Lincoln Park »

Tom Skilling to Kick off 12 Strays of Christmas at PAWS Chicago

Skilling and a number of local celebrities will help launch the annual adoption push.

Little Village »

Rats Fleeing Razed Buildings Should Be Rounded Up Beforehand, Alderman Says

Ald. Jason Ervin proposed that rat control should be part of the permit process for construction.

River North »

Holiday Dog and Cat Adoptions Free at Anti-Cruelty Society

The Anti-Cruelty Society is waiving adoption fees Friday and Saturday for a special holiday promotion.

Rogers Park »

Rep. Mike Quigley Renews Call for Bird-Safe Buildings

The congressman introduced a bill that would require federal buildings to be safe for migrating birds.

Chicago »

Radio Extra: City Coyotes Look Both Ways

Kyla Gardner discusses how many coyotes there are, and the amazing things they are doing to get around. 

South Loop »

'Harry Potter' Author J.K. Rowling Weighs In On Shedd Otter Pup's Name

The name J.K. Rowling voted for should come as no surprise to readers of her books.

River North »

Craigslist Pygmy Goat Ad Leads to One Baaaaaaad Day

Bored girlfriend's ad spreads on social media, angers some animal rights activists.  

Rogers Park »

Great Horned Owl Saved From Attacking Falcons

The owl was forced into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan as the raptors circled above, witnesses said.

South Loop »

Vote to Give the Shedd Aquarium's Adorable Sea Otter Pup a Name

The aquarium has teamed up with Good Morning America asking people to vote on five names.

Lincoln Park »

City Coyotes Way More Mobile Than Suburban Ones ... And They Look Both Ways

Chicago's coyotes have adapted very well to city life, says researcher Stan Gehrt.

Bridgeport »

Santa Makes Time For Pups in Bridgeport Sunday

Bark N Bites teamed up with Fetch Portraits on a Christmas-inspired photo session for pets.

North Park »

Learn About Woodpeckers at North Park Village Nature Center

The center will hold a session on the birds then lead a walk to see them in the woods.

Mt. Greenwood »

Dream Of Indoor Horse Riding Arena Within Reach For Ag School Teacher

Voting for Maggie Kendall's "Dream Big Teacher Challenge" concludes on Sunday, and she needs your help.

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