A nonprofit named New Horizons is stepping up to support Seattle’s homeless youth population. The residence will be available for 18-24 year olds in the area who need a place to stay overnight.
A California city has passed two ordinances aimed at clearing out the homeless population.
Last week, Manteca city council members unanimously voted in favor of the legislation.
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office has filed a motion to reinstate the prosecution of a homeless woman who left her two children in a car during a job interview in March.
Prosecutors made the motion after Shanesha Taylor failed to meet a deadline to deposit $60,000 in a trust fund for her children.
Graphic new video of a homeless man fatally shot by Michigan police in 2012 has been released.
Milton Hall, 49, was facing eight members of the Saginaw police force and a K-9 dog in a parking lot. Hall, who was mentally ill, was holding a pen knife. Officers fired 46 shots at Hall as he died on the pavement.
Five Denver sheriff’s deputies are on trial for the murder of a homeless street preacher who died during an altercation with the officers in 2010.
The trial comes amid calls for a federal investigation of the department over other high-profile abuse cases.
The death of a man who officials say “baked to death” while being held in a Rikers Island jail cell has been ruled accidental.
The mentally ill former Marine died in a jail cell that had a 101-degree temperature.
America’s favorite Little League team has been receiving a lot of support these days for their work on the field.
But one of them could really use out help. See, 12-year-old Jackie Robinson West team member Jaheim Benton and his family have been homeless since June.
Donovan Smith is incredibly thoughtful and impressive. The 11-year-old boy is using his inventiveness and entrepreneurial spirit to help the homeless.
Donovan, who lives in New Mexico, has created a line of soaps, which he sells. He donates a portion of his sales to combat homelessness.
Everyone with a 9 to 5 knows the importance of a lunch break. It is a sacred time for nourishment, socializing and just gaining peace of mind.
But for Chicago native Kasonja Holley, it’s a time to give back.
A Washington, D.C. teen who spent the past two years living at a homeless shelter is now preparing to speak as valedictorian of her graduating class.
Rashema Melson, 18, will deliver the speech at Anacostia High School’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday.