Homeless in the News June 16, 2010

Families in homeless shelters increased 7% in ’09
USA Today – Marisol Bello – 16 hours agoThe recession continued to take its toll as more families with children became homeless for the second straight year,
  • We are not criminals, homeless New Yorkers tell cops in protest
    New York Daily News – Sandra Ifraimova – 16 hours ago

    “The police use disorderly conduct charges as a pretext to arrest homeless people, even when they’re not breaking any laws,” says Brandon King,

    NYC Homeless Accuse NYPD of Harassment‎ – The Epoch Times
    A Summons for the Commissioner‎ – New York Times (blog)
    Ray Kelly, Police Commissioner, Charged with Disorderly Conduct ‎ – Village Voice (blog)
    all 5 news articles »

    New York Daily News

  • Two Oakland men convicted of killing homeless manSan Jose Mercury News – Chris Metinko – 19 hours ago. The men were found guilty stabbing of 39-year-old Vincent Simien at a homeless encampment May 28, 2005. Smith also was convicted of raping the victim’s
  • Dallas Housing Authority plans to open 160 homes for homeless Dallas Morning News – Kim Horner – 12 hours ago. The news follows controversial plans to move 100 chronically homeless people into a north Oak Cliff public housing tower, which neighboring residents have
  • Edmonton police had hotline to roust homeless.Vancouver Sun – Conal Pierce – 3 hours ago.EDMONTON — Not only was it common practice for police to transport homeless people from Whyte Homeless pair recount ride by police‎ – Vancouver Sun
    Homeless describe ride in ‘hotbox’ at police disciplinary hearing‎ – iNews880.com
    Homeless testify at police disciplinary hearing‎ – Edmonton Journal
    all 18 news articles »
  • Study finds 518 homeless in Fort Collins

    The Coloradoan – Trevor Hughes – 2 hours ago A new study that found more than 500 homeless people in Fort Collins is being used to develop

  • 250 homeless after Cape Town shack fire

    Times LIVE – 2 hours ago About 250 people were left homeless after a fire at an informal settlement in Hout Bay, the City of Cape Town said on Wednesday.

    Dozens of homes ruined in Mandela Park blaze‎ – Independent Online
    all 22 news articles »

  • Man suspected of shooting at homeless men outside Carl’s Jr. in

    ‎Arizona Daily Star – Brian J. Pedersen – 47 minutes ago Sierra Vista police have arrested an 21-year-old man suspected of shooting at homeless men outside a fast food restaurant. Vernon F. Armstrong-Kearney was

    Arrest is made in gunfire incident‎ – Sierra Vista Herald
    all 3 news articles »

  • Police: Man targeted homeless for identity theft

    ‎Lexington Herald Leader – 5 hours ago Louisville Metro Police have arrested a Florida man they say was targeting homeless people for identity theft. Police arrested 30-year-old Antonio Philips

    Police: Man buys social security numbers for $5‎ – WAVE
    all 3 news articles »

  • State initiatives continue to address homeless situation

    ‎Hawaii 24/7 – 3 hours agoInitiatives to address the homeless problem in Hawaii have doubled under the Lingle-Aiona Administration. The improvements are reflected in the latest

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