Feds: Connecticut Ended Chronic Homelessness Among VeteransThe federal government has declared Connecticut the first state in the country to end chronic homelessness among veterans, officials announced Thursday.
Stamford Man Sentenced For Beating Homeless ManA Stamford man has been sentenced to a year in jail for beating a homeless man with a sock filled with stones.
Connecticut To Award Funds To Help The Chronic HomelessThe state of Connecticut is awarding $1.1 million to 15 private, nonprofit agencies that provide services to 176 people who've experienced chronic homelessness.
New Britain Seeks Help For Winter Homeless ShelterGov. Dannel Malloy has told New Britain officials he'll do what he can to help the city find money for an emergency winter shelter for the homeless.
Advocates For Homeless Erect Tents In New Haven GardenAdvocates for the homeless in New Haven have responded to the closing of an overflow shelter by putting up tents on the site of a community garden.
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.
Focusing on Homeless VeteransWhile 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.
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.
Poverty In Puerto Rico At 14%; Homelessness On IncreasePuerto 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.
Barber Kicked Out Of Park Can Continue Haircuts For HomelessHartford 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.
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.
Man Rescued From Train TracksA man was rescued from Metro North tracks in New Haven today, at about 8 am.