Panhandlers

Gurnee Mayor Kristina Kovarik (Credit: Village of Gurnee)

Gurnee Mayor Asks People Not To Give To Panhandlers

The way Gurnee Mayor Kristina Kovarik sees it, panhandlers have found too many willing donors among the many people who visit the village for shopping and amusement parks. She fears their numbers will only swell as crowds grow this summer.

06/03/2014

Magnificent Mile

Panhandlers Sue City For Being Kicked Off Magnificent Mile

Nine Chicagoans have filed a class-action federal lawsuit, claiming the city has illegally forced them to move off of the Magnificent Mile, or face arrest.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

StreetWise

StreetWise Seeks To Keep The Needy Safe

The organization behind StreetWise magazine is stepping up efforts to keep panhandlers off the streets and safe.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2011