| Feb 5, 2015
| 12:04 PM
Florida, are you ready for a bear hunt?
Possibly as soon as the fall, hunters across the state may be allowed to legally shoot and kill bears for the first time in 20 years.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission went ahead with a...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 3:53 PM
Until its characters behave illogically in the third act and the direction shows suspense fatigue, "Preservation" displays a flinty resolve to be better than your average woodsy-nightmare thriller.
Writer-director Christopher Denham sets up his trio...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:03 PM
When it comes to preserving fair chase in hunting, Illinois already bans using bait to lure, dogs to kill and certain lights to see animals at night.
Now to those and other do-nots, a state lawmaker would like to add one more: drones.
State Sen. Julie...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Florida has a bear problem. Increasing run-ins between suburbanites and stomach-growling bears have come to a head. This morning, in Jacksonville, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will field proposed changes to the...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:41 PM
Under Pennsylvania's Mentored Youth Hunting Program in the 2012-13 hunting license year, a 1-year-old participated.
And two 2-year-olds (or their parents) responded that they took part.
We know that, because a survey for that license...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:32 PM
A glance at a map of Plainfield's boundaries reveals a town not only straddling farmland in Will and Kendall counties, but one with a variety of dips and divots in its borders.
Sometimes, a parcel of land surrounded on nearly all sides by village...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Duck hunters walk a fine line between dedication and dysfunction.
There are those who look forward all year to the 60-day duck season, which opens Saturday in Florida. They have spent the past several weeks scouting, re-stringing their decoys, patching...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:40 AM
When some people see what they consider injustice, they make lifestyle changes. Others become activists. Deerfield High School junior and Highland Park resident Devin Pohn did both and became a finalist for an award twice.
Pohn was one of four...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 2:53 PM
The bobcat was on Illinois' threatened species list from 1977 to 1999.
Five years ago, amateur photographer David Horning was driving along a gravel country road in southern Illinois when the sight of a bobcat with a rabbit clenched in his teeth stopped...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:12 PM
A deer hunter in a tree stand fatally shot a black bear that began climbing up the tree toward him after it got within a few feet of him, state wildlife officials said.
The Sayreville man was armed with a 12-gauge shotgun on Saturday morning when he...
| Jan 20, 2015
This coming Sunday marks the final week before the Super Bowl, but whether you're a fan of the New England Patriots or the Seattle Seahawks, if you're a hunter in Pennsylvania, your thoughts might be focused on Harrisburg and not the big football game....