2005 dog bite fatality citations ::

Dog bite fatality citations are gathered through media accounts at the time of the occurrence or found through Internet archives. Copies of news articles are available upon request.

  • Marc Benjamin, "Clovis boy dies in dog attack," The Fresno Bee, January 3, 2005 (www.fresnobee.com)
  • Marc Benjamin, "DA won't file charges in fatal dog mauling," The Fresno Bee, April 13, 2005 (www.fresnobee.com)
  • Marc Benjamin, "Mauled boy's kin asks for dog laws," The Fresno Bee, June 8, 2005 (www.fresnobee.com)
  • Kerri Ginis, "Laws with teeth," The Fresno Bee, July 17, 2005 (www.fresnobee.com)
  • "Fresno County Supervisors Approve Tyler's Law," ABC 30, KFSN-TV, November 4, 2005 (www.abclocal.go.com)
  • Brandi Hitt, "Animal C.S.I.: UC Davis Helps Solve The Mystery," CBS 13, November 21, 2006 (cbs13.com)
  • Corin Hoggard, "Fresno Pit Bulls had a History of Violence," ABC 30, KFSN-TV, July 17, 2008 (www.abclocal.go.com)
  • Todd Welvaert, "Police believe dog attack, hypothermia killed Erie girl, 14," The Dispatch, January 29, 2005 (www.qconline.com)
  • Thomas Geyer and Kay Luna, "Cause found in girl's death," Quad-City Times, January 29, 2005 (www.qctimes.com)
  • Thomas Geyer, "Dog owner 'devastated' by attack on teen," Quad-City Times, January 30, 2005 (www.qctimes.com)
  • Kay Luna, "Animal owner is focus of probe," Quad-City Times, February 10, 2005 (www.qconline.com)
  • Kay Luna, "Vicious pet bill is introduced in Erie girl's honor," Quad-City Times, February 15, 2005 (www.qconline.com)
  • Kay Luna, "Jury: No charges in death of Lydia," Quad-City Times, March 4, 2005 (www.qconline.com)
  • Kay Luna, "Jury rules Erie girl's death accidental," Quad-City Times, April 14, 2005 (www.qconline.com)
  • Duaa Eldeib, "Law would target owners of dangerous dogs," Cary Grove Countryside, November 24, 2005 (www.pioneerlocal.com)
  • Laura Boman, "Elderly woman killed by dog in Lanett Neighborhood," Opelika-Auburn News, February 5, 2005 (www.oanow.com)
  • Pat Gillespie, "Police examine dog attack," The Ledger-Enquirer, February 6, 2005 (www.ledger-enquirer.com)
  • Melanie Bennett, "Police seek dog complaints," The Ledger-Enquirer, February 7, 2005 (www.ledger-enquirer.com)
  • Tamiko Lowery, "Lanett dog owner arrested," Opelika-Auburn News, February 17, 2005 (www.oanow.com)
  • Brock Parker, "Lanett Police Arrest Pit Bull Owner," WTVM, February 24, 2005 (www.wtvm.com)
  • Associated Press, "Alabama man pleads guilty in fatal dog mauling, awaits sentencing," [newsgroup posting], May 5, 2006 (newsgroups.derkeiler.com)
  • Brock Parker, "Lanett Man Sentenced In Dog Fatality," WTVM, July 3, 2006 (www.wtvm.com)
  • Mike Linn, "Pit bull ban has owners snappish," Montgomery Advertiser, [posted to user forum, February 1, 2006] (www.montgomeryadvertiser.com)
  • Michelle Boorstein, "Woman, 82, Mauled to Death In Attack by Pack of Pit Bulls," The Washington Post, March 10, 2005 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • "Last of three pit bulls euthanized," Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 10, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Michelle Boorstein, "Police Say Killer Dogs' Owner Let Others Roam," The Washington Post, March 12, 2005 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • Michelle Boorstein, "Neighbors Reported Dog Attacks," The Washington Post, March 17, 2005 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • Emily Battle and Keith Epps, "Woman: Officers knew of pit bulls," The Free Lance-Star, March 18, 2005 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Laura Moyer, "Dog victim made calls, lawyer says," The Free Lance-Star, March 19, 2005 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "Owner of three pit bulls is charged in death," Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 22, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Matthew Barakat, "Prosecutor: Pit bull owner ignored complaints before fatal attack," Associated Press, December 20, 2005 (www.jacksonville.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "Deanna Large convicted; Verdict sets legal precedent," Richmond Times-Dispatch, December 23, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Bill Freehling, "Three years for dog attack," The Free Lance-Star, March 30, 2006 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Dan Telvock, "County rejects mauling claim," The Free Lance-Star, December 22, 2006 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Ellen Biltz, "Pit-bull attack conviction is upheld by Virginia appeals court," The Free Lance-Star, October 31, 2007 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Dan Telvock, "Dog-mauling suit allowed to continue," The Free Lance-Star, December 7, 2007 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Ellen Biltz, "Jury rules for officers in wrongful-death suit," The Free Lance-Star, March 5, 2009 (www.fredericksburg.com)
NOTE: We only cited a portion of the articles actually gathered in this case.

  • Salatheia Bryant, "Dog-bite victim bled to death," Houston Chronicle, March 17, 2005 (www.chron.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dogs mauled woman," News 8 Austin, March 18, 2005 (www.news8austin.com)
  • Salatheia Bryant, "Family finds few answers after tragic dog mauling," Houston Chronicle, March 19, 2005 (www.chron.com)
  • John Wisely, "Pit bulls maul, kill area girl," The Detroit News, April 5, 2005 (www.detnews.com)
  • Cecil Angel, "Family pit bulls maul girl, 6, to death as she walks to swings," Detroit Free Press, April 5, 2005 (www.freep.com)
  • Cecil Angel, "Charges are possible in mauling," Detroit Free Press, April 6, 2005 (www.freep.com)
  • Michelle Boorstein, "Family Dog Kills Boy, 4, In Virginia," The Washington Post, April 12, 2005 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "Dog kills boy, 4, in backyard," Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 12, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Robin Knepper, "Boy's death an accident," Fredericksburg.com, April 12, 2005 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Wayne Crenshaw, "Elderly woman fatally mauled by her own dogs," The Macon Telegraph, April 16, 2005 (www.macon.com)
  • Associated Press, "Elderly woman is killed in an attack by her dogs," Deseret News, April 16, 2005 (www.deseretnews.com)
  • Chris Hawk, "Dogs Kill Elderly Owner," CBS News, April 16, 2005 (www.cbsnews.com)
  • Stephanie Miller, "Glenwood woman mauled to death by pet dogs," [Unknown publication], April 18, 2005 (web.archive.org)
NOTE: Victim's name also spelled as "Laverne Ford."

  • George Gannon, "Pit bull kills 2-year-old in Huntington," Charleston Daily Mail, May 18, 2005 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Jean Tarbett, "Child killed in dog attack," The Herald-Dispatch, May 18, 2005 (www.herald-dispatch.com)
  • Associated Press, "Pit bull fatally mauls toddler," Houston Chronicle, May 19, 2005 (www.chron.com)
  • Eric Fossell, "Pit bull put down," The Herald-Dispatch, May 20, 2005 (www.herald-dispatch.com)
  • Deanne Stein, "Grand Jury to Get Dog Attack Case," WVNS-TV, May 20, 2005 (www.wvnstv.com)
  • Curtis Johnson, "Dog attack case to go before grand jury," The Herald-Dispatch, May 21, 2005 (www.herald-dispatch.com)
  • Eric Fossell and Jean Tarbett, "Child killed by pit bull’s attack buried," The Herald-Dispatch, May 24, 2005 (www.herald-dispatch.com)
  • Eric Fossell, "Killer pit bull's pups raise concerns: Grandmother of Arianna Fleeman calls dogs ‘12 potential monsters’," The Herald-Dispatch, June 19, 2005 (www.herald-dispatch.com)
  • Deanne Stein, "Plea Agreement in Dog Mauling Case," WBOY-TV, March 21, 2006 (www.wboy.com)
  • "Grandmother hopes child's death raises awareness of dog attacks," The Daily Jefferson, March 21, 2006 (blogs.daily-jeff.com)
  • "Owner of killer dog sentenced to one year," The Daily Jefferson, May 22, 2006 (blogs.daily-jeff.com)
  • Antwon Pinkston, "Court won't hear dog mauling appeal," The Herald-Dispatch, January 11, 2007 (www.herald-dispatch.com)
  • "Pit Bull Owner Sentence in Death of Huntington Child," WBOY-TV, January 23, 2007 (www.wboy.com)
  • Rachel Dissell, "Parma man, 82, paralyzed after last week's dog attack," Cleveland Plain Dealer, April 20, 2005 (www.plaind.com)
  • "2 Dogs That Mauled Man Owned By Former Browns Player," NewsNet5.com, April 20, 2005 (www.newsnet5.com)
  • "82-year-old dog attack victims dies," WKYC.com, April 24, 2005 (www.wkyc.com)
  • Noelle Bye, "Parma man attacked by 3 dogs in yard dies, was 82," Cleveland Plain Dealer, April 25, 2005 (www.cleveland.com)
  • Damian Guevara, "Siblings charged in fatal dog attack," Cleveland.com, April 27, 2005 (www.cleveland.com)
  • Jim Nichols, "Ex-Brown, Parma tussling over his beloved dogs, Cleveland.com, June 30, 2005 (www.cleveland.com)
  • Michael Sangiacomo, "What happened in the case of two dogs that mauled an 82-year-old man outside his Parma home on April 13, 2005?" Cleveland.com, November 17, 2008 (www.cleveland.com)
  • "Girl, 4, Killed By Family Rottweilers," WYFF4.com, May 3, 2005 (www.wyff4.com)
  • Teresa Killian, "Rottweilers Kill 4-Year-Old Girl in Latest Deadly Upstate Dog Attack," The State, May 4, 2005 (www.thestate.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dogs destroyed after killing Spartanburg girl," WISTV, May 4, 2005 (www.wistv.com)
  • "Across South Carolina," The Augusta Chronicle, May 4, 2005 (chronicle.augusta.com)
  • Jonathan Bethely, "Woman faces long recovery after mauling," Chronicle-Tribune, May 3, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Jonathan Bethely, "Calls pour in; several dogs rounded up," Chronicle-Tribune, May 3, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Barry William Walsh, "New details guiding search for vicious dogs," Chronicle-Tribune, May 4, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Barry William Walsh, "Local NewsPolice: Stray dog report fabricated," Chronicle-Tribune, May 5, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • "Police: Couple Lied About MaulingCase," WRTV Indianapolis, May 5, 2005 (www.theindychannel.com)
  • Barry William Walsh, "Family charged in dog mauling," Chronicle-Tribune, May 6, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Sean F. Driscoll, "Mauling trial set for September; Kitchens each charged with four counts," Chronicle-Tribune, May 11, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Barry William Walsh, "Dog mauling victim dies," Chronicle-Tribune, May 18, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Barry William Walsh, "Duo deals in dog mauling case," Chronicle-Tribune, October 12, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Kate Pense, "Man gets 4 years in mauling," Chronicle-Tribune, November 21, 2006 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Barry William Walsh, "Victim's daughter sentenced to prison," Chronicle-Tribune, November 29, 2006 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Ann Zaniewski, "Family dogs maul toddler," Oakland County Press, May 7, 2005 (www.theoaklandpress.com)
  • Alex P. Kellog and Ben Schmitt, "Suddenly, pets maul little girl to death," Detroit Free Press, May 7, 2005 (www.freep.com)
  • "7-Year-Old Girl Fatally Mauled By Dog," TheDenverChannel.com, May 8, 2005 (www.thedenverchannel.com)
  • Katy Human, "Fruita girl dies in dog attack, The Denver Post, May 9, 2005 (www.denverpost.com)
  • Ellen Miller, "Fruita girl, 7, dies in dog attack," Rocky Mountain News, May 9, 2005 (www.rockymountainnews.com)
  • "Dog's History Traced After Attack," Rocky Mountain News, May 10, 2005 (www.rockymountainnews.com)
  • Emily Morris, [no article title], Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, May 11, 2005 (www.gjsentinel.com)
  • "Alaskan Malamute Euthanized After Kate-Lynn Loge's Death," TheDenverChannel.com, May 28, 2005 (www.thedenverchannel.com)
  • David Hancock, "Pit Bulls Kill Owner In Home," CBS News, May 12, 2005 (www.cbsnews.com)
  • Susan Weich, "Autopsy: Dogs killed owner," St Louis Post-Dispatch, May 12, 2005 (www.stltoday.com)
  • Susan Weich, "Pit bulls killed their owner, authorities say," St Louis Post-Dispatch, May 12, 2005 (www.stltoday.com)
  • Jim Salter, "Pit Bulls Blamed for Killing Owner," Associated Press, May 12, 2005 (aolsvc.news.aol.com)
  • "Pet dogs kill owner," Big News Network.com, May 13, 2005 (www.bignewsnetwork.com)
  • "Man Killed by His Own Dogs," ShortNews.com, May 13, 2005 (www.shortnews.com)
  • Susan Weich, "Stepdad, boy are thankful they survived pit bull attack," St Louis Post-Dispatch, May 16, 2005 (www.stltoday.com)
  • John Tuohy, "Man, 83, dies after four dogs attack him at his home," The Indianapolis Star, July 2, 2005 (www.indystar.com)
  • "Elderly Man Killed In Dog Attack," TheIndyChannel.com, July 3, 2005 (www.theindychannel.com)
  • Associated Press, "Prosecutor considering charges in dog mauling death," July 7, 2005
  • Tania E. Lopez, "Camby couple charged in dog-bite death," The Indianapolis Star, July 13, 2005 (www.indystar.com)
  • "Couple Pleading Guilty In Neighbor's Mauling Death," TheIndyChannel.com, June 12, 2006 (www.theindychannel.com)
  • Tom Spalding, "Plea deal reached in fatal mauling," The Indianapolis Star, June 14, 2006 (www.indystar.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, Heather Knight, Kevin Fagan, "S.F. boy, 12, killed by his family's pit bulls," San Francisco Chronicle, June 4, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Demian Bulwa, "Regulations pursued in wake of mauling," San Francisco Chronicle, June 6, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Rachel Gordon, Heather Knight, "City to review its options on pit bulls," San Francisco Chronicle, June 7, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • C.W. Nevius, "We need tough laws on pit bulls," San Francisco Chronicle, June 11, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • C.W. Nevius, Cecilia M. Vega, "Mother shut boy in basement to protect him from pit bull," San Francisco Chronicle, June 12, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, "Charges in mauling may be considered," San Francisco Chronicle, June 14, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, "Dead boy bit before mauling, police say," San Francisco Chronicle, June 15, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Rachel Gordon, "Animal Control to begin enforcing neuter law," San Francisco Chronicle, February 17, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, "Mom indicted in dog-maul death of son," San Francisco Chronicle, May 31, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, "Mother in mauling case leaves court in tears," San Francisco Chronicle, July 19, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jordan Robertson, "Jury fails to reach verdict in fatal mauling of 12-year-old boy," Associated Press, July 31, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Marisa Lagos, "S.F. sterilization law successful in reducing pit bull population," San Francisco Chronicle, August 28, 2007 (www.sfgate.com)
NOTE: We only cited a portion of the articles actually gathered in this case.

  • "5-Week Old Child Dies After Pit Bull Attack," WKEU Radio, July 7, 2005 (www.wkeuradio.com)
  • "Pit Bull Kills Five-Week-Old Boy," 11Alive.com, July 7, 2005 (www.11alive.com) [Posted by WKEU web editor Tracey Christensen]
  • Zoe Courtman and Kevin Liles, "Infant boy dies after dog attack," Griffin Daily News, July 7-13, 2005 [actual date unknown] (www.griffendailynews.com)
  • Jack Perry, "Police: Coventry baby died from internal injuries caused by dog bites," The Providence Journal, July 14, 2005 (www.projo.com)
  • Benjamin Gedan, "Coventry newborn killed by family's Siberian husky," The Providence Journal, July 14, 2005 (www.projo.com)
  • John Ellement, "Baby's death by dog bite a 'horrible tragedy,'" The Boston Globe, July 15, 2005 (www.boston.com)
  • Erik Tucker, "Rhode Island baby hardly the first to be attacked by dog," Associated Press, July 15, 2005 (www.wpri.com)
  • Benjamin Gedan, "Police will euthanize dog in fatal attack on baby," The Providence Journal, July 21, 2005 (www.projo.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dog euthanized after mauling newborn," The Sun Journal, July 25, 2005 (www.sunjournal.com)
  • John Spano, "Rottweiler Fatally Mauls Toddler in Glendale," Los Angeles Times, August 3, 2005 (www.latimes.com)
  • Amanda Covarrubias, "Pet Rottweiler Kills Toddler in Glendale," Los Angeles Times, August 4, 2005 (www.latimes.com)
  • Associated Press, "Rottweiler Mauls California Toddler to Death," U-T San Diego, August 4, 2005 (legacy.utsandiego.com)
  • "Tot-Killing Rottweiler Had Mauled Small Dog," Daily News of Los Angeles, August 5, 2005 (www.dailynews.com)
  • "Mother of toddler mauled by dog creates memorial scholarships," Associated Press, August 18, 2005
  • "Editorial Dog Control City Must Use New Power to Rein in Violent Breeds," Daily News of Los Angeles, 2005 (www.dailynews.com)
  • Bill Geroux, "Suffolk boy killed by dog," Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 4, 2005 (www2.timesdispatch.com)
  • Linda McNatt, "Pit-bull mix attacks, kills 2 1/2-year-old Suffolk Boy," The Virginia-Pilot, October 4, 2005 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Linda McNatt, "Parents mourn son mauled by family pet," The Virginia-Pilot, October 5, 2005 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Sabine C. Hirschauer, "Parents of mauled boy have record of dog charges," Daily Press, October 7, 2005 (www.dailypress.com)
  • Sabine C. Hirschauer, Dogs involved in Suffolk boy's death to be euthanized," Daily Press, October 15, 2005 (www.dailypress.com)
  • Linda McNatt, "Parents of boy mauled by dogs are charged with murder," The Virginia-Pilot, December 14, 2005 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Linda McNatt, "Mother admitted drug use night before boy was killed by dogs," The Virginia-Pilot, December 15, 2005 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Dave Forster, "Prosecutor: Mauled boy's family used dogs to guard drugs," The Virginia-Pilot, April 29, 2006 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Bill Geroux, "Couple guilty in son's death by dog," Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 16, 2006 (www2.timesdispatch.com)
  • Linda McNatt, "Parents of child killed by dogs plead guilty to manslaughter, abuse," The Virginia-Pilot, May 16, 2006 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Sabine C. Hirschauer, "Parents get three years in mauling death of boy," Daily Press, August 29, 2006 (www.dailypress.com)
NOTE: We only cited a portion of the articles actually gathered in this case.

  • Liz Fabian, "Six-year-old dies in dog attack," The Macon Telegraph, October 15, 2005 (www.macon.com)
  • Don Schanche Jr., "Hundreds comfort Rochelle parents after fatal dog attack," The Macon Telegraph, October 17, 2005 (www.macon.com)
  • "Dog attacks, kills 6-year-old girl," OnlineAthens, October 17, 2005 (www.onlineathens.com)
  • "Charges will not be filed in Child's death," WALB News, October 17, 2005 (www.walb.com)
  • "Across Georgia [6-year-old dies after Rottweiler attack]," The Augusta Chronicle, October 17, 2005 (chronicle.augusta.com)
  • Joe Kovac Jr., "Dog that killed girl is destroyed," The Macon Telegraph, December 22, 2005 (www.macon.com)
  • Ruby Gonzales, "Dogs' owners may face charges," Whittier Daily News, February 20, 2006 (www.whittierdailynews.com)
  • Ruby Gonzales, "Was death by dog mauling criminal?" San Gabriel Valley Tribune, February 21, 2006 (www.sgvtribune.com)
  • Andrew Wolfson, "Toddler is badly hurt in attack by family dog," The Courier-Journal, November 7, 2005 (www.courier-journal.com)
  • Associated Press, "Pit bull kills 1-year-old," WHAS 11, November 7, 2005 (www.whas11.com)
  • "Louisville girl dies from pit bull attack," WHAS 11, November 8, 2005 (www.whas11.com)
  • Jessie Halladay, "Friends, family mourn girl mauled by pit bull," The Courier-Journal, November 8, 2005 (www.courier-journal.com)
  • "Other Viewpoints: Pit bulls too unpredictable with children," The Harlan Daily Enterprise, November 23, 2005 (harlandaily.com)
  • "Sixty-year-old man dies after attack by two pit bulls," The Courier-Journal, November 19, 2005 (www.courier-journal.com)
  • Tony Hyatt, "Latest attack causes city to look at controling pit bulls," WHAS II News, November 19, 2005 (www.whas11.com)
  • "Killer Pit Bull's Owner Allowed Childcare Release," WLKY.com, August 3, 2007 (www.wlky.com)
  • Maira Ansari, "Owner of pit bulls in deadly attack denied home incarceration," WAVE 3 TV, August 10, 2007 (www.wave3.com)
  • "9/6/07 Killer Pit Bull's Owner Seeks Appeal," WLKY.com, September 6, 2007 (www.wlky.com)
  • "Judge Orders Home Incarceration For Dog Owner In Deadly Mauling," WLKY.com, September 13, 2007 (www.wlky.com)
  • Brian Chasnoff, "Man died from dog attack," Express-News, December 9, 2005 (www.mysanantonio.com)
  • "Despite Killing Relative, Son-In-Law Wants Pit Bull Back," KSAT.com, December 13, 2005 (www.ksat.com)
  • "Pit Bull Attack Victim's Daughter: 'I Want Answers'," KSAT.com, December 14, 2005 (www.ksat.com)
  • "Despite Family's Plea, Investigators Close Pit Bull Case," KSAT.com, December 15, 2005 (www.ksat.com)
  • "Sheriff's Investigators Declined Texas Rangers' Offer," KSAT.com, December 15, 2005 (www.ksat.com)
  • Associated Press, "Elderly Thorndale woman mauled to death by Dogs," Houston Chronicle, November 27, 2005 (www.chron.com)
  • Suzannah Gonzales, "Woman, 76, killed in dog attack near Thorndale," Austin American-Statesman, November 27, 2005 (www.statesman.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dogs that mauled woman euthanized," Houston Chronicle, November 28, 2005 (www.chron.com)
  • Associated Press, "Sheriff: Charges against dog owner unlikely in fatal mauling case," Houston Chronicle, November 29, 2005 (www.chron.com)
  • Melissa McGuire, "Investigation complete into dog mauling," KVUE.com, December 14, 2005 (www.kvue.com)
  • Laura Hensley, "Owner acquitted in dog attack," The Bryan-College Station Eagle, March 23, 2007 (www.theeagle.com)
  • "Deadly dog attacks spark effort to strengthen laws," MySA News, December 27, 2007 (www.mysanantonio.com)
  • Cecil Angel, "Woman, 91, dies in attack by her pet dog," Detroit Free Press, December 6, 2005 (www.freep.com)
  • Marisol Bello, "Detroit Council Backs Off a Ban On Pit Bulls," Detroit Free Press, February 1, 2006 (www.freep.com)