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.
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”.
Miami officials have asked a federal judge to allow changes to a 1998 settlement governing the treatment of homeless people.
Volunteers will hit the streets of Miami-Dade on Thursday to begin counting the number of young homeless people.
An inmate on the ninth floor of the Miami-Dade County Jail has died at the hospital.
A homeless man is facing murder charges after he fatally stabbed another man in the mangroves near Marathon.
“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.
Panhandling and trespassing are the targets of possible new ordinances by the South Miami City Commission, Tuesday.
The big debate over what to do with Miami’s homeless population is on. The political debate pits the Miami City Commission against county’s Homeless Trust over what should be done with people who live on the streets of downtown Miami.
Over 1,200 homeless people will get the opportunity to blow out their candles on Wednesday at birthday parties held around South Florida.