Stacy Fiebelkorn, 34, of Elgin was charged with cruelty to animals and neglect of an owner’s duties after county officials reportedly found numerous animals starving, thirsty, dirty and/or dead on two farms where she rents space.
Animal control officials and volunteers were visiting a west suburban farm on Tuesday to remove dozens of animals that allegedly were being mistreated.
Goats, sheep, llamas and burros that helped clear vegetation around O’Hare International Airport this year are coming back in the spring.
Want to spend a day at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo? We give you the lowdown on what to see during your visit.
A new travelling Smithsonian exhibit about animals is on a tour of Chicago Park District Parks with stops scheduled through August 9.
At the Lincoln Park Zoo, both the animals and those who came to visit them coped with the heat wave.
An animal shelter in northwest Indiana was asking for donations of towels and blankets, after a fire in their laundry room overnight destroyed most of their linens.
The activists were not asking people to boycott The Hobbit. They said they just want the film industry to stop using animals.
A woman being investigated for allegedly neglecting dozens of animals in a house in McHenry County was involved in a similar situation nearly two years ago.
HARVEY, Ill. (CBS) — The Cook County sheriff says he and his team took dozens of suspected criminals off the streets in Harvey last week. As WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports, sheriff Tom Dart says […]
At least six people were taken to the hospital early Monday from a home on the northern edge of the Beverly neighborhood.
For the fourth year straight, a California-based advocacy group says Illinois is “the very best of the best” state in the country for the strength of its laws against animal cruelty.
ComEd’s tree-trimming operations have been providing what some might consider an unlikely benefit to the animals at the Brookfield Zoo.
It was an extreme case of animal hoarding. There were hundreds of animals living inside a Berwyn house. A teenager was found dead there and now, for the first time, the family is revealing why they never called for help.
Animal-welfare officials are caring for the surviving animals pulled from a Berwyn home where a 14-year-old boy died earlier this week. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
The death of a 14-year-old suburban boy discovered living in squalid conditions Thursday afternoon has prompted state officials to warn about the dangers of “social isolation” and a lack of community response.
Brookfield Zoo 8400 31st St., Brookfield, Ill. Monday – Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Indoor Animal Exhibits close one half hour before the zoo closes. General Admission Adults: […]
With temperatures swinging wildly from 40 to 90 over the past week, it’s been challenging to plan for family activities – not to mention what to wear! Now that this weekend may finally start to […]
There are several ways to help abandoned and former pet cats-gone-wild make it through the harsh winter.
Once facing possible closure, the Save-A-Pet shelter in Grayslake will remain open well into next year.