Parents Of Boy Who Died At Zoo Create Fund To Give Kids GlassesIn 2012, Jason and Liz Derkosh suffered an unimaginable loss when their 2-year-old son Maddox fell into the African painted dog exhibit at The Pittsburgh Zoo and died.
Report: Pittsburgh Zoo Discussed Wild Dog Exhibit Dangers Prior To Boy's MaulingA newly released report shows that Pittsburgh Zoo staff raised concerns about a child falling through an opening into an African painted dog exhibit on at least six separate occasions before a fatal mauling in 2012.
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.
Zoo Reaches Settlement With USDA Over Boy’s DeathThe 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.
Parents Of Boy Who Died At Zoo Giving Back To Other Kids This Holiday SeasonLiz 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.
Toy Drive Kicks Off One Year After Toddler Killed At ZooIt 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.
D.A. Looking Into Court Papers Addressing Safety Concerns At Pittsburgh ZooThe District Attorney’s office says it’s now looking into warnings about the safety of the Pittsburgh Zoo’s African painted dogs exhibit.
Court Papers Say There Were Concerns About Zoo's African Painted Dogs ExhibitA 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.
Report: Zoo Attorneys Say Mother Was At Fault For Son's Mauling DeathAttorneys 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.
Derkosh Family Lawsuit Against Zoo Moves ForwardThe 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.
Parents Sue Pittsburgh Zoo Over Mauling DeathThe 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.
Children Get Close-Up View Of Favorite Trucks At EventLots of children are fascinated by big trucks and Saturday, some local kids got to see them up close.
Pittsburgh Zoo Giving Away Painted Dogs In Wake Of TragedyThe 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.
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.
Port Authority Buses Filled With ToysPort Authority buses seemed more like Santa’s sleigh when they were used to collect toy donations Thursday.