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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

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

Dog Rescued On Ice In Jackson Harbor

Chicago Animal Care and Control personnel were still seeking the owner of a dog that eluded capture on the ice of Jackson Habor for nearly three hours before it was rescued Tuesday.

01/22/2013

Coyotes are increasingly common in the western suburbs, putting small-pet owners on alert. (DuPage County Forest District)

Coyote Attacks Dog In West Suburb

A coyote attacked a dog in west suburban Wheaton Friday night, according to officials.

12/22/2012

Pearl, the Alt family's dog, died when she suffocated after she was caught in an animal trap that police said was apparently intentionally set. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Indiana Family’s Dog Killed In Animal Trap

Pearl was left struggling with her head pinched in the jaws of an animal trap on Saturday. Police said Pearl’s death was no accident.

12/12/2012

Canines and snack bags can be a dangerous combination, a veterinarian warns. (CBS)

Snack Bags Potentially Deadly To Your Pet, Vet Warns

There are supposedly “funny” YouTube videos of dogs with their heads stuck in snack bags. But to veterinarian Larry Fox, it’s no joke. CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports.

11/13/2012

I miss Bernie my St. Bernard. Kim K. stole him cause she's rich & powerful & cooler than me :( (Credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Virgo

Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.

09/19/2012

Officers Shoot Dog

Man Sics Dog On Officers Serving Warrant, Escapes

Police say a Chicago man used a dog to escape officers serving a search warrant in the Englewood neighborhood Tuesday night.

WBBM Newsradio–08/15/2012

Derek Fierro

Police: East Lakeview Teacher Admits To Beating His Dog To Death

An East Lakeview neighborhood man called police early Friday and admitted to beating his dog to death.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2012

James Wesolaski, 51, has received a prison sentence for beating and choking his small dog. (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Man Sentenced To Prison For Beating, Choking Small Dog

James Wesolaski admitted he had struck the animal, a Lhasa Apso named Teddy, after becoming angry when the dog bit him and escaped from his home.

08/09/2012

Dog Rescued

Rags, The Stevenson Expressway Dog, To Be Adopted

Rags — the little white dog that managed to avoid cars on the Stevenson Expressway for more than an hour a week ago — is getting a home on Thursday.

07/10/2012

Dog Rescued

Dog Spotted Running On Stevenson Expy.

A dog was spotted running in the middle of the Stevenson Expressway Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Tank, a 5-year-old Pomeranian who weighs 8 or 9 pounds, is missing after apparently falling off a boat on the Chicago River. (Credit: Mark Lewis)

Dog Found Safe After Falling Off Boat In River

A little life vest-wearing dog that slipped off a boat in the Chicago River Sunday evening is back with his owners, after a nearly 24 hour search and the help of some good people.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Payton The Dog

Dog Credited With Helping Family Escape Burning Plainfield Home

A family dog is being credited with helping a family escape a fire in Plainfield overnight.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

Missing Generic

Man Found After Vanishing While Trying To Find His Dog

All’s well that ends well for a far north suburban man and his dog.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2012

Randall Dockens

Canine Teams Head To Chicago To Help With NATO Security

Several out-of-state canine teams are here in Chicago to help with NATO security – teams from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

WBBM Newsradio–05/17/2012

Darrick Sharkey allegedly threw a dog off a porch, injuring the animal. (Chicago Police Department)

Police: Man Throws Girlfriend’s Dog Off Porch During Argument

Darrick Sharkey, 24, of the 4200 block of West Iowa Street, was charged with one felony count of aggravated cruelty to animals.

03/03/2012

Byron The Dog

Charges Upgraded Against Man Who Poured Boiling Water On Dog

Authorities have upgrade charges against a 20-year-old college athlete accused of throwing boiling water on his dog after the animal urinated on the floor.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

Isis, a shepherd terrier mix who was abandoned on the West Side and beaten by kids with bats and broomsticks in December 2011, was moved to a foster home a month and a half later. (Credit: Chicago Animal Care and Control)

Dog Abandoned And Attacked On West Side Now In Foster Home

Isis, the shepherd terrier mix who was abandoned in the cold by her owners and then attacked by children with baseball bats, is now in a foster home.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

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