The superintendent of Isle Royale National Park says the wolf relocation project will move forward, despite the death of one of the four new wolves. Starting in January, helicopters will move four to six male wolves from Michipicoten Island to Isle Royale.
An environmental group has filed a lawsuit seeking to preserve federal protections for gray wolves. The suit also seeks to force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to develop a national recovery plan for the species, rather than the current regional approach.
A federal lawsuit filed by a high school student against the Cook County School District has been "settled and dismissed," according to public court documents. The student had alleged that he was unfairly suspended after he was accused of sexual misconduct by several female students.