Homeless

  • Officer goes beyond duty to help homeless woman find meal

    COBB COUNTY, Ga. – A Cobb County police officer went above and beyond the line of duty to help a local homeless woman get a much-needed meal. In a Facebook post, Cobb County Police said that V.I.P.E.R. Officer Walker went to check on the woman who was standing on...
  • Cold weather opens doors to minister to homeless

    DALLAS (BP)—A homeless man froze to death within eyesight of Cornerstone Baptist Church in South Dallas in mid-January, as record-breaking cold temperatures befell much of the United States. Just like a wheelchair-bound homeless woman who froze the same night half a mile away at a bus station, the man...
  • Government plans to cut housing aid while US gives $2B to assist the homeless

    President Donald Trump’s administration announced $2 billion in grants Thursday for local agencies trying to help the homeless even as the government proposes deep cuts to federal housing programs. The total awards in the Continuum of Care program is the most ever, though only slightly above collective grants of...
  • 3 teens charged as adults with fatally beating homeless man

    Police have charged three teen boys with the fatal beating death of a 57-year-old homeless man in Philadelphia. The teens were taken into custody Sunday and charges were released Monday. Police were responding to reports of a robbery in progress on Nov. 26 when they found Kevin Cullen on...
  • Food, toiletries, and clothing now dispensed thru vending machine for homeless

    A charity has come up with a novel way to dispense food, clothing and toiletries to the homeless: via vending machine. Britain’s Action Hunger will unveil its first vending machine in the next few days to provide help to those less fortunate, Metro UK reported. Up to 100 homeless people...
  • Man goes on a stealing spree after break-up leaves him homeless!

    A man who was left heartbroken after a break-up went on a ‘burgling spree’. Joseph Ross, 27, pleaded guilty to two attempted burglaries in October 2017 and then admitted another seven burglaries, between September and October, when in police custody. Ross, of Hawkins Road, Cambridge, was jailed for 16...
  • Members are furious hearing church parking lot will be open to homeless campers!

    Some people in a Vancouver neighborhood gathered in protest Sunday after Laurelwood Baptist Church announced plans to allow half a dozen homeless people to park overnight in their parking lot. The church’s pastor said they’re doing interviews before allowing the campers to stay, and setting ground rules. Neighbors staged...
  • This city will pay one year of rent to the homeless that gets out of town

    The city wants the homeless to get out of town — and is offering to pay a full year’s rent to those willing to abandon the five boroughs. Under a pilot program quietly launched last month, shelter residents who have been in the system for at least 90 days...
  • Atlanta indie artists feed the homeless!

    ATLANTA – A group of local rappers came together over the weekend to feed the homeless. Rapper Scotty ATL and members of his record label, “The Cool Club,” served food to more than 100 people Saturday in southeast Atlanta. It was part of the “Taste of Summer” event at...