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Changing Climate

In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Aug 2, 2019

Endangered List Sought for Delaware Firefly With Double-Green Flash

Endangered List Sought for Delaware Firefly With Double-Green Flash

Peering through the darkness under the faint light of a peach-colored moon, wildlife biologist Jason Davis spots a telltale green flash in the bushes. Quick as a flash himself, Davis arcs a long-handled...

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15 Pulled From Lake Michigan in 2 Separate Waukegan Incidents
15 Pulled From Lake Michigan in 2 Separate Waukegan Incidents

Waukegan fire officials rescued 15 people from Lake Michigan Saturday in two separate incidents that occurred at the same time.

Man Dies in Lincoln Park Lagoon After Saving His Dog
Man Dies in Lincoln Park Lagoon After Saving His Dog

Chicago fire and police divers have located the body of 29-year-old Michael Fernandez on Sunday, one day after he went missing while trying to save his dog from the Lincoln Park Lagoon.

Armed Robberies Reported in Chatham: Police
Armed Robberies Reported in Chatham: Police

Chicago police are warning residents of a pair of armed robberies reported in August in Chatham on the South Side.

Trump Sends Mixed Messages to China on Trade War
Trump Sends Mixed Messages to China on Trade War

Injecting fresh uncertainty at a time of global economic jitters, President Donald Trump sent mixed messages Sunday on the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global summit pushed the unpredictable American...

Indicted Alderman Ed Burke Withdraws as Law Firm Partner
Indicted Alderman Ed Burke Withdraws as Law Firm Partner

Records show a longtime Chicago alderman facing corruption charges is no longer a partner at a law firm that's central to a federal criminal case against him.

Walsh Announces Candidacy for GOP Presidential Nomination
Walsh Announces Candidacy for GOP Presidential Nomination

Conservative firebrand Joe Walsh, a radio host and former Illinois congressman, will challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020.