homelessness

NY will compensate three homeless Harlem men for trashing their belongings. A lawsuit said their rights were violated.

A radiator explosion in a Bronx apartment building burned two little girls to death Wednesday. The little girls were living in a homeless shelter and were 1 and 2 years old.

Elexis Webster, a 17-year-old honor student from Oakland, has overcome insurmountable odds during her young life.

A group of 40 students from Chicago got the opportunity to attend a prom hosted by two local non-profit organizations.

Faced with D.C.'s sky-rocketing rent and surges in the price of living, Tyree's mother lost her job. The family was forced to make the difficult decision to move into the shelter, which houses around 243 people.

President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]

Sybil Wilkes sits down with a remarkable teen who is helping the homeless one sock at a time. 13-year-old Princess Jackson with the help of…

The office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has launched an investigation of health concerns among public housing units and homeless shelters across the city. Cases of elevated blood lead levels and false claims from housing and shelter officials will fall under the scrutiny of federal prosecutors, the New York Times reports.

The 58-year-old made his return to WVKO-AM (1580), the radio station where the Ohio native began his career in the 1980s before drug and addiction woes took over.

A Harlem resident committed a gentle act of kindness when she gave her shoes to a barefoot homeless woman on a crowded MTA train.

A police officer is being praised for his kind gesture towards a man who was kicked off a New Jersey bus for not wearing any shoes.

Two Boston men are facing assault charges for beating up a homeless man after citing Donald Trump's stance on immigration as inspiration.