This isn't the only coyote attack in recent weeks and trappers say there are ways to avoid them.
A coyote on the hunt found a woman's dog and killed it, right in her backyard.
BLOOMINGTON -- Autopsy results show a child was killed in a dog attack.
Latest: 5:04 am, 10/17/13, Thursday DOUGLAS COUNTY -- A Coles County woman is changing her story.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating an attack on a jogger.
SPRINGFIELD -- Authorities are investigating a home invasion.
CLINTON -- Police say six teenagers attacked someone.
URBANA -- Five men were arrested in connection to the latest attack in Champaign County.
URBANA -- Football Fever gets underway Friday night, but with the night lights, could come security concerns.
CHAMPAIGN -- Tips for children to walk in groups sometimes doesn't prevent problems.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are investigating a robbery and an attack.
URBANA -- Each year, the University of Illinois gives out a Merit Award. This year, the department didn't think twice about who would receive it.
MATTOON -- A man faces up to 90-years in prison for home invasion.
URBANA -- Some think more security cameras on the UI campus are a good idea, especially after they helped catch a man suspected of attacking a student.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's something we've been hearing a lot of lately, another mugging near the UI campus.
CHAMPAIGN -- Three teens face charges of battery, but police think they may be responsible for multiple attacks.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a robbery.
NORMAL -- A man filed a lawsuit claiming he was violently attacked by a gaggle of geese.
SPRINGFIELD -- Two teens are charged with a hate crime after police say they assaulted a custodian at a Springfield High School.