Homeless

LAUSD teacher hit and run
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CNS News
December 17, 2019 - 7:28 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A 52-year-old Los Angeles Unified School District teacher was scheduled to be arraigned today on a hit-and-run charge for allegedly striking and severely injuring a bicyclist with her Mini Cooper in Silver Lake and leaving the scene. Molly Jane Hoene of Silver Lake was arrested...
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CNS News
December 16, 2019 - 2:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The ability of Southland governments to enact and enforce restrictions on homeless people sleeping on sidewalks or in other public areas was left in doubt today when the U.S. Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling barring such regulations unless adequate shelter space is...
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Margaret, who has been homeless since 2016, sits on the sidewalk in Skid Row on September 17, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
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Rebekah Sager
December 02, 2019 - 4:58 pm
The head of the LA agency charged with addressing homelessness is stepping down. At the end of the month, Peter Lynn will end his five-year run as executive director of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority or LAHSA. “Boy, these have felt like some long five years,” Lynn said in an interview...
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CBS News
CBS News
November 14, 2019 - 7:55 am
Out of a home bakery in Bowie, Maryland, a young entrepreneur creates treats that are as delicious as they are helpful. For each cupcake this baker sells, he gives one away to someone in need. Behind the operation is 14-year-old Michael Platt. Platt started baking with his grandmother at nine years...
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AP News
September 18, 2019 - 10:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted to join an effort to seek reversal of a court decision that restricts efforts to bar homeless people from sleeping on sidewalks in Western states. The board's 3-2 vote Tuesday coincided with the start of a California...
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Rebekah Sager
September 12, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Los Angeles Police Department Robbery-Homicide Division detectives are investigating the badly burned body of a man found at Lake Balboa Park in the Van Nuys area According to the coroner's office, the still-unidentified body was discovered Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. near Balboa and Burbank boulevards...
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KNX 1070
September 04, 2019 - 11:04 am
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that would allow law enforcement to order anyone, homeless or otherwise, out of brush areas at high-risk for fires. Homeless people living in the brush on red-flag days could end up being moved out by LAPD. The LA City Council took up...
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CNS News
September 04, 2019 - 7:37 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Two 25-year-old men have been arrested on suspicion of setting a brush fire that burned 45 acres in the Eagle Rock area, allegedly in an attempt to kill people at a homeless encampment, it was reported Tuesday. Bryan A. Araujocabrera of Pacoima and Daniel M. Noguiera of Eagle...
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CNS News
August 28, 2019 - 11:35 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles-area authority charged with spearheading outreach to the homeless and providing housing services and referrals to mental illness and substance abuse treatment is failing to meet the obligations outlined in its contract with the city, according to an audit...
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Rebekah Sager
August 14, 2019 - 2:24 pm
A dog owner was left in shock after during a walk on the beach turned into a nightmare. A man came from behind her and without provocation, kicked her dog, Sophie, 15 feet into the air. Port Hueneme Police responded Friday around 2 pm to reports of a homeless man fighting with lifeguards. Police...
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