FBI Offers $5,000 Reward In Noble Horse Theatre ArsonThe FBI has announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to the animal rights extremist or extremists who set fire to several carriages at an historic stable in the Old Town neighborhood in February.
Police: Fire At Noble Horse Theatre Was ArsonOn Feb. 6, firefighters responded to a horse stable fire in the 1400 block of North Sedgwick Street, according to Fire Media Affairs. Officials initially believe the fire to be accidental, but said Monday that it has been ruled arson. The investigation has been turned over to the FBI.
Carriages Damaged In Fire At Noble Horse TheatreNo horses or people were injured in the blaze, which was mostly contained to a garage and storage area away from where the horses are kept. The horses were not exposed to smoke or flames.
New Rule: Carriage Drivers Must Clean Up Horse PeeA new regulation takes effect in Chicago today, which critics say might hold up traffic in the Gold Coast and on the Magnificent Mile on account of horse carriages.