Sep 20, 2008 Two pit bulls maul 6-year-old Chicago boy

CHICAGO - Chicago police say they shot and killed two pit bulls after the dogs severely mauled a 6-year-old boy on the city's West Side, but a third dog escaped.
The boy was reported in serious condition late Friday at Mount Sinai Hospital.

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Sep 17, 2008 Officer Shoots Pit Bull

ALTON - An Alton police officer shot and wounded a pit bull Wednesday morning as he was responding to a domestic dispute call in the 1100 block of Pearl Street.

He said that the owner was cited for violating the city's animal control ordinance.

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Sep 12, 2008 Waukegan Teenager Severely Mauled in Pit Bull Attack

Waukegan - Three pit bulls attacked a woman in a neighborhood in north suburban Waukegan.

A 19-year-old woman is hospitalized with serious injuries after undergoing emergency surgery for her wounds.

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