Westside Health Authority Distributes Food, Supplies To The Homeless"We're handing out towels, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, masks, hand sanitizer, bras and underwear for the ladies."
Protesters Set Up 'Pritzkerville' Tent City At Daley Plaza To Demand Governor Cancel Rent And Mortgage PaymentsWith more than 750,000 people filing for unemployment in Illinois since March, and rent and other bills coming due on May 1, protesters are pressing government leaders to give tenants more relief.
Commander Of Texas Tent City Blasts "Dumb, Stupid" Zero Tolerance Immigration PolicyThe commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said on Monday the agency has stopped referring immigrant parents for criminal prosecution until federal agencies can agree on a plan to keep parents and children together.
Sheriff's Officers Hand Out Gifts To Homeless At Pilsen Tent CitySheriff’s officers brought coffee, donuts, warm socks, blankets, and more to those who call the tents at 18th and Canalport home.
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.
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 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.
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.
City Shuts Down Homeless Tent City In UptownSeveral homeless people who were camped out in a tent city in the Uptown neighborhood were looking for a new place to live, after city workers shut it down Monday morning.
Chicago Threatens To Remove Homeless Tents From ViaductsThe city is threatening to take the tents of the homeless population living under Lake Shore Drive viaducts.