| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:39 PM
On a quiet residential street near downtown Hinsdale earlier this week, a white Toyota Prius pulled over and two men in khaki shorts, crisp polo shirts and black helmets climbed out.
The pair unfastened hybrid mountain bikes from a rack on the car, then...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:38 PM
West Nile virus has been found in Orland Park, and although it's been a relatively slow year for the virus, health department officials said residents still need to take precautions.
Orland Park was one of 33 communities with mosquitoes that tested...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:44 PM
BRIDGEPORT — A city person was the first person to contract the West Nile virus this year, the state Department of Public health announced Friday.
DPH said the person, who is between 40- to 49-years-old, was hospitalized after becoming sick in the...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Combating the worst outbreak of West Nile virus infections ever recorded in Orange County, officials Monday will begin spraying targeted neighborhoods with insecticide in an attempt to stop the increasing number of residents infected by the disease....
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Citing poor weather conditions, Orange County officials have decided to wait until Tuesday to begin spraying targeted neighborhoods in Santa Ana in an attempt to stop the increasing number of residents infected by the West Nile virus.
| Sep 7, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Combating the worst outbreak of West Nile virus ever recorded in Orange County, officials Tuesday will begin spraying targeted neighborhoods with insecticide in an attempt to stop the increasing number of residents infected by the disease.
From 3 a.m....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Two people have died of West Nile virus in Northern California -- the first reported deaths linked to the illness in the state in 2014.
The deaths were reported Wednesday in Sacramento and Shasta counties, which have had multiple cases of West Nile...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:08 PM
The number of West Nile virus cases is continuing to explode throughout the state, with more than 350 people infected; more than a third are in Orange County.
Earlier this month, the California Department of Public Health said the proportion of...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:47 PM
"Hi, girlfriend," Susanne Kluh said as she lifted a white leghorn chicken officially numbered "1406" out of her shaded coop.
The chicken, one of eight kept in a semi-secret location in Long Beach's nearly 400-acre El Dorado Park, squirmed as Kluh...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The first person to be diagnosed with West Nile virus in Illinois this year has been identified as a woman in her 70s in Chicago, health officials announced today.
The woman’s condition was not disclosed, but there have been no fatal cases in...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Mosquitoes collected from a Will County Health Department monitoring site in Bolingbrook tested positive for West Nile virus on Aug. 6, according to officials.
County environmental health workers collected the sample Aug. 5, and they it represents the...