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Venice Residents Frustrated As Business Owners Hold Closed Meeting Over Growing Security Problem

Two days after Clabe Hartley’s finger was bitten off by a transient, the Venice business owner had hoped to share his concerns with the community. But even he was turned away.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/23/2015

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California Non-Profit Empowers Homeless Youth Through The Arts

A local non-profit called Create Now brings thousands of children in need to cultural events like free concerts and plays.

03/11/2015

An officer-involved shooting left one man dead Sunday. (credit: CBS)

Protest Against Officer-Involved Shootings Involving Black Men Held In Downtown LA

Members of Stop Mass Incarceration Network and other civil rights advocates gathered about noon at Los Angeles Police Department headquarters and marched to Skid Row.

03/07/2015

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Fatal Skid Row Officer-Involved Shooting Raises Questions About Police Treatment Of Mentally Ill

New light is being shown on the plight of the homeless who live and die in the shadows of Skid Row in the wake of Sunday’s fatal officer-involved shooting.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/02/2015

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Deputies To Escort OC Civic Center Workers In Wake Of Homeless Assault

Employees at Orange County’s main center of government are being offered security escorts to their cars amid a sharp increase in the local homeless population.

02/23/2015

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Venice Residents Sue LA City, County Over ‘Lawless’ Boardwalk

Residents in Venice have filed a lawsuit against the city and county of Los Angeles over what they say is a “lawless Skid Row” around the beach boardwalk.

02/04/2015

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VA To Build Housing For Homeless Vets At West LA Campus

More homeless veterans in Los Angeles may soon have a roof over their head with some help from the U.S. government.

01/28/2015

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Volunteers To Count LA County Homeless Over 3 Nights

Thousands of volunteers will begin fanning out across the San Gabriel Valley and eastern Los Angeles County Tuesday night in a three-day effort to count homeless people in the county.

01/27/2015

Investigators say they hope to identify the individuals seen in these photos who may have more information about the attack. (Photo courtesy Ventura PD)

Police: Ventura Homeless Man Set On Fire While Sleeping

Police sought the public’s help Friday in identifying three men who may have information about who set a homeless man on fire in Ventura.

01/23/2015

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2014

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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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