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L.A. NOWLos Angeles and other cities are barred by the U.S. Constitution from randomly seizing and destroying property the homeless temporarily leave unattended on city streets, a federal appeals court decided Wednesday. Upholding a court order against Los...
L.A. NOWA third former Fullerton police officer charged in the death of Kelly Thomas was the first in a group of officers to hit and then knee the homeless man, who died after the violent confrontation, according to grand jury testimony......
You can see why a state might require minors to have a parent's OK before they receive medical care. But Maryland law has made life especially difficult for homeless teenagers who have no adults watching out for them. It's the sort of problem that drives...
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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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...
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...
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...
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For years, Anchorage has tolerated the behavior of chronic street alcoholics. Many give money to the panhandlers, who often use the cash to buy alcohol, which they drink in their camps hidden in the wooded areas around town. But this year, the problems...
L.A. NOWKobe Bryant leads thousands in walk to end homelessness...
L.A. NOWA hearing Friday on whether to dismiss criminal charges against three former Fullerton police officers in the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man was postponed at the request of defense attorneys. Kelly Thomas was beaten violently at a......
CW33 NewsEveryone had their air conditioner running enough to set a record for electricity use for the entire month of June. Between 4 and 5 Monday afternoon, Texans used 65,000 megawatts of electricity. The old record, which was set last June, was around 63,000...
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After losing his job and getting evicted, Lanny Allen spent one of his first nights on Glendale streets covered in bubble wrap to keep warm. That evening, a homeless man recognized him as the insurance investigator who had bought him lunch when he was...
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