| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:46 PM
A jump in the number of Los Angeles County residents who became homeless in the last two years defied the national trend of a modest decline in the overall homeless population, according to federal estimates released Thursday.
Los Angeles County’s...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Bedbugs have disrupted life at a personal care home in South Whitehall Township so badly that some residents are not getting their psychiatric care, state officials say.
The Department of Public Welfare cited Trexler Park Manor about a week ago for...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Standing in the center of downtown Baltimore's economic hub, amid blocks of hotels that house tourists, about 100 advocates called Saturday for adequate and affordable housing that they say has been unjustly denied to the homeless.
Chants of "housing...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Erin Earl is throwing Turkey Bash 2013, a Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless of Huntington Beach, but she is aiming to provide more than just a meal.
With the help of the owner of the Huntington Beach Bagelmania Coffeehouse, Earl hopes to create a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Asking for money near Baltimore restaurants, shops or parking meters would be outlawed under legislation some City Council members say is needed to make residents and visitors feel safer.
The proposal, which heads to the full council for its...
| Oct 24, 2013
Traversing the streets in Chicago, I notice the abundance of homeless men and women malingering about in the cold. They stand and shiver and shake their cups of change and I get struck with a sense of my own vulnerability.
Seeing a homeless person...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Hands that were more accustomed to pushing practice sleds or catching footballs were used to help distribute food, clothing and aid to Baltimore's poor on Sunday.
The Meade football team served about 200 homeless and poverty-stricken locals for Happy...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:47 AM
A Los Angeles chef who says he has the best job in the world -- feeding the homeless in Venice and teaching cooking classes for men and women trying to get back on their feet -- credits that work with helping him win $10,000 on "Chopped."
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:41 AM
San Francisco authorities Wednesday were searching for a man who tossed a carrier containing a homeless woman's two cats into San Francisco Bay, killing them.
The incident occurred Monday along the Embarcadero at Pier 14 when a man approached the...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:22 AM
When homeless outreach workers David Broadway and Alfred Hernandez went to pick up a homeless client to give him a ride to his psychiatrist in Glendale last week, the man didn't show up at the meeting spot on Colorado Boulevard.
The duo waited outside...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Tiffany Landow made a life-changing decision in mid-August. Addicted to drugs on-and-off for almost 30 years, she moved from her home in Cherry Hill, N.J., and temporarily left her family behind in order to get clean.
Landow found help at the...