• Lynwood July 31, 2020 11:43 am

    ‘Alex the Alligator' Captured in Lake Lynwood

    See you later, alligator! The Lynwood Fire Department caught an alligator from Lake Lynwood early Friday morning. The reptile, named “Alex” by a local child, was captured at around 1 a.m. after a two-hour-long foot search of the lakes shorelines, according to Fire Chief John Cobb. A Cook County animal control officer lured the 48-inch-long alligator into a trap baited…

  • Lynwood July 30, 2020 11:26 pm

    Search Underway for Alligator Seen in Suburban Lynwood

    A search is underway after an alligator was spotted in a small residential lake in south suburban Lynwood. NBC 5’s Chris Coffey reports.

  • Lynwood July 30, 2020 11:27 pm

    Search Underway for Alligator Spotted in Lynwood Lake

    A search is underway after an alligator was spotted in a south suburban Lynwood lake, according to officials. On Wednesday, emergency officials responded to reports of the reptile being spotted in Lake Lynwood and a photo taken by a neighbor seems to confirm the alligator’s presence. “Hopefully, we capture it safely, humanely, and we can get it somewhere where...

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