User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-Regional
Category: Homelessness
Last updated: Jul 23 2019 24:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Denver Health officials warn of outbreak of hepatitis A among city’s homeless population 22.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver Health is visiting parks and homeless shelters in the city to offer vaccines after four people were diagnosed in recent weeks with hepatitis A, cases officials believe are connected to a larger outbreak that had been taking part in the southern parts of the state.
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Denver police searching for 8-year-old girl last seen near Curtis Park swimming pool 22.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Police are searching for an endangered and missing 8-year-old girl who disappeared Sunday night near a pool at Curtis Park in Denver.
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Fort Collins, church reach agreement on lockers for homeless 22.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
After two years of fighting, the Fort Collins Mennonite Fellowship might finally get to open their storage lockers to the homeless.
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Pageant winner Kathy Zhu ousted after tweets on Muslims, black people 22.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Miss World America organization has stripped its Michigan pageant winner of her title, which she says was because of tweets she made about Muslims and black people.
A Colorado war veteran lost parental rights to her children through a rarely-scrutinized legal process. Now she’s asking the state Supreme Court to intercede. 20.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
If Ashley had abused or neglected her children while they were in her care, she would have had access to a bevy of state resources: a caseworker, a treatment plan to resolve the problems involved and reunite the family, and a free, court-appointed attorney if the parent can't afford to pay. But because the children's fathers filed a stepparent adoption claim, Ashley had nothing.
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Father, son convicted in beating of Lakewood homeless man 20.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Alexander W. Median, 56, was sentenced to prison for 18 years. His son, Richard A. Media, 36, was sentenced to nine for the beating of a Lakewood homeless man.
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Prosecutors say a Civic Center Park drug dealer killed three homeless people over a $200 debt. His defense team says the murders were more likely tied to ‘Gutter Punk’ gang. 18.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The trial of a man charged with murdering three homeless people living near Interstate 25 in south Denver will center on debts: whether the victims owed $200 to a Civic Center Park drug dealer or whether they crossed a line with an organized crime ring they may have belonged to.
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Centennial approves urban camping ban, becoming latest metro area community to do so 9.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Leaders in this sprawling suburb south of Denver voted on Monday to prohibit camping on city-owned property, joining several other cities in the metro area that have already made the controversial move.
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Lights go out on ambitious homeless project slated for Federal Center in Lakewood 4.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A controversial proposal to build a 1,000-person facility on 59 acres of federally owned land in Lakewood to help those experiencing homelessness will not go forward, following a judge's decision this week to uphold a denial of the plan by federal officials.
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Suspect in “get out of my city” attacks of homeless men arrested by Golden police 18.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
A 51-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly attacking two transient men in Golden, police said.
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Centennial next metro city to consider saying no to urban camping 17.6.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Centennial on Monday will take a first look at an ordinance prohibiting camping on public grounds and city-owned rights-of-way, becoming the latest community in the metro area to take on the contentious topic of how to deal with people experiencing homelessness.
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Denver plans friendlier homeless shelter system after failure of “Right to Survive” 13.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The city of Denver is preparing for what its leaders describe as a new approach to homelessness.
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Golden police searching for man who attacks homeless while yelling “Get out of my city” 13.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Police believe it's the second time the suspect has targeted the homeless in the area this year.
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Letters: “Taste” marijuana at home; Squatters, not residents, evicted; An unproductive cycle on tariffs (6/7/19) 7.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
“Taste” marijuana at home Re: “Colorado will allow marijuana delivery and tasting rooms soon,” May 30 news story A marijuana “tasting” room would be analogous to a bar serving you a 4 to 6 ounce shot of whiskey. The difference between alcohol consumption and marijuana use, is that wine, beer and spirits should be responsibly […]
Colorado Rep. Ken Buck taken to hospital with chest pains in Washington, D.C. 6.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
U.S. Rep. Ken Buck was reportedly taken to a Washington, D.C.-area hospital Wednesday after reporting chest pains, but is believed to be all right.
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Three Denver City Council members ousted in runoff — likely unprecedented in city history 5.6.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Tuesday's election results may well prove to be a first in Denver City Council election history, with three incumbents ousted by Mary Beth Susman, Albus Brooks and Wayne New from office on the same night.
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City crews, police remove homeless camp along South Platte River in Englewood 5.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
About 75 people who were living in a homeless encampment along the South Platte River in Englewood have a deadline to relocate by the end of Tuesday.
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Denver mayoral race: Jamie Giellis and Michael Hancock on the issues 31.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Mayor Michael Hancock and Jamie Giellis have broad similarities in their visions for Denver, but their platforms promise different approaches to the city's biggest issues.
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Letters: Tired of smear politics; Helping the homeless; Proud of legislators; more responses (5/28/19) 28.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Kudos on pot bust; not so much on legalization in our state Re: “Feds make dozens of arrests and seize millions in assets,” May 25 news story Bravo and gratitude to the law enforcement leaders who led the huge marijuana grow houses bust this week — 183 homes raided. There are still those of us […]
Did Jamie Giellis flip-flop on camping ban repeal? Campaign says she wants to “replace” it after comments spark confusion 28.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver mayoral challenger Jamie Giellis released a campaign video over the long holiday weekend that aimed to clarify her position on the city's urban camping ban -- but only sowed confusion.
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