Pit bulls

A dog badly injured in an attack by a pair of pit bulls loose near the San Leandro Marina Monday. (CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Rampaging Pit Bulls Loose Around San Leandro Marina

Police shot and killed two pit bulls found running loose and attacking people at the San Leandro Marina on Sunday.


Authorities said two pit bulls attacked an elderly woman and her son at a home in Modesto on October 14, 2014. (CBS)

Man Attacked By Pack Of Pit Bulls In Modesto Dies

A Central California man has died after he and his 77-year-old mother were mauled by a pack of pit bulls owned by his neighbors, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.


Authorities said two pit bulls attacked an elderly woman and her son at a home in Modesto on October 14, 2014. (CBS)

4 Pit Bulls Maul Elderly Woman, Son In Modesto Home; Deputies Kill Dogs

An elderly woman and her son are in critical condition, after a pack of pit bulls managed to get inside their Modesto home and go on the attack Tuesday.


A pit bull dog. (CBS)

Insurance Company Drops Pit Bull Coverage For California Owners

It’s a breed ban for the much-maligned pit bull, as a major insurance company has dropped coverage for the the dog’s owners.


Animal control officer seeks to capture a pit bull. (CBS)

Fresno County Man Killed By Pitbulls

Authorities say a Fresno County man is dead after being mauled by pit bull dogs.


A pit bull terrier. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Fremont Police Officers Shoot Pit Bull Responding To Bogus Burglary Report

A dog was shot and injured Thursday night after officers responded to an alleged burglary in progress at a Fremont home that turned out to be a false report made by a teenage neighbor, a police detective said.


Hands hold bag of crystal methamphetamine and pipe

3 Arrested In San Carlos Undercover Drug Probe; Pit Bulls Seized

A three-month undercover investigation by law enforcement in San Mateo County led to the arrest of three people suspected of dealing drugs in San Carlos on Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–06/03/2011

East San Jose Pit Bull Attack Prompts Warning To Residents

San Jose officials are handing out letters warning East San Jose residents about two pit bulls, who attacked a woman and her dog last week and are still on the loose.


Edna, a rescued pit bull terrier, dog, Oakland

Dozens Of Pit Bull Dogs Rescued From Oakland Home Squalor

Dozens of pit bulls have been rescued from a squalid two-bedroom Oakland home caked with dog feces and reeking of urine and decay.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/27/2011

Santa Clara Could Mandate Fixing Pit Bulls

A proposal to keep dangerous dogs in check is taking shape in Santa Clara County. The ordinance could require that owners of pit bulls spay or neuter their animals.