The Southtown Star
Owner of slain dog happy cop got fired
Nicole Echlin and her daughter Alexis, 6, watched Friday as a Hometown police officer shot their dog Apollo in their front yard.
Six-year-old girl watches in horror as police 'shoot dead her dog Apollo in her front yard'
Family's one-year-old shepherd-mix got out of their yard on Friday but by the time police arrived, he was back on the family's property An officer pulled out his gun and the dog showed its teeth - causing the cop to shoot in front of its shocked family A six-year-old girl watched in horror as police gunned down her one-year-old dog as it stood in ... (more)
Family dog shot to death by police in Chicago
According to Saturday's NBC Chicago News , a family's one-year-old dog was fatally wounded on Friday afternoon after being shot by a police officer in Hometown, Ill.
Conquering Asperger's just the start for Antioch teen
When Maxwell "Max" McKeough was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at age 5, his parents were told he'd never be able to hold a job or truly function independently.