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Dallas Approves Facility For Chronically Homeless

The Dallas City Council has voted to go ahead with its part of an ambitious housing plan for the chronically homeless.

10/27/2011

Military headstones are seen at Arlington National Cemetery.  PFC Andy Krippner was buried at DFW National Cemetery. (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Group Gathers At Military Funeral For 3 They Never Met

A group of men and women gathered at DFW National Cemetery, Friday afternoon, to say goodbye to three fallen heroes. Not a single person in attendance even knew the men who were being remembered, but they showed up anyway.

10/14/2011

Gilbert Spira

80-Year-Old Dallas Man Bludgeoned To Death In His Home

A homeless man is in jail after police say he beat to death a Dallas man who had once tried to help him.

08/19/2011

Sketch artist Tina Johnson, who is part of the Salvation Army's START program.

Salvation Army START Program Battles Homelessness

In the last two years, the Salvation Army’s START program has helped 11 shelter residents enroll in classes at Tarrant County College.

03/07/2011

Texas Photo Identification

Homeless Could Get Free State ID Card

Homeless people face many barriers to getting back on their feet. Austin Democratic State Senator Kirk Watson says the lack of a photo ID shouldn’t be one of them.

02/24/2011

A homeless tent city. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Tarrant County Counting Homeless

The Tarrant County Homeless Coalition combed the streets to count the homeless living in Fort Worth and surrounding cities.

01/27/2011

Giverosity

People With Little Time, Big Hearts Helping At Christmas

Giverosity is a funny sounding word. But it’s one that two young North Texas women hope will catch on this Christmas and that their “giverosity” will inspire yours.

CBSDFW.COM–12/08/2010

A look at the downtown Dallas skyline. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

Dallas Cracking Down On Panhandling Downtown

Dallas City Hall is cracking down on panhandling in the downtown area and some entertainment districts surrounding it.

CBSDFW.COM–12/08/2010

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Giving Back, A Blanket At A Time

There are a lot of North Texans needing shelter from the cold weather tonight. For some people in Fort Worth, though, they have a special kind of warmth to share.

CBSDFW.COM–11/25/2010

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