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On Feb. 1, the Mayor's Office of Human Services hosted a community briefing for the "75 Journeys Home" campaign — part of Baltimore City's 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness. The initiative was aimed at identifying the 75 most vulnerable people...
A 36-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly beat and yelled racial slurs at a worker from the temporary winter homeless shelter in Glendale, police said. Even as officers hauled the man, Jorge Tanchez, into their patrol car, he allegedly...
Mildred E. "Millie" Banwell, an artist who was a longtime supporter of the Light House shelter and an active member of Calvary United Methodist Church, died Sunday of pulmonary fibrosis at Hospice of the Chesapeake in Pasadena. The longtime Annapolis...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsAlthough bad weather usually brings more people into shelters, the overall numbers are down this year, and the state of homelessness is changing. Union Rescue Mission Executive Director Denny Bender says, "We're seeing a lot more men who have recently...
Tags: Punishment, Social Issues, Fines
Nick Flynn is probably the only living poet who watched his life made into a movie last year. He's most certainly the only one who saw Robert De Niro play his father — and without a doubt the only one whose father shrugged De Niro off, unimpressed....
Tags: Paul Weitz, Human Interest, Entertainment, Family, Movies
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News"It's not by choice, you know, but I've been having a run of pretty bad luck," said Kenny. It's an issue Wichita's mayor wants to work on, the city's growing homeless problem. And Wichita Police have a new way to help this year. Kenny basically lives...
Tags: Social Issues
It's not uncommon for people to die in personal care homes. Many residents are old or ill, and their families accept when death occurs and can come to terms with their loved one's passing. The circumstances of June Hassler's death at Emeritus at...
Baltimore knows better than to pass new legislation to criminalize public begging ("Spector bill targets 'aggressive' begging," Jan. 29). A broad coalition of community leaders has reached consensus that housing and supportive services are the most...
Tags: Social Issues, Personal Income
Whitney Swander woke before dawn three days this week to talk with people who have been sleeping on the city's streets. That's how she met Ron — a man who has moved across the country since becoming homeless and, lately, has spent his days drinking...
A woman's body was found Thursday in rising waters near a homeless camp in Laurel, as flooding closed roads throughout the region and a dangerously high reservoir prompted the evacuation of Laurel's historic district. The discovery of the body came as...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe annual K-Count, a survey of homeless individuals in Kentucky, was conducted from 8 a.m. Wednesday to midnight in various areas of the state, including Boyle County. Each county participates in the count, except Fayette and Jefferson because of funding...
Tags: Rentals, Family, Social Issues
Maryland is currently experiencing the coldest temperatures in nearly two years, with multiple days that have been well-below freezing ("Cold snap raises health concerns," Jan. 24.) As your article points out, our most vulnerable residents — the...
Feb 17, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 12, 2013 |Story| Glendale News Press
Feb 12, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 9, 2013 |Story| KWCH
Jan 18, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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Feb 2, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Feb 1, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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Jan 31, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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Jan 30, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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