3 November 2005: Pit Bull Update

DENVER: Gregg Jones, 10, was in his back yard on 2 November when three pit bulls - his family pets - attacked and mauled him. Denver has enacted a controversial breed ban, as has Aurora, a suburb - but Aurora's ban will not become effective until Jan 1, 2006. The Rocky Mountain News and WRAL of Raleigh, NC cover the story. D Mahoney and Wayne F tipped us off.

WASHINGTON DC: According to NBC4.com, a girl apparently became enraged and unleashed her dog 3 November after a restaurant sold a burrito she had already purchased to another man. The dog was eventually taken away.

UKIAH, CA: Two pit bulls apparently invaded a fenced area Sat., 29 Oct. and killed a small pet. This story is from the Ukiah Daily.

MONMOUTH, IL: Reviewatlas.com reports that two pit bulls attacked and injured a man and later badly mauled a miniature horse in this town about thirty miles south of the Quad Cities.