DOLTON | A south suburban animal hospital is under investigation after a police officer found four dead dogs at the facility, Cook County authorities said.
When Cheryl Plomann found herself without work, she depended on family to help support her and her pets.
LOWELL | A Portage man said he plans to join others in protesting local shows being put on by the Kelly Miller Circus.
MUNSTER | Registration is still open for Critter Camp, a summer day camp for children 8 to 12 hosted by Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th St. Set for 9 a.m. to noon daily, Monday through Aug. 8, Critter Camp provides a hands-on educational environment about various aspects of animal care…
MICHIGAN CITY | The Washington Park Zoo will host its annual Zoo-B-Que fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the zoo.
HOMEWOOD | The South Suburban Humane Society honored Village President Rich Hofeld for his efforts with homeless pets.
A turtle crossing sign is seen posted in a subdivision in Vernon Hilsl, Ill. The suburban Chicago community wants fast drivers to hit the brakes to make way for turtles.
VERNON HILLS, Ill. | A suburban Chicago community wants fast drivers to hit the brakes to make way for turtles.
LaPorte County authorities are investigating the deaths of farm animals including five piglets discovered in a pile of compost still with their umbilical cords attached.
CHICAGO | The Cubs celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first game at Wrigley Field in the most appropriate way: with a gut-wrenching loss.
BEECHER | The owner of an exotic animal shelter in Beecher is worried she will not be able to continue caring for the 350 animals entrusted to her after a theft of an essential piece of equipment at the facility.
"Headlines" by Author Malcolm Hall and Illustrated by Wallace Tripp (1973 Dell/Yearling Books)
Dr. Michelle Oakley, who originally hails from Northwest Indiana, is the soon-to-be star of "The Amazing Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet," a one-hour reality series that has already been shot and sold to begin airing in April (premiere date TBA) on cable's National Geographic Channel.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Placing dam-like structures in Chicago waterways would be an almost foolproof method of preventing Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan, while a less pricey electric barrier system also has solid prospects for shielding the Great Lakes from the invasive fish, accordi…
HAMMOND | A man was charged Thursday in federal court with illegally killing and taking migratory birds, according to court records.
Pet adoption special
LAKE STATION | About 14 dogs were rescued Sunday night from a garage fire in the 2800 block of Clay Street.
When Ashley Gajda met an owner looking to abandon pet chinchillas near a dumpster, she decided to step in, and now dedicates her free time to similar rescue efforts.
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