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Only in America: Adding an insulting lawsuit to injury

A Texas woman sues the owners of a dog her pitbulls killed — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Texas couple is being sued for $1 million by the owner of four pit bulls that killed its 10-year-old beagle last month. Steve Baker said the pit bulls, owned by neighbor Emerald White, came into his yard and jointly tore his beagle apart "like a rag doll." But White claims the beagle inflicted "bite and scratch injuries" on her while she tried to retrieve her dogs. "I can't believe it," Baker said.