The federal government has declared Connecticut the first state in the country to end chronic homelessness among veterans, officials announced Thursday.
A Stamford man has been sentenced to a year in jail for beating a homeless man with a sock filled with stones.
The state of Connecticut is awarding $1.1 million to 15 private, nonprofit agencies that provide services to 176 people who’ve experienced chronic homelessness.
Gov. 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 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.
New Hampshire fire officials say a landlord using a propane torch to thaw frozen pipes started a fire that left five tenants homeless.
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.
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.
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.
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.