Homelessness

Austin Vincent
SFPD
KCBS Radio Morning News
August 19, 2019 - 9:22 am
The homeless man accused of attacking a woman outside of her San Francisco building has been named as a suspect who allegedly wielded a knife during an encounter with a woman and her friends earlier this year in the city.
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Paneez Kosarianfard on Aug. 14, 2019 tweeted the surveillance footage showing the suspect who attacked her outside of her condo building near the Embarcadero.
Paneez Kosarianfard
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 16, 2019 - 2:31 pm
The homeless man accused of a vicious attack on a San Francisco woman was ordered Friday to wear a GPS monitor on his ankle following criticism of the judge who allowed his release from jail.
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Austin James Vincent
SFPD
Tim Ryan
August 15, 2019 - 10:31 am
A woman who survived a brutal attack outside her condo building in San Francisco is angry that the suspect has been released from custody by a judge.
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Ameera Butt
August 13, 2019 - 4:02 pm
It's time to invoke the 25th Amendment. That's according to Anthony Scaramucci, the former White House Director of Communications, on Tuesday. The 25th Amendment is when in face of removal, resignation or death of the President, the Vice President would take over. Listen to the full KNX In-Depth...
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Public Pit Stop toilet in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood
Matt Bigler/KCBS
Matt Bigler
August 13, 2019 - 2:04 pm
San Francisco has rolled out public bathrooms that will be open around the clock and staffed with an attendant in three neighborhoods.
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A homeless encampment near the Guadalupe River in San Jose on June 3, 2019.
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
August 13, 2019 - 9:14 am
Santa Clara County officials are considering a proposal to build more housing for the homeless on unused county land.
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An attendant exits a "Pit Stop" public toilet on Sixth Street, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in San Francisco. A 5-year-old portable toilet program in San Francisco that provides homeless people with a private place to go has expanded to 25 locations in the city and has spread to Los Angeles. Not everyone who uses the “Pit Stop” toilets is homeless, but advocates say steam cleaning requests have dropped in surrounding areas. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 02, 2019 - 4:50 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The sidewalks surrounding Ahmed Al Barak's corner market in one of San Francisco's roughest neighborhoods are filled with cardboard, used syringes and homeless people who have nowhere safe to go at night. But Al Barak says it's an improvement from a year ago, before the city...
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August 02, 2019 - 12:22 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Officials have declared a public health emergency over the rising number of hepatitis A cases in Florida, the latest part of the country dealing with outbreaks of the liver disease. Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees declared an emergency Thursday to allow the state to spend more on...
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July 27, 2019 - 12:16 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A 5-year-old boy is being credited with saving 13 people from a Chicago house fire. Residents say Jayden Espinosa awoke to smoke and flames just before 4 a.m. Saturday and alerted others to the danger. Seven adults and six children who lived in the 2 1/2-story brick home in the Back...
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A homeless encampment near a Home Depot in Oakland on July 23, 2019.
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Holly Quan
July 25, 2019 - 9:56 am
In a week when Oakland reported a 47% increase in its homeless population , corporate attorneys from Home Depot are in town to meet with city officials over a growing encampment outside of the company's Oakland store. The front lot of the Home Depot off I-880 at High Street resembles a third-world...
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