Homelessness

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Some 2,500 Homeless Vets Reportedly Live In North Texas

According to statistics, about one out of five homeless Americans are military veterans. NewsRadio 1080 KRLD spoke with one veteran who now lives at a shelter in downtown Dallas.

KRLD–05/28/2012

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Former Pro Basketball Player Goes From Homeless To Published Author

A man who once slept in cardboard boxes on the streets of Dallas is now a published author and business owner.

04/21/2012

Homeless children sleep along the street. (credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Shelter Offers Solace For Homeless Kids

Amid the typical lunchtime chatter, smiling children pass bowls of hot ravioli, green beans, and peaches. They bid each other “have a good lunch” and dig in.

04/01/2012

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Texas Gets Nearly $10.5M In HUD Homeless Grants

More than a dozen Texas communities will share nearly $10.5 million in federal grants to support programs for the homeless.

03/14/2012

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Downtown Dallas Homeless Plans Continue To Take Heat

Two proposed homeless housing projects are drawing fire at the Farmers Market because of the people business owners worry will be attracted to them.

02/27/2012

Clifton Bozarth is laid to rest by the Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Burial Program on Feb. 20, 2012. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Program Ensures Fallen Homeless Vets Buried With Dignity

Thanks to volunteers and programs like the Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Burial Program, many of the nearly 200,000 homeless war veterans who sleep on the street each night are not forgotten.

02/20/2012

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Fort Worth Outreach Helping City’s Southside Homeless

Hundreds attended ‘Operation Touch’ at the New Breed Christian Center on South Riverside Thursday.

02/09/2012

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Collin Co. Homeless Count Finds Varied & Growing Population

A search in Collin County has led to a disturbing find. Social workers took to the streets Thursday night and discovered the area’s homeless population is not only varied, growing.

01/27/2012

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Missing Dallas Homeless Woman Found Safe

A Dallas homeless woman who has been the subject of an exhaustive search after video of her showed up on youtube has been located in Terrell.

12/15/2011

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Dallas Head Shaving Video Sparks Homeless Woman Search

Homeless advocates and Dallas police are trying to find a missing woman who, from all indications, hasn’t been seen since a disturbing internet video of her was posted online last month. The video shows the woman being harassed, teased and slapped while two men, in a barbershop, shave her head and eyebrows.

12/09/2011

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Dallas Student Using Culinary Arts To Propel From Homelessness

A growing number of children in North Texas have a neighborhood school, but no home in the neighborhood… or anywhere else for that matter. The kids carry the label of being homeless.

12/08/2011

The shadows of children playing are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

‘Hidden’ Homeless Becoming An Epidemic In Collin County

The bad economy is taking its toll in some unexpected places. Collin County has seen a sharp increase in the number of people needing food stamps, and in the number of people who are now homeless.

11/25/2011

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