Woman Charged After Police Find Van Full Of Caged, Overheated Dogs In PalatineAn officer observed a stack of caged animals Sunday afternoon through the open door of a parked van at Advanced Auto at 1770 N. Rand Road, Palatine police said. The outdoor temperature was 90 degrees.
Vets Working To Save Dogs Found In Steger Coach HouseOne dog has died, and CBS 2 has been told two more are beyond help. The animals were discovered last Friday, but the surgeries and other treatments continue today.
Maywood Man Charged With Dog FightingPaul Wade, of the 1900 block of South 2nd Avenue, was charged with two felony counts of dog fighting, six misdemeanor counts of violating animal owner duties, and six misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.
East Side Man Charged With Abusing 10 Pit BullsBond was set at $75,000 for a 49-year-old man facing more than 20 felony charges after several “abused” pit bulls were found living in “deplorable” conditions at his home on the Far South Side last week.
Dog-Walker In Abuse Video Charged With Animal CrueltyJonathan Stenholt faces one count of cruelty to animals, the Chicago Police Department said. Stenholt was arrested Thursday after an investigation by the department’s Animal Crimes Team, officials said.
Goose Recovering After Attack Near Arlington HeightsWildlife specialist Laura Kirk said the goose was protecting his family, when teens hit him in the head with a board last week on Bonhill Drive, south of Lake Cook Road in unincorporated Arlington Heights.
Batavia Woman Charged In Deaths Of 3 Dogs Found In Locked VanJule A. Brungard-Giordano, 47, was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony, and cruelty to animals, a misdemeanor, according to a statement from Batavia police.
Woman Sues Dolton Animal Hospital Over Dog's DeathA woman whose dog died while boarding at the Dolton Animal Hospital last summer is suing the hospital’s veterinarian and an employee who have both been charged with cruelty to animals.
Veterinarian Charged With Felony Animal Cruelty After Four Dogs Found DeadA veterinarian is facing felony animal cruelty charges after four dogs were found starved to death at a south suburban facility. Dr. Amardeep Sangha, 54, faces three counts of felony aggravated cruelty to animals.
Animal Rights Group Claims Abuse By Koch Foods, Chick-Fil-ABacked by undercover video recorded at chicken processing facilities owned by Chicago-based Koch Foods, an animal rights group was calling out the company and Chick-Fil-A to adopt more humane practices.
Vet, Manager Of Dolton Animal Hospital Charged With Animal CrueltyThe veterinarian and the manager of a Dolton animal hospital have both been charged after several dead and malnourished dogs were discovered at the facility, reports CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.
Animals Seized From Hampshire Farm To Be Put Up For AdoptionA Kane County judge has decided Stacy Fiebelkorn automatically forfeited her 30 horses, donkeys, and other animals; because she didn’t pay for their upkeep.
Petting Zoo Owner Accused Of Neglect Won’t Have To Give Up AnimalsAn Elgin woman charged with neglect of animals did not have to forfeit ownership of the horses, donkeys and two goats that had been taken from a Hampshire-area petting zoo earlier this month by Kane County Animal Control staff.
Petting Zoo Owner Fighting To Get Back Confiscated AnimalsAn 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.
Man Charged With Abandoning Dog After Eviction From ApartmentA 37-year old homeless man has been charged with animal cruelty for allegedly abandoning his dog in an empty apartment in the northern suburbs.