Lawsuit: Chicago Homeless Shelters Lack AccessibilityThe lawsuit is seeking to have the shelter program and its partner organizations improve accessibility for those with disabilities.
Candice Payne, Who Helped Shelter The Homeless From Polar Vortex, Gets $50,000 GiftCandice Payne, a woman who helped find hotel rooms for more than 100 homeless people during last week's dangerous deep freeze, received a surprise $50,000 gift during an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Wednesday.
One Woman's Selfless Act Spurs Group To Rent 60 Hotel Rooms To Keep Homeless People Off Chicago Streets During Historic ColdIt started with one woman's act of kindness – putting up homeless people in a hotel during this week's dangerous deep freeze. Then it snowballed to a lifesaving effort by a group of strangers on the city's South Side.
Salvation Army Working To Get Homeless Off The Streets During Life-Threatening ColdGetting the city's most vulnerable to come out of the cold even with potentially life-threatening temperatures is a tough job.
Homeless Shelter Will Turn No One Away During Extreme ColdThere are already about 500 men, women and children at the Pacific Garden Mission and the president says that number could double Tuesday night as more homeless people seek shelter from the dangerous cold.
Chicago's Homeless Population Prepares For Winter WeatherA survey in Chicago found more than 5400 people are homeless in Chicago, a four percent drop compared to last year.
Bus Driver Honored For Finding Homeless Man A Place To Stay; 'He Calls Me His Little Guardian Angel'A Wisconsin bus driver didn't skip a beat when a homeless man stepped on her bus during a cold night, offering him food and helping him find a place to stay.
Woman Found Dead, With Apparent Head Trauma, Outside Evanston ChurchThe woman was found dead just before noon Monday in an alcove at First United Methodist Church, on the 1600 block of Hinman Avenue.
Indonesia Disaster Death Toll Climbs To 1,763Christians dressed in their tidiest clothes are flocking to Sunday sermons in the earthquake and tsunami damaged Indonesian city of Palu, hoping for answers to the double tragedy that inflicted deep trauma on their community.
Homeless Youth To Receive Leadership, Self-Defense Skills At Covenant House IllinoisAccording to Covenant House Illinois, more than 3,000 youth are homeless every night in the Chicago area.
Police Officer Adopts Baby Daughter Of Homeless Woman Battling Drug Addiction A California police officer who responded to an emergency call of a homeless pregnant woman has adopted her newborn daughter.
Homeless Good Samaritan Suing Couple Who Raised $400K To Help HimJohnny Bobbitt received worldwide praise after he gave a stranded motorist in Philadelphia his last $20 so she could get gas last year.
Woman Says Supermarket Called Police On Her While She Was Helping A Homeless ManBarbecuing while black. Napping while black. Now add helping homeless people while black to the list of things that can lead to a visit from police.
Homeless Man Hands Out Resumes, Gets Hundreds Of Job OffersA homeless and unemployed web developer in California has been overwhelmed with job offers after a picture of him handing out resumes went viral on social media.
Kevin Hart Finds Way To Stop Tiffany Haddish From Paying Back LoanThe actor gave her $300 to find somewhere to stay after finding out Haddish was living out of her car.