West suburban police are learning how to handle coyotes peacefully, though not quietly.
Riverside police say there were 383 coyote sightings last year in the west suburb.
Responding to an emergency call early Monday, north suburban police found a barefoot woman in pajamas screaming frantically that her dog was snatched away by a coyote in a Glenview neighborhood.
West Side residents expressed concern at a meeting Wednesday night about the growing population of coyotes. The meeting took places after a coyote may have been a child in the face last month at Columbus Park in the South Austin neighborhood
The incident happened about two weeks ago near Columbus Park on the city’s Far West Side.
Both dogs were hospitalized after the attacks, April 28 on the 400 block of Lakeside Terrace, and May 1 on the 500 block of Sheridan Road – three blocks apart.
A woman walking with her dogs in Glencoe was confronted by a pack of coyotes and when it was all over, the fire department and a long ladder were needed, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.
A northwest suburban Palatine man was charged with animal cruelty for shooting his neighbor’s dog, lured to his yard by a deer carcass. He allegedly told police he thought the dog was a coyote.
More coyote sightings in the Chicago area have been keeping parents and pet-owners nervous, and police busy.
The coyote attacked a 9-pound Bichon-Poo puppy about 3 p.m. Dec. 29 in its backyard in west suburban Riverside.
A coyote attacked a dog in west suburban Wheaton Friday night, according to officials.
Coyote sightings in the western suburbs have increased, and small pets are being targeted by the wild animals. CBS 2′s Bill Kurtis reports.
Experts say coyotes are here to stay with plenty of prey to sustain the growing population.
A beloved pet was nearly killed in the 2000 block of Stonebridge Court in Wheaton. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones spoke to the woman who saved the dog’s life.
It’s estimated there are 30,000 coyotes are living in Illinois. The number in Cook County could be 2,000 or more. With the coyote population exploding, CBS 2’s Bill Kurtis takes us an up-close look at a coyote den.
An Aurora woman says it’s hard for her to go outside right now, after her the dog was attacked by a coyote last Tuesday in the family’s yard.
Chicago Animal Care and Control is trying to track down three coyotes that surrounded a woman and her two dogs in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
Following a string of recent sightings in residential neighborhoods in Aurora, animal control experts say if you see a coyote, don’t run.
Two men were arrested on warrants for dog fighting in the Lincoln Park neighborhood Wednesday.
A baby coyote with apparent expensive taste was rescued Wednesday morning after it was it was found hiding underneath a car at a parking structure for a Goose Island Mercedes-Benz service center.