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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...
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
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - “Nothing like the eleventh hour,” Mark Scott exhales, pocketing his cell phone. The concrete will come, but not for another few days. It is one week ago, and Scott is stepping around half-finished jobs in an old commercial...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - In March, 43-year-old Brent King’s lifeless body was retrieved from the unheated garage where he’d apparently been sleeping. King, a homeless alcoholic who had frozen to death, might instead have taken refuge at one of the...
Tags: Human Interest
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterEven as former Judge Robert L. Miller Sr. plans to retire as the leader of Miller's Vets, the Center for the Homeless program might expand beyond South Bend to help homeless veterans throughout Indiana. The new commanding officer will be motivated by...
SOUTH BEND — Cars speed by the spot where Brent King died, hidden behind the cold white steel of a abandoned garage, his tomb for the past month until his discovery Wednesday. No one really knows how long Brent King's body lay lifeless in the...
Let face it: it feels bitterly cold out there. One of the best strategies to cope is to just stay indoors. But what if you have nowhere indoors to go to? Many of us take for granted a warm bed, blankets and a hot meal. When the digits dip below zero, we...
Tags: Human Interest, Social Issues, West Virginia
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska judge has ruled that the municipality of Anchorage's policy of raiding homeless camps is unconstitutional. Superior Court Judge Mark Rindner issued his ruling late Tuesday in a lawsuit brought by the American...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Alaska, Judges, Justice System, Unions
I am honored to serve as your Broward County Sheriff. After completing my first 120 days, I want to discuss what we've accomplished and our plans for the years ahead. Our administration inherited many challenges in January, including a structural budget...
You may already have seen the video. “Abercrombie & Fitch is a terrible company,” intones the creator and star, Los Angeles writer Greg Karber. “Their CEO insists on only hiring attractive people, which is ironic because he looks like...
The Road Warrior w/Dan HartzellThe May 3 column on panhandlers drew some interesting responses, including South Whitehall Township resident Everette Carr's observation that, though I dispensed advice from experts on how to deal with homeless people begging at the roadside, one of...
Why should Connecticut pass this legislation creating a basic bill of rights for the homeless of our state? Because we need a start toward tackling this serious problem. I agree with Eric Solvik's letter stating it is one small but important first...
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May 14, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
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