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Lawsuit: St. Louis County Police Wrongly Killed Dog

An officer unjustifiably killed a 4-year-old pit bull in April of last year while storming a house to search for possible housing code violations.

06/05/2015

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Woman Allegedly Placed Puppy in Hot Oven, Killing It

Urbana police investigator Dave Smysor said Redmon and the former boyfriend had a fight on Wednesday, and the man got a call from her Thursday morning at work telling him to “go get yo’ puppy out the oven.”

06/04/2015

Pit bulls in their cage. (Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

St. Charles Toddler Dies From Dog Attack

A 22-month-old St. Charles girl attacked by her grandmother’s dog has died from her injuries.

08/11/2014

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Toddler Critically Injured in Attack By Family Dog

A neighbor ran over to the house and stabbed the family’s dog several times with a steak knife.

08/08/2014

Pit bull owners are fighting back against what they say is an undeserved reputation for violence. (Getty Images)

Attitudes And Laws Against Pit Bulls Soften

The pit bull’s image as a dangerous breed has undergone a makeover thanks to advocacy groups.

03/12/2014

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Man Charged With Burning Dog to Appear in Court

Zeus was found Aug. 27 in a neighbor’s yard with extensive burns over 75-percent of his body and face.

11/19/2013

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Dog Dragged On Interstate Up For Adoption

After months of treatment, including seven surgeries, and time in a foster care program, that dog, Trooper, is ready for a new home.

11/07/2013

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Reward Boosted in Case of St. Louis Dog Set Afire

An adult male pit bull named Zeus was found Aug. 27 in a neighbor’s yard with extensive burns after his owner reported the dog missing near the intersection of Amelia Avenue and Bircher Boulevard.

09/12/2013

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Police Find Dog Eating Owner’s Body

Police officials say Charles Hagerman’s wife arrived home to find one of his pit bulls on top of her husband.

08/16/2012

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Wentzville Considers New Rules for All Dangerous Dogs

Alderman says current ordinance should be expanded beyond pit bulls

02/21/2012

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