Experiment Shows Kids Easily Lured By Stranger

CHICAGO (CBS) — A puppy. A cute puppy may be all it takes for a stranger to lure a child away. This weekend, prankster Joey Salads posted a YouTube video showing how he earned kids’ trust by […]


Precious, a boxer puppy (Petland)

Pet Shop Seeks Return Of Boxer Puppy

A Naperville pet store says one of its puppies was stolen by a would-be customer who asked to play with the dog.


Taser & Sharpie (Photo Credit: romprescue.com / Puppy Bowl X)

Puppy Bowl X To Feature Two Chicago Puppies

The Bears may not have made it anywhere near the Super Bowl, but there are at least two Chicagoans you’ll be able to cheer for on February 2nd: Sharpie and Taser, two puppies from ROMP Italian Greyhound Rescue. The pups will be appearing in Puppy Bowl X…


This female Maltese, 8 weeks old, was stolen from the Petland in Lake Saint Louis. (Petland)

Puppy Thief Makes Off With Another Dog

A woman who is believed to have stolen two high-end puppies from Chicago area retailers may have hit a St. Louis pet shop a day earlier.


This surveillance image shows a woman suspected of stealing two dogs in the suburbs. (Petland)

Surveillance Video Shows Suspect In Puppy Thefts

The female suspect appears to have struck twice, making off with one puppy in Bolingbrook and one in Naperville. She may not have realized cameras were rolling, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.


Firefighters rescued a puppy from an extra-alarm fire in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on Aug. 13, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Puppy Rescued From Extra-Alarm Fire On South Side

The two-alarm fire spread to three consecutive buildings in the 7600 block of South Eggleston Avenue.



Man Charged With Killing Loose Bulldog Puppy

Police say a 66-year-old southwest suburban man shot and killed a bulldog after believing his dogs were being threatened, the Herald-News is reporting.


Luigi, a seven-month old Pomeranian that was stolen from a vehicle last Monday. (Credit: Niles Police)

Stolen Puppy Found Safe, Woman Charged

A puppy is back with its rightful owners after it was stolen from a car in Niles on Monday afternoon.


This was the scene where coyotes tried to chase a puppy into a home in Riverside. (Riverside Police Dept.)

Coyotes Break Door Glass Trying To Chase Dogs Into Riverside Home

For those who thought coyotes were shy retiring creatures of the woods, think again.



Coyote Believed Responsible For Puppy’s Death In Riverside

The coyote attacked a 9-pound Bichon-Poo puppy about 3 p.m. Dec. 29 in its backyard in west suburban Riverside.


Colonel Phillips, a 7-month-old, 30-pound miniature bull terrier, was shot twice by a Chicago police officer after following his owner outside as the officer was writing a parking ticket. (Photo courtesy: Al Phillips)

Lawsuit Over Puppy Shot By Cop Moving To Federal Court

A lawsuit a North Side couple filed against the city and a police officer who allegedly shot their puppy earlier this month is moving to federal court.


Tall glass of puppy (Credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Horrible Horoscopes: Gemini

You keep stealing puppies! I don’t get it. Is it the adrenaline rush? Are you addicted? To what? Stealing? Puppies? Both?


(credit: Thinkstock)

Tips For Building A Homemade Doghouse In Your Chicago Backyard

Consider your local climate as well as these tips before getting started.


Dog Prints

Puppy Gets Loose On Stevenson Expressway

A puppy got loose on the Stevenson Expressway Friday morning, but police were able to keep the animal away from traffic.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

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

Wicker Park Man Cited For Animal Cruelty For Dragging Puppy On Walk

A Wicker Park man is facing charges after a neighbor reportedly saw him dragging a puppy down a sidewalk this morning.



Puppy-Tossing Driver Could Be Charged

The driver accused of throwing a puppy out of a moving car could face charges today.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2010


Driver Tosses Puppy Out Of Car Window

Someone tossed a dog out of the driver’s side window of a vehicle busy North Avenue in Elmhurst.