Nov. 17, 2009 A 6-year-old Bowling Green girl remains hospitalized after being reportedly attacked by a pit bull Monday afternoon. “It ripped up her whole face, from one eye all the way across and down her face, and from the corner of her mouth to the corner of her lip back up to the eye,” Skaggs said. “She didn’t have any chance to protect her face or nothing.” THE PIT ATTACKED HER AS SHE CAME OUT OF THE BATHROOM AND THE OWNER HAD ANOTHER ANIMAL RELATED CHARGE AGAINST HIM.

Nov. 27, 2009 FATALITY A horrifying Thanksgiving for a Hardin County family, as they find out what killed one of their family members. Karen Gillespie, 53, was searching out in the woods -- somewhat near her home -- for an old, one-room schoolhouse she wanted to take pictures of. Photography was her hobby. Karen lived in Eastview, Kentucky, which is in western Hardin County. Her husband reported her missing Tuesday night, when she did not come back home after dark. Wednesday morning, search crews found her body in a field near the family's house. The coroner's office conducted an autopsy on Thanksgiving Day and says Karen died of head injuries caused directly by a dog mauling. The dog's owner, Howard Miller, lives just down the street from the Gillespies. The Millers told us their American bull dog is a stray they were feeding and he was not fenced in.

Feb. 23, 2010 FATALITY A Jessamine County woman is upset because a pit bull killed her dog as she walked it Tuesday morning.
Rita Curtis was walking her miniature chihuahua on a leash in her yard when a pit bull charged her dog. She says before she could do anything about it, the pit bull had the smaller dog in his mouth. Jessamine County Animal Control officers say this isn't the first time the pit bull's owner, James Gilaus, had been warned about this dog running loose, and Animal Control has cited Gilaus for allowing his dog to run at large in the past.Curtis and her neighbors say the attack could have been prevented."This could've been a child," Cheryl Holland, a neighbor, said.Gilaus has apologized to Curtis, saying the dog pushed open a door without him knowing it. Animal Control cited him for allowing his dog to run at large.The pit bull was put down. NUTTERS DON'T RESPECT LEASH LAWS.

May 31, 2010
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville toddler is being treated at Kosair Children's Hospital after the family dog attacked him.Around 4:30 p.m. on May 31, Metro Police and Animal Services were called to the 2800 block of South 6th Street near Churchill Downs. When they arrived, they found a 2 1/2-year-old boy visiting his grandmother's home had been bitten in the face by the woman's dog."They come here, and, from what I'm understanding, it was familiar," said Dwight Mitchell, a LMPD spokesperson. "It's one of those unfortunate situations that it turned tragic."The unfortunate situation caught Elizabeth Bower, a neighbor, off guard."I feel like someone's got a pit bull, there's children around, I'd be leery of it," said Bower.Bower says she isn't an animal lover and she wouldn't own a pit bull."They're scary and I, you know, I wouldn't have one around children at all," said Bower. The child, whose name has not been released, was rushed to Kosair Children's with non-life threatening injuries. His grandmother went with him.The family voluntarily handed over the young pit bull mix to Metro Animal Services. MAS said the owner made a quick decision to euthanize the dog. NOTHING UNFORTUNATE ABOUT IT, IT IS A PIT, WHAT DO YOU EXPECT?