Couple who found baby honored

July 23, 2009 2:51:53 PM PDT
Wheaton police honored a couple who found an abandoned baby boy Thursday.Joe Logan and his wife were walking their dog Red on the morning of June 12th when they heard the baby whimper.

They found the newborn lying on the ground. Today Logan and his wife Margie received the Citizen Award.

Their dog was named an honorary K-9.

The family is happy and hopeful for the baby.

"It's a nice feeling. I'm glad. Now he'll get a chance. You know, hopefully get adopted by a nice family," Margie Logan said.

Wheaton police say the baby is doing fine and remains in the care of the Department of Children and Family Services.

The mother has been charged with endangering the health or life of a child.