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Debate Over Downtown Miami’s Homeless Population

The big debate over what to do with Miami’s homeless population is on. The political debate pits the Miami City Commission against county‚Äôs Homeless Trust over what should be done with people who live on the streets of downtown Miami.

CBS Miami–06/09/2013

(Source: Handout-Jackson Memorial Hospital) Hospital officials escort cannibal victim Ronald Poppo, showing for the first time the extent of the injuries the homeless man received at the hands of Rudy Eugene. Note: photo slightly blurred.

Homeless Outreach Workers Remember Ronald Poppo

Two city of Miami homeless outreach workers who often reached out to help Ronald Poppo described him as territorial who often sought shelter in a stairwell near Jungle Island, a popular tourist spot on Watson Island.

CBS4–08/02/2012

Miami Marlins Stadium Construction

Homeless Bills Targeting Pro Sports Teams Make Legislative Rounds

A pair of bills making their way through the Florida legislature could have local homeless sleeping on the 50-yard-line of Sun Life Stadium or up in the rafter of the AmericanAirlines Arena.

CBS4–01/24/2012

Verde Gardens Homestead

Innovative Housing Community Opened For Homeless In South Dade

Timothy Drayton may be the proudest renter in Homestead. Considering not so long ago he was laid off, evicted, and forced to sleep with his family in his car he certainly has some a long way.

CBS4–09/07/2011

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