Abandoned

Some of the 75 quarter horses staying on a farm in Hampshire, Ill., after they were abandoned. An animal rescue group is searching for homes for the horses before they are sent off to slaughter. (Credit: Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society)

Rescue Group Seeking Homes For 75 Abandoned Horses

A horse rescue operation in Barrington has begun searching for homes for 75 quarter horses that were essentially abandoned, and might be slaughtered.

10/02/2014

Hojin Lee (Credit: Niles police)

Man Charged With Abandoning Dog After Eviction From Apartment

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.

03/19/2014

Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Squatters Abandon Dogs In Calumet Heights House

Animal welfare workers are planning to remove a pair of dogs that were apparently abandoned by their owners and locked inside an empty house.

08/13/2013

A "safe haven" sign near a Chicago fire station. (CBS)

Baby Abandoned At Fire Station

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.

06/10/2013

Kaity Siegel holds a baby goat that was abandoned across the street from Siegel's Cottonwood Farm. (Photo courtesy Kaity Siegel)

Baby Goats Abandoned Across Street From Suburban Farm

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.”

WBBM Newsradio–05/16/2013

Karen Read found an adult Labrador retriever and 17 puppies at the side of a road at Indiana Dunes State Park. The dogs were rescued, and will be up for adoption at Lakeshore PAWS in Valparaiso. (Photo courtesy Karen Read)

Puppies Abandoned In Indiana Dunes State Park Find New Homes

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.

05/16/2013

A police bomb squad robot checks out an abandoned truck near the rental car facility at O'Hare International Airport on April 16, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Police Check Abandoned Truck Near O’Hare

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.

04/16/2013

Lynn Cameron

Disabled Illinois Woman Abandoned In Tennessee; Mom Won’t Be Charged

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.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

Graphic Of A Girl In Silhouette. (AP Graphic)

Two-Year-Old Girl Abandoned On West Side

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.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2012

Dixie Square Mall

Demolition Going Ahead At Last At Long-Abandoned Dixie Square Mall

Demolition is finally underway at the Dixie Square Mall in Harvey, more than 33 years after the mall closed.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

Isis, a shepherd terrier mix who was abandoned on the West Side and beaten by kids with bats and broomsticks in December 2011, was moved to a foster home a month and a half later. (Credit: Chicago Animal Care and Control)

Dog Abandoned And Attacked On West Side Now In Foster Home

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.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

A Ford Focus linked to the murder of a woman in South Bend was found abandoned in the drive-up lane of a bank on the South Side of Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Car Tied To Murder In South Bend Found In Chicago

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.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

Isis The Dog

Homeless Dog Recovering At Shelter After Being Beaten

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.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Lake Shore Drive

Dozens Of Cars From Lake Shore Drive Await Pickup

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.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

Car Retrieval

Owners Search For Cars Abandoned On Outer Drive

Lake Shore Drive is back open, but many of the people who were stuck for hours have yet to be reunited with their cars.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2011

"Baby Olivia" was left on the front porch of a Merrillville police officer's home. (Credit: Merrillville Police Department)

Merrillville Cop’s Wife Finds Baby On Front Porch

The wife of a Merrillville, Ind., police officer is being credited with saving the life of a newborn baby.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

Husan Smith spent 18 hours forgotten and handcuffed in the Kane County Courthouse. (CBS)

Man Abandoned In Courthouse For 18 Hours

An Elgin man abandoned overnight in the Kane County courthouse last month is reportedly considering suing the county.

WBBM Newsradio–01/06/2011