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Is this an image of a large, wild cat? Officials don't know. (Bloomingdale Police)

Mystery Animal Seen Lurking In Bloomingdale Preserve

The Meacham Grove Forest Preserve is 252 magnificent acres of prairies, fishing spots, jogging and bike trails and thick woodlands. In those woods, something lurks. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

06/06/2013

Tish Coleman has been charged with one felony count of aggravated cruelty to animals and one misdemeanor count of domestic battery. (Credit: Chicago Police)

$75k Bond For Woman Charged With Fatally Stabbing Cousin’s Cat

A woman has been charged with a felony count of animal cruelty after allegedly stabbing her cousin’s cat to death after a fight in the South Side home they shared.

02/23/2013

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Monopoly Fans Add Cat As New Game Piece

One shall die and out of its ashes another shall rise! No we’re not talking about a new Lord of the Rings movie — we’re talking about Monopoly. In a move that’s probably controversial to very few, Hasbro is getting rid of one of Monopoly’s game tokens, and replacing it with a new one…

02/06/2013

Say goodbye to a Monopoly token... (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Say “Sayonara” To One Of Monopoly’s Game Tokens

That’s right, Hasbro is updating those tiny, metal pieces you move around the board in Monopoly. This isn’t an arbitrary process, they’re asking fans to vote on which classic tokens should stay and which new tokens should win a permanent spot on the Monopoly board.

01/09/2013

me-ow (MIGUEL ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Mountain Lions Creeping Closer To Chicago

More and more of these big cats are turning up in the Midwest, looking for forested habitat. CBS 2’s Bill Kurtis reports.

08/02/2012

Ivy, a Savannah cat owned by poker player Michael Fosco, has been lost in La Jolla, Calif. (Credit: Dominick Fosco)

Chicago Area Poker Player’s Rare Cat Lost In California

A family from the Chicago area believes the search has narrowed – somewhat – as they try to find a rare cat lost in southern California.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

When Georgia Lee Dvorak of Berwyn died, she left behind her 11-year-old cat, “Boots.” (Credit: Georgia Lee Dvorak estate)

Orphaned Cat Saved From Execution Adopted By Missouri Woman

A Missouri woman has adopted a Chicago cat once condemned to death in the will of her late owner.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

When Georgia Lee Dvorak of Berwyn died, she left behind her 11-year-old cat, “Boots.” (Credit: Georgia  Lee Dvorak estate)

Curiosity Saved The Cat: Judge Blocks Execution Of Feline

You’ve heard curiosity killed the cat. In this case, curiosity actually saved one.

04/11/2012

A kitten is pictured on December 5, 2009

Court Rules Against Woman’s Will Ordering Healthy Cat To Be Euthanized

A cat from Berwyn has been spared, despite an order in the will of her deceased owner.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

Cat Kicked

Man Gets 90 Days In Jail For Kicking Cat Like Football

A South Side man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for kicking his cat.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012

Antonio Hernandez-Angel

Man Stands Charged With Felony For Killing Family Member’s Cat

A Palatine man stands charged with felony animal cruelty, after throwing a cat so hard to the ground that the animal had to be put down.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Cat In Coffin

Body In River Turns Out To Be Dead Cat In Coffin

Fire crews rushed to the North Branch of the Chicago River near Division Street Friday, after someone reported there was a body in the water.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

Siamese Cat

Cat Shot, Wounded With BB Gun In Elgin

Elgin police are searching for someone who shot and wounded a Siamese cat with a BB gun over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

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Man Catches Brother Sleeping With Fiancee, Slits Cat’s Throat

A south suburban man, after learning his brother was sleeping with his fiancee, slit the throat of his brother’s cat, prosecutors said.

03/23/2011

Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Dog, Cat Killed In Lakeview Fire

A cat and a dog perished during a fire at a Lakeview neighborhood apartment building Sunday afternoon.

10/24/2010