| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Can we please stop with this ridiculous idea floating around out there that the Magic are displacing the indigent by attempting to buy out a homeless shelter in order to build a $100 million entertainment...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Last week, Florida officials celebrated news that the state's homeless population is shrinking.
But not in Central Florida.
Here, it is on the rise.
Yes, the same Council on Homelessness report that found a 17 percent drop statewide cited a 29...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:58 PM
The Hagerstown City Council will not permit organizations to use city parking lots for the distribution of food to the homeless, but the organization that has been feeding up to 100 people at the Market House parking lot every Wednesday for several...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:26 PM
A business group said Friday that 53,000 people, including 33,000 veterans, will join Los Angeles County's homeless ranks by 2016, the deadline the group had set to get former soldiers and chronic transients off the streets for good.
The grim projection...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:14 PM
You might assume I'm writing about the Orlando Sentinel Family Fund because, well, I work for the Orlando Sentinel. But, actually, this is about you.
As in, you readers, you members of the community, you people who cared enough to help make a difference...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The U.S. economy may be recovering, but it's not evident on the streets of Los Angeles County. According to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the number of homeless people increased from 50,214 in 2011 to 58,423 in 2013. That includes the count...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 3:59 PM
SOUTH BEND-- Two men from Nappanee are helping the homeless all around Michiana and even in Chicago.
It started out as a grassroots effort on Facebook that has quickly grown.
Chicago and Michiana Five for the Homeless Incorporated has donated...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
A plan to open an Edgemere residential program for homeless women is stirring concern among some residents in southeastern Baltimore County, highlighting a struggle that advocates for the homeless say they face in finding space for hundreds of people in...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 2:22 PM
A Hagerstown man was charged with first-degree murder in the death of a homeless man who was found Saturday with severe blunt-force trauma to his head, according to Hagerstown Police Department Sgt. John Lehman and a news release from the police...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Harford Family House presents its 4th Annual Harford Mutual Home Runs for the Homeless event Aug. 6 at Ripken Stadium.
Teams of four can have a "real baseball experience," changing in the team locker room, taking batting practice in the batting cage and...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:31 PM
About 20 community members gathered at Rock Harbor Church in Costa Mesa on Saturday morning, sitting at a work table to learn about resources available to those living on the streets.
Some felt the need to reach out to those living on the streets....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:05 PM
More than 58,000 people in Los Angeles County are homeless, an increase of 16% over the last two years fueled by the lingering devastation of the recession and rising rents and housing prices, according to a survey released Friday.
The increase marked a...