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From CF News 13:

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - 

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a provocative Bay area website that showed women getting into fights with homeless men.

Shefights.net is an Internet site that feature homeless men being beaten by various women for which the men were paid to fight.

St. Petersburg Police detectives announced Friday the arrests of Jeffrey Williams, 59, and Zuzu Irvina Vargo, 25, both of St. Petersburg, were arrested and each charged with two counts of aggravated abuse of a disabled adult stemming from their alleged participation of the SheFights.net site.

From CF News 13:

ST. PETERSBURG, FL -

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a provocative Bay area website that showed women getting into fights with homeless men.

Shefights.net is an Internet site that feature homeless men being beaten by various women for which the men were paid to fight.

St. Petersburg Police detectives announced Friday the arrests of Jeffrey Williams, 59, and Zuzu Irvina Vargo, 25, both of St. Petersburg, were arrested and each charged with two counts of aggravated abuse of a disabled adult stemming from their alleged participation of the SheFights.net site.

From Wall Street Journal:

 NEW YORK — An annual survey of homelessness in New York City has found a 23 percent increase in the number of people living on the streets.

The city’s Department of Homeless Services says volunteers counted an estimated 3,262 homeless people living on the streets on January 30. There were 2,648 counted in 2011.

(Photo Credit: Gothamist)

From Wall Street Journal:

NEW YORK — An annual survey of homelessness in New York City has found a 23 percent increase in the number of people living on the streets.

The city’s Department of Homeless Services says volunteers counted an estimated 3,262 homeless people living on the streets on January 30. There were 2,648 counted in 2011.

(Photo Credit: Gothamist)

From News Sun:

AVON PARK, FL — Car loads of interested families and individuals poured into the two-bedroom residence just across from Lake Tulane Thursday morning to get a glimpse of what could be their future home.

A three-year-long project of the Avon Park Housing Authority has come to an end and a new beginning will bring brighter days for families who have fallen on difficult times.

The Hope for the Homeless project has transformed 16 public housing family units into a complex that will serve as temporary homes for families who have been struck by homelessness.

From News Sun:

AVON PARK, FL — Car loads of interested families and individuals poured into the two-bedroom residence just across from Lake Tulane Thursday morning to get a glimpse of what could be their future home.

A three-year-long project of the Avon Park Housing Authority has come to an end and a new beginning will bring brighter days for families who have fallen on difficult times.

The Hope for the Homeless project has transformed 16 public housing family units into a complex that will serve as temporary homes for families who have been struck by homelessness.

Oprah was approached by a stranger to buy soup for a homeless man while dining with OWN executives in Los Angeles.

As reported by the Associated Press she not only bought the man dinner but also sent him on his way with a wad of cash.

Oprah was approached by a stranger to buy soup for a homeless man while dining with OWN executives in Los Angeles.

As reported by the Associated Press she not only bought the man dinner but also sent him on his way with a wad of cash.

luvbritmo:

US 22% child poverty rate #poverty #changetheworld (Taken with instagram)

luvbritmo:

US 22% child poverty rate #poverty #changetheworld (Taken with instagram)

(Source: britmolenda, via nesianbae)

Kitchen Takeout recipe blog has moved to Posterous!

From This Is Kent:

A CHARITY that provides shelter for homeless people in Canterbury helped to take 36 people off the streets last winter…

The “rolling” night shelters for homeless people, which changed location each night, ran for three months. Last year the charity could only operate shelters for six weeks.

More than 135 volunteers worked in 10 different churches and community venues across the city, offering food and a place to sleep on cold winter nights.

From This Is Kent:

A CHARITY that provides shelter for homeless people in Canterbury helped to take 36 people off the streets last winter…

The “rolling” night shelters for homeless people, which changed location each night, ran for three months. Last year the charity could only operate shelters for six weeks.

More than 135 volunteers worked in 10 different churches and community venues across the city, offering food and a place to sleep on cold winter nights.

From NJ.com:

At least 50 people are homeless after a six-alarm fire raced through a string of 10 buildings on Claremont Avenue in Jersey City early this morning, 1010 WINS is reporting.

Unconfirmed reports say several firefighters were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The spectacular Easter morning blaze was off West Side Avenue, across the street from the Jersey City Board of Education building.

From NJ.com:

At least 50 people are homeless after a six-alarm fire raced through a string of 10 buildings on Claremont Avenue in Jersey City early this morning, 1010 WINS is reporting.

Unconfirmed reports say several firefighters were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The spectacular Easter morning blaze was off West Side Avenue, across the street from the Jersey City Board of Education building.

From Boston.com:

In this photo taken Friday, March 9, 2012, homeless veteran Misha McLamb, 32, gets ready to leave for class in her transition home in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington. Navy aircraft specialist who helped keep fighter jets flying during a career that took her to the Persian Gulf is barely getting by after a series of blows that undid her settled life.

"I wasn’t a loser," McLamb says. "Everybody who’s homeless doesn’t necessarily have to have something very mentally wrong with them. Some people just have bad circumstances with no resources."

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

From Boston.com:

In this photo taken Friday, March 9, 2012, homeless veteran Misha McLamb, 32, gets ready to leave for class in her transition home in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington. Navy aircraft specialist who helped keep fighter jets flying during a career that took her to the Persian Gulf is barely getting by after a series of blows that undid her settled life.

"I wasn’t a loser," McLamb says. "Everybody who’s homeless doesn’t necessarily have to have something very mentally wrong with them. Some people just have bad circumstances with no resources."

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

From WNYC News:

Hungary’s new anti-vagrancy laws — the toughest in Europe — now mean that homeless people sleeping on the street can face police fines or even the possibility of jail time.

From WNYC News:

Hungary’s new anti-vagrancy laws — the toughest in Europe — now mean that homeless people sleeping on the street can face police fines or even the possibility of jail time.

From CF News 13:

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - 

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a provocative Bay area website that showed women getting into fights with homeless men.

Shefights.net is an Internet site that feature homeless men being beaten by various women for which the men were paid to fight.

St. Petersburg Police detectives announced Friday the arrests of Jeffrey Williams, 59, and Zuzu Irvina Vargo, 25, both of St. Petersburg, were arrested and each charged with two counts of aggravated abuse of a disabled adult stemming from their alleged participation of the SheFights.net site.

From CF News 13:

ST. PETERSBURG, FL -

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a provocative Bay area website that showed women getting into fights with homeless men.

Shefights.net is an Internet site that feature homeless men being beaten by various women for which the men were paid to fight.

St. Petersburg Police detectives announced Friday the arrests of Jeffrey Williams, 59, and Zuzu Irvina Vargo, 25, both of St. Petersburg, were arrested and each charged with two counts of aggravated abuse of a disabled adult stemming from their alleged participation of the SheFights.net site.

From Wall Street Journal:

 NEW YORK — An annual survey of homelessness in New York City has found a 23 percent increase in the number of people living on the streets.

The city’s Department of Homeless Services says volunteers counted an estimated 3,262 homeless people living on the streets on January 30. There were 2,648 counted in 2011.

(Photo Credit: Gothamist)

From Wall Street Journal:

NEW YORK — An annual survey of homelessness in New York City has found a 23 percent increase in the number of people living on the streets.

The city’s Department of Homeless Services says volunteers counted an estimated 3,262 homeless people living on the streets on January 30. There were 2,648 counted in 2011.

(Photo Credit: Gothamist)

From News Sun:

AVON PARK, FL — Car loads of interested families and individuals poured into the two-bedroom residence just across from Lake Tulane Thursday morning to get a glimpse of what could be their future home.

A three-year-long project of the Avon Park Housing Authority has come to an end and a new beginning will bring brighter days for families who have fallen on difficult times.

