January 17, 2013
Ald. James Cappleman cut short an interview with CBS 2 when asked about pigeon-nappings in his ward. (CBS)
(CBS) — It’s become Pigeon Gate: the potentially illegal trapping and exporting of Chicago pigeons to Indiana.
CBS 2’s Brad Edwards exposed the practice in a report earlier this week.
On Thursday, 46th Ward Ald. James Cappleman was asked to explain. His office earlier this week confirmed it had allowed a farmer from Indiana to trap pigeons and take them across state lines –- for what, it was never explained.
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