Dozens gathered at an Avondale church on Friday, for the funeral mass for a baby abandoned in a gangway last year.
An additional 20 churches will be hosting Chicago Public School students as part of the city’s Safe Haven program.
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.
The Chicago Public Schools and 60 area churches are partnering up to try to keep kids safe this summer.
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.
The head of the Save Abandoned Babies Foundation is celebrating the first year in Illinois without a single baby being abandoned illegally.
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.
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.