Elgin - An update on the fatal attack on a Jack Russell terrier by a pit bull includes an interview with the heartbroken owners and names the little victim. His name was Buddy. He was a rescue dog who had been found by the side of the road, hit by a car. He lived 7 years. He could have lived to 20. He loved people and loved to be held and played with.
RIP Buddy. Elgin Lost you, but keeps the killer pit bull
The Courier-News also had the guts to name the medium sized dog with clipped ears as a pit bull - half way down the article.