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The man accused of killing his wife and dumping her body behind a south Wichita business has been arrested more than 500 miles away. Investigators believe 37-year-old Leuh Moore was killed in her home near Kellogg and Seneca early Sunday morning. That evening, a homeless person found her ...
Instead of discussing that issue or other priorities, such as fighting homelessness, a light agenda was forced on the remaining council. The situation demands a tightening of San Jose's travel policy. Mayor Sam Liccardo, who did not make the trip, is recommending that taxpayers pay for only one council ...

A flatter, more open Naftzger Park redesign gained approval from the Wichita City Council on Tuesday, and parks officials said items in the existing park ... and says he wouldn't mind seeing some upgrades to the downtown park that make things easier for the homeless population that frequents the park.
Iowa state troopers arrested a 30-year-old man in Davenport, Iowa, on Tuesday, Wichita police Lt. Todd Ojile said. He said the man was the husband of a woman found dead in a dumpster behind The Cave in the 1700 block of South Seneca on Sunday night. A homeless man had found the body and told ...
Wichita police are investigating the death of a 37-year-old woman whose body was found in a dumpster as a homicide. Family members identified the woman as 38-year-old Leuh Moore. Police say a homeless person found the body at around 6 p.m. Sunday in the dumpster behind The Cave liquor store in ...
Hawaii lawmakers are pushing to create government-sanctioned tent cities, or "ohana zones," to help address the state's homeless issue. Legislators want to open ohana zones for homeless families with school-age children, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported . Lawmakers in both the state House and ...

Portland's police chief cautioned the public Sunday to reserve judgment after a video purportedly showing several officers fatally firing on a carjacking suspect at a homeless shelter made its way online. Chief Danielle Outlaw said in a statement that she was aware of a video taken of the incident and posted ...
The cold weather on Saturday caused further delays to a house rebuilding project for a homeless veteran. "He's working construction himself so he knows construction happens," Chris De La Garza North Texas Veterans Relief Fund Vice-Chair said. The Wichita Falls house the non-profit is repairing ...
The Wichita police department's Homeless Outreach Team tries to help homeless individuals in the community. KNSS News spoke with Officer Matt Lowe, a member of the Team; he says many organizations help with the effort: "The Center of Hope ... helps with bill assistance, and there's a few others ...
Interfaith Ministries is opening their downtown Wichita homeless shelter because of a forecast cold snap expected to bring wind chills into the teens. Carolyn Kell of the organization says that the shelter will be open Thursday and Friday night. Temperatures on Friday could dip down to 20 degrees. Interfaith ...
Though larger cities may grapple with crisis levels of homelessness, Nashville is not immune. The population of homeless youth in the city reaches into the thousands, with nearly 1,900 students, boys and girls, attending Metro Nashville Public Schools this year considered homeless. These kids lack ...
Health officials are now reporting 118 cases in a large hepatitis A outbreak among Salt Lake City's homeless population. Utah's Department of Health reports 31 new cases were reported in the last month and officials have launched an aggressive vaccination campaign. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the ...
When Steve Walton's home was in flames, so went every form of ID he had. The man who later moved to Hall County found himself in a catch-22 familiar to the homeless community: You need a birth certificate for an ID, and you need to show ID for a birth certificate. "Without ID, you're kind of messed up," ...
He'd been diagnosed with stage four cancer, a disease that had killed his father, his grandfather and his sister. He was homeless, camping in a tent down in a canyon and riding his bicycle to get where he needed to go. He didn't have a job or any close family in town, and hearing loss had made it difficult to ...
When Adele MacLean joined others in an Atlanta park to feed the hungry the Sunday before Thanksgiving, she left with a citation and a summons to appear in court. The case was dropped when she showed up in court earlier this month, but she and her lawyers say the citation for serving food without a ...
Advocacy groups across the country have named the Winter Solstice, December 21, to be National Homeless Awareness Day/Night. This year, it took on a special meaning in Wichita. Thursday night was one of the coldest evenings in months in the area, and volunteers used the night to distribute supplies ...
On Tuesday, the Wichita City Council took aggressive action to curtail the activities and freedom of the city's homeless population. Through their unanimous approval of a pair of new ordinances restricting begging and panhandling, they have introduced a broad and highly punitive new regime that is likely ...

Officers with the Wichita Police Department's Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) say they offer panhandlers food and warm place to stay, but they say most of the time no one takes them up on their offer. "Oftentimes we see signs say they are a vet and they aren't a veteran, they say they are homeless, they ...
In this Sept. 19, 2017 photo, trash from homeless encampments lines a street in San Diego. In a place that bills itself as “America's Finest City,” renowned for its sunny weather, surfing and fish tacos, spiraling real estate values have contributed to spiraling homelessness in San Diego. Most alarmingly, the ...
Mohammed Aly does not see why he shouldn't try to ease the lives of Orange County's homeless. But the authorities — and many of his neighbors — disagree. Aly, a 28-year-old lawyer and activist, has been arrested three times as he campaigned on behalf of street people. Recently, he was denied ...
The problem of homelessness is now being talked about as a West Coast phenomenon. There are homeless everywhere, of course, but the ...
We have come a long way since homelessness among women was not ... It wasn't that long ago that programs for the homeless were ...
A coalition of county and city governments in the central Willamette Valley are close to hiring a coordinator to help manage the region's growing ...
A New Jersey woman who got roadside aid from a homeless man in Philadelphia has raised more than $385,000 for him — enough to buy a ...
Work on a huge Des Moines housing development is forcing homeless people out of longtime camps in a woody area and into more visible ...
A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man when she ran out of gas in Philadelphia has raised more than $150,000 to help him ...
Seven years ago, Samira Page and a small group of fellow refugees sat around her table where the guests experienced their first traditional ...
The number of chronically homeless people in Wichita is dropping through work by the city, Sedgwick County and private agencies that provide ...
A fund set up to raise money for a homeless man who helped a woman when her car ran out of gas in Philadelphia has collected more than ...
Residents seem split on how to treat the homeless patrons of the park. We all agree that we want fewer Wichitans to be homeless, but few of us ...
Wichita American Marketing Association celebrated 30 years in Wichita ... to offer turkey dinners to the homeless on Monday at Naftzger Park.
MSU fraternity raising awareness about homelessness ... awareness to how many homeless people are actually in Wichita Falls," said Huff.
"Homelessness is trauma. No one chooses trauma," said Ellie Lambert, a Yakima resident long active in homeless outreach and advocacy.
Homelessness is not new on the West Coast. But interviews with local officials and those who serve the homeless in California, Oregon and ...
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) More than 700 Wichita students have been identified as 'in transition' or homeless. That means they do not have a ...
... building to house 200 homeless women, children and families. It has also given FareStart, which trains people struggling with homelessness ...
Boston seeks to address youth homelessness ... Nearly 850 veterans and 391 chronically homeless individuals have been placed into ...
The move announced Wednesday is meant to address both the city's homeless problem overall and a recent outbreak of hepatitis A that has hit ...
The Halls evacuated from Baytown, Texas, just before Harvey struck the Texas coast earlier this month and decided to make Wichita their home ...
Using homeless people to cash counterfeit or bogus checks has become ... of Lexington's Homelessness Prevention and Intervention Program.
They want to construct 40 bare-bone houses in order provide shelter for the chronically homeless, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported .
Detroit is among several sites across the United States hosting weekend events aimed at providing food, clothing, health screenings and other ...
A business innovation center in downtown Las Vegas hosted a training program that aimed to teach cybersecurity skills to people who are ...
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - In the wake of Hurricane Irma, homeless people and their advocates in Florida are complaining that some were ...
The Temple Police Department is investigating the death of a homeless man after receiving a call of a body in an alley behind a tire shop.
The Halls evacuated from Baytown, Texas, just before Harvey struck the Texas coast earlier this month and decided to make Wichita their home ...
Honolulu auditor criticizes city's homelessness initiatives ... we are grateful that hundreds of formerly homeless individuals are no longer living ...
The Wichita Children's Home will serve 1,500 kids this year alone. ... The teens have either aged out of foster care or are homeless. One teen ...
Rosita is no longer homeless and is on a mission. “As an ambassador for the zoo, she will potentially travel the state helping us present ...
Hometown Heroes: Wichita woman has passion for volunteering ... If she's not providing meals to the homeless, it is stocking the shelter with ...


 

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