Volunteers are trying to help a duck who has its head stuck in a plastic six-pack holder on the Chicago River near Horner Park. Tess Smith-Meseth

Duck With Plastic 6-Pack Holder Around Its Head Eludes Army Of Rescuers On North Branch Of Chicago River

Neighbors using nets, boats, kayaks and lots of bread have tried for four days to help the duck, but to no avail.

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Molotov Cocktails Found Outside Lakeview Synagogue Won’t Deter Congregation: ‘We Will Rise Above The Fear … Arsonist Hoped To Instill’

Police are trying to identify the man captured on surveillance video outside Anshe Sholom B'nai Israel Congregation in the 500 block of West Melrose Street.

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Feminista Jones To Discuss The Power Of Black Women On Twitter At Two Chicago Events

The writer and activist will discuss complexities of race, class and gender with Block Club Chicago's Jamie Nesbitt Golden.

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Baby Eastern Black Rhino Born At Lincoln Park Zoo

The calf, who does not yet have a name, was born to Kapuki Sunday evening.