HOMELESS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HOMELESS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Police probe other attacks after transients killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58208054-68/police-homeless-complaint-rios.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58208054-68/police-homeless-complaint-rios.html.csp">Police probe other attacks after transients killed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JERI CLAUSING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T18:26:02.447-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 06:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque, N.M. • Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Albuquerque for months, police said Monday. A man who identified himself as the father of two of the boys said they were once homeless themselves and he had no idea what prompted the beatings. One of the boys told police they had attacked about 50 homeless people over the last few months, but had never go...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582080542014-07-21T18:26:02.447-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T18:26:02.447-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58208054@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:26:02 MDT Police probe other attacks after transients killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206808-68/police-drobik-rios-attacks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206808-68/police-drobik-rios-attacks.html.csp">Police probe other attacks after transients killed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JERI CLAUSING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T15:55:26.667-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 03:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque, N.M. • Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinderblocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Albuquerque for months, police said Monday. Alex Rios, 18, and two boys, ages 16 and 15, are scheduled for arraignment Monday on murder charges in the Saturday night slayings. The 15-year-old told police the attack lasted more than an hour, and that the trio took turns picking up cinderblocks over their hea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582068082014-07-21T15:55:26.667-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T15:55:26.667-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206808@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:55:26 MDT Library lifeguards: Volunteers of America buoy downtrodden http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58173979-90/library-team-voa-sellers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58173979-90/library-team-voa-sellers.html.csp">Library lifeguards: Volunteers of America buoy downtrodden</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T13:42:35.353-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 01:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a place to stay cool in the summer and keep warm in the winter. You can find help there if you’re down and out. And everyone is welcome. It’s the Salt Lake City Library. The library staff prides itself on service with books, periodicals, movies and more — including a children’s library. Staffers also team with the Volunteers of America for another kind of service — helping the homeless and those who fear they are about to become homeless. The VOA’s three-member Library Engagement Team serve...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173979@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:42:35 MDT Breaking a cycle of homelessness in the Silicon ‘Jungle’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58152073-68/salazar-jungle-homeless-housing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58152073-68/salazar-jungle-homeless-housing.html.csp">Breaking a cycle of homelessness in the Silicon ‘Jungle’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTHA MENDOZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T19:11:07.43-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 07:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Jose, Calif. • She’s a disheveled woman, upper teeth gone, heavy bags slung over her shoulders as she nervously urges on two friends shoving her overloaded shopping cart up a dirt slope. Maria Esther Salazar has been either homeless, in jail, or squatting at someone else’s house for 30 years. But today, she’s getting her first apartment. “Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine I’d get a house,” said Salazar. It was overwhelming. “I don’t know anyone there.” In the Jungle — believed t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581520732014-07-05T19:11:07.43-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-05T19:11:07.43-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58152073@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 19:11:07 MDT Michelle Obama lauds Becker in fight to help homeless vets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58027869-78/homelessness-becker-mayors-veteran.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58027869-78/homelessness-becker-mayors-veteran.html.csp">Michelle Obama lauds Becker in fight to help homeless vets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T20:19:20.646-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 08:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker met with first lady Michelle Obama and other municipal leaders in the nation’s capital Wednesday as part of the “Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.” During the past three years, the Obama administration — along with mayors and other partners across the country — has seen homelessness among veterans drop by 24 percent, according to a White House statement. In 2010, the administration set the goal of ending homelessness among veterans by the end of 201...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58027869@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:19:20 MDT