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A homeless man sleeps outside a window of the former Wayne County Office building.  (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

EXCLUSIVE: Homeless Sleep In Window Sills Of Former Wayne County Bldg., Human Waste Litters Entrance

It’s an unfortunate chapter in the storied history of the old Wayne County Building in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2014

(Jeff Gilbert photo)

General Motors Turns Industrial Scraps Into Home Sweet Home

GM helping to find creative new uses for industrial leftovers including shipping containers, wood pallets and automotive insulation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2014

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Authorities Identify Man Dead For Months Inside Portable Potty

Police said the remains were so decomposed, it appears the 63-year-old man could have been dead inside the portable toilet for about five months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2014

A table is set up in Cass Park with some winter supplies for those in need. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Table Of Compassion Helps Those In Dire Need In Freezing Temps

Help Saturday for people who are homeless and less fortunate in Detroit from Project Help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2014

A homeless person bundled under a blanket in a doorway in Detroit. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Warming Shelters In Detroit, Highland Park, Royal Oak, And Ferndale

One more day for this wind chill advisory in metro Detroit with frigid temperatures and wind chill factors well below zero.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2014

(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Efforts Underway To Help Homeless Get Shelter During Winter Storm

With temperatures expected at record lows – there’s an effort underway to help get the homeless into shelters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2014

Teens spend the night outside in below freezing temperatures to raise awareness of homelessness. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Teens Sleep Outside In Freezing Temps To Raise Awareness Of Homeless

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2013

Woman Gets Time In Federal Prison For Stealing Homeless Aid

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

Officials Ask Homeless To Leave Camp Near Freeway

“Frankly it’s a safety issue and obviously a public health issue as well.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

WWJ's Beth Fisher and Envoy Terry Gaster ringing the bell as part of the Red Kettle Campaign. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Shorter Season, Greater Need As Red Kettle Campaign Rings For Salvation Army

The goal for the campaign in southeast Michigan is $8.75 million … which funds Salvation Army programs all year long.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2013

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