Homeless Problem Includes Families 'Doubled Up' In Crowded SituationsIt's not as drastic as living under a viaduct, but the situation is less than ideal, advocates for the homeless say.
Activist Raises $10,000 For Homeless Shelter In UptownAn Uptown neighborhood shelter recently spared from closing just before Christmas has received more help in providing assistance to the homeless.
Homeless Warn Of Trouble If City Tries To Clean Tent Cities In ColdThe city’s homeless population was celebrating what’s being considered a small victory, after a scheduled cleaning on Friday was canceled due to the extreme cold – with temperatures in single digits.
Homeless Man Had Worn The Soles Off His Shoes; Cops Buy Him New BootsTwo cops said they were called Dec. 29 to a bus shelter, where a homeless man was sitting with a bunch of blankets. WBBM's Michele Fiore reports.
Thousands Of Homeless Kids Receive Christmas PresentsDreams for Kids held Saturday its 28th annual Christmas party at the Chicago Armory at Broadway and Thorndale in the Edgewater neighborhood.
Activist Spends Night In Tent City To Protest Closing Of Homeless ShelterSome of those most affected by the bitter cold this week in Chicago are the homeless, and to help raise awareness of their struggles, crisis responder Andrew Holmes slept outside all night at the Lawrence Avenue viaduct in Uptown.
Activists Protest Planned Closing Of Homeless Shelter In UptownActivists set up tents outside the shelter on Tuesday, to illustrate the lack of options for homeless who depend on the beds inside.
Homeless Ask City To Let Them Keep Tents Under LSD ViaductsHomeless people who live under Lake Shore Drive viaducts asked the city on Friday to show some compassion and stop the cleanings that force them to remove their belongings.
City, Salvation Army Establish Triage Program For HomelessChicago has expanded its partnership with the Salvation Army to guide homeless families to a path back to stability.
Boy Spending Holiday Season Helping HomelessEarlier this month, Ryan Gustis started a project to distribute backpacks filled with supplies to the homeless.
Three Charged With Stabbing Homeless Man In South LoopThree men were charged with stabbing and robbing a homeless man on Monday in the South Loop neighborhood.
Chicago Nun Retires After 33 Years Of Helping Women Get Off DrugsA nun with a mission to help homeless women and children retired after over 30 years of service.