Police Dog Dies From Heat ExposureDrago the police dog's career ended tragically, after three years, in a hot vehicle in a parking lot in Oak Forest.
Police Dog Helps Find Missing 8-Year-Old BoyA Lake County police dog helped some anxious parents in the far northern suburbs find their missing son on Monday.
Police Dog Shot During Traffic Stop Must Retire, Seeks DonationsThe 6-year-old Dutch Shepherd was wounded by a bullet that grazed his upper lip and shattered his upper molars, lower jaw and teeth along with shrapnel embedded into his neck and throat, the sheriff’s office said.
Police Dog, Suspect Wounded In Shootout In Lake County, Ind.A Lake County sheriff’s officer shot a person who shot his police dog Wednesday afternoon in northwest Indiana, according to authorities.
Police Dog And Handler Get Recognition For Tracking Down FelonA Lake County deputy and his canine partner received recognition earlier this month for finding a felon who had attacked a police officer and run away in northwest suburban Fox River Grove in May.
Driver Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Downstate Cop, Police DogJason Collins, 33, allegedly was driving under the influence when his pickup left the road and struck a marked police car in the center crossover on I-55 north of Route 23 about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Police Dog Killed Responding To Robbery In Central IllinoisA canine police officer from the central Illinois town of Peru was killed last night while responding to a call, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Fundraiser To Help Pay For New Aurora Police Canine UnitThe Aurora Police Department has begun rebuilding its canine unit, after disbanding it a couple years ago, and officials are getting some help to pay for dog food and other supplies.