Alderman Flies The Coop When Pressed About Pigeon Deportations To IndianaReached in person Thursday, Ald. James Cappleman tried to steer the conversation to other problems in his ward. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
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.
Walter's Perspective: Chicago Isn't Chicago Without The PigeonsChicago without pigeons is like Chicago without the lakefront, or the lions at the Art Institute, or the Cubs, or City Hall.
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.
Uptown Alderman Wants To Make It A Crime To Feed PigeonsAld. James Cappleman (46th) has introduced an ordinance that would significantly increase the penalties for feeding pigeons – making it a crime punishable by up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.
Oak Park Won't Be Euthanizing Pigeons After AllThe Village of Oak Park has decided against a proposal to kill pigeons roosting under the Marion Street Metra train viaduct near the downtown shopping district.
Oak Park Village Board To Weigh In On Euthanizing PigeonsOak Park is set to move ahead with discussion of euthanizing pigeons at a village board meeting Monday.
Some Think Euthanizing Messy Pigeons In Oak Park ExcessiveThe pigeon-poop problem has gotten so bad in Oak Park village trustees proposed a measure Monday night that would allow for the birds to be humanely euthanized.
Uptown 'Pigeon Lady' Charged With Shoving Ald. Cappleman Over BreadcrumbsA 5-foot 2-inch, 110-pound Uptown neighborhood woman is charged with shoving Ald. James Cappleman (46th) after he cleared away the breadcrumbs she had spread for pigeons.
Pigeons Crowd Under Heat Lamps At 'L' StopsCommuters are calling it everything from cute to disgusting – dozens of pigeons warming themselves under the heating lamps at Loop ‘L’ stops.
Uptown Blog: Too Many Pigeons Near Red Line TracksAn Uptown neighborhood news blog is calling on someone to do something about the “hordes” of pigeons that are congregating near the Red Line ‘L’ tracks just north of the Wilson stop.