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New Law Letting Kids Stay In Foster Care Till 21 Gets Pushback

A new law giving young adults in foster care the option of staying until age 21 is slated to go into effect January 1, 2014.

11/21/2013

Facing South Florida: Art is Homeless

CBS4 photojournalist Ralph Murciano introduces us to the work of Alex and Chris Kiener, The twin brothers, students at Coral Reef High School, went around South Florida and captured images of homeless people. Thieir moving photography exhibit is called “Art is Homeless”.

CBS4–09/16/2013

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Miami Seeks Changes In Treatment Of Homeless People

Miami officials have asked a federal judge to allow changes to a 1998 settlement governing the treatment of homeless people.

09/15/2013

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Group Begins Count Of Dade’s Homeless Youth

Volunteers will hit the streets of Miami-Dade on Thursday to begin counting the number of young homeless people.

08/29/2013

Joseph Wilner, 59, was being held in the psychiatric ward of the Miami-Dade County Jail.
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“Forgotten Floor” Inmate Dies At Hospital

An inmate on the ninth floor of the Miami-Dade County Jail has died at the hospital.

CBS Miami–08/27/2013

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Deputies: Homeless Man Fatally Stabbed In The Keys

A homeless man is facing murder charges after he fatally stabbed another man in the mangroves near Marathon.

08/22/2013

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Revisiting The Forgotten Floor

“Getting arrested for a misdemeanor with a severe mental illness should not result in a death sentence. And that’s what happened here.” So says Miami Dade Judge Steve Leifman, expressing outrage as he looks into the housing and treatment of inmates with mental illness housed at the Miami Dade Detention Center.

CBS4–07/25/2013

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South Miami Pushing Back Against Panhandling

Panhandling and trespassing are the targets of possible new ordinances by the South Miami City Commission, Tuesday.

06/17/2013

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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

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Homeless Get To Join In On The Party

Over 1,200 homeless people will get the opportunity to blow out their candles on Wednesday at birthday parties held around South Florida.

CBS Miami–06/05/2013

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