| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:55 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE — Homeless feeding restrictions, marriage equality and the International Swimming Hall of Fame won't be on the city's Feb. 10 election ballot, but opponents of Mayor Jack Seiler want voters to be thinking about them.
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:26 PM
With the economy getting stronger in the Orlando area, the region’s unemployment rate is falling and rents in downtown are starting to soar.
But even as more and more people find their job outlook getting brighter, both the city of Orlando and the...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Homelessness, veterans' issues and politics will be topics this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup:
Incoming House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, talks to Ybeth Bruzual on News 13's "Political Connections" at 11 a.m. and 8...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:24 PM
Cary police are looking for a 21-year-old man last seen Saturday evening at a church homeless shelter.
Kyle Cuchna is considered to be a "high risk missing person," police said.
Cuchna is 6 foot 1 and 150 pounds, and has a small scar by his left eye,...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 1:53 PM
When news of Kyle Cuchna's disappearance reached Tina Leigh on Facebook, she put herself in his parents' shoes and felt the same desperation, even though she never knew the family.
"I thought, 'Oh, my God, if that was my son,' " said the 39-year-old...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 9:04 AM
Volunteers wielding clipboards and questionnaires fanned out across Broward County on Tuesday, visiting public parks, downtown alleyways and feeding centers as part of a three-day effort to count the thousands of homeless men and women living in Broward's...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:09 PM
The Coalition for the Homeless unveiled its new $6.6 million men's shelter Wednesday, drawing both praise for the Orlando nonprofit's transformation and concerns that the emergency shelter it once offered is gone.
In a confetti-strewn grand opening...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:00 PM
... [T]here aren't as many homeless people on the streets [of Hartford] as there used to be.
The reason, remarkably enough, is that many of them now have homes.
Reduction of the homeless population may well be the state's top social...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 11:42 AM
Every year between November and March many of the local churches of all denominations in the Laurel area host an event called the Laurel Winter Shelter. The participating churches will host for one full week and some do so more than once. This gives the...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 4:19 AM
Milton Chalmers can't see the Chicago skyline from his modest bedding underneath the iron framework of Lower Wacker, but it doesn't stop him from thinking there's a place for him beyond Skid Row.
"I want to be in the Army," said Chalmers, 21, who has...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
At a Glance:
Occupation: Retired Teacher
Political affiliation: Democrat
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education, 1962
Master of Arts in Education Administration, 1976