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Homeless Man Recovers After Legs Set On Fire

A homeless man in West Michigan is being treated for burns after being set on fire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2012

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Judge Rules Panhandling Law Violates Constitution

A state law banning panhandling in public places violates First Amendment protections for free speech and the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause, a federal judge in Michigan has ruled.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

Tom Bell spends his days cleaning up an old railroad property at the foot of West Jefferson and Fort Street. He calls the one-room building his home. He claims that the property owners have given him permission to live there. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

‘Homeless’ Detroit Man Carves Slice Of American Dream

A homeless man in Detroit is making the most of his situation, carving out his own tiny slice of the American dream.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2012

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New Law Restricts Beggars In Detroit

Several Michigan cities have enacted laws on dealing with panhandlers and now, Detroit will be on the list.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

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Photo Project Offers A Look At Homeless Life In Detroit

What’s it like to be homeless for a day? A Wayne State University student will offer a glimpse through a photography project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2012


Proposed Detroit Ordinance Targets Beggars

Before they take their summer break, Detroit City Council members will take up the issue of begging in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.


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Proposed Program Would Aid Unemployed, Homeless

Some new help could be coming for people looking for jobs in Metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2012

(WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Ann Arbor-Area Homeless Forced To Vacate Tent City

The state imposed a midnight deadline, announcing it would put up an 8-foot fence around the area to keep people from returning to the site known as “Camp Take Notice”.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2012

WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart

Report: Homelessness Declines In Michigan

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2012