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Channel 2 NewsThe Fairview Business Association brought up the issue of homeless inebriates at Monday's meeting with the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. The group says positive solutions are needed for the growing problem. At the meeting Heidi Heinrich, General Manager...
Tags: Social Issues, Business
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...
Staci M. Watkins was found dead a week ago in a patch of woods along U.S. 1 in Laurel, not far from the Turf Motel, where she'd been living for a few weeks. She and her boyfriend, Donald "Butch" McCulley, were managing to keep the room on the first...
Providers of homeless services, community volunteers, police and the Harford County Government will come together Thursday, Jan. 24, in a coordinated effort to conduct a one-day count of homeless people living in Harford County. Like many communities,...
Bonnie Lane stands in front of Baltimore's City Hall, arms crossed, lips pursed, on a mission. Her stance is memorialized in a photo and article on the pages of Word on the Street, the fledgling newspaper she helped launch nearly a year ago. The...
A few months ago, things were looking bleak for Brooklyn Homes resident Christina Stocks. The 27-year-old single mother of two took a pay cut at work and fell behind in her rent payments. She was facing eviction — and a Christmas on the streets....
Tags: United Way , Rentals, Holidays, Aaliyah, Social Issues
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND -- Homeless shelters expected to fill most if not all of their beds, Tuesday night, as the forecast called for the temperature outside to dip to ten degrees. By early evening, people were showing up to claim a bed at Center for the Homeless....
Tags: Weather, Weather Reports
Sherri Ingram-Hudgins steps into the homeless resource center on U.S. 1 in Jessup on the cold, rainy afternoon after Christmas, just about two years to the day since she began her effort to help people living on the margins. The place has been open more...
The number of chronically homeless people and homeless veterans has dropped significantly in recent years, but the Obama administration still faces challenges in its effort to completely eradicate homelessness by 2020. Those findings and others, based...
Tags: Veterans Affairs, Social Issues
Elaine Popkin took off her shoes and poured herself a cup of hot coffee -- milky brown from all the cream -- after claiming a cot at Glendale’s winter shelter earlier this week. “Let’s put it this way -- it’s home. For me, this...
Our Town CorrespondentFirst of all, it is cold. Really cold. Luckily, we are not in the most inclement of weather: it is a nice, clear night in mid-November. There are even stars in the sky. It is just cold. Really cold. My cousin Krysta is wrapped up all cocoon-like...
The protracted legal battle over whether Los Angeles city officials can seize and dispose of the unattended belongings of the homeless is not over — although it could be. A brief history: Last year a federal court issued a temporary injunction...
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