In 2014, Cayla Panzer left I&M Gymnastics in Channahon, where she said she was sexually abused by her coach, Jose Vilchis. (Alex Ruppenthal / Chicago Tonight)
Jenny Schlueter of Chicago Animal Care and Control holds Juan, a 4-week-old kitten who arrived at the shelter in July 2018. (Alex Ruppenthal / Chicago Tonight)
UIC bioengineering graduate student Elena Boselli applies a solution containing manganese to a sensor that detects levels of toxic metals in blood. (Alex Ruppenthal / Chicago Tonight)
Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the press after meeting with residents of East Chicago's lead-contaminated neighborhoods in April 2017. (Alex Ruppenthal / Chicago Tonight)
Claudia Araiza, left, and Veronica Worth, of Chicago, watch the Aug. 21, 2017, solar eclipse at Lincoln Park Zoo. (Alex Ruppenthal / Chicago Tonight)
A worker sorts through recycling at Lakeshore Recycling Systems' facility in Forest View in June 2017. (Alex Ruppenthal / Chicago Tonight)
Noodle, an 18-year-old Hyacinth macaw, sits on the shoulder of Celeste Troon, director of living collections at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. (Alex Ruppenthal / Chicago Tonight)
Residents of Chicago's Southeast Side criticized public health officials during a public meeting May 13, 2018, for what they said has been a slow response to pollution of brain-damaging manganese dust. (Alex Ruppenthal / Chicago Tonight)
East Chicago resident Tremaine Cooley, left, watched from his house with his family as protesters marched during a visit by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt to East Chicago's lead-contaminated neighborhoods in April 2017. (Alex Ruppenthal / Chicago Tonight)
A water-spraying truck operated by General Iron drives past protesters on Monday, July 30, 2018. (Alex Ruppenthal / Chicago Tonight)
Chicago Animal Care and Control, 2741 S. Western Ave. (Alex Ruppenthal / Chicago Tonight)
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