Botanist Pleads Guilty To Threatening Cops After Police Killed Mountain Lion In ChicagoRich Hyerczyk, 54, pleaded guilty in federal court that he sent 90 threatening letters over nine-year period starting in 2003 — including one in which he threatened to burn down former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s vacation home in Michigan, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Suspected Cougar Spotted In WinnetkaPolice say a cougar may be roaming around the affluent North Shore suburb of Winnetka.
Glencoe Firefighter Reports Seeing Mountain LionJim Almdale says he was doing his nightly checks in a wooded area near Glencoe Beach last week when he saw a cougar walk onto the road. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.
Holy Cats! Mountain Lion Spotted In Lake ForestIt's not unheard of but it's certainly unusual: Police on the North Shore are on the hunt for a mountain lion. People who live in and around Lake Forest are calling police, saying they've spotted one.
Horse Owners Suspect Cougars In AttacksThe Henry County sheriff thinks there may be cougars in the area, but he wants proof. A horse owner looks at the wounds to her mare and thinks she may have it.