Jun 29, 2015 Chicago Girl Attacked by Pit Bull On South Side

Chicago - A 9-year-old girl in the hospital after she was bit by a pit bull on the city's South Side. It happened around 8 p.m. Monday near 48th and Racine. The girl's injuries are not believed to be serious.

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Jun 28, 2015 Oswego Boy Bitten by “Boxer mix” on Prairie Path: Police

Oswego - A twelve year old boy was taken to the hospital after being bitten by a dog identified as a “boxer mix.”  Pit bulls are often identified as boxer mixes by dog rescues and owners.

No photo was shown of the "boxer mix" that attacked a boy in Oswego, but here are some "boxer mixes" for reference.
This "boxer mix" is a pit bull:

This "boxer mix" is a pit bull:

This “boxer mix” that requires “an experienced adopter” is a pit bull:

This “boxer mix” that can’t go to a home with children or pets is a pit bull:

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Only Oswego

Jun 09, 2015 Juan Zamora Faces 21 Felony Charges for Dog Fighting and Cruelty

Chicago - A Chicago man is facing 21 felony charges alleging animal cruelty and dog fighting after police say they found 10 pit bulls in bad conditions in his home.
Juan Zamora faces dogfighting charges in Chicago
Chicago police said Tuesday that that 49-year-old Juan Zamora had turned himself in to face 10 counts of animal cruelty, 10 counts of failing to perform animal owner duties, and one count of possessing dog fighting equipment.

Police say a search of Zamora’s southeast side home Thursday found the dogs living in “deplorable” conditions. The dogs were turned over to Animal Care and Control for treatment.
Zamora was due to appear in bond court later Tuesday. It was not immediately clear whether he has an attorney who could comment on his case.

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Jun 01, 2015 Arthur Pit Bulls Invade Yard to Kill Small Beloved Maltese, Fluffy

Arthur - A woman had to watch her beloved pet be mauled to death by a pack of pit bulls and Illinois law is putting a neighborhood at risk and allowing the pit bulls back with the owner.  Cheryl Prez gave her daughter, Trinity, this 4-pound Maltese to keep her company, and now they want an ordinance against dangerous dogs.
Sweet Fluffy
Arthur, Illinois - a safe family place except for pit bulls
Trina Prez can’t even call up the memory of her 4 pound maltese named Fluffy without seeing the  pit bulls killing her sweet little dog all over again.

‘Prez says, about a month ago, five or six pitbulls attacked Fluffy in her backyard.

"This is where we buried her."
Fluffy was four years old
Before Fluffy was mauled, Prez says she'd call police about the pitbulls. She'd seen them roaming her street several times, but had no idea they'd go into her yard until she heard her dog crying.

"I mean, I was kind of already preparing myself that it might be something big, but I just wasn't expecting that."

Animal control took the dogs away from the owner for a short time, but now they're back with their owner who lives two doors down. The fence he's supposed to build isn't up yet.
Killer Pit Bull At Large
Killer Pit Bull At Large
"Right now, we're scared now that something worse is going to happen." ‘

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Arthur Illinois 

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