Deaths Of Wild Swans Found Around Wolf Lake Blamed On ParasitesTesting revealed the dead swans had fatal infections of an intestinal parasite. A cause of death for several Canada geese could not be determined, but officials ruled out bacterial and viral infections, lead poisoning, heavy metal poisoning, salt toxicity, botulism, toxic organic compounds, and avian influenza.
2 Dead In Boating Accident In LaPorte County, IndianaTwo people were killed Sunday afternoon in a boating accident in LaPorte County, Indiana.
9-Year-Old Girl Dead After Being Pulled From Water At Private Lake In Portage, Ind.The body of a 9-year-old girl was recovered from the water Sunday afternoon at the Lakeshore Camp Resort in Portage, Indiana.
Wildlife Experts Warn To Leave Wild Animals Alone, Especially BabiesSpring is a busy time for wild animals to give birth. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports wildlife experts encourage you not to play foster parent to any baby critters you might find.
Indiana DNR Teaches Residents How To Deal With Wandering Black BearIndiana state officials hosted a public meeting Wednesday night to discuss the black bear that has been wandering around northwest Indiana and southwest Michigan for the past four months.
Deal To Develop Parkland Near Indiana Dunes Riles ConservationistsA plan allowing a politically connected developer to operate restaurants, a rooftop bar and a banquet hall in the heart of Indiana Dunes State Park is drawing scrutiny from conservationists and some legal experts.
Indiana Officials Could Tranquilize Bear To Take It Back To MichiganMore close encounters with a black bear that has been hanging around Michigan City have prompted state officials to take a more aggressive stance to capture the bear, so it can be taken back to the wild in Michigan.
Indiana Officials Trying To Trap And Relocate Wandering Black BearIndiana state officials have set a trap to catch a black bear that has been wandering around the Michigan City area for the past month, and if they catch him, they plan to take him back home to Michigan.
Video Shows Beauty, Danger Of Shelf Ice On Indiana ShorelineThe Indiana Department of Natural Resources was warning people that the captivating ice built up on the lake Michigan shoreline might be beautiful, but it can be deadly.
Pigeon-Napper Identified, But Won't Face Criminal ChargesMystery solved. We now know who hauled off dozens of pigeons from the Uptown neighborhood to northwestern Indiana, and why he did it.
Indiana Officials Probe Why Pigeons Brought From Chicago To Indiana FarmThe Indiana Department of Natural Resources has launched a criminal investigation into allegations pigeons have been scooped up in Chicago, and improperly transported to Indiana.
Was Deporting Uptown Pigeons To Indiana Legal?Ald. James Cappleman (46th) arranged for 60 to 70 pigeons to be captured in the Uptown neighborhood, in the 4700 block of North Broadway Avenue, then taken to a farm in Indiana.