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Homeless Attacks

'We’re Not Trash:' Homeless People Fight Stigma In Moving Video

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.02.2015 | Impact

Homelessness is on the decline in the U.S., but people who are still living without shelter say the raging stigma they face hasn’...

Report: Attacks On The Homeless Jumped 23 Percent Last Year

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.31.2014 | Impact

The streets have become an increasingly dangerous place to be homeless. While the number of homeless people in the U.S. dropped for the third strai...

Stabber Leaving Signed 'Death Warrants' At Crime Scene

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Police are on the hunt for David Ben Keyes, a musician from Santa Barbara who has been missing for weeks. Keyes has been named a "person of interest" ...

Saki Knafo

As Attacks Against Homeless Rise, Advocates Seeks Help From Congress | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.13.2012 | Crime

Until 2004, when he turned 29, David Pirtle believed he had escaped the fate that had befallen his sister. He was managing several restaurants, taking...

U.S. Senate Pressured To Act On Homeless Hate Crimes Legislation

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The US Senate was urged to act Wednesday on hate-crime legislation that would allow collecting data on "pervasive and growing" viol...

Attacks On Homeless To Be Hate Crimes In Florida

AP | Bill Kaczor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- This week it will become a hate crime to attack a homeless person with prejudice in Florida, meaning a crime like the fatal...