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Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pit Bull Attacks Mail Carrier In Carpentersville

The pit bull’s owner said the dog broke through a screen door to get outside.

10/23/2014

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pit Bulls Attack East Chicago Boy

A 9-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after being attacked by two pit bulls Tuesday evening in East Chicago, Ind., the Post-Tribune is reporting.

04/16/2014

A pit bull named Cheff was found in a cage in Riverside; police want to find the owner. (Riverside Police)

Malnourished Pit Bull Found Caged, Cold In Riverside Parking Lot

It was between zero and 5 degrees when the pit bull was out in the cold, abandoned in his cage in the parking lot of the MacNeal Professional Building in Riverside.

01/09/2014

Willow the pit bull. (Credit: Go Fund Me)

The Willow Fund: Pit Bull Fund-Raiser Hits Snag

Willow the pit bull is very sick and needs help.

11/14/2013

Animal Care and Control Facility. (Credit: CBS)

Animal Control Worker Seriously Injured In Pit Bull Attack

An animal control worker was seriously injured after being mauled by a pit bull Monday morning, according to Chicago Fire Media.

11/02/2013

Marilyn Grimes (Provided by family)

Woman Attacked By Dogs May Lose Leg

A 64-year-old South Side woman remained in critical condition Saturday, a day after she and her pet Chihuahua were attacked by a neighbor’s pit bulls. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

10/19/2013

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Pit Bulls Maul 3-Year-Old Boy

The attack, which left the child with “multiple puncture wounds,” occurred in a building in the 7300 block of South Kingston Avenue, the fire department said.

06/03/2013

Damien Wilkerson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Chicago Man Accused Of Killing Dog Because It Tore His $4 Shirt

Damien Wilkerson, 34, of the 700 block of North Pine, was arrested Saturday and charged with aggravated cruelty to animals.

06/03/2013

Gerardo Perez. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Chicago Man Charged In Sex Act With Pit Bull At City Pound

A Chicago man has been charged with a sex act with a pit bull at the city animal pound.

06/02/2013

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Woman Disputes Story Of Chicago Cop Who Shot Her Dog

Tensions are boiling over in the Norwood Park neighborhood on Chicago’s Northwest Side where an off-duty Chicago police officer shot and killed a dog, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

05/19/2013

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Kill Pit Bull That Attacked Two People On South Side

A pit bull that had already attacked one person in the Englewood neighborhood Wednesday morning was shot dead by a Chicago Police sergeant as it attacked a 16-year-old boy on his way to school.

05/15/2013

A rescued pit bull was rescued in Monee on March 28, 2013, after she had been lit on fire, suffering burns on 20 to 25 percent of her body. She also might have been hit by a car. (Supplied to CBS)

Burned Pregnant Pit Bull Dies 2 Weeks After Being Found

CHICAGO (CBS) — The end to the story of a pregnant pit bull, discovered in Park Forest Palm Sunday, with burns to 25 percent of her body, is a tear-jerker, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore. Nearly […]

04/07/2013

A rescued pit bull was rescued in Monee on March 28, 2013, after she had been lit on fire, suffering burns on 20 to 25 percent of her body. She also might have been hit by a car. (Supplied to CBS)

Burned Pregnant Pit Bull Recovering After Rescue In Monee

The dog was found on the side of the road near Monee. She’d been lit on fire, and might have been hit by a car

03/29/2013

Six Arrested After Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed In South Shore

Chicago police chased down and arrested six people who robbed a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint, then sent a pit bull after responding officers Tuesday night in the South Shore neighborhood.

12/05/2012

Off-Duty Police Officer Fatally Shoots Pit Bull

An off-duty police officer shot and killed a pit bull in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood yesterday.

11/01/2012

File photo of a shadowed pitbull. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Glen Ellyn Man Cited After Pit Bull Bites 11-Month-Old Girl

Police have cited a Glen Ellyn man after an 11 month old girl was bitten in the face by his pit bull.

WBBM Newsradio–09/06/2012

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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

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Police Shoot, Kill Pit Bull While Breaking Up Illegal Party On West Side

A Chicago Police officer shot and killed a dog early Friday, while breaking up a squatters’ party on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

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