Once homeless and helpless, woman now helps build 'tiny homes' for others like her

The worst part was the constant feeling of shame.<p>It clung to Kuneshia “Kiesha” Casey no matter where she went, all alone in itinerant world of …

Domestic Violence

Portland police union leader slams mayor's response to homelessness, calls city 'cesspool'

The leader of the Portland police union defended officers interactions with homeless people, slammed Mayor Ted Wheeler's response to homelessness and …

Portland, OR

Homeless 'Happy Birthday' crooner isn't singing the blues

Maurice Hill's talent came to light after an Instagram video showed him serenading a woman on her birthday.


AP News : Homeless individuals given 72 hours to leave downtown camp

Homeless individuals given 72 hours to leave downtown camp<p>By ANGIE WANG<br>Published: Today<p>Latasha Butte, 22, reads from her lawn chair below an underpass in downtown Cincinnati on Monday, July 16, 2018. Dozens of homeless people were given 72 hours to vacate a downtown Cincinnati encampment consisting …


San Fran mayor laments city covered in 'feces' like never before

San Francisco Mayor London Breed says the city by the bay has turned into a city buried in “feces.”<p>The Democrat recently sat down for her first …

San Francisco

San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

- San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with …

San Francisco

Homeless Kids Birthday Parties on Rooftop Are Nights to Remember

Homeless kids are getting rooftop birthday parties with the help of Mary Davis, her husband Ari Kadin, and their nonprofit Worthy of Love, who have …

Conservative View

San Francisco Homeless Man Could Die After Someone Stole His Bike

The robbery was reported around 6:20 a.m. in the area of Market and Second streets.<p>SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- A 50-year-old homeless man suffered …

San Francisco

Dozens Of Homeless New Yorkers Finding Refuge At Midtown Encampments

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — There are a lot of homeless people on the streets on New York, which has lead some to wonder if the city’s homeless problem …


Plans for emergency beds at James Lee House set for approval

PLANS for six new emergency beds at James Lee House to 'help address the increase in homelessness' in Warrington are set to be approved.<p>Your Housing …


Fewer Homeless Veterans On LA's Streets

The lack of affordable housing is at the forefront of the homeless crisis in Los Angeles County. But the city's annual point-in-time homeless count, released on June 1, showed that the veteran homeless population had declined 18 percent.<p>On this particular morning, Jesse Henderson is canvasing …

News (U.S.)

Homeless man found stabbed to death in Humansdorp

Port Elizabeth - Eastern Cape police are seeking assistance from the public in locating the relatives of a homeless man whose body was found in …

Port Elizabeth

Nashville lands multimillion-dollar HUD grant to fight youth homelessness - Nashville Business Journal

By Eric Snyder <br>– Managing Editor, Nashville Business Journal<p>Jul 16, 2018, 7:14am CDT<p>Nashville has been awarded a $3.5 million federal grant to help …


Multimillion Dollar Grant Wants To End Youth Homelessness In Nashville

The federal government has awarded Nashville $3.54 million as part of a national program to combat youth homelessness.<p>The Metropolitan Development …


Shack fire leaves Iqaluit families living in tents, seeking donations

Two families in Iqaluit are now living in tents after a fire tore through their shack this past weekend.<p>The Iqaluit fire department was called to the …

Northern Canada

figure donation to Veterans Village Las Vegas

Raiders veterans receive a tour of the Veterans Village container homes from fellow veterans of the Veterans Village program, and during the tour, …

Las Vegas

Homeless Man In Houston Goes Viral After Singing 'Happy Birthday' To Woman Who Gave Him Food

<b>Follow CBSPHILLY</b> Facebook Twitter<p><i>HOUSTON (CBS)</i> – A smooth rendition of a classic tune has a homeless man in Houston climbing the internet …


Columbus group awarded $6.1 million grant to tackle youth homelessness

Columbus is now one step closer to ending the youth homelessness crisis.<p>The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the Community …


Delhi horror: 6-year-old homeless girl raped by drug addict, victim’s condition serious

<b>New Delhi, July 17:</b> As rape of minors continues unabated, the latest incident of sexual assault against a girl has been reported from Delhi.<p>A …


Family of homeless woman found dead on Fallsway wants to know what happened to her

Karen Simpkins was dressed in a hospital gown and socks when a passerby came across her lifeless body sprawled on a grassy area across from the …


Neighborhood thinks veterans 'are not worthy to live next door,' lawsuit claims

A multi-service agency from Irvington is not going quietly in its fight to house homeless veterans in Newark.<p>Independence: A Family of Services Inc. …

New Jersey

Morning Edition for July 16, 2018 : NPR

News Brief: What Trump And Putin Want From Their Summit, Plus Iraq Protests<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>♫<p>Forest On The Sun Thrupence<p>♫<p>Rinse Repeat Thrupence<p>♫<p>Decora Yo La Tengo<p>Heat Making You Lethargic? Research Shows It Can Slow Your Brain, Too<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>Worried About Dementia? You Might Want to Check …

U.S. Secretary of Defense

Kelowna business eyeing relocation because of homelessness, safety issues

One business in downtown Kelowna says it is being forced to relocate because of social issues spurring from a nearby homeless shelter.<p>Meanwhile, the …

Canadian News

How the City Ended up Buying a Shuttered Skydiving Center to Help the Homeless

Earlier this year, the city rushed to buy a shuttered indoor skydiving center in East Village.The purchase – and the city’s plan to turn the building …

San Diego

Police: Homeless Man Attacks 3 Women At Columbus Circle Station

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –</b> Three women were randomly attacked while waiting for their train at the Columbus Circle station Monday morning.<p>According to …


Edmonds church begins adding housing for those experiencing homelessness

Edmonds Lutheran Church is installing a new home on their property for people experiencing homelessness.<p>It’s a rectangular, 260-square-foot studio …


Oshawa’s tent cities a symbol of the city’s struggle with poverty

Oshawa, about an hour east of Toronto, is a city in transition. While it has a growing economy in some areas, others are racked with deep poverty. As a result, there are tent cities in forested areas where the homeless make do. The Globe visited one such city with a pair of volunteers.


Viral Video of Homeless Man Singing "Happy Birthday"

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Arkansas schools turn focus to homeless kids

School officials who work with homeless children say Arkansas’ plan for complying with federal education guidelines will help identify needs and keep …


VA orders machines to help deaf, blind veterans communicate

OMAHA — The health care system for Nebraska and western Iowa veterans has ordered teletype machines so deaf or blind veterans can contact the …

Health Care