Homeless

May 14, 2019 - 4:16 pm
LOS ANGELES - The five elected officials who govern Los Angeles County today approved $460 million in Measure H spending on homelessness, increasing their commitment to the problem in the face of a widely anticipated rise in the numbers of people without a permanent home. Prior to the vote, the...
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January 31, 2019 - 10:12 am
(CBS News) - An anonymous donor paid for hotel rooms for several dozen homeless people who had been camped out in tents in Chicago as temperatures dipped to dangerously cold levels Wednesday. The good Samaritan picked up the hotel bill for about 70 people after donated propane tanks that kept them...
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January 22, 2019 - 12:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The three-day 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count begins tonight with thousands of volunteers set to scan the county in an effort to get an accurate picture of the homeless situation. The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and thousands of volunteers will spend several...
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AP
January 17, 2019 - 7:39 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Microsoft pledged $500 million to address homelessness and develop affordable housing in response to the Seattle region's widening affordability gap. Most of the money will be aimed at increasing housing options in the Puget Sound region for low- and middle-income workers at a time...
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December 21, 2018 - 10:44 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Authorities today identified a man who died after he allegedly pushed a teenager onto railroad tracks at a Metro subway station in downtown Los Angeles and then got into an altercation with construction workers nearby. Husie Outing, 48, who was homeless, died at a hospital...
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November 20, 2018 - 1:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Nine people are facing felony charges for allegedly offering homeless people on Skid Row money and cigarettes in exchange for false and forged signatures on ballot petitions and voter registration forms, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced today. Kirkland...
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AP
November 15, 2018 - 1:49 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A feel-good tale of a homeless man using his last $20 to help a stranded New Jersey woman buy gas was actually a complete lie, manufactured to get strangers to donate more than $400,000 to help the down-and-out good Samaritan, a prosecutor said Thursday. Burlington County...
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Margaret Carrero
October 29, 2018 - 4:10 pm
(KNX 1070) -- There's been a snag in finalizing a legal agreement between Orange County lawmakers and homeless advocates. A proposed settlement between homeless advocates & OC lawmakers has not yet been finalized. #OrangeCounty leaders want every city involved. Talks ongoing. @KNX1070 pic...
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Margaret Carrero
October 26, 2018 - 1:19 pm
(KNX 1070) - The ribbon has been cut on two new apartment complexes for Los Angeles County's chronically homeless in the Harbor Gateway area. KNX reporter Margaret Carrero: (1/2) Cutting the ribbon on two new apartment buildings for the formerly homeless, homeless veterans & low-income...
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Margaret Carrero
October 16, 2018 - 9:19 am
(KNX 1070) - Police in Santa Monica have made patrolling a local park a priority after reports of issues involving the homeless and lewd acts. Several police cars have been patrolling Reed Park as a number of homeless people either slept or just hung around. The city has said Reed Park is a...
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