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Chicago's 'Fish Magnet' Uses a Fire Extinguisher, Baby Stroller To Fish

Argelio Matos "powerline" fishes, using the carbon dioxide burst from the extinguisher to launch a line.

Woodlawn »

Man Quietly Builds an Agility Course For Dogs on Lakefront Tennis Court

Todd Agosto built "Jackson Bark" on one of Jackson Park's unused tennis courts over the last year.

Jefferson Park »

Here's How to Track All the Hummingbirds on Their Way To Chicago Right Now

The ultra-tiny ruby-throated hummingbird nests during the spring and summer throughout the city.

River North »

Peter Francis Geraci's Wife Sues Condo Building Over Dogs in Elevators

The building's "vague" rule regarding dog conduct has prompted a second lawsuit from Holly Geraci. 

Garfield Park »

Volunteers Put Together Bird Houses, Fake Plants for Service Week

The items they made help out the Chicago Bird Collision Monitors organization.

Uptown »

Dog Flu Outbreak Forces Dog Walk Fundraiser to Go Digital

The Anti-Cruelty Society cancels its May 3 event as officials report more than 1,000 dogs infected.

Lincoln Square »

Fewer Pets Will Go Hungry With 2.5 Tons of Food Donated to Local Group

Friendship Pet Food Pantry helps families struggling to make ends meet feed their pets.

Norwood Park »

DNAinfo on Fox: Council's Lone Republican, Dog Flu Outbreak, 200-mile Race

Reporter Heather Cherone stopped by Fox studios to discuss the day's top stories. 

Wicker Park »

Dog Flu Outbreak Leaves Chicago Pet Day Cares, Dog Parks Empty

Closed groomers, empty dog parks, lost profits and layoffs are among viruses' economic, social impact.

Jefferson Park »

Chicago Is Slithering With Snakes, But Don't Be Afraid, Expert Says

The city is home to four types of snakes, and they're all nonvenomous and quite reclusive.

Lakeview »

Peregrine Falcons Find Home in Lakeview Apartment Balcony

The birds can fly 200 mph while chasing prey such as pigeons.

Lincoln Park »

Badly Burned Dog Hazel Grace's Recovery 'A Miracle,' Caregiver Says

Trio Animal Foundation president Sue Naiden brought the dog to Lincoln Park from Missouri.

Lincoln Park »

Monkeys Cheat, Too, Zoo Finds As It Opens High-Tech New Habitat

The snow monkeys at Lincoln Park appear to peek at their neighbor's touch screen when completing tasks.

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