The Hope for the Homeless project has transformed 16 public housing family units into a complex that will serve as temporary homes for families who have been struck by homelessness.

From News Sun:

AVON PARK, FL — Car loads of interested families and individuals poured into the two-bedroom residence just across from Lake Tulane Thursday morning to get a glimpse of what could be their future home.

A three-year-long project of the Avon Park Housing Authority has come to an end and a new beginning will bring brighter days for families who have fallen on difficult times.

The Hope for the Homeless project has transformed 16 public housing family units into a complex that will serve as temporary homes for families who have been struck by homelessness.

Oprah was approached by a stranger to buy soup for a homeless man while dining with OWN executives in Los Angeles.

As reported by the Associated Press she not only bought the man dinner but also sent him on his way with a wad of cash.

Oprah was approached by a stranger to buy soup for a homeless man while dining with OWN executives in Los Angeles.

As reported by the Associated Press she not only bought the man dinner but also sent him on his way with a wad of cash.

luvbritmo:

US 22% child poverty rate #poverty #changetheworld (Taken with instagram)

luvbritmo:

US 22% child poverty rate #poverty #changetheworld (Taken with instagram)

(Source: britmolenda, via nesianbae)

Kitchen Takeout recipe blog has moved to Posterous!

From This Is Kent:

A CHARITY that provides shelter for homeless people in Canterbury helped to take 36 people off the streets last winter…

The “rolling” night shelters for homeless people, which changed location each night, ran for three months. Last year the charity could only operate shelters for six weeks.

More than 135 volunteers worked in 10 different churches and community venues across the city, offering food and a place to sleep on cold winter nights.

From This Is Kent:

A CHARITY that provides shelter for homeless people in Canterbury helped to take 36 people off the streets last winter…

The “rolling” night shelters for homeless people, which changed location each night, ran for three months. Last year the charity could only operate shelters for six weeks.

More than 135 volunteers worked in 10 different churches and community venues across the city, offering food and a place to sleep on cold winter nights.

From NJ.com:

At least 50 people are homeless after a six-alarm fire raced through a string of 10 buildings on Claremont Avenue in Jersey City early this morning, 1010 WINS is reporting.

Unconfirmed reports say several firefighters were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The spectacular Easter morning blaze was off West Side Avenue, across the street from the Jersey City Board of Education building.

From NJ.com:

At least 50 people are homeless after a six-alarm fire raced through a string of 10 buildings on Claremont Avenue in Jersey City early this morning, 1010 WINS is reporting.

Unconfirmed reports say several firefighters were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The spectacular Easter morning blaze was off West Side Avenue, across the street from the Jersey City Board of Education building.

From Boston.com:

In this photo taken Friday, March 9, 2012, homeless veteran Misha McLamb, 32, gets ready to leave for class in her transition home in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington. Navy aircraft specialist who helped keep fighter jets flying during a career that took her to the Persian Gulf is barely getting by after a series of blows that undid her settled life.

"I wasn’t a loser," McLamb says. "Everybody who’s homeless doesn’t necessarily have to have something very mentally wrong with them. Some people just have bad circumstances with no resources."

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

From Boston.com:

In this photo taken Friday, March 9, 2012, homeless veteran Misha McLamb, 32, gets ready to leave for class in her transition home in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington. Navy aircraft specialist who helped keep fighter jets flying during a career that took her to the Persian Gulf is barely getting by after a series of blows that undid her settled life.

"I wasn’t a loser," McLamb says. "Everybody who’s homeless doesn’t necessarily have to have something very mentally wrong with them. Some people just have bad circumstances with no resources."

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

From WNYC News:

Hungary’s new anti-vagrancy laws — the toughest in Europe — now mean that homeless people sleeping on the street can face police fines or even the possibility of jail time.

From WNYC News:

Hungary’s new anti-vagrancy laws — the toughest in Europe — now mean that homeless people sleeping on the street can face police fines or even the possibility of jail time.

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