When most people hear about Pit Bulls, it’s usually a story about an attack or dog fighting. That’s a stereotype animal advocates are trying to change. WBBM’s Steve Grzanich reports on one effort – through words and pictures.
Joseph Finley, 63, said the pit bull attack at Rainbow Beach Park is never very far from his mind.
Pit bulls waiting to find new homes in city shelters are being put down at an alarming rate in Chicago.
Two men were charged and three pit bulls were killed during a drug bust early Saturday in Humboldt Park.
Tinley Park firefighters saved two pit bulls that had inhaled smoke during a garage fire.
Police in west suburban Berwyn shot and killed a couple of pit bulls Thursday morning, after one of them went after a woman and her small dog.
An autopsy Thursday confirmed an Englewood man was killed by at least one of his own pit bulls Wednesday night.
Two people were injured in a pit bull attack late Monday afternoon in Elmhurst.
Dog owners might find themselves applying for licenses, under a plan that the Chicago City Council is being asked to consider.
The 62-year-old jogger who was attacked by pit bulls in Rainbow Beach Park two weeks ago said Tuesday that he remembers everything that happened that morning, when he kept telling himself to survive.
City Clerk Susana Mendoza says you should speak up if you think a neighbor’s dog is being beaten into fighting shape.
A man was critically injured Monday morning when he was attacked by what police described as two pit bulls while jogging along the lakefront in Rainbow Beach Park.
A Bensenville-based group wants to provide service dogs to wounded veterans. But some may find the breed of dog they’re training to be surprising.
A Chicago man has been arrested and charged in connection with pit bull fighting and breeding.
Two pit bulls rescued from a Maywood dog fight are on the road to recovery.
Seven people were arrested and two wounded pit bulls rescued by sheriff’s police who raided a dogfight in progress in the west suburbs last week.
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