Bats

A greater mouse-eared bat is pictured on January 14, 2011 in the cellar vault of the Old Brewery in Frankfurt an der Oder, eastern Germany. Every year in January, conservationists step down in the protected cellar vault to count bats wintering there. The number of bats of 12 different species has risen to 1,800, compared to only 150 in the year 1987. AFP PHOTO PATRICK PLEUL GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Rising Number Of Bat Rabies Cases Concerning For Head Of Will County Animal Control

The head of animal control in Will County says he is concerned about the rising number of rabid bats found in homes this summer.

08/25/2015

A greater mouse-eared bat is pictured on January 14, 2011 in the cellar vault of the Old Brewery in Frankfurt an der Oder, eastern Germany. Every year in January, conservationists step down in the protected cellar vault to count bats wintering there. The number of bats of 12 different species has risen to 1,800, compared to only 150 in the year 1987. AFP PHOTO PATRICK PLEUL GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Rabid Bat Found Inside Naperville Home

The Will County Health Department says a Naperville family is beginning a series of rabies shots – after a rabid bat was found flying around their home.

08/19/2015

A greater mouse-eared bat is pictured on January 14, 2011 in the cellar vault of the Old Brewery in Frankfurt an der Oder, eastern Germany. Every year in January, conservationists step down in the protected cellar vault to count bats wintering there. The number of bats of 12 different species has risen to 1,800, compared to only 150 in the year 1987. AFP PHOTO PATRICK PLEUL GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)

More Rabid Bats Found In Homer Glen Home

The Will County Health Department says more rabid bats have been found in the garage attic of a house in Homer Glen, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

07/18/2015

Brown bat (Chicago Sun-Times file photo)

More Rabid Bats Detected In Southwest Suburb

The problem was discovered July 6 when one of the residents of the home on the 13000 block of West Little Creek Drive in Homer Glen saw a bat flop into his garage, then trapped it with a bucket and notified animal control.

07/17/2015

Baseball fans arrive at Wrigley Field to watch the Chicago Cubs. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

$50K Bond For Men Charged With Stealing Autographed Cubs Bats

Two men were each held on $50,000 bond for allegedly stealing two bats signed by Alfonso Soriano and Ernie Banks from Wrigley Field last Tuesday.

08/01/2013

Carlos Alvizo (left) and Elias Martinez, (right) were each charged with two counts of armed robbery (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

Cops Thwart Two Robbery Suspects Armed With Baseball Bat

Two men accused of trying to rob two 15-year-old girls Friday night were each held in lieu of $75,000 bail Sunday.

02/03/2013

File photo of a bat. ( Credit: PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Rabid Bat Forces Partial Closure Of Arlington Heights Village Hall

Arlington Heights has had to close its village hall, after a rabid bat was found inside.

WBBM Newsradio–08/15/2012

File photo of a bat. ( Credit: PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadly Fungus Driving Some Bat Species To Endangerment

Federal biologists are studying whether they need Endangered Species protection for two bat species getting hit by the white nose fungus, which has killed over a million bats since is showed up in 2006.

WBBM Newsradio–06/29/2011

File photo of a bat. ( Credit: PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Rabid Bats Found In Lake County

Residents in Lake County are being warned about rabid bats after two house cats killed a bat inside a home in Lake Villa this week.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011