Homelessness

FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, rescue personnel perform a search in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla. A year after Hurricane Michael, Bay County, Florida, is still in crisis. Thousands are homeless, medical care and housing are at a premium, and domestic violence is increasing. Michael was among the strongest hurricanes ever to make landfall in the United States. This summer, county officials unveiled a blueprint to rebuild. Among their ideas: Use shipping containers and 3-D technology to build new houses and offer signing bonuses to lure new doctors. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
October 09, 2019 - 3:26 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A year after Hurricane Michael , the Florida county hardest hit by the Category 5 storm is still in crisis: Thousands in Bay County are homeless, medical care and housing are at a premium, domestic violence has become a problem and severely diminished mental health services are...
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In this April 12, 2016 file photo, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., speaks during a National Press Club Newsmaker news conference, on Equal Pay Day, at the National Press Club in Washington. Maloney suffered a medical episode while appearing at an event in New York City, Monday Oct. 7, 2019. Maloney and other politicians were attending a community vigil about the weekend killing of four homeless men in the borough's Chinatown section. She was taken to a hospital. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
October 07, 2019 - 2:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York City is explaining a medical problem she experienced during a public event by saying she is recovering from bronchitis. Maloney said in a statement Monday that she began to feel faint and that "out of an abundance of caution, sought medical...
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New York Police Department mark the scene of an attack in Manhattan's Chinatown neighborhood, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 in New York. Four men who are believed to be homeless were brutally attacked and killed early Saturday in a street rampage. NYPD Detective Annette Shelton said that a fifth man remained in critical condition after also being struck with a long metal object that authorities recovered. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon)
October 05, 2019 - 6:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A homeless man wielding a long metal bar rampaged through New York City's Chinatown early Saturday attacking other homeless people who were sleeping, killing four and leaving a fifth with serious injuries, police said. Police recovered the weapon, which was still in the suspect's...
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People walk past a homeless tent encampment in Skid Row on September 16, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
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September 26, 2019 - 11:58 am
The EPA is accusing California of violating federal clean-water standards, just days after President Trump claimed that rampant homelessness in San Francisco contributed to pollution in the Pacific Ocean. The agency is delivering an "oversight letter" to Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday which says the...
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A row of RVs in Mountain View near the Caltrain tracks is not far from the new Google headquarters that is under construction.
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September 23, 2019 - 11:41 am
Hundreds of people could soon be looking for new places to park if Mountain View follows through on a plan to ban all oversized vehicles , including RVs, from parking on residential streets. The plan would affect streets that are 40 feet wide or less and those that have bicycle lanes. It would...
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San Francisco supervisors on June 25, 2019 approved turning a parking lot near Piers 30 into a navigation center that with 200 beds for homeless people.
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Matt Bigler
September 23, 2019 - 10:29 am
A final decision is expected Monday on whether to halt construction of a 200-bed homeless shelter along San Francisco's Embarcadero.
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California State Capital in Sacramento.
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Scott Lettieri
September 19, 2019 - 10:22 am
The state groundskeepers union is asking for permission to arm its members with pepper spray after attacks allegedly carried out by homeless people.
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in San Diego, Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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September 18, 2019 - 7:41 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump remains on a war footing. With California. Trump's primary mission during his two-day visit to the state was to raise millions from wealthy Republicans. But he also made a point of deriding the state's handling of its homeless crisis, and on Wednesday, he...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2010 file photo Ed Buck makes a campaign appearance for Meg Whitman, not shown, then a Republican candidate for governor of California, in Los Angeles. The prominent California Democratic donor, Buck, has been charged Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, with running a drug house where two men died of overdoses. Prosecutors allege Buck provided the meth that killed two men who were found in his apartment in 2017 and this January. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
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September 17, 2019 - 9:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A prominent California Democratic donor has been charged with running a drug house where two men died of overdoses. Edward Buck was charged Tuesday and prosecutors are asking that he be held on $4 million bail. They're calling Buck "a violent, dangerous sexual predator" who...
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President Donald Trump acknowledges awaiting supporters as he departs Air Force One after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via AP)
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September 17, 2019 - 7:10 pm
PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump rarely passes up the chance to throw a sharp elbow at left-leaning California, but he showed Tuesday he's more than happy to cash in there with a lunch-dinner-breakfast-lunch fundraising blitz expected to scoop up $15 million from wealthy...
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