The owner of the pitbulls, a Chicago man whom police did not identify, was ticketed under a village ordinance for having a dangerous or fierce dog unleashed.
A Waukegan woman said she believes she was the victim of retaliation, after she shot and killed a pit bull that was attacking another dog she was watching.
The pit bull bit the man’s 5-year-old daughter at their home in the 8500 block of South Vincennes Avenue about 5 p.m., then tried to attack the owner, who shot the dog and killed it, police said.
The pit bull’s owner said the dog broke through a screen door to get outside.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Willow the pit bull is very sick and needs help.
An animal control worker was seriously injured after being mauled by a pit bull Monday morning, according to Chicago Fire Media.
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.
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.
Damien Wilkerson, 34, of the 700 block of North Pine, was arrested Saturday and charged with aggravated cruelty to animals.
A Chicago man has been charged with a sex act with a pit bull at the city animal pound.
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.
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.
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 […]
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
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.
An off-duty police officer shot and killed a pit bull in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood yesterday.