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NH Officials: Landlord Thawing Pipes Starts Fire

New Hampshire fire officials say a landlord using a propane torch to thaw frozen pipes started a fire that left five tenants homeless.

01/05/2014

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Focusing on Homeless Veterans

While advocates say the number of homeless Connecticut veterans has declined somewhat in recent years, there’s a new effort underway to try to eliminate homelessness among the state’s veteran population over the next two years.

11/10/2013

Lawrence Hayden (Courtesy Branford Police)

Panhandler Accused Of Using Donations For Drugs

Branford’s police chief is urging people to be wary of panhandlers following the arrest of a man accused of using handouts to buy heroin.

10/16/2013

del M orro Castle, Puerto Rico (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

Poverty In Puerto Rico At 14%; Homelessness On Increase

Puerto Rico’s homeless population has risen sharply in the past two years amid an ongoing economic crisis that includes a nearly 14 percent unemployment rate, higher than any U.S. state.

07/09/2013

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Barber Kicked Out Of Park Can Continue Haircuts For Homeless

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra is allowing a barber to continue giving haircuts in a city park despite orders for him to leave from police and health officials.

06/14/2013

Poverty Rate Rises To 15 Year High

Community Group Works On Database Of Services For Homeless

A community group in New Britain is compiling an online database to help the homeless find food, health care, housing and other services.

03/18/2013

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Man Rescued From Train Tracks

A man was rescued from Metro North tracks in New Haven today, at about 8 am.

02/26/2013

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Statewide Homeless Count Being Held

A state-wide count of homeless people is being held tonight.

01/29/2013

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 homeless veteran. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

New Housing Project To Open For Homeless Vets

A new housing project for homeless and at-risk veterans is opening in Jewett City.

06/11/2012

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