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.


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

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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.


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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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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

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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

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City Officials Close Restrooms, Cut Power To Areas Frequented By Homeless

Around the city, bathroom doors have been welded shut and power has been cut from public parks, all in an effort to discourage the homeless from inhabiting easily accessible areas.

CBS Tampa–06/14/2012

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Rural Homeless Shelters In Florida To Get $2 Million

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Homeless shelters across the state will receive more than $2 million dollars in federal grants. The Department of Children and Families says the money will go to 25 emergency homeless shelters […]


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Homeless Student Population Rises In Florida Town

Zach Montgomery’s dad plugs in the electric skillet and opens the box containing tonight’s dinner.


Mug shot of Ricky Leer. (credit: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office)

Cops: Homeless Florida Man Decapitates Another During Fight

A homeless Florida man has been arrested for allegedly decapitating another man during a fight.




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