Suburban Woman Raises Money So Man Who Lives In Car Can Stay In HotelIn this Original Report, CBS 2's Mai Martinez went to Crystal Lake to meet the man and the woman he calls his guardian angel.
Non-Profit Launches Campaign To Give Away 1,000 Winter Coats To Chicago Homeless A new campaign running through next week aims to keep the homeless warm and employed this winter, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Donations, Volunteers Increase Over Holidays, But Charities Say Need Is Year-LongFranciscan Outreach shelters about 325 homeless men and women a night at shelters on the West Side. It also has a soup kitchen and a food pantry.
Chicagoan Offers Homeless Woman A Dollar -- His LastLou Jenkins wasn't homeless too long ago. CBS 2's Mike Krauser reports on an online campaign.
Christmas Dinner For Hundreds? No Problem For Chicago ChefQuentin Love and his staff spent the entire night preparing more than 1,000 chicken meals for the needy and homeless. CBS 2's Susanna Song reports.
Protesters Accuse City Of Shooing Homeless Out Of UptownProtesters took to the streets of the Uptown neighborhood Monday night to show their anger over the city's treatment of the homeless in the area, accusing police of removing the homeless from the neighborhood.
Fed Up Neighbors Clean Up Mess Left Underneath ViaductCBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports it was all the result of one woman who was fed up with filth.
Homeless Youth, Advocates Rally Outside Thompson Center Against Social Service CutsHomeless young people and other advocates rallied outside the Thompson Center today, crying out against cuts in social services during the budget impasse, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Advocates, Homeless Say Tent City Erected To Draw Attention To Harassment By CityA small tent city has been erected in the Uptown neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side where advocates for the homeless and the homeless, themselves, are trying to call attention to their treatment by the city, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Oak Park Restaurant Helps Customers Help The HomelessDiners can pay and extra $3 when paying their bill. When they do, a plastic token is placed in a ceramic jar on the counter. Then Monday through Wednesday, homeless people can come in to get free meals.
Chicago Rap Duo Making Satirical Video To Draw Attention To HomelessnessSome young Chicago performers took their act to an unlikely place recently, Lower Wacker Drive, to deliver a message.
Signs Compare Homeless To Rodents, Call For 'Help To Eliminate' ProblemSigns on the North Side appear to be targeting the homeless, comparing them with rodents who need to be eradicated.