Oak Lawn Churches Concerned About Proposed Homeless Shelter OrdinanceChurches say the proposed ordinance could hamper their ability to continue to house the homeless.
Homeless Shooed From Uptown ViaductsA federal judge ruled the people living in the tents under two Lake Shore Drive viaducts have no constitutional right to stay.
Construction Project To Displace Homeless 'Tent City' ResidentsThey have until Monday to move out to make way for an expanded bicycle and running path.
Canceled $30K Wedding Becomes Dinner For Indiana HomelessAn Indiana woman didn't want her canceled $30,000 wedding to go to waste, so she threw a dinner party for the homeless.
Chicago Homeless Shelters Serve Up StarbucksEvery night, trucks from the Greater Chicago Food Depository pick up unsold salads, sandwiches and wraps from Starbucks and delivers them to homeless shelters.
Homeless Fear Losing Tent Cities To Lake Shore Drive Viaduct RehabCity officials plan to add bike lanes and wrought iron fencing under the viaducts where the homeless find relative comfort and safety.
Homeless Problem Includes Families 'Doubled Up' In Crowded SituationsIt's not as drastic as living under a viaduct, but the situation is less than ideal, advocates for the homeless say.
Activist Raises $10,000 For Homeless Shelter In UptownAn Uptown neighborhood shelter recently spared from closing just before Christmas has received more help in providing assistance to the homeless.
Homeless Warn Of Trouble If City Tries To Clean Tent Cities In ColdThe city’s homeless population was celebrating what’s being considered a small victory, after a scheduled cleaning on Friday was canceled due to the extreme cold – with temperatures in single digits.
Homeless Man Had Worn The Soles Off His Shoes; Cops Buy Him New BootsTwo cops said they were called Dec. 29 to a bus shelter, where a homeless man was sitting with a bunch of blankets. WBBM's Michele Fiore reports.
Thousands Of Homeless Kids Receive Christmas PresentsDreams for Kids held Saturday its 28th annual Christmas party at the Chicago Armory at Broadway and Thorndale in the Edgewater neighborhood.
Activist Spends Night In Tent City To Protest Closing Of Homeless ShelterSome of those most affected by the bitter cold this week in Chicago are the homeless, and to help raise awareness of their struggles, crisis responder Andrew Holmes slept outside all night at the Lawrence Avenue viaduct in Uptown.
Activists Protest Planned Closing Of Homeless Shelter In UptownActivists set up tents outside the shelter on Tuesday, to illustrate the lack of options for homeless who depend on the beds inside.
Homeless Ask City To Let Them Keep Tents Under LSD ViaductsHomeless people who live under Lake Shore Drive viaducts asked the city on Friday to show some compassion and stop the cleanings that force them to remove their belongings.
City, Salvation Army Establish Triage Program For HomelessChicago has expanded its partnership with the Salvation Army to guide homeless families to a path back to stability.