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A Denver motorcycle police officer on the 16th Street Mall (credit: CBS)

Denver City Council Approves $1.8M To Hire More Police Officers

There should be more police officers on the streets of the Mile High City soon after the Denver City Council approved nearly $2 million to hire more cops to patrol the Ballpark and Lower Downtown neighborhoods.

06/24/2014

Randle Loeb (credit: CBS4)

Homeless Advocate Finds Personal Meaning In Multiple Sclerosis Charity Ride

A homeless man who advocates for the homeless has found a new meaning in a charity bike ride.

05/30/2014

Mayor Michael Hancock wore his pajamas while visiting University Park Elementary School (credit: CBS)

80 Schools Denver-Area School Participating In ‘PJ Day’ To End Homelessness

The city and county of Denver and Denver’s “Road Home” are teaming up with the community to help put homelessness to bed by hosting the ninth annual “PJ Day” on Thursday.

02/06/2014

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Salvation Army Works To Help Denver Homeless In The Cold

Members of the Salvation Army are doing sweeps of Denver streets this week in an effort to get homeless people into shelters.

12/05/2013

Beds at the Denver Rescue Mission (credit: CBS)

Denver Rescue Mission Prepares For Influx Because Of Frigid Temps

The Denver Rescue Mission spent Tuesday making sure it had plenty of beds and blankets ready for the night as temperatures are expected to drop considerably.

12/03/2013

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‘Event’ Took Place At Boulder Gas Station, But Was It A Crime?

Alarming calls were made to 911 at a Circle K gas station in Boulder Monday night, but police say they are still working to determine if a crime took place.

11/21/2013

A demonstrator outside the City and County Building on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Report: Urban Camping Ban Is Making Life Harder On Homeless

A new report shows Denver’s ban on urban camping is making life harder on the homeless.

06/25/2013

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Parking Meters For The Homeless Go High Tech

The parking meters used to collect donations for Denver’s homeless are going high tech.

05/30/2013

Homeless people sleeping on the 16th Street Mall (credit: CBS)

Businesses Say Denver Dropped The Ball On Homeless Camping Ban

Some Denver businesses admit they’re having buyer’s remorse. They say they bought Denver City Council’s line last year when the city wanted support to keep people from sleeping on the 16th Street Mall.

05/15/2013

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Colorado Group Celebrates Connecting With Homeless

The numbers behind Homeless Gear speak to the program’s success in aiding those living a life of uncertainty on Colorado’s streets.

05/04/2013

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