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Cameras Show Chicago Coyotes Adapting To City Life

An Ohio State University wildlife ecologist who’s been studying Chicago’s coyotes for about 15 years has published some new research that shows how they’ve adapted so well to life in the city.


A Kenosha motorist got a surprise recently when he pulled into the Waukegan train station. (Sun-Times Media Wire)

Motorist Arriving At Train Station Finds Coyote Wedged In Bumper

Kenosha resident Mark Armour told police he thought he hit something on his way to work. He did.


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West Suburban Cops Get Training To Handle Coyotes

West suburban police are learning how to handle coyotes peacefully, though not quietly.


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383 Coyote Sightings Reported In Riverside Last Year

Riverside police say there were 383 coyote sightings last year in the west suburb.


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Coyote Attacks Small Dog In Glenview

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.


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Animal Control Won’t Make Official Effort To Rid Coyotes From City Parks

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



Animal Attack On Boy May Have Been Coyotes

The incident happened about two weeks ago near Columbus Park on the city’s Far West Side.



Coyote Attacks Two Dogs In Glencoe

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.


Sadie, a golden retriever, was trapped in a frigid pond in Glencoe when she was surrounded by a pack of coyotes. She was rescued by local firefighters. (Credit: CBS)

Drowning Dog Rescued After Being Encircled By Coyotes

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.


Piotr Holy (Credit: Palatine Police)

Cops: Palatine Man Shot Neighbor’s Dog, Mistaking It For Coyote

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.


The Siwak family in Winfield, Ill., spotted this coyote on the golf course about 40 feet away from their rear deck on Jan. 29, 2013. (Photo courtesy Gene Siwak)

More Coyote Sightings Keeping Residents On Edge

More coyote sightings in the Chicago area have been keeping parents and pet-owners nervous, and police busy.

CBS 2–01/29/2013


Coyote Believed Responsible For Puppy’s Death In Riverside

The coyote attacked a 9-pound Bichon-Poo puppy about 3 p.m. Dec. 29 in its backyard in west suburban Riverside.


Coyotes are increasingly common in the western suburbs, putting small-pet owners on alert. (DuPage County Forest District)

Coyote Attacks Dog In West Suburb

A coyote attacked a dog in west suburban Wheaton Friday night, according to officials.


Coyotes are increasingly common in the western suburbs, putting small-pet owners on alert. (DuPage County Forest District)

Experts Disagree On Best Solution To Keep Coyotes At Bay

Coyote sightings in the western suburbs have increased, and small pets are being targeted by the wild animals. CBS 2’s Bill Kurtis reports.


Evie licks the face of dog-sitter Megan Wilt, who chased off a coyote during an attack. (CBS)

Chicago Coyote Population Growing Bolder

Experts say coyotes are here to stay with plenty of prey to sustain the growing population.


Evie licks the face of dog-sitter Megan Wilt, who chased off a coyote during an attack. (CBS)

Coyote Attacks Dog In Wheaton

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.


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Taking A Look Inside A Coyote Den

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.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012


Coyote Attacks, Drags Woman’s Dog In Aurora

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.

WBBM Newsradio–04/16/2012


Animal Control Looking For Coyotes That Surrounded Woman, Dogs

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.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2011


Aurora Officials Warn Of String Of Coyote Sightings

Following a string of recent sightings in residential neighborhoods in Aurora, animal control experts say if you see a coyote, don’t run.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011