Medill evening news update: Aug. 12, 2015

By Anne Arntson These are today’s top stories in Chicago. Sean Froelich catches up with the Anti-Cruelty Society, which is participating in Clear the Shelter, a national event to connect families with new four-legged friends.

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By John Rosin Animal shelters in Chicago hold a “clear the shelter” event this weekend, putting cats, dogs and guinea pigs up for adoption at no cost. Michael Jordan sues a grocery store owner for using his name in a 2009 advertisement. Mayor Emanuel paints with youth as part of a job initiative.