Back of the Yards

Rats Are Out Of Control In Englewood’s 15th Ward, Says Alderman Who Wants More Poison And Less Trash

But one solution isn't going over so well with some of his constituents.

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Chicago’s Alligator Search Highlights Illegal Pet Dilemma, But Experts Urge: Please Don’t Just Dump Them

The man searching for the elusive American alligator in the Humboldt Park Lagoon, has seen as many as 52 alligators turned into Animal Care and Control in one year.

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103 Scared Dogs, 74 Cats Taken In By Animal Control Over Fourth Of July Weekend. Here’s How To Help

"It's been a very difficult few days at the shelter," an animal rescue group wrote on Facebook.

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Teenage Girl, 16, Reported Missing From Back Of The Yards

Cynthia Sanchez-Perez was last seen almost three weeks ago on the 5300 block of South Damen Avenue, police said.

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Chicago Can’t Hold Impounded Vehicles After Drivers File for Bankruptcy, Court Says

A federal appeals court said the city’s aggressive legal strategy violated the basic protections of bankruptcy.

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Here’s How To Keep Your Pets Calm During Fourth Of July Fireworks In Chicago

Independence Day sees more pets get lost than any other time of the year as they get frightened by the fireworks.

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Fourth Of July Storms Could Dump To 1 Inch Of Rain On Chicago

We're very sorry to report that more rain is heading our way. So put an umbrella over your hotdogs.