United Flight Returns To O'Hare After Striking BirdsUnited Flight 1676 departed O’Hare for Fort Myers shortly before 8 a.m. A CBS reporter who was on the flight said, 10 to 15 minutes after the flight took off, the pilot informed passengers they were turning around, because the plane struck birds at the end of the runway.
Snowy Plover Spotted In Chicago For Only Second Time EverIt's a rare bird in these parts: For only the second time ever, a snowy plover has been spotted in Chicago, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
Suburban Wildlife Center Preparing For Lots Of Injured Migrating BirdsAs birds begin migrating back north this spring, many will end up injured or killed as they fly through downtown Chicago, and volunteers at a suburban wildlife center will try to nurse the survivors back to health.
Aurora Bird Hoarder Pleads Guilty, Gets One Year Of Probation David Skeberdis pleaded guilty to one count each of cruel treatment to animals, violation of animal owner’s duties, and companion animal hoarding.
Migrating Birds Causing Trouble For Airplanes Two times in three days birds have forced the emergency landing of an American Airlines jet at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Pilots say this time of year, in particular, is the most risky for bird strikes.
Congressman Quigley's Bill Would Require New Federal Buildings To Be Bird FriendlyChicago Congressman Michael Quigley hopes to prevent millions of bird deaths annually with legislation he's just introduced in Washington, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Birders Make Annual Christmas Count Along LakefrontBirders tallied more than 50 species of birds yesterday.
Aurora Hoarder Still Has Birds Inside HomeAn Aurora man found with hundreds of birds in his home still has birds in his home, it was revealed in court on Tuesday.
Birds Rescued From Hoarder's Home Ready For AdoptionThe Greater Chicago Cage Bird Club is putting all of the birds up for adoption beginning Tuesday Dec. 4. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Rare Sight: Unusual Birds Spotted In Suburban YardsA birdwatcher with 30 years behind the binoculars says birders are seeing incredible numbers of seldom seen birds in suburban back yards.
Bird Club Caring For Hundreds Of Birds Rescued From Aurora Hoarder's HouseHundreds of birds that had been flying free in a trash-strewn townhome in Aurora were in a new home on Saturday.
Aurora Removes 325 Live Birds, 125 Dead Birds From Hoarder's HomeContract workers hired by the city of Aurora removed nearly more than 300 birds from the home of a hoarder in Aurora, after he failed to remove them by a Friday morning deadline.