Fan-987-Logosm 35h_cbssportsrad_tampa cw44_tb

homeless

File photo of a homeless man. (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

File photo of a jail cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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

Florida Charity Hosts Birthday Bash For 1,200 Homeless

South Florida officials are expecting more than 1,200 homeless people to attend a big birthday bash.

06/05/2013

File photo of a homeless man. (Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida City Agrees To Stop Targeting The Homeless

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The city of Sarasota has agreed to abide by an updated 60-day injunction stopping officials and police from targeting the city’s homeless population. In a consent decree issued Wednesday, officials agreed […]

CBS Tampa–02/13/2013

File photo of a razor wire fence around a prison building.  (credit: Kim Steele/GettyImages)

Police: Man Stabs Homeless Man Multiple Times

A central Florida man accused of stabbing a homeless man multiple times in the torso faces a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

07/29/2012

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.

07/11/2012

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Homeless Man Challenging Two Universities In Court

A homeless man with his eyes set on a college degree is challenging two Florida universities in court.

CBS Tampa–06/18/2012

File photo. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City of Clearwater To Stop Enabling The Homeless

The City of Clearwater has closed restrooms and shut off power in its public parks in an effort to get homeless people off of the streets, beaches, and park, according to the Tampa Bay Times. […]

CBS Tampa–06/15/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 845 other followers