North Texas Middle School Building Compassion Into CurriculumIt is not exactly sugar plums and presents, and school leaders say that is the assignment's intent: urging the students to think about the causes and consequences of homelessness.
Woman Calls Off Her Wedding, Will Have Reception To Feed Homeless InsteadSarah Cummins called off her non-refundable wedding but contacted homeless shelters so the day, and money, wouldn't go to waste.
Homeless Man Found Dead After Flash Flood In DentonA homeless man drowned in Denton after fast-moving water, from a flash flood, swept him away. Denton firefighters say several men were swept away when a flash flood hit Sunday afternoon.
Homeless Project Aims To Teach Young Texans About EmpathyStudents at one Fort Worth private middle school got a real world lesson on homelessness. The group from All Saints Episcopal School spent the night sleeping outside with nothing more than a blanket and a cardboard box to provide shelter.
Dallas County & City Leaders Propose Partnership To Fight HomelessnessA proposed partnership between the City of Dallas and Dallas County looks to provide more oversight for spending on homelessness.
Dallas Committee Considers Different Ways To Deal With PanhandlersAmong other things, during a meeting today the Public Safety Committee in Dallas will again try to address the problem of panhandling.
Federal Government Estimating Number Of Homeless PeopleThe federal government is estimating the number of homeless people nationwide. The Department of Housing and Urban Development will announce state-by-state figures Thursday.
Report: Cities Passing More Laws Making Homelessness A CrimeCities in North Texas and across the country are enacting more bans on living in vehicles, camping in public and panhandling, despite federal efforts to discourage such laws amid a shortage of affordable housing.
Homelessness Ends With A Home - Hickory Crossing OpensHomelessness ends with a home. That's what you have here- new homes for people who've spent months and years living under bridges.
Public Feedback Wanted At Dallas Homelessness MeetingsThe new Dallas Commission on Homelessness wants feedback from the public and is hosting two public meetings this week to let residents speak up.
Residents Looking For New "Homes" After Tent City ClosureThreats of arrest apparently were enough to clear out an area in Dallas known as Tent City. The people living in the homeless camp under an Interstate-45 overpass packed their bags and moved out before today's deadline.
Dallas Street Choir Looking For One Million Video "Likes"The Dallas Street Choir has launched its first music video -- "Homeless, Not Voiceless: The Climb -- and is looking to get a million views or "likes."