As worries about the spread of the coronavirus confine millions of Californians to their homes, concern is growing about those who have no homes in which to shelter. Gov. Gavin Newsom estimates up to 60,000 homeless could end up infected.
We're talking about the homeless crisis in Arizona with Darlene Newsom, CEO of UMOM and an expert on the issue of families experiencing homelessness, along with Lisa Glow of CASS, Central Arizona Shelter Services, which is the largest and longest serving emergency homeless shelter in the state.
The homeless population in Phoenix seems to have recently exploded and the mayor announced how she wants to address the issue, but there was a bit of conflict at her news conference. FOX 10's Linda Williams reports.
It's been years in the making and now San Jose's first tiny home community officially opened on Thursday, complete with security and resident services.
"The students are super excited to do this and they've been looking forward to it and they've been doing this with the kindness of their heart," Yanitza Villa said.
Cops are teaming with nurses to help the homeless in New York.
People are normally aware of the homeless crisis in a number of West Coast cities, but homelessness is also a problem in the Valley.
Los Angeles County officials are taking a "war room" approach to tackling the region's homelessness problem in a way similar to how the federal government finds housing for people displaced by natural disasters.
Singer Justin Bieber has become a guardian angel for a local women's homeless shelter.
Some are calling it a ‘silver tsunami’ as hundreds of Arizona’s senior citizens are becoming homeless. Local shelters are struggling to keep up with the new influx of older adults as the inventory of affordable housing continues to decline. FOX's Stephanie Bennett reports.
The City of Phoenix is working to clean up a homeless encampment near downtown Phoenix on Wednesday.
A fire broke out at a large homeless camp below the eastbound frontage road of Anderson Lane, between IH-35 and Cameron Road Monday morning.
The once mostly empty lot off U.S. 183 and Montopolis in East Austin has become home to more than 100 people without another place to go.
About 150 volunteers gathered early this morning in Mesa for the annual Point in Time Homeless Count.
Just before 6 a.m., the deputies made entry into the home. They escorted the mothers outside, binding their hands with plastic ties. One of the mothers screamed, "Why are you taking me to jail? I'm just trying to protect my children."
In the post, two officers are shown with attached cardboard signs, apparently confiscated from homeless individuals panhandling for money.
In an exclusive investigation, FOX 11 went undercover to Skid Row, embedding with a Los Angeles County mental health team tasked with helping the most vulnerable on the streets in a system the team and a County Supervisor say is 'broken.'