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New Bill Could Overturn Pit Bull Ruling

There’s new hope for pit bull owners. A bill being proposed in the Maryland General Assembly could overrule a court ruling calling all pit bulls vicious dogs.

01/16/2013

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Ellicott City Man Attacked By 2 Pit Bulls,1 Mixed Breed While Jogging

Attacked by three dogs. That’s what a Howard County man says happened to him while he was running in his own neighborhood.

01/04/2013

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Baltimore City Officer Fatally Shoots Family Pit Bull In The Head

A Baltimore City family is outraged after they say a Baltimore City cop shot and killed their beloved dog.

01/02/2013

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89-Year-Old Pasadena Woman Attacked By Pit Bull

An elderly woman is rushed to the hospital after being attacked by a neighbor’s dog. This latest incident comes as the stand-off over pit bulls in Maryland heats up.

11/22/2012

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Elderly Woman Attacked By Pit Bull

An 89-year-old woman was attacked by a pit bull Wednesday.

11/21/2012

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Landlords Held Responsible For Pit Bull Injuries; Tenants Face Eviction & Legal Battle

Showdown over pit bulls. Owners are fighting a court ruling that has many choosing between their dogs and their homes.

09/17/2012

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Baltimore Police Officer Shoots Pit Bull To Stop Mauling

Baltimore City police officer shoots a pit bull as it was mauling a woman. The woman is now in the hospital with serious injuries to her abdomen.

08/30/2012

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Md. Court Of Appeals Affirms Pit Bull Liability Ruling With 1 Amendment For Mix Breeds

The Maryland Court of Appeals has affirmed its decision to make pit bull owners and landlords liable for attacks. Though the court did make one amendment.

08/21/2012

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No Progress Made On Pit Bull Liability Bill In Special Session

A sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a pit bull, after the dog bit an 11-year-old boy in Harford County on Wednesday. The child had minor injuries and did not need to go to the hospital. But the shooting comes one day after the General Assembly failed to resolve a controversial court ruling that declares pit bulls inherently dangerous. Now some pit bull owners may feel compelled to give up their dogs.

08/16/2012

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Lawmakers To Deliberate On Court’s Pit Bull Ruling During Special Session

Another hot-button issue is being tackled by lawmakers during the special session. A Senate panel has passed a bill agreeing to discuss the ruling by the Maryland Court of Appeals declaring pit bulls as “inherently dangerous”.

08/09/2012

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Pit Bull Bill Planned For Md. Special Session

A Maryland lawmaker says he expects a bill addressing a court ruling that defines pit bulls as “inherently dangerous” will be introduced in this month’s special session.

08/03/2012

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Couple Sues Police, Town Over Pit Bull Shooting

An Elkton couple has sued the town, the police department and the Cecil County SPCA for $5 million in the shooting death of their pit bull.

06/26/2012

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