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Channel 2 NewsThe Municipality of Anchorage has a citywide cold-weather plan to provide shelter for the homeless, but this winter shelters are already at or above capacity. The plan allows churches to be designated as temporary cold-weather homeless shelters for...
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A photograph of New York Police Officer Lawrence DePrimo giving boots to a barefoot homeless man has gone viral, getting more than 400,000 "likes" on the department's Facebook page and a wave of positive media attention. The New York Times reported that...
email@example.comWhen sociology students at Hagerstown Community College first walk through the doors of Daniel Madron’s classroom, they quickly learn their education will extend beyond four walls. Lessons will be learned at The Salvation Army and REACH Cold...
Baltimore will enter its third consecutive day below freezing Thursday, prompting health officials to warn vulnerable residents of deadly conditions, even as the region prepares for treacherous travel with light snow expected to fall early Thursday and...
Citing a severe and chronic backlog, advocacy groups have filed a class-action lawsuit accusing the state of failing low-income and disabled Marylanders by regularly taking nearly a year to approve medical assistance applications. The lawsuit, filed last...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Homeless people scrambled to find shelter, schools shut down and plumbers wrestled with frozen pipes Tuesday as the upper Midwest endured a third straight day of bitter cold temperatures. Waves of frigid Arctic air began...
It's been rough going on some of our roads Tuesday and we have had many school and delays. It's the coldest arctic blast of the winter so far. CLICK HERE FOR AN UPDATING LIST OF CLOSINGS AND DELAYS WSBT Chief Meteorologist Paul Emmick has your evening...
L.A. NOWLAPD detectives are searching for family members of a homeless woman who was set on fire in December as she slept on a Van Nuys bus bench....
ReutersBOSTON (Reuters) - Overdoses of drugs, particularly prescription pain-killers and heroin, have overtaken AIDS to become the leading cause of death of homeless adults, according to a study of homeless residents of Boston released on Monday. The finding...
A year ago, if you'd asked David Moore to generalize about homeless people, he'd have said most were probably addicted to drugs or alcohol, lacking in ambition and unworthy of the general public's trust. Then he became homeless himself. "I'll be honest...
L.A. NOWAs police search for the family of a homeless woman who was set ablaze in Van Nuys, advocates said the assault, while extreme, highlights the dangers transients face on the streets....
Several weeks ago, state Assemblyman Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) proposed a sweeping set of protections for the homeless that have sparked almost as much controversy as the homeless themselves. The Homeless Person's Bill of Rights and Fairness Act, as...
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