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Beagles used for medical research. (Credit; Beagle Freedom Project.)

Group Finds New Homes For Beagles Used In Medical Research

Dogs living in cages are used for medical research including here in Chicago. One breed is used more than any other, but as Roseanne Tellez reports, one group is working to give these animals a new life after the lab.

11/19/2014

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PETA Urges Tough Prosecution Of Alleged Teen Kitten Killer

An animal rights group is urging prosecutors in East Chicago to punish an Indiana teenager who allegedly killed three kittens with a bow and arrow, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.

08/27/2013

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Bernstein: BREAKING NEWS! NFL Scandal!

Stay with us as more information emerges…

670 The Score–08/03/2013

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Lombard Woman Praised For Saving Ducklings

Ginger Frey didn’t just save some ducklings that were stuck in a sewer grate. She was at it for four days, refusing to give up.

05/23/2013

PETA volunteers Jenna Cameron and Derek Ritchison stage an anti-fur protest in their underwear, in a bed on Michigan Avenue. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM)

PETA Activists Draw Stares With Protest In Bed On Michigan Avenue

Two protesters from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), staged a brief anti-fur protest in their underwear Wednesday afternoon along the Magnificent Mile.

WBBM Newsradio–02/13/2013

Activists with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals protest outside the AMC River East 21 movie theater on the opening day of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," claiming 27 animals died during filming of the movie. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

PETA Protests ‘The Hobbit,’ Claiming Deaths Of Animals During Filming

The activists were not asking people to boycott The Hobbit. They said they just want the film industry to stop using animals.

WBBM Newsradio–12/14/2012

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PETA Protesters: United Airlines Flies Monkeys Off To Cruel Labs

About two dozen demonstrators from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals stood in front of United Airlines headquarters downtown Wednesday afternoon, holding up paper monkey masks in front of their faces.

WBBM Newsradio–05/02/2012

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PETA Wants Roadside Memorial For Cows

Should cows that died on Illinois roadways be remembered with a roadside memorial? PETA says yes.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

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Animal Rights Group Wants Highway Memorial For Dead Cows

An animal rights group wants Illinois to install highway signs in memory of cattle that died when trucks hauling them flipped in two separate wrecks.

12/30/2011

Tracy Patton and Crystal McCahill (Playboy's Miss May 2009) campaign against fur on Michigan Avenue. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Bikini-Clad PETA Protesters Take Their Message To Mag Mile

Two demonstrators for PETA – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – took a minimalist approach to protesting the purchase and wearing of fur.

12/15/2011

Career Builder

PETA Angry Over Chimps In CareerBuilder Ad

Chicago-based CareerBuilder returned to their theme of chimpanzee co-workers in their latest Super Bowl commercial, and some animal rights activists are none too pleased.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011

CareerBuilder Chimpanzees

Ad Featuring Chimps Draws Ire

An ad for Chicago-based CareerBuilder has drawn fire from animal rights activists, included a Hollywood star.

WBBM Newsradio–12/23/2010