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L.A. NOWAnimal Services workers were heading to a downtown Los Angeles facility used by the homeless to store their possessions after a python was discovered among the belongings Friday morning, officials said....
Hat's off to The Sun editorial board for bringing to light the critical need to end homelessness in Baltimore ("The long journey home," Mar. 11). However, anyone looking at Baltimore's revised 10-year plan to meet that goal would be hard-pressed to call...
Baltimore City may be five years into its Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness (aka "The Journey Home"), but the tragically prejudicial comments from city representatives regarding the individuals experiencing homelessness who were residing at "Camp 83"...
It remains a mystery why Baltimore wishes to endanger the health and safety of people living in an encampment ("Homeless eviction plan criticized," March 5). Baltimore's "Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness" specifies an effective method to manage...
Tags: Rentals, Politics, Social Issues, Public Officials, Government
Maryland will receive $45.6 million from the Obama administration for housing and local services for the homeless, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday. The Continuum of Care grants will be used to renew support for...
Homelessness is one of those situations that we don't really fully understand until it happens to us or someone we know. The new exhibit at the Gallery at Firehouse Square aims to bring awareness to the issue and help the homeless in the New London area....
Tracy Jones pounded a pair of sneakers against the wall of an Interstate 83 ramp, shaking off months of caked-on dirt. She tossed aside a long-sleeve shirt that had been chewed by a rat and packed up her few belongings Friday as a team of city workers...
Tags: Rentals, Tony Simmons, Social Issues, Local Government
Republican Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma is a real-life Murray Blum. Blum, played by Charles Grodin, is the president's accountant in the comedy "Dave," which I think of every time we have one of these spending dramas in Washington. In my favorite scene...
As a Friday deadline approaches, advocates are working to find housing for the homeless men and women living at a Baltimore encampment set to be cleared. Christina Flowers, president of Belvedere Homes, stopped by the site between Interstate 83 and...
A string of seven fires within a city block in Bend, Ore., started with the scorching of a historic church during the morning darkness Wednesday and continued until after dawn, when firefighters spotted two cars engulfed in flames, officials said. After...
Many people in Pauline Konrath's situation live in a nursing home. At 85, she has dementia and Parkinson's disease and uses a wheelchair. But she doesn't live in a nursing home because her son, Joe, moved her in with his family. It's not an easy...
A little more than a decade ago, Chicago's strategy for fighting homelessness mainly involved stopgap measures like pointing people to a temporary bed in a shelter and giving directions to a soup kitchen. But then city officials, with the help of...
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