2009 Dog Bite Fatality: 4-Year Old Boy Mauled to Death by Foster Family's Rottweiler

Alex Angulo, 4-years old, was killed by at least one of his foster family's rottweilers. Foster Families May Face New Rules UPDATE 01/14/09: In response to the recent dog mauling death of 4-year old Alex Angulo by his foster family's rottweiler, Rep. Rosemary Mulligan (R-Des Plaines) said the Illinois House committee that oversees the Department of Children and Family Services might consider tough legislation outlawing dangerous dogs in foster homes. DCFS officials ar… [Read full blog post]

2008 Dog Bite Fatality: Boy Killed by Family Pit Bull in Weslaco, Texas

Pablo Lopez, 5-years old, was brutally killed by his uncle's pit bull, named "Greco." No Criminal Charges archived UPDATE 06/20/08: No charges will be brought against the owner of the pit bull that savagely mauled and killed a 5-year old boy. The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office said the found no signs of negligence. The manner of the boy's death was ruled an accident. "The more we investigate, the more we believe it was just a tragic accident," Sheriff Lupe Treviño said. He wil… [Read full blog post]