With temperatures expected at record lows – there’s an effort underway to help get the homeless into shelters.
A group of teenagers got a first-hand look at what it’s like to spend the night without electricity, or even a roof over their heads.
An Oakland County woman who admitted to stealing $380,000 from a program for the homeless has been sentenced to 32 months in federal prison.
“Frankly it’s a safety issue and obviously a public health issue as well.”
The goal for the campaign in southeast Michigan is $8.75 million … which funds Salvation Army programs all year long.
She’s founder of “Sunshine’s Always Brighter With A 2nd Chance,” a transitional home for homeless women and their children.
What was once an abandoned building contributing to urban blight is now part of a resurging neighborhood on Detroit’s west side.
Two men who successfully fought the state’s panhandling law after being arrested in Grand Rapids in 2011 will each get $6,500 as part of a $48,000 settlement with the city.
MSP Lt. Mike Shaw says where the city’s homeless gather, you’ll find large piles of debris.
A deeper look at homelessness statistics shows signs of an improving economy.