Jim De Persia poses with the large, toothy exotic fish he found washed ashore near his home. (Jim De Persia)

Piranha-Like Fish Found At Chicago Area Lake

A retiree found a large, toothy fish outside his Cedar Lake, Ind. home. CBS 2’s Mike Parker answers the question: Was it a piranha?


A picture taken on September 29, 2010 shows Red-Bellied piranha inside the aquarium of the Dubai Mall. AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Pet Piranha Bites Off Toddler’s Fingertip

At first a suburban Chicago mother thought the family dog was responsible, but responding police looked at a fish tank near where the child had been playing.