A record number of American households are now using food stamps. September is Hunger Action Month. So, all this week, ABC7 Chicago brings you a special series called the SNAP Challenge: See what it's like to feed yourself using the same amount a SNAP recipient gets.
In this "For Your Family," ABC7 covers a very serious and important topic: the warning signs of one of the most under-reported crimes in the country, sexual abuse. The victims are children who suffer in silence.
Baseball season officially starts this week for a lot of Chicago-area Little League and softball league teams, but for parents of young athletes, there are some new concerns. Doctors say they are seeing more "overuse syndrome" in children.