2010 Dog Bite Fatality: 11-Day Old Baby Killed by Family Husky Dog in Independence

Robert Hocker, 11-days old, was killed by his family's husky dog. Newborn Killed (Page 2) Independence, MN - In another instance of a newborn being killed by a family husky dog, it is reported that 11-day old Robert D. Hocker suffered the same horrific fate Thursday. According to West Hennepin Public Safety Director Ray McCoy, "The infant boy was in his car seat on a bed in the bedroom, when he was bitten by the family Siberian husky." Emergency personnel "exhausted all life-sa… [Read full blog post]

Minneapolis Father Tried for Manslaughter After Pit Bull Kills Son

Zachary King Jr., 7-years old, was killed by his family's pit bull. Father Not Guilty UPDATE 04/11/08: A judge has ruled that a Minneapolis father is not guilty for the death of his son who was fatally attacked by a family pit bull on August 16, 2007. Zachary King Senior was found not guilty of a second- degree manslaughter charge. The ruling came in Friday around 10:30 am. Judge Burke called the boy's death a "horrific tragedy," and that it was a poor decision by the father to keep t… [Read full blog post]