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Officer Facing Charges For Slapping Homeless Man

A Fort Lauderdale police officer is facing three misdemeanor charges after he was caught on video apparently slapping a homeless man.

04/06/2015

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Church Plans To Erect ‘Jesus The Homeless’ Statue In Orlando

An Orlando church hopes the depiction of Jesus Christ as a homeless man will encourage people to think of those less fortunate than themselves.

01/28/2015

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Homeless Man Drowns In Resort Swimming Pool

Sheriff’s deputies say a homeless man apparently drowned in the swimming pool at a Florida Keys resort.

12/10/2014

File photo of a homeless man. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge Suspends Ft. Lauderdale Homeless Feeding Ban

A judge has suspended enforcement of Fort Lauderdale’s ordinance restricting the public feeding of homeless people for 30 days and ordered mediation on the issue.

12/02/2014

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90-Year-Old, 2 Pastors Charged With Feeding Homeless

A 90-year-old man and two South Florida ministers have been accused of breaking a new ordinance that severely restricts public feeding of the homeless in Fort Lauderdale.

CBS Tampa–11/05/2014

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Florida City Approves Plan Giving One-Way Tickets Out Of Town To Homeless

A Florida city has approved a plan to offer one-way tickets for homeless people to ship them out of town.

CBS Tampa–09/08/2014

The city of Fort Lauderdale has budgeted $25,000 to purchase one-way bus tickets to homeless people who would like to leave town.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fla. Police Officer Buys Homeless Man Shoes

After a homeless man’s shoes were stolen, a South Florida police officer decided he’d do something about it: buy the man a new pair.

CBS Tampa–05/15/2014

Stock image of homeless man. (Credit: ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Fla. Gets $70 Million In Grants To Help Homeless

Florida is getting more than $70 million in federal grants to help the homeless.

CBS Tampa–04/26/2014

Homeless children on their way to school. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

In Disney’s Shadow, Homeless Families Struggle

When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short of what they needed to rent an apartment, so the couple and their two children have instead been hopping among cheap motel rooms along U.S. 192.

04/24/2014

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Man Gets 7 Years For Taped Beating Of Disabled Man

A St. Petersburg man who produced and sold videos of scantily-clad women beating up homeless men has received a seven-year prison sentence.

CBS Tampa–04/22/2014

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