homeless

7:48 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Homeless in Battle Creek Find Encampments to Survive

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Some avoid shelters because of zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol
Hidden in the trees along streets and embankments throughout the city are camps of people with no place to go.
Homeless Veterans
4:30 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

WSW: A Veteran Looking to Help Homeless in Portland, Maine

A Stand Down for Veterans event to address issues of homelessness among vets in Massachusetts
Credit FEMA Photo Library/Wikicommons

WestSouthwest with story by Chris Killian

 (This story has been updated.)   

In Portland, Maine a veteran spends his nights trying to find the city's homeless, so he can help. Kalamazoo reporter and WMUK Correspondent Chris Killian followed along. 

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10:39 am
Thu December 12, 2013

M-DOT delays eviction of homeless people from camp in Battle Creek

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Eviction had been sought because of safety concerns
This week's planned eviction of a group of homeless people from a camp near M-66 and Dickman Road is delayed indefinitely.
6:25 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Homeless confront cold in Calhoun County

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Area shelters urging people to get indoors
When the temperature was in the high 30s, Abie McKellepp packed an extra pair of socks, a sweater and sweatpants to stay warm so he could sleep in Bailey Park. With help from a Battle Creek police officer, a shivering McKellepp found his way to The Haven of Rest for warm shelter.
7:19 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Aquinas College reviewing options for homeless students after online petition

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Homeless student says she wants Grand Rapids college to look for a "long-term solution"
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Aquinas College says it will provide a hotel room for a homeless student who fears she'll be left out in the cold once campus closes in December for holiday break.

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