People in Los Angeles are offering to shelter the homeless in tiny backyard homes. It could be solution to a spiraling homelessness crisis

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Los Angeles county is close to building one backyard unit for the homeless as part of its $550,000 pilot program, but the remaining units could be further behind.
Despite interest from both landlords and homeless residents, the county faces a number of logistical and legal barriers.
While the county continues its efforts, the city is looking to secure funding for its own backyard pilot program.
Los Angeles sits at the epicenter of California's homelessness crisis. In the last six years, homelessness has risen by 75% across most of LA county, while the city itself has more homeless...
Read more ...

 




R. Kelly surrenders to police on sexual abuse charges

R. Kelly surrenders to police on sexual abuse charges

The R&B star turned himself into Chicago Police on Friday night after being charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Read more ...

Reviews on an illicit massage website helped Florida police crack a massive...

Reviews on an illicit massage website helped Florida police crack a massive sex trafficking and prostitution ring that Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been tied to

An illicit massage website, rubmaps.com, helped Florida police break up a multi-agency sex trafficking and prostitution ring. The investigation led police to arrest New England... Read more ...

R. Kelly reportedly charged in Cook County with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

R. Kelly reportedly charged in Cook County with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

R. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County Friday morning, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. Kelly is accused of sexually abusing four... Read more ...

Cook County Prosecutors Charge R. Kelly With Criminal Sexual Abuse

Cook County Prosecutors Charge R. Kelly With Criminal Sexual Abuse

Nine of the counts specify the victim was between 13 and 15. One count did not specify any ages. Read more ...

Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution

Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will face two counts of soliciting prostitution in connection with a human trafficking investigation at a Florida spa. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final 2 episodes of...

Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final 2 episodes of this season of 'Empire'

In a new statement, the executive producers "Empire" said that Jussie Smollett' s character Jamal will not appear in the final two episodes of this season. "While these... Read more ...

ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US

ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US

WASHINGTON - The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration in an effort to allow her return to the United... Read more ...

R. Kelly's lawyer says 'I think all the women are lying' as the singer is...

R. Kelly's lawyer says 'I think all the women are lying' as the singer is arrested in Chicago on sexual-abuse charges involving 4 women

R. Kelly's lawyer Steve Greenberg addressed reporters on Friday night after the singer was arrested in Chicago on sexual-abuse charges, saying he doesn't believe the women... Read more ...

Wild win 2nd straight road game, beat Red Wings 3-2

Wild win 2nd straight road game, beat Red Wings 3-2

DETROIT - Luke Kunin and Jordan Greenway scored in the first period, and the Minnesota Wild went on to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Read more ...

Bryce Harper takes a second meeting with the Phillies

Bryce Harper takes a second meeting with the Phillies

Bryce Harper appears to be doing his due diligence before finally choosing a team to play for. The former MVP met with Phillies owner John Middleton in Las Vegas on Friday... Read more ...