Homeless

Homeless people outside the Denver Rescue Mission Saturday night 
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Homeless Shelter Supervisor Makes Hard Decisions During Bitter Cold

As temperatures start to drop Denver homeless shelters are trying to make sure nobody is left out in the cold.

12/28/2014

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Interfaith Efforts Aids Hundreds Of Denver Homeless On Christmas

Hundreds of volunteers from different faiths brightened the holidays for hundreds of homeless in Denver on Christmas Day.

12/25/2014

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Volunteers Of America Helps Those Down On Their Luck At Family Motel

Life deals many people a bad hand, and some of those struggling the most are lucky to find an old motel in west Denver.

12/19/2014

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Salvation Army Partners With City To Set Up Emergency Shelters For Homeless Women

Peggy Blackwell spent sundown looking for a place to stay. Every night, it’s a challenge to find somewhere warm and safe.

11/12/2014

Donna Gregory (credit: Douglas County Sheriff)

Granddaughter Faces Charges In Violent Home Invasion

A Parker man is recovering from serious injuries after being wounded in a home invasion that his granddaughter allegedly organized.

10/01/2014

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Pot Draws Homeless To Colorado In Search Of Work

Legal pot is attracting another demographic: the homeless, some of whom trek to the state in hopes of landing a job in the industry.

09/25/2014

The Fort Lyon Supportive Residential Community (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper Visits New Facility For Homeless

Gov. John Hickenlooper will be in southern Colorado to mark the first year of a facility in Las Animas that provides housing for the homeless.

09/23/2014

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Fort Collins Police Respond To Drastic Increase In Homeless Calls

Police in Fort Collins are seeing a drastic increase in the number of homeless in the city but not everyone agrees with how officers are handling the situation.

08/07/2014

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Dealers Pay Homeless To Stand In Line For Gold Collector’s Coin

Coin dealers paid stand-ins, including the homeless, to wait in line at the Denver Mint Tuesday morning to snag freshly minted gold half-dollars.

08/05/2014

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

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