Man Stabbed In River North After Refusing To Give Assailant Spare Change, Police SayA man was stabbed by an assailant after refusing to give him spare change in River North on Sunday afternoon, police said.
Lawsuit Wants Panhandler Laws Declared UnconstitutionalThe filing on behalf of two panhandlers argues Illinois law and a Downers Grove ordinance violate free-speech rights of the men.
Groups Challenging Illinois Panhandling OrdinancesThe American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations are challenging panhandling ordinances in 15 municipalities across Illinois.
Panhandlers Sue City For Being Kicked Off Magnificent MileNine Chicagoans have filed a class-action federal lawsuit, claiming the city has illegally forced them to move off of the Magnificent Mile, or face arrest.
Roadside Panhandling A Traffic DangerPanhandlers find some intersections to be good places to get donations, but they're creating potential risks for themselves and drivers.
Furloughed Gary Firefighter Resorts To PanhandlingA Gary firefighter who lost his job in a round of budget-cutting layoffs has resorted to panhandling to make ends meet.