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Cold weather, COVID outbreaks trigger new Salvation Army emergency shelter

Cold weather, COVID outbreaks trigger new Salvation Army emergency shelter

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - As Chicagoans endure brutal temperatures, a group of homeless men no longer have to brave the cold weather outdoors, thanks to the Salvation Army. Organizers told WGN...
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COVID-19 outbreak reported at Salinas' only homeless shelter for men

COVID-19 outbreak reported at Salinas' only homeless shelter for men

4 hours ago   |   KSBW

A COVID-19 outbreak at the Victory Mission, Salinas' only homeless shelter for men, has forced the shelter to close its doors to new clients.
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Homeless encampment, debris cleaned up in Inglewood ahead of Super Bowl

1 day ago   |   ABC

Dawn Toffee said she's lived in the encampment for about two years and the clean-ups happen regularly.
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'Feel the pain in your face': Chicagoans deal with blast of arctic air Tuesday

'Feel the pain in your face': Chicagoans deal with blast of arctic air Tuesday

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Amid a pretty mild winter, Chicagoans were blasted with extremely cold temperatures on Tuesday. But some residents like Matt Brousseu, were not phased by the...
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How Is Atlanta ‘Wakanda' When 86% Of Its Homeless Are Black?

How Is Atlanta ‘Wakanda' When 86% Of Its Homeless Are Black?

1 day ago   |   News One

Young black people love them some Atlanta. I've heard it called the Mecca for young black professionals. Believe it or not, there have even been comparisons to the fictional...
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Why Does Haiti Have So Many Earthquakes? Two Dead and Hundreds Homeless After Back-to-Back Quakes

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

Two powerful quakes hit Haiti's Tiburon Peninsula in the space of an hour on Monday morning, injuring more than 50 people.
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Man believed to have set car on fire in DTLA now in custody, police say

2 days ago   |   ABC

The man, who police believe is homeless, was caught on surveillance video putting an object underneath a car parked on Grand Avenue and walking away. Moments later, the car...
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California Works to Tackle Homelessness by Helping Pets Get Off the Streets, Too

2 days ago   |   Newsweek

"For many unhoused individuals, the path to safe shelter starts with their pets," state Senator Bob Hertzberg said about his recently passed bill.
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Raffle, silent auction helps Louisville agency fight homelessness

Raffle, silent auction helps Louisville agency fight homelessness

2 days ago   |   WLKY

A Louisville nonprofit that helps the homeless hopes the community will step up and join its efforts
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Homeless camps are often blamed for crime but experts say it's not so simple

2 days ago   |   NPR

Specific homeless camps may fuel property crime, but one researcher says on average, camps do not appear to increase city-wide crime rates.
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