Feb 20, 2011 Two Injured in Pit Bull Attack

Murphysboro – According to the Murphysboro Police Department a 19 year old woman and 59 year old Hector Cano of Murphysboro were attacked by a pit bull terrier early Sunday morning.

Police got the call to the 2100 block of Roblee Ave. at 8:30 a.m. in Murphysboro, of a woman being dragged by a pit bull on the ground. A neighbor, Hector Cano came to the woman's rescue by pulling the dog off of the woman. Cano was able to hold onto the dog as it was biting him on the hand

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Feb 10, 2011 Pit bull attack leaves man with permanent scars. suit claims

East St. Louis - Larry J. Blanchard Sr. filed a lawsuit Jan. 19 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Michael K. Suggs, V'Nicia L. Keel and Willie B. Sledge.

Blanchard claims the attack happened on Nov. 19 at 1376 North 35th St. in East St. Louis after Suggs and Keel failed to properly contain their pit bulls.

"Defendant's pit bull dogs attacked, struck down, bit, and chewed plaintiff severely injuring plaintiff as hereinafter alleged, all of which was without provocation by plaintiff," the suit states.

By Kelly Holleran
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Feb 10, 2011 Family pit bull mauls toddler

MASON — An 18-month old Mason girl was seriously injured after the family pit bull mauled her.

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