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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

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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

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

Police Kill Dog

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

Willy, a 2-year-old Pomeranian, had to be put down after he was attacked by a pit bull at Montrose Dog Beach. Willy's owner, Audrey Fisher, is looking for the pit bull's owner, claiming he simply walked away after Willy was attacked. (Fisher Family Photo)

Family Sues Cop After Pit Bull Kills Small Dog At Montrose Beach

A family from south suburban Steger is suing a Chicago police officer, claiming he failed to restrain his pit bull, which killed the family’s Pomeranian mix at Montrose Beach in March.

07/03/2012

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cops Shoot Dog After One Attacks Elgin Firefighter, 2 Charge Firehouse

What started out as some nice time outside on a nice day on Wednesday resulted in Elgin firefighters being barricaded in their fire station because of a couple of vicious dogs.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

Willy, a 2-year-old Pomeranian, had to be put down after he was attacked by a pit bull at Montrose Dog Beach. Willy's owner, Audrey Fisher, is looking for the pit bull's owner, claiming he simply walked away after Willy was attacked. (Fisher Family Photo)

Cop Cited, Suspended After Pit Bull Kills Small Dog At Montrose Beach

It turns out the man who walked off after his pit bull mauled a tiny dog to death was a Chicago Police officer. That officer has been ticketed and relieved of his police powers while the department investigates his actions.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Shoot And Kill Pit Bull On SW Side

A Chicago Police officer shot and killed a pit bull which attacked other pets Tuesday morning in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

04/10/2012

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