Homeless Census Shows Numbers Up In Dallas & Collin CountyThe latest count of homeless people living in Dallas and Collin Counties shows there's been an almost 30-percent increase since last year. The latest unofficial census focused on what are called unsheltered homeless.
Long A Niche, Street Medicine For Homeless Heads MainstreamThey're house calls without the house. North Texas healthcare workers are among those practicing "street medicine," a tiny health care niche that advocates predict will become more mainstream as hospitals and health care systems seek to cut costs.
Volunteers Brave The Cold To Take Dallas County Homeless CountVolunteers for the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA) were out all of Thursday night, talking to people who are living on the streets. The volunteers worked in teams to take an unofficial census of the homeless population in Dallas and Collin Counties.
Social Media Account Puts Dallas Panhandlers In The SpotlightPanhandlers, or homeless people harrassing others for money, have been a growing problem in Dallas. A social media account is now putting the spotlight on those people.
Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe's Struggle Post Military LifeWhen Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.
Frisco HOA Fights House For Homeless Teens & Young AdultsA Frisco homeowners association is putting up a fight over some new neighbors who want to move into the community. The debate is over a house for homeless teens and young adults that would be incorporated in a neighborhood off Coit and Lebanon Road.
Protests Don't Prevent Expansion Of City Homeless ShelterDespite protests, the Fort Worth City Council is allowing a homeless shelter to expand. Some residents and business owners are frustrated, saying they feel as if they’re baring the brunt of housing the city’s homeless population.
City Scrambles To Find Enough Shelter For The HomelessDealing with the cold and ice can be difficult when you live in a house or apartment. The situation has even more chance of turning deadly for the thousands of North Texans who are homeless.
North Texas Graduates Who Have Truly "Overcome"Call it a "graduation to life." On Friday 35 residents of a Dallas homeless shelter celebrated a launch to self-sufficiency. The New Life Recovery Program is helping people change their lives...one choice at a time.
Frisco Non-Profit Fights Hunger, Homelessness In Collin CountyCollin County has seen some of the most spectacular economic growth in North Texas, but the affluence in Frisco is not universal as many believe.
Texas Mental Health Funding Leaves GapsPrompted by the attacks of deranged gunmen on a schoolhouse in Connecticut and a movie theater in Colorado, state lawmakers are rushing to plug holes in the system.
Local Students Experience A Night Of HomelessnessIt was a night spent bundled up in blankets, cramped together on cardboard, and sleeping outside in the cold. That’s what more than one hundred 7th and 8th grade students from All Saints Episcopal School did for a project called "Project Empathy."