Panhandling

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

Chicago's roadside panhandlers are creating traffic dangers. (CBS)

Roadside Panhandling A Traffic Danger

Panhandlers find some intersections to be good places to get donations, but they’re creating potential risks for themselves and drivers.

01/10/2011

Jason Pickering

Furloughed Gary Firefighter Resorts To Panhandling

A Gary firefighter who lost his job in a round of budget-cutting layoffs has resorted to panhandling to make ends meet.

01/04/2011