering in South Carolina, and is now back with its rightful owners, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

01/13/2014

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Woman, Chihuahua Attacked By Three Pit Bulls

Three pit bulls mauled an elderly woman walking a Chihuahua Friday evening in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, a witness told CBS 2. The owner’s pet was killed.

10/18/2013

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Trapped For Two Hours, ‘Doogie’ The Goldendoodle Saved From Well

A dog fell 23 feet into a northern Illinois well, then dog-paddled for two hours until firefighters could hoist him to safety.

09/23/2013

A dog fell to its death from a balcony on the 43rd floor of this condo building at 360 E. South Water St. on Sept. 4, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Police: No Charges After Dog, Cat Fall From High-Rise

Chicago Police have opted not to charge anyone in the death of a dog which plunged 43 floors to its death this morning, under unusual circumstances.

09/05/2013

Koki, an 11-year-old Boston Terrier, was found in Hawaii, eight years after her owner, Waukegan teacher Sheryl Jans, last saw her. (Credit: GiveForward)

Eight Years Later, Waukegan Teacher Hopes To Be Reunited With Dog

Shelter workers in Hawaii found a microchip on Koki, an 11-year-old Boston Terrier, which led back to Sheryl Jans, an 8th grade English teacher at Abbott Elementary School in Waukegan.

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Austin Hudson Lapore (Credit: Chicago Police)

Search Dog Tracks Missing Student To Lakefront

Volunteers, friends and family were out in force Tuesday morning, resuming the search for a missing University of Chicago student.

06/18/2013

Andrew Maynard (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Prosecutor: Suburban Man Fatally Stabs Dog He Believes Was Possessed

A northwest suburban man allegedly stabbed his father’s sheltie dog to death in a park and told police he did it because he thought the dog was possessed, a Cook County prosecutor said Sunday.

06/09/2013

Karen Read found an adult Labrador retriever and 17 puppies at the side of a road at Indiana Dunes State Park. The dogs were rescued, and will be up for adoption at Lakeshore PAWS in Valparaiso. (Photo courtesy Karen Read)

Woman Rescues 17 Puppies Abandoned At Indiana Dunes State Park

Someone dumped a mother Labrador retriever and 17 puppies at the side of a dark road in the Indiana Dunes State Park on Friday.

05/14/2013

Gregory Griffin faces animal cruelty charges. (Credit: Elgin Police)

Dog Found With Broken Legs In Elgin Gets Surgery

A dog found with two broken legs last month in northwest suburban Elgin is recovering and may soon find a new home thanks to a suburban veterinarian’s generosity. Police are also seeking the dog’s owner on a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge.

04/11/2013

Kyle Voissem

Former UIC Gymnast Convicted Of Scalding Dog

Kyle Voissem was convicted Tuesday after a two-day bench trial, and now faces up to three years in prison. The judge also ordered him to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

03/27/2013

(Credit Pope Photo: Franco Origlia/Getty Images) (Alterations/Dog Credit: Mason Johnson/Winnie/Abby Sheaffer)

Poem The News: Justin Bieber’s Birthday Cookie Cake Of Doom

Poem the News — Poetry about the news?! Are you MAD?! POETRY AND THE NEWS DON’T GO TOGETHER. You’re crazy! Yes, reader, yes I am. I am crazy. Read these poems. The submit your own.

03/08/2013

Lee Krizka and her dog, Merlot. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Lee Krizka And Her Dog, Merlot

Lee Krizka and her dog, Merlot, both have disabilities, but they make quite a team. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.

02/22/2013

Sadie, a golden retriever, was trapped in a frigid pond in Glencoe when she was surrounded by a pack of coyotes. She was rescued by local firefighters. (Credit: CBS)

Drowning Dog Rescued After Being Encircled By Coyotes

A woman walking with her dogs in Glencoe was confronted by a pack of coyotes and when it was all over, the fire department and a long ladder were needed, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.

02/20/2013

A South Elgin home caught fire Monday after a dog started a stove. (James Bernhardson)

A Dog, A Pizza Box And A Stove Spell Disaster In South Elgin

Investigators determined the blaze had started in the kitchen, where a burner on the stove had been switched on. When the owner arrived, he had an explanation.

01/28/2013

This dog somehow ran out onto the frozen waters of Jackson Harbor. (CBS)

Dog Rescued From Harbor Ice Reunited With Owner

A young dog rescued from the ice of Jackson Harbor on the South Side earlier this week suffered no ill effects and has been reunited with its owner.

01/25/2013

Don't really care if it's the middle of the desert, pick up that dog's poop! (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Libra

If you don’t learn how to pick up after your dog soon, Libra, the stars will BRING THE HAMMER DOWN. Yes, that’s right, the stars will punish you if you let your dog poop on the sidewalk one more time. The destruction will be swift and painful, worse than any onslaught you’ve ever heard described in a metal song. Seriously. You will cease to exist.

01/24/2013

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