The city of Detroit says two warming centers have extended their hours to accommodate rising demand during the bitter cold snap.
Consumers Energy and several mechanical contractors made the holidays a little brighter for 10 Michigan-based food banks and homeless shelters.
The report, presented by leaders of Michigan’s Campaign to End Homelessness, shows that there were 6,143 fewer Michigan residents who were homeless for any part of 2011 than who were homeless during 2010.
A federal judge has ruled that homeless sex offenders may stay overnight at shelters near schools in Grand Rapids despite a state law prohibiting them from living within 1,000 feet of a school.
The music will play today at three Detroit area homeless shelters as striking musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra perform free concerts as part of their “Let the Music Play at Christmas!” tour.