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Miami Rescue Mission Holds Christmas Feast For Homeless

The Miami Rescue Mission is continuing their Christmas tradition by feeding the homeless on Christmas Eve.

CBS Miami–12/24/2013

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Miami Homeless Federal Case Settled

A long-standing federal court case over the treatment of homeless people in Miami has finally come to an end with a settlement.

CBS Miami–12/13/2013

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Miami Rescue Mission Provides Feast For Homeless

The Miami Rescue Mission is continuing their Thanksgiving tradition by feeding the homeless.

CBS Miami–11/28/2013

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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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