Bladensburg community opposes plan to build new homeless shelter
Prince George's County is looking for a place to build a new homeless shelter. Transforming a vacant building in Bladensburg is one option, but residents who live nearby don't want it in their backyard.
National Park Service aims to clear out DC homeless encampments by late 2023
Federal and city officials have reportedly committed to removing the rampant homeless encampments in the nation's capital by the end of next year.
Covenant House 'Sleep Out' sheds light on youth homelessness
On what's expected to be the coldest night of the season, community leaders and senior executives from the Covenant House of Greater Washington are sleeping outside Thursday night in solidarity with young people experiencing homelessness.
Sweltering streets: Hundreds of homeless die in extreme heat across US
“If 130 homeless people were dying in any other way it would be considered a mass casualty event,” said Kristie L. Ebi, a professor of global health at the University of Washington.
Homeless person attempts to kidnap little girl, witnesses say
A man who witnesses said was clearly on drugs tried to kidnap a little girl from her mother’s arms.
Alabama police chief offers 'sincerest apology' after officer's 'homeless quilt' Facebook post
In the post, two officers are shown with attached cardboard signs, apparently confiscated from homeless individuals panhandling for money.