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Federal Judge Rules On NYC Loitering Laws

Posted 10.05.2012 | New York

On Thursday, a lawsuit challenging loitering laws in New York City public housing complexes gained support to move towards a trial when a federal judg...

Man Arrested 40 Times In One County

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.22.2012 | Weird News

Lil' Wayne and Snoop Dogg combined couldn't put together a rap sheet longer than this perp's. Florida man Stephen Brewster, 32, was collared Tuesda...

City Will Pay Loiterers $15 Million After Illegal Arrests

Posted 02.08.2012 | New York

New York City will dish out $15 million to the 22,000 people--many of whom were panhandlers-- arrested for loitering by the NYPD who used laws that we...

Homeless in Columbia: Day in the Park, Night on the Streets

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

That's the thing about being homeless: You're living in a legal gray area, often with no permanent address or photo ID, and you can get picked up for any number of activities that constitute your daily life: loitering, panhandling, public urination, sleeping where you ought not.

The Bottom Line on the Bottomless Cup