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Best Places For Horseback Riding In Chicago

Grab your favorite horseback riding gear and hit the trails with these venues within about 60 miles of Chicago.


Some of the 75 quarter horses staying on a farm in Hampshire, Ill., after they were abandoned. An animal rescue group is searching for homes for the horses before they are sent off to slaughter. (Credit: Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society)

Rescue Group Seeking Homes For 75 Abandoned Horses

A horse rescue operation in Barrington has begun searching for homes for 75 quarter horses that were essentially abandoned, and might be slaughtered.


Stacy Fiebelkorn (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Animals Seized From Hampshire Farm To Be Put Up For Adoption

A Kane County judge has decided Stacy Fiebelkorn automatically forfeited her 30 horses, donkeys, and other animals; because she didn’t pay for their upkeep.


Stacy Fiebelkorn (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Petting Zoo Owner Fighting To Get Back Confiscated Animals

An Elgin woman is trying to keep Kane County from taking ownership of dozens of her farm animals, after they were seized due to evidence of neglect.


Stacy Fiebelkorn (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Fate Of Hampshire Petting Zoo Animals Rests With Court

Stacy Fiebelkorn, 34, of Elgin was charged with cruelty to animals and neglect of an owner’s duties after county officials reportedly found numerous animals starving, thirsty, dirty and/or dead on two farms where she rents space.


Volunteers carry goats to an animal trailer at a west suburban farm, as part of an effort to take more than 80 animals to new homes, after their owner was charged with animal cruelty. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Neglected Animals Rescued From West Suburban Farm

Animal control officials and volunteers were visiting a west suburban farm on Tuesday to remove dozens of animals that allegedly were being mistreated.


Stacy Fiebelkorn. (Photo from the Kane County Sheriff's office)

Woman Charged After Dead Animals Found On West Suburban Farms

A northwest suburban woman faces animal cruelty charges after several animals were found dead or mistreated on two Kane County farms, according to police.


Expressway Traffic

Crash Shuts Down Jane Addams Tollway In McHenry County

The Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) was shut down in both directions in McHenry County Friday morning, following a serious crash.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

Fakir Muhammad Jaffrie (Kane County Sheriff's Dept.)

Motorist Gets 7 years For 2007 Crash That Killed 4 Passengers

A northwest suburban man was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday for a 2007 crash near Hampshire that killed the four passengers in his car.


Fire Graphic

Extra-Alarm Fire Rages At House In Hampshire

An extra-alarm fire raged Tuesday morning at a house in the town of Hampshire in northwestern Kane County.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

Pickup Truck Crash

Pickup Truck Flips Over On I-90

A small pickup truck rolled over this morning on I-90 in the far northwest suburbs, prompting authorities to close a lane on the westbound side.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

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Suit: Police Used Excessive Force During Arrest

A man filed a federal lawsuit Friday claiming that police officers in northwest suburban Hampshire used excessive force when arresting him.


Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Man Charged After Cops Find 63 Pot Plants In Suburban Home

A man accused of growing marijuana in a home in northwest suburban Hampshire was ordered held on $150,000 bond.