A horse rescue operation in Barrington has begun searching for homes for 75 quarter horses that were essentially abandoned, and might be slaughtered.
A 37-year old homeless man has been charged with animal cruelty for allegedly abandoning his dog in an empty apartment in the northern suburbs.
Animal welfare workers are planning to remove a pair of dogs that were apparently abandoned by their owners and locked inside an empty house.
The 3-week-old boy was left at Engine 101 at 2236 W. 69th St., and he was transported in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital.
The manager of a farm in southwest suburban Lockport said it’s a good thing someone heard the cries of baby goats that were abandoned across the street. Otherwise, “they would have been coyote bait.”
Lakeshore PAWS, which has been caring for the puppies, received more than 70 adoption applications after Karen Read, of Portage, found them abandoned along a dark road in the park last week.
Members of the Chicago police bomb squad were checking out an abandoned truck parked near the rental car facility at O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday afternoon.
A developmentally disabled Algonquin woman abandoned by her mother in a bar in Tennessee has been made a ward of that state, after prosecutors determined her mother didn’t break any laws when she left her there.
State officials are asking for the public’s help in locating the family of a 2-year-old girl who was abandoned on the West Side last week.
Demolition is finally underway at the Dixie Square Mall in Harvey, more than 33 years after the mall closed.
Isis, the shepherd terrier mix who was abandoned in the cold by her owners and then attacked by children with baseball bats, is now in a foster home.
Police in northwest Indiana and Chicago were trying to solve a wild case on Wednesday, after a woman was killed in South Bend and a car linked to the case turned up in Chicago.
A homeless dog named Isis has caught the attention of Chicago dog lovers, after she was beaten over the weekend when her owner moved to a new apartment and left her.
Over 72 hours after a blizzard stranded hundreds of motorists on Lake Shore Drive, more than 100 cars remain waiting in parking lots for their owners to pick them up.
Lake Shore Drive is back open, but many of the people who were stuck for hours have yet to be reunited with their cars.
The wife of a Merrillville, Ind., police officer is being credited with saving the life of a newborn baby.
An Elgin man abandoned overnight in the Kane County courthouse last month is reportedly considering suing the county.