South Carolina authorities also charged three men with murder stemming from a different incident. The released video contains graphic material.
"By being homeless, I'm treated like I'm not human," said Dane Mireles, who has been living in a tree at a southwest Houston intersection.
South Austin residents express concerns about homeless encampments in Roy G. Guerrero Park.
ABOR partnered with Community First Village and mobilized more than 250 volunteers to assemble care kits full of non-perishable food, hygiene products and education on affordable housing.
“If 130 homeless people were dying in any other way it would be considered a mass casualty event,” said Kristie L. Ebi, a professor of global health at the University of Washington.
Solving the problem will take a lot of thought, time and money, said Kelly. But as we wait for the policies to take effect, Wing said he is getting ready to make a change, immediately.
The lawsuit seeks a temporary restraining order and a temporary and permanent injunction to stop the city from creating homeless housing at the hotel.
The public may review and vote for their preferred proposal before June 19 deadline.
The Austin non-profit is closer to its goal of housing more than 2,000 people, many of whom will be transitioning directly from living on the streets.
Chicago Police have released surveillance pictures of a man wanted for setting a man on fire downtown.
A large coalition is pushing for the city to allow a zoning change to happen in the Hancock neighborhood, East 39th street to be exact. That is where they want a 100-unit apartment complex to go up.
The property is in the Williamson County part of Austin. Tuesday morning during the commissioners court meeting, County Judge Bill Gravell had stern words for Austin’s leaders.
The City of Austin is working on a better way to deal with illegal activity in camps, better deliver mental health services, and consider the impact on neighbors.
The Austin Fire Department is recognizing one of its firefighters, Ben Rodriguez, for his example of “incredible compassion."
City of Austin Homeless Strategy Officer Dianna Grey says the city is turning out new supportive rental units as part of the Finding Home ATX plan.
A man was walking his dog past a small homeless encampment at Elmont Drive and Pleasant Valley Road around 8 p.m. Monday when he was violently attacked.
Despite a camping-ban law and camping ordinance, encampments keep popping up across the city. Is this something the city or the state needs to further address? Jamarr Brown and James Dickey join FOX 7's Mike Warren to discuss this crisis.
When the ban was reinstated, Austin implemented a four-phase plan to clean up homeless camps. Within a few months of that plan, many public encampments were cleaned up, but, almost one year later, the tents are back and the city says it is a resource issue.
The City of Austin and partners helped 28 people move from the West Bouldin Creek area to temporarily bridge shelter. This is part of the second phase of the Housing-Focused Encampment Assistance Link (HEAL) initiative.
The stabbing happened at a homeless encampment near the intersection of Pleasant Valley and Lakeshore in southeast Austin.