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Ald. Robert Fioretti

Owner Cited In Dog Attack; Alderman Suggests Pit Bull Ban

As a man fights for his life after being attacked by what were reported to be pit bulls, Ald. Robert Fioretti (2nd) says it is time for the City Council again to consider banning the breed.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

Retired Chicago cop Jim Sak is reunited with his service dog, Snickers, who is part pit bull. (Credit: KTIV)

Retired Chicago Cop Gets To Keep Service Dog Despite Iowa Town’s Rule

A retired Chicago Police Officer and his wife are celebrating, now that a federal judge has allowed the officer’s service dog to come home and live with the couple in their home in Iowa even though the town bans pit bulls.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Jim And Peggy Sak

Court Date Set For Retired Cop Fighting To Keep Service Dog

A disabled former Chicago police officer who’s been forced to give up his service dog now has a court date scheduled to try to get the dog back.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2011

Jim And Peggy Sak

Iowa Town Won’t Let Retired Chicago Cop Keep Service Dog

A battle is likely to end up in court between a small Iowa town and a retired Chicago Police officer, over his service dog.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011