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.
Chicagoland Red Cross Official Assists At Texas Mega-ShelterA Red Cross official from the Chicagoland area is getting a firsthand look at the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey.
Chicago Volunteers From American Red Cross Head To Texas To Offer HelpRescue crews and volunteers from Chicago head to Texas to help victims of Tropical Storm Harvey.
Woman Paralyzed At O'Hare Elated At $148M Jury VerdictIn her own words, a young woman speaks a day after a jury award her $148 million in a lawsuit against the city.
68 Dogs Removed From Indiana HomeNearly 70 dogs were seized from an Indiana home where investigators said a man was performing illegal surgeries on them.
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.
Chicago Nun Retires After 33 Years Of Helping Women Get Off DrugsA nun with a mission to help homeless women and children retired after over 30 years of service.
Chicago Officer To Be Remembered At Domestic Violence ShelterVictims of domestic violence will find solace at the Brenda Sexton Garden when a new shelter opens. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Crews Clear O'Hare Of Poorly Maintained Shelters, After Woman's Serious InjuryLast week, CBS 2's Dave Savini told you about a young woman left paralyzed when a pedestrian shelter fell on top of her. The city took action Thursday that will help protect others.
Site Of Old CPD Station To Be Turned Into Domestic Violence ShelterThe 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 Tours Shelter Where Border Kids Are Being HousedDurbin’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.
Homeless Woman In Hyde Park Refuses Offers To Move Inside To ShelterCBS 2's Jim Williams found one woman on Chicago's streets who rejects even the best intentions.
Women's Shelter Without Heat Amid Financial StrugglesCBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on what led to this cold crisis.
City To Help Build New Domestic Violence Shelter In Chicago LawnAccording to the mayor’s office, it’s the first expansion of domestic violence shelters in Chicago in a decade.