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Naperville Pet Owners On Alert After Coyote Sightings

Naperville Animal Control says despite all the sightings there are only a few coyotes. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.


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Paintballs Out As A Way To Deal With Coyotes In Geneva

Mayor Kevin Burns said that suggestion was deemed “too extreme.”


The Lincoln Park Zoo set up 100 cameras across the Chicago area, which photographed various wildlife including foxes, coyotes, snapper turtles, hermit thrushes, and Virginia rails. (Credit: Chicago Wildlife Watch)

Lincoln Park Zoo Asks For Help From Chicagoans To Catalog Native Wildlife

There more to urban life than pigeons and dog, and the Lincoln Park Zoo is enlisting Chicagoans to sort through thousands of pictures to see what’s around and how they can coexist with people.


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Homer Glen Couple Rescues Wounded Eagle

A southwest suburban couple saved a wounded bald eagle from falling prey to coyotes after spotting the bird in their yard on Friday.


David Rundblad. (Getty Images)

Blackhawks Acquire Rundblad, Brisebois From Phoenix

Chicago will part ways with a 2014 second-round pick.

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Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates with the puck against Antoine Vermette #50 and Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes in the first period at Arena on February 7, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

Coyotes Shut Out Blackhawks

Mike Smith stopped 29 shots and the Phoenix Coyotes became the first team to shut out Chicago this season with a 2-0 victory over the Blackhawks on Friday night.


A CBS 2 camera caught a coyote scampering on a Chicago street early Monday. (CBS)

Coyote Sightings Increase In Winter

But that doesn’t mean a growth in numbers, one expert says.


Jonathan Toews #19 is congratulated by Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks after scoring a second period goal against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on October 22, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Kane Leads Blackhawks Past Coyotes 5-2

A dominating two-week road trip for the Chicago Blackhawks gave warning to the rest of the NHL: It’s going to be difficult to dethrone the defending Stanley Cup champions.


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)

How To Keep Pets Safe From Coyotes

It happens far too often. Unsuspecting pet owners let their dogs and cats out to play or do their business in the backyard and before they know it – a predator looking for a quick meal has attacked and injured their pet or worse.


Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks reacts after scoring a first period power play goal past goaltender Mike Smith #41 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the NHL game at Arena on February 7, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Pummel Coyotes 6-2

Patrick Kane had two goals and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks remained the only NHL team without a loss in regulation this season by routing the Phoenix Coyotes 6-2 Thursday night.


A coyote wanders in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Feb. 6, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Coyote Sightings On The Rise

Local residents were being warned to keep their pets on a tight leash, as coyotes are out in bigger numbers, and acting more aggressively, likely due to their mating season.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

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

More Coyote Sightings Possible During Mating Season

As coyote mating season winds down over the next couple of months, area authorities are alerting residents, especially pet owners, that they may encounter more coyotes than usual now through April.


This was the scene where coyotes tried to chase a puppy into a home in Riverside. (Riverside Police Dept.)

Coyotes Break Door Glass Trying To Chase Dogs Into Riverside Home

For those who thought coyotes were shy retiring creatures of the woods, think again.


Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates with the puck past Paul Bissonnette #12 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the NHL game at Arena on January 20, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Blackhawks defeated the Coyotes 6-4. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hossa Gets Revenge On Coyotes

Backing up a stellar season opener, Marian Hossa scored two goals against the team that knocked him out of last year’s playoffs and the Chicago Blackhawks spoiled another celebration by holding off the Phoenix Coyotes 6-4 Sunday night.


Audio: Coyotes Howl At Passing Train In Indiana Dunes

WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser recorded coyotes howling at a passing train in the Indiana Dunes, near Beverly Shores.



Warning Issued After Coyote Bites Man In Aurora

Police in west suburban Aurora are advising residents to watch for coyotes after a man was bitten while standing in his yard.


Patrick Sharp of the Chicago Blackhawks battles for the puck with Kyle Chipchura  of the Phoenix Coyotes in Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on April 23, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Knocked Out With Coyotes’ 4-0 Win In Game 6

Mike Smith made 39 saves and the Phoenix Coyotes scored three times in the final period to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Monday night and capture their opening-round series in six games.


Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with Jeremy Morin #27 and Viktor Stalberg #25 after Toews scored the game winning goal against the Phoenix Coyotes in overtime of Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Arena on April 21, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Blackhawks defeated the Coyotes 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

‘Hawks Still Alive After Toews Scores OT Goal Against Coyotes

Jonathan Toews scored 2:44 into overtime and Chicago Blackhawks staved off elimination with a 2-1 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night.


Brandon Bollig #52 of the Chicago Blackhawks fights with Paul Bissonnette #12 of the Phoenix Coyotes in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on April 19, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Coyotes Beat Blackhawks In OT, Take 3-1 Lead In Series

Game 5 is Saturday night in Arizona.


Joel Quenneville

Quenneville Fined $10K For Criticizing Refs

Blackhawks Coach Joel Quenneville criticized the game officials for failing to call a penalty on Raffi Torres after the Phoenix forward left his feet and hit Marian Hossa in the neck and head area in Game 3.