The state has chipped in some funding, and the city has donated the land to open the first new domestic violence shelter in Chicago in a decade.
Durbin’s visit to an undisclosed shelter follows a hearing on President Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency spending request to deal with the growing border crisis.
CBS 2’s Jim Williams found one woman on Chicago’s streets who rejects even the best intentions.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on what led to this cold crisis.
According to the mayor’s office, it’s the first expansion of domestic violence shelters in Chicago in a decade.
Volunteers from PAWS Chicago are going to tornado-torn Oklahoma this weekend to bring back 75 homeless dogs and cats.
With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday, WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser set out to learn what the day means to some moms living in somewhat unusual circumstances.
James Roberts sat in his wheelchair on a sidewalk at Broadway and Ardmore Avenue. He was freezing, but was refusing to leave behind the belongings stacked around him.
Pit bulls waiting to find new homes in city shelters are being put down at an alarming rate in Chicago.
CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports on the 30-year-old woman’s disappearance and her family’s frantic search.
Meanwhile, a Near South Side church just blocks from McCormick Place is offering itself as a haven to anti-NATO protesters coming in from out of town. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
A cat from Berwyn has been spared, despite an order in the will of her deceased owner.
Some city officials disagree that stray animals are being neglected at North Chicago’s animal pound, which is staffed by a lone employee.
Stephanie Bekker spends six days a week helping to socialize dogs at the city’s animal shelter, in hopes they can be adopted. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.
The now-shuttered Muddy Paws Dog Rescue in far northwest suburban Deer Park was the focus in a Lake County courtroom, where prosecutors said they have found more dead dogs.
A shelter in north suburban Lake County, subject to an increase in demand and a decrease in funding, is getting some help.