Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Dogfighting in Chicago: 'An absence of shame'

The Englewood basement was cramped, chaotic. Fifty people -- parents, kids, a pregnant woman -- huddled around a bloody 10-foot-by-10-foot ring, cheering two pit bulls trained to kill.

Barbaric to most, this medieval blood sport remains a routine source of shameless entertainment in large swaths of the city.

Read more in this follow-up feature to the recent Chicago dogfighting bust here...

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