Former Scott Co. Jail May Become Homeless ShelterFirst, it was a jail. Next, a dormitory for seasonal workers at Valleyfair. Now, there's a proposal to turn it into something very different.
Church Helps Homeless During Bitter Blast, Even Marries One CoupleSt. Andrew's Church has a long-term track record running homeless shelter for families in Oakdale and Hugo. This week they got a call from Washington County looking for help.
Henn. Co., Ramsey Co. Effort Campaign To Help Cities' Homeless During ColdThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office are partnering with other counties and their efforts to help those in need during this week's incoming cold snap.
How Many Homeless Are On Minnesota's Cold Streets?More than 7,200 Minnesotans were homeless last year, including 300 veterans. Organizations like the VA, MAC-V and Simpson Housing work together to identify who need help.
Navigation Center For Hiawatha Encampment To Open In 'Mid-December'The center, located at 2109 Cedar Avenue, will offer services to the people living in tents along Hiawatha Avenue. It will be able to accommodate 120 people at a time.
Homeless Good Samaritan Suing Couple Who Raised $400K To Help HimJohnny Bobbitt received worldwide praise after he gave a stranded motorist in Philadelphia his last $20 so she could get gas last year.
City Unveils Plan To End Homeless EncampmentIn a matter of weeks, the homeless camp situated along Hiawatha and East Franklin avenues has quadrupled in size. It is currently estimated that over 120 men, women and children are sheltered there.
Mpls. City Leaders Create Initiative To Help Out The Homeless, VulnerableMinneapolis city leaders have started a new initiative to help homeless and vulnerable people.
Homeless Man Hands Out Resumes, Gets Hundreds Of Job OffersA homeless and unemployed web developer in California has been overwhelmed with job offers after a picture of him handing out resumes went viral on social media.
Police: Man Without Arms Charged With Stabbing Tourist With ScissorsMiami Beach police say 46-year-old Jonathan Crenshaw held a pair of scissors with his feet and stabbed 22-year-old Cesar Coronado just after midnight on July 10.
Homeless Man Gets Year Of Free Wings After Finding Rude Note On CheckA Buffalo Wild Wings in Louisiana is stepping up to help the local homeless after one of their servers allegedly left a vulgar note on a customer's receipt.
#PassYourParka: Campaign Encourages Visitors To Donate Winter Gear To HomelessWith the Super Bowl in town, there are a lot of out-of-towners from warmer climates who are buying winter gear that they simply won’t need when they leave Minnesota.
Who Is Helping The Homeless When Temps Dip Below Zero?Many of us are fortunate enough to have a warm house to retreat to when temperatures dip below zero. But many people across the Twin Cities are desperately trying to get into shelters.
All Walks Of Life Set To Run In Twin Cities MarathonThousands of runners are getting ready for the "most beautiful urban marathon in America." The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon starts Sunday morning. The course takes runners from the U.S. Bank Stadium site in downtown Minneapolis to the State Capitol in St. Paul.
Eviction & Toxic Spray: How MnDOT Cleans Bridges Of The HomelessHomeless Twin Cities residents are regularly evicted from encampments for MnDOT "bridge cleaning."