Safe Haven

Two Chicago police officers act as pallbearers at the funeral for Baby Angel Antonio, who was found dead, abandoned in a gangway in April 2014. (Credit: CBS)

Funeral Held For Baby Abandoned Last April

Dozens gathered at an Avondale church on Friday, for the funeral mass for a baby abandoned in a gangway last year.

06/19/2015

A  total 120 places of worship will welcome up to 7,500 kids for breakfast, lunch and various activities. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

CPS Expands Summer Safe Haven Program

An additional 20 churches will be hosting Chicago Public School students as part of the city’s Safe Haven program.

06/02/2015

Chicago Public Schools

CPS Safe Haven Program Wrapping Up For The Summer

Chicago Public Schools students on Thursday were celebrating a successful end to the Safe Haven program, in which churches across the city provide kids with summer activities to keep them off the streets.

08/07/2014

Empty Classroom

CPS Launches Summer Safe Haven Program

The Chicago Public Schools and 60 area churches are partnering up to try to keep kids safe this summer.

06/25/2012

Chicago Fire Department Engine Co. 107 firehouse. (Credit: CBS)

Distraught Mom Leaves Baby At Chicago Firehouse

The young mother who left her child at a West Side fire station Monday morning was crying and said, ‘I can’t take it anymore,’ a firefighter says.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2012

A Newborn Baby (Credit: Michel Porro/Getty Images)

Illinois Goes 1 Year With No Illegally Abandoned Babies

The head of the Save Abandoned Babies Foundation is celebrating the first year in Illinois without a single baby being abandoned illegally.

WBBM Newsradio–08/19/2011

Baby Toy (Photo by Sion Touhig/Getty Images)

Uptown Father Charged After Baby Left At Archdiocese Building

Child endangerment charges have been filed against the father of a 9-month-old baby who was abandoned at an Archdiocese of Chicago building on the Near North Side Thursday afternoon.

05/14/2011

Interim Chicago Police Supt. Terry Hillard

Hillard: Kids Living With Trauma Of Shooting

Interim Police Supt. Terry Hillard says people in government must do more to keep children safe from the kind of gun violence that wounded two young people in the Washington Park neighborhood over the weekend.

04/12/2011