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Lincoln Park Zoo Unveils New National Conservation Efforts

Lincoln Park Zoo Unveils New National Conservation Efforts

The Lincoln Park Zoo has launched new plans to “save the country’s urban wildlife,” it announced Thursday. Partnering with universitites, wildlife organizations and others, the zoo says it is expanding its Urban Wildlife Information Network to eight different cities across the country, such as Denver, Indianapolis, Austin and Los Angeles.

Bears Finalizing Deal With QB Mark Sanchez: Report

Bears Finalizing Deal With QB Mark Sanchez: Report

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox GLENDALE, AZ – SEPTEMBER 01: Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the Denver Broncos watches from the sidelines during the preseaon NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 1, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Broncos 38-17.(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) The Chicago Bears are finalizing a deal with former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Mark Sanchez, according to an NFL.com report .

Sneak Peek: Cubs, Cardinals Rivalry Museum Artifacts

Sneak Peek: Cubs, Cardinals Rivalry Museum Artifacts

unable to retrieve full-text content Your first look at the Cubs Cardinals museum before it opens. The exhibit will showcase the longstanding rivalry between the two teams with artifacts dating back to 1907.

Migrating Owl Perches on Table at Chicago Restaurant

Migrating Owl Perches on Table at Chicago Restaurant

unable to retrieve full-text content A migrating owl got confused after hitting a window and perched on a table outside a Chicago restaurant before wildlife handlers took the animal away for care.

Selfie of Pistol-Toting Toddler Prompts Concern For Activist

Selfie of Pistol-Toting Toddler Prompts Concern For Activist

A photo being circulated of a person holding a young child who is gripping what appears to be a handgun—with her finger on the trigger—has a local activist and police searching for answers. Chicago activist Andrew Holmes said Thursday someone reached out to him with the photo after they saw it on Facebook.

Single-Game Tickets for Hawks’ Playoff Games on Sale Monday

Single-Game Tickets for Hawks’ Playoff Games on Sale Monday

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox CHICAGO – MAY 31: (L-R) Jeff Triebe and Rick Triebe of Illinois hold up their tickets for Game Two of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Philadelphia Flyers at the United Center on May 31, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jeff Triebe;Rick Triebe Single-game tickets for the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff run will go on sale Monday, the team announced.

Officer in Laquan McDonald Shooting Faces New Charges

Officer in Laquan McDonald Shooting Faces New Charges

Van Dyke has already been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of the 17-year-old NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox On the evening of November 24, 2015 city officials released a video that rocked Chicago. It showed a Chicago police officer firing 16 shots that struck and killed 17-year old LaQuan McDonald.

Officers Mistakenly Searched Wrong Chicago Home: CPD

Officers Mistakenly Searched Wrong Chicago Home: CPD

Authorities are investigating what happened when a family’s West Side home was unexpectedly raided by police Thursday in what the department now says was a mistake.  The Franklin family said they were jolted awake when they heard a banging on their front door around 6 a.m. Thursday in in the 2700 block of West Flournoy Street in the city’s Lawndale neighborhood.  “They had on plain clothes, no badges,” Ashanti Franklin told NBC 5.

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