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Family dog attacks, kills infant in Michigan

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SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A family dog fatally attacked its owners’ 2½ month-old son after jumping on the couch and biting the infant as the baby was being held by his uncle, authorities in southeastern Michigan said. The attack happened late Sunday morning at a home in Springfield Township, about 30 miles northwest of Detroit. The child’s 18-year-old uncle was holding the baby on the couch when the dog, a Catahoula hound, tried to jump ...

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