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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

Fort Lyons Correctional Facility (credit: www.doc.state.co.us)

Lawmaker Says Fort Lyon For The Homeless Right Idea, Wrong Location

Colorado lawmakers are considering a $4 million bill to help the homeless. It calls for turning the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility into a residential treatment center.

05/01/2013

Fort Lyons Correctional Facility (credit: www.doc.state.co.us)

Dispute Over Fort Lyon Correctional Facility Brewing In Colorado

A dispute over what to do with a former prison in rural southeast Colorado is dividing the state Legislature.

04/15/2013

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