Friday, December 7, 2012
In this week's Patch Talk, we discuss the painful impact dog fighting had on seven pit bulls, now in Chicago Heights. We also discuss the ethical implications of printing a story about a mayor's daughter.
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Thursday, December 6, 2012
South Suburban Humane Society is caring for seven dogs rescued from a Dolton dog-fighting operation.
Article updated on Dec. 7, 2012 at 9:41 a.m. Lorenzo's eye bulged out of its socket as he lay isolated in a back room at the South Suburban Humane Society (SSHS). He's a dog nice enough to cuddle up on a stranger's lap. But when it comes to other dogs, Lorenzo only knows “attack,” according to Emily Klehm, the shelter's executive director. That’s because Lorenzo was raised specifically to fight other dogs for human spectacle. And that’s exactly what he was doing at an old Dolton warehouse. Eight suspects were arrested in connection with the operation after Cook County Sheriff's police received a tip about the fights. Police notified SSHS about the dogs and investigators were sent to the scene, Klehm said. They returned with all seven …
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
A daily video recap of the Southland's top stories
'Home Alone Dogs' Removed from House; One Dies Alpaca Farm Works Through Challenges as Unique Part of Community Homewood Woman Wins Mother of All Sweepstakes Tempers Flare Between District 206 Board Members No Brakes on Bareikeis' Training Regimen