More than 1,000 pets were adopted at Chicago-area animal shelters since late July as part of NBC and Telemundo's Clear the Shelters initiative, and more than 500 were adopted on Saturday alone.
NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago have teamed up with animal shelters to waive adoption fees across the Chicago area and help pets 6 months and older find forever homes.
Chicago Animal Care and Control has extended its "Clear the Shelters" hours into Sunday and announced a rain-check policy to contend with the large response and long lines Saturday at the shelter.
Clear the Shelters, the fifth annual pet adoption drive sponsored by NBC and Telemundo stations, culminates today with more than 2,000 shelters participating in dozens of communities across the country. Animals...
The BMW Championship taking place at the Medinah Country Club in Chicago's northwest suburbs was temporarily suspended Saturday because of severe weather in the Chicago area.