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Homelessness

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  • DA clears police in fatal shooting of gunman outside prison

    A prosecutor in central Pennsylvania said Wednesday a state trooper was justified in fatally shooting a man who fired several shots and held police at bay outside a county jail earlier this month. Adams County District Attorney Shawn Wagner announced...
  • Homeless plan gets $1 million federal bonus

    Homeless plan gets $1 million federal bonus
    The federal government has awarded a nearly $1 million bonus to Central Florida's efforts to house homeless people living on the streets, officials announced Wednesday. "We've had lots of plans to end homelessness," Andrae Bailey, CEO of the Central...
  • Bruce Gregory Larson: With camera, he restored individuality

     Bruce Gregory Larson: With camera, he restored individuality
    Bruce Larson's art was the clarity with which he captured Orlando's homeless population — his camera a tool wielded to restore individuality. "He was very big on that," said Vida Bolyard Larson, who has been with Larson for 16 years. "Making...
  • L.A. files suit accusing Hawaiian Gardens hospital of patient dumping

    L.A. files suit accusing Hawaiian Gardens hospital of patient dumping
    The 38-year-old schizophrenic homeless woman — clad only in paper pajamas — showed up in front of the Union Rescue Mission one day in September, allegedly dropped off by a hospital van. She wandered without identification, money or...
  • County to announce Homeless Count results

    County to announce Homeless Count results
    Shortly after 6 p.m. on a Monday in late January, the temperature dipping into the mid-60s, Harold Dow sat along a strip of grass between a gas station and a convenience store in Pompano Beach. The 58-year-old veteran, who uses a wheelchair due to botched...
  • Hartford Plans To Introduce Municipal ID Cards

    Hartford Plans To Introduce Municipal ID Cards
    HARTFORD — A plan to introduce municipal identification cards in the state's capital would give undocumented immigrants, the homeless and other residents who might be living in the shadows easier access to city services, community leaders said...
  • Homelessness drops in Palm Beach County

    Homelessness drops in Palm Beach County
    Two years have apparently made a big difference for Palm Beach County's most vulnerable citizens. Significantly fewer of them are living on the streets. According to a just-released biennial count conducted by the county's Public Affairs Department, the...
  • Cal State study will explore student food and housing needs

    Cal State study will explore student food and housing needs
    There is no doubt that hunger and homelessness is a reality for some California State University students, and now the school system is attempting to chart the depths of those needs. The one-year project will probe the scope of food and housing...
  • After scathing report, councilman calls for L.A. homeless panel

    After scathing report, councilman calls for L.A. homeless panel
    Responding to a scathing report describing the city's homelessness policy as dysfunctional, Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar is calling for a new council committee to develop a comprehensive strategy for getting people off the streets and...
  • NYC Council pushes mayor to do more for the homeless

    With New York City's homelessness population reaching an all-time high, the City Council has urged Mayor Bill de Blasio to increase funding to programs aimed at keeping families off the city's streets. More than 58,000 people, including 25,000 children,...
  • East High students raise more than $12,000 for Aurora residents in need

    East High students raise more than $12,000 for Aurora residents in need
    Around 9 p.m. on Saturday, just under 80 East Aurora High School seniors tried to keep busy on their school's football field. Some bundled up in sleeping bags, blankets or tents, while others sprinted on the grass in a game of cops and robbers. Each...