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Better Government Association logo. (Credit: BGA)

BGA Suing City Over Blacked Out Emails About Animal Care And Control Commission

The Better Government Association is suing the Emanuel administration for blacking-out large chunks of emails about the troubled Chicago Animal Care and Control Commission.

08/12/2014

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BGA Sues City To Release Video Of Dog Possibly Being Choked To Death

As WBBM has reported, employees at Chicago Animal Care and Control apparently choked a dog to death in March – and now the Better Government Association is suing the city for not releasing the videotaped evidence of that incident.

06/16/2014

Two deer wandered into Chicago's Gold Coast on Thursday. (Captured News)

One Deer Caught On Gold Coast Dies, Other Released

Animal Care and Control was called and tranquilized both animals. One of the deer had a badly injured leg, and “did not survive the stress of this ordeal.”

11/01/2013

Dogs in the custody of Chicago Animal Care and Control enjoy a new playlot. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Animal Control Dogs Get Some Much-Needed Play Space

The dogs at Chicago Animal Care and Control are getting some new space – donated, fenced play lots – aimed at keeping them healthier and getting them adopted.

04/11/2012

Larry Subject (left) and Travis Wester (right) are both charged with animal cruelty after police found they had left 43 puppies inside a parked vehicle, in cramped containers without adequate food or water. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Judge Rules Animal Cruelty Defendants Can Get Puppies Back

Two Iowa men found last week in the west side Lawndale neighborhood with 43 puppies in their car can get them back.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

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Animal Control Looking For Coyotes That Surrounded Woman, Dogs

Chicago Animal Care and Control is trying to track down three coyotes that surrounded a woman and her two dogs in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2011

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Coyote Spotted Near McCormick Place

A coyote spotted near McCormick Place Friday morning has the city’s Animal Care and Control officials monitoring the situation.

WBBM Newsradio–07/08/2011