Lost dog reunited with rescuer

May 19, 2009 (CHICAGO) The German shepherd named Bear was outdoors when he was startled by a clap of thunder last Wednesday night. He jumped over a fence and disappeared.

Howard Overton spotted the dog in Evergreen Park and flagged down an officer who caught the dog.

"I feel good, and I'm glad that he is home no one hurt him and he's in good shape," said Howard Overton.

Overton received a $2,000 reward for his help in locating Bear.

Copyright © 2022 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.