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33-Year-Old Transient Guilty In Stabbing Murder Of Ex-Pro Baseball Player

Los Angeles-born Rodney Craig played in 145 major league games over four seasons for the Seattle Mariners (1979-80), Cleveland Indians (1982) and Chicago White Sox (1986.)

01/15/2015

A homeless man meets a YouTube personality in a heartwarming viral video. Was it all staged? (credit: YouTube/Josh Paler Lin Channel)

Was Heart-Tugging Viral Video Of Generous Homeless Man All A Hoax?

The homeless man’s brother spoke to CBS2’s Stacey Butler.

12/31/2014

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Resources For Those Facing Eviction, Living In Unsafe Conditions

If you or someone you know is facing eviction or living in unsafe conditions, several counties have resources available.

11/20/2014

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Downtown LA Veterans Center Aimed At Tackling Homeless Plight

More than 4,600 military veterans currently live on the streets of Los Angeles, according to a new survey.

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Police: 2 Homeless Crack Addicts Wounded By Gunfire

Authorities said a man and woman were wounded by gunfire in South Los Angeles Saturday evening.

11/09/2014

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Apparent Dispute Between Transients Leads To Homeless Man’s Stabbing Death

The unidentified man was taken to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

11/02/2014

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Man Accused Of Following Half-Naked Venice Woman Onto Roof Is Charged

A man accused of breaking into a woman’s house in Venice and following her onto the roof as she tried to escape has been charged in the case.

09/26/2014

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Glendale Adventist To Pay $700K To Settle Patient Dumping Allegation

Glendale Adventist Medical Center will pay $700,000 to settle allegations that the hospital improperly discharged a homeless patient on Skid Row, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said Wednesday.

08/27/2014

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Community Activists Raise Alarm Over Proposed OC Homeless Shelter

A coalition of community groups in Santa Ana Tuesday were set to voice their opposition to a planned homeless center in their neighborhood.

08/19/2014

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Giving Change For Change: Pasadena Parking Meter Proceeds Benefit Homeless

The next time you park your car in Pasadena the change you put in the meter could go on to change someone’s life.

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Volunteer Crews Scrub Down Skid Row In ‘Operation Healthy Streets’

Social workers, mental health professionals and several Southland officials Wednesday took the streets of downtown Los Angeles to take part in an street- and sidewalk-cleaning initiative.

08/13/2014

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City Councilman Says L.A. Needs To Hire A Homeless Czar

The czar would also be able to better connect the homeless or formerly homeless to resources offered by the city, including city-run housing units and vouchers, the motion said.

08/08/2014

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2 Hikers Find Homeless Man Dead On Trail In Laguna Coast Wilderness Park

Two hikers found the body of a deceased male Thursday morning on the Willow Canyon Trail located inside Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, authorities said.

06/26/2014

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Exclusive: New Building Marks Anniversary For Group That Provides Homes To Those Without

SRO Housing Corp. is transforming the Rosslyn, once considered one of LA’s most luxurious hotels, from a Skid Row flophouse into a refuge for those looking for affordable housing.

06/19/2014

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Appeals Court Strikes Down LA Ban On Living In Parked Vehicles

A federal appeals court ruled Thursday a decades-old Los Angeles law that prohibits anyone from living in a parked vehicle is unconstitutional.

06/19/2014

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