2010 Dog Bite Fatality: Pet Pit Bull Kills 3-Year Old Boy in Apple Valley

Omar Martinez, 3-years old, was killed by his family's pet pit bull. No Criminal Charges UPDATE 01/12/10: Investigators say they have found no evidence of negligence and have concluded that the death of Omar Martinez was a "misfortunate incident." This conclusion was drawn despite the pit bull's documented 30-year track record of seriously injuring and killing innocent children. At what point will authorities hold parents accountable for these preventable deaths? It… [Read full blog post]

2007 Dog Bite Fatality: Kelly Caldwell Killed Pit Bulls on Christmas Day in Yermo, California

Pit Bull Owners Arrested and Charged with a Felony Pit bull owners arrested after their dogs brutally killed 45-year old Kelly Caldwell. Dog Owners Arrested UPDATE 09/18/08: The owners of the pit bulls that brutally killed Kelly Caldwell on Christmas Day have been arrested. Jeffrey Dwayne King Jr. 23, and John Allan Peterson, 23, of Yermo were arrested in Barstow on September 17 and booked into jail on suspicion of failure to control a mischievous animal, resulting in death… [Read full blog post]