Black Bear

Michigan Man Has Face-To-Face Encounter With Black BearA southwest Michigan man had a close encounter with a black bear earlier this week, when the bear wandered onto his porch just after dinner.
Indiana Officials Could Tranquilize Bear To Take It Back To MichiganMore close encounters with a black bear that has been hanging around Michigan City have prompted state officials to take a more aggressive stance to capture the bear, so it can be taken back to the wild in Michigan.
Indiana Officials Trying To Trap And Relocate Wandering Black BearIndiana state officials have set a trap to catch a black bear that has been wandering around the Michigan City area for the past month, and if they catch him, they plan to take him back home to Michigan.
Indiana Wildlife Experts: Don't Feed The BearThe Indiana Department of Natural Resources has asked people not to leave food out for the bear, as some have done, hoping to draw the bear in.
More Black Bears Could Be Headed To Illinois, Even Chicago: ExpertsThe recent sightings of a young black bear in northern Illinois could be a signal more of the animals will make their way here. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Black Bear Spotted Again In Northern IllinoisIllinois' wandering bear has been spotted again after not being sighted since the weekend and now he's moved on up a tree 110 miles west of Chicago.
Wandering Black Bear Could Be Headed Back To WisconsinChris Young, spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, said it appears the bear is making a loop -- down from Wisconsin; through Winnebago, Boone, DeKalb, and Ogle counties; then apparently back northwest.
Latest Black Bear Sighting: Ogle CountyThe bear was last seen in the Rochelle area about mid-afternoon, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s office said.
Black Bear Spotted Again In Far West SuburbsThe far west suburban town of Genoa was abuzz Wednesday morning, with reports of a black bear sighting.
Rockford Area Woman Spots Black Bear In Her Backyard It's not something we're used to seeing in the Midwest but today a black bear was spotted in Rockford.
Train Engineer Spots Black Bear Near Wisconsin BorderIt's something you might expect to see in Montana - or even in northern Wisconsin, but a black bear in Illinois? A locomotive engineer says he's sure he saw one last Tuesday.