Tag Archives: illinois

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

pit bull attack Posted in 2018 Fatal Pit Bull Attack, Post CDC Acquiescence | Tagged , , ,

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

pit bull attack Posted in Historic Breed-Specific Ordinance | Tagged , , , ,

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

pit bull attack Posted in 2014 Fatal Pit Bull Attack, Post CDC Acquiescence | Tagged , ,

2013 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Jah’Niyah White

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

pit bull attack Posted in 2013 Fatal Pit Bull Attack | Tagged , ,

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

pit bull attack Posted in Historic Breed-Specific Ordinance | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

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

pit bull attack Posted in 2013 Fatal Pit Bull Attack, Post CDC Acquiescence | Tagged , ,

2012 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Charles Hagerman

August 2012, Cook County, IL Charles Hagerman, 44 Fatal Pit Bull Attack View related map 08/17/12: Relatives of Charles Hagerman told news sources that the dogs belonged to his girlfriend’s son. The victim’s mother, Salithia Maybell, said, “I can’t see … Continue reading

pit bull attack Posted in 2012 Fatal Pit Bull Attack, Post CDC Acquiescence | Tagged , ,

1892 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – Herman Kronkaw

June 1892, Cook County, IL Herman Kronkaw, 2 Fatal dog attack involving bulldog (pit bull-type) View related map Terrible Attack by a Dog on an Infant Little Herman Kronkaw the 2-year old son pf Charles Kronkaw, a car coupler on … Continue reading

pit bull attack Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , ,