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Parking lot in North Merrick where woman was attacked by pit bulls (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

One Pit Bull Shot, Another On The Loose After Mauling L.I. Woman

A Long Island woman is listed in serious condition after being attacked by two pit bulls Thursday morning in North Merrick, police said.


Marlon Bernier and Ricardo Louis (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

2 Indicted In Nassau County For Allegedly Running Dog Fighting Operation

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said a grand jury indicted 25-year-old Marlon Bernier and 22-year-old Ricardo Louis.


Mike Pravec (credit: Special Needs K9)

Stories From Main Street: North Haledon, NJ

One man who ended his career in Bergen County has ended up starting another one with his wife in Passaic County.


Pit Bull (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, FILE)

Brookhaven Offers $250 For Every Pit Bull Adopted

Due to discrimination against the breed, Brookhaven has seen an overabundance of pit bulls in their shelter and have been struggling for the past few months trying to put them in loving homes.


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Pit Bull Attacks Leave NYC Dog Owners On Edge

For more and more dog owners in the East Village, the pit bull has become the pet of choice – but that trend is frightening owners of other breeds, some of whom say they’re arming themselves.


(Photo: M. DeMarco/Best Friends Animal Society)

Pit Bulls: Beating the Bad Rap

We’ve all seen the scary headlines, and without a doubt, there have been serious and even fatal attacks involving the so called ‘bully breed’ dogs. But is it accurate to say that are all Pit Bulls dangerous?

CBS New York–11/16/2010

Restaurant Owner Mauled By Pit Bulls In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) – A restaurant owner was attacked by three pit bulls when he entered a fenced in yard in Brooklyn while passing out menus.