Maddox Derkosh

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Parents Settle Pittsburgh Zoo Lawsuit In Mauling Death

The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was mauled to death after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit have settled their lawsuit against the Pittsburgh zoo.

06/02/2014

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Zoo Reaches Settlement With USDA Over Boy’s Death

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will pay the U.S. Department of Agriculture $4,550 as part of a settlement over an investigation into the death of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into an exhibit of wild African dogs.

02/13/2014

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Parents Of Boy Who Died At Zoo Giving Back To Other Kids This Holiday Season

Liz and Jason Derkosh know something about loss. It’s been more than a year since they lost their son, Maddox, in a tragic accident at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

12/20/2013

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Toy Drive Kicks Off One Year After Toddler Killed At Zoo

It was one year ago today that 2-year-old Maddox Derkosh was killed, after falling into the African painted dogs exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo.

11/04/2013

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D.A. Looking Into Court Papers Addressing Safety Concerns At Pittsburgh Zoo

The District Attorney’s office says it’s now looking into warnings about the safety of the Pittsburgh Zoo’s African painted dogs exhibit.

10/25/2013

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Court Papers Say There Were Concerns About Zoo’s African Painted Dogs Exhibit

A Pittsburgh Zoo safety committee had concerns about a wild African dogs exhibit but the zoo didn’t make any changes before a 2-year-old boy fell into the pen last year and was mauled to death by the animals, his parents’ lawyers say in court filings that cite committee meeting minutes.

10/24/2013

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Report: Zoo Attorneys Say Mother Was At Fault For Son’s Mauling Death

Attorneys for the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium are blaming the mother of the child who was mauled to death by a pack of African Painted dogs.

09/11/2013

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Derkosh Family Lawsuit Against Zoo Moves Forward

The civil lawsuit filed by the parents of Maddox Derkosh against the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium will move forward, minus some photographs after a motions hearing Tuesday.

08/06/2013

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Parents Sue Pittsburgh Zoo Over Mauling Death

The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit last fall have sued the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, claiming officials had ample warning that parents routinely lifted children onto a rail overlooking the exhibit so they could see better.

05/23/2013

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Children Get Close-Up View Of Favorite Trucks At Event

Lots of children are fascinated by big trucks and Saturday, some local kids got to see them up close.

05/18/2013

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Pittsburgh Zoo Giving Away Painted Dogs In Wake Of Tragedy

The African Painted dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo have not been on display since a tragic accident that resulted in a child being mauled to death in November.

04/10/2013

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Derkosh Family Gives Trucks To “Tree Of Hope”

Hundreds of children gathered together Friday night to remember the little boy killed at the Pittsburgh zoo.

12/22/2012

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Port Authority Buses Filled With Toys

Port Authority buses seemed more like Santa’s sleigh when they were used to collect toy donations Thursday.

12/07/2012

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Zoo To Make Changes After Boy’s Death

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is removing the observation deck from the African Painted Dogs exhibit following the tragedy last month that left a 2-year-old boy dead.

12/06/2012

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Zoo Exhibit Platform To Be Removed

The district attorney visited the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium today, as part of his investigation following the death of Maddox Derkosh last month.

12/06/2012

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