Homeless

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Mystery Of Missing Santa Clarita Mother Who Helps The Homeless Deepens

Kristen Ghilardi was suppose to pick up her son Wednesday and never showed up.

08/30/2015

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Makeshift Homes Used By Transients Could Soon Be Removed From Streets Of LA

Tiny makeshift houses used by transients could soon be removed from the streets of Los Angeles without notice under an existing city ordinance, some city leaders voted this week.

08/25/2015

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Study: LA County Residents On Public Assistance Increasingly Falling Into Homelessness

There are more than 10,000 people in Los Angeles County getting financial help from the government who still seem to fall through the cracks every month and end up homeless, according to a new study.

08/25/2015

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San Bernardino Police Pose As Homeless To Nab Drivers On Their Phones

Police in San Bernardino are taking an unusual approach to stop the potentially deadly habit.

08/03/2015

Protesters: City Ordinance Discriminates Against The Homeless In LA

Activists Monday are expected to protest outside of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s home in response to a recently approved ordinance that discriminates against those who are homeless.

07/06/2015

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Mayor To Block Enforcement Of Ordinances Targeting Homeless Encampments

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is directing city officials to hold off on enforcing new rules that allow faster dismantlement of homeless encampments until the City Council can make some changes.

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LA City Council Eases Rules For Dismantling Homeless Encampments

The Los Angeles City Council has made it easier to dismantle homeless encampments that supporters say are popping up around the city.

06/23/2015

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Residents, LAPD Concerned As Homeless Continue To Move Into Local Parks

Residents across the Southland are becoming frustrated as the number of homeless people camping out at local parks continues to grow.

06/08/2015

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Some Soliciting Donations Outside Markets Aren’t What They Seem, CBS2 Investigation Finds

A foundation with a message to feed the hungry and efforts that seem to get an outpouring of support from Southland shoppers is not what it seems, a CBS2 investigation by David Goldstein uncovered.

06/01/2015

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Crews Battle Fire At Old Fire Station In South LA

Crews Friday were battling a fire at an old fire station in South Los Angeles.

05/22/2015

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Report: Homelessness Up 12 Percent In LA County

The homeless count, conducted by more than 5,500 volunteers who fanned out across the county, found that many without homes are not in shelters.

05/11/2015

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South LA Man Gives Homeless Woman New Lease On Life By Building Her Small, Portable House

A 37-year-old man in South L.A. didn’t want to see a local woman sleeping on the streets anymore, so he built her a small, portable house.

04/28/2015

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LA Mission Serves Thousands Of Homeless People At Annual Easter Event

The Los Angeles Mission’s annual Easter Event was underway Friday.

04/03/2015

Advocates for the homeless on LA's Skid Row say the situation has never been more dangerous or more dire. (credit: CBS)

Life On Skid Row Becoming More Dangerous, Dire For Homeless

Longtime advocates — like the people who run the Union Rescue Mission — see the situation as getting worse.

04/01/2015

A Venice cafe owner is recovering after having his finger bit off in the weekend attack. (CBS)

Venice Transient Charged In Biting Off Merchant’s Fingertip

Prosecutors announced charges Tuesday against a 31-year-old transient for allegedly biting off the fingertip of a Venice cafe owner in a dispute.

03/24/2015

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