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2020 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Marley Wilander

July 2020, Will County, IL Marley Wilander, 1 Fatal pit bull attack – Child death View related map Joliet, IL – Another baby is dead after being mauled by a pit bull in the middle of the night. Joliet Fire … Continue reading

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2020 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Devin White

February 2020, Will County, IL Devin White, 25 Fatal pit bull attack View related map Plainfield, IL – A 25-year old man has died after a male pit bull attacked four people on Saturday. The Cook County Medical Examiner identified … Continue reading

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2018 Pit Bull Fatality: Karen Brown

August 2018, Cook County, IL Karen Brown, 57-years old Fatal pit bull attack View related map Chicago, IL – A 57-year old woman is dead after being mauled to death by a large pit bull, Chicago police said. The victim … Continue reading

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1912: ‘Pit’ Bulldog Muzzle Ordinance, Chicago, IL

Interesting Local News Items The Day Book September 17, 1912 Library of Congress David Rosen, 911 S. Wood st., and David Alschuler, grocer, 1138 S. Morgan st., arrested for not muzzling their bull dogs. $25 and costs. The bulldog of … Continue reading

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2014 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Kara Hartrich

January 2014, McLean County, IL Kara Hartrich, 4 Fatal pit bull attack See related map Bloomington authorities have identified the 4-year-old girl killed by pit bulls. McLean County Coroner Beth Kimmerling said Kara Hartrich died from massive blood loss and … Continue reading

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2013 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Jah’Niyah White

December 2013, Cook County, IL Jah’Niyah White, 2 Fatal pit bull attack View related map Chicago, IL – The child’s family does not understand why no one is in jail after her death was ruled a homicide. “I want him … Continue reading

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1906: University of Illinois Bans ‘Pit’ Bulldogs from Campus and Urges Urbana and Champaign to Pass Ordinances Banning the Breed

Archive articles brought to you by the Pit Bull Attacks and Dogfighting in Illinois blog. Council Bars Bull Dogs Daily Illini (University of Illinois) January 25, 1906 Council Bars Bull Dogs A Rule is Passed Forbidding Them on the Campus … Continue reading

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2013 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Ryan Maxwell

March 2013, Knox County, IL Ryan Maxwell, 7 Fatal pit bull attack View related map UPDATE 03/03/13: The owner of a pit bull that killed 7-year old Ryan Maxwell told CBS4 news on Sunday that her family tried everything they … Continue reading

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