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South Elgin animal shelter getting makeover

New play groups for dogs, a new philosophy for animal adoptions and the first major renovation project in 40 years. It only took Beth Drake a couple of months to make her mark as the new executive director of Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin, most significantly by spearheading the $ 600,000 renovation project that […]

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Two animal rights activists charged with freeing 2,000 mink from farm

A pair of California animal rights protestors have been federally charged with freeing 2,000 mink from an Illinois fur farm. Full News here – WFLD – Crime

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Anton Walker: Accused child, animal abuser; baby’s mama should have known better

Broadview, Illinois — Everyday, children are put in harm’s way, because their mothers will do anything for access to a man’s penis. Here’s another vomit-inducing tale about a not-so-lovely lady who gave a convict unsupervised access to her defenseless baby. According to officials, Anton A. Walker,  a recent parolee (some broads sure know how to […]

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Hundreds Of Complaints To City About Animal Neglect Left Unanswered

CHICAGO (CBS) – During some of the coldest days of this winter, Chicago Animal Care and Control left dozens of calls unanswered about possible inhumane treatment of pets. Overall, more than 300 such calls got no response in December an January. WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller continues our series of reports. At the beginning of this […]

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Animal cruelty charges for woman who left alligator at O’Hare

A 29-year-old Oakbrook Terrace woman has been charged with animal cruelty and reckless conduct after leaving an alligator to fend for itself at O’Hare.      Full News here – News – chicagotribune.com

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Animal not likely a cougar, Glencoe officials say

Residents cautioned about wildlifeOfficials in Glencoe urged residents to exercise caution a day after a horticulturist for the Chicago Botanic Garden reported seeing a big cat run into a wooded area. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Animal Control Won’t Make Official Effort To Rid Coyotes From City Parks

CHICAGO (CBS) – West Side residents expressed concern at a meeting Wednesday night about the growing population of coyotes. The meeting took places after a coyote may have been a child in the face last month at Columbus Park in the South Austin neighborhood CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports that at the meeting, the Department […]

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Family: Boy, 3, attacked by animal near park on West Side

Emeil Hawkins, 3, was walking home with his mom and a new pack of fruit snacks last month when an animal pushed him over and bit a chunk out of the toddler’s face, a family spokesman said.      Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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Destroyed animal shelter in Niles holds adoption event

In a tent adjacent to their crumpled building, about 60 dogs were crated and prepared for a makeshift adoption event Friday, made necessary by an accident that at least temporarily closed the Wright-Way Rescue animal shelter in Niles. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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School bus crashes into Niles animal shelter

Volunteers for a suburban Chicago animal shelter say they have no place to put dozens of animals after a school bus crashed into their building. Full News here – WFLD – News

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Amanda Wise, 29, charged with animal cruelty | 8 dogs found neglected, abused in Dolton

A south suburban woman was in court Thursday facing animal abuse charges after police say an emaciated dog was found outside a home in Dolton. Authorities also found some other animals in crates with no food or clean drinking water. Full News here – Chicago news and local news video for the Chicago area from […]

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Man charged with animal cruelty after abused dogs found in home

A Harvey man has been charged with animal cruelty after Cook County Sheriff's deputies enforcing a court-ordered eviction found abused dogs, including one that had died. Full News here – WFLD – News

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Couple Allegedly Had Over 100 Rotting Animal Carcasses On Farm

SUMMITTVILLE, Ind. — A prosecutor said Friday that an Indiana barn where investigators found starving animals living on top of more than 100 rotting carcasses was the worst case of animal cruelty he has seen, while one of the owners maintains that the conditions have been exaggerated. No charges have been filed against the owners, […]

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Animal cruelty: Teens dump bloodied dog in Rogers Park dumpster

Several offenders, described as teenagers, are wanted for animal abuse after a dog was found stuffed in a garbage can in Chicago’s Far North Side Rogers Park neighborhood. Around 2:19 p.m., a 911 caller reported a dog in a yellow dumpster in an alley near the 2000 block of West Jarvis Avenue, between Hoyne and […]

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300 Live Birds Removed From Animal Hoarder’s Home

The city of Aurora, Ill. on Friday took over cleanup duties at the home of an animal hoarder who the city estimates had at least 300 live birds. Dave Skeberdis, 57, had faced a Friday deadline in his attempt to clear the birds’ mess — and avoid a big cleanup fee — before city workers […]

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