New book teaches kids not to be afraid of cicadas

A cicada invasion is underway in a lot of the Chicago area and the rest is to follow. The bug is loud and quite big. Christen Jeschke's new book, "Cicadas don't bug me" helps children learn that they don't need to be afraid of bugs.

Are cicadas poisonous to dogs?

No. Cicadas are not poisonous to dogs. Vet Dr. Gary Richter says your dog will be just fine if they eat a cicada or two.

Cicada invasion inspiring Illinois artists and insect advocates

Illinois is highly anticipating the arrival of the cicadas. And while some are dreading the thousands that will be converging in our areas, others are appreciating them for their uniqueness and turning them into art. Photographer Lori Sapio and Nina Salem, owner of the Insect Asylum, discuss their projects that help to promote cicada appreciation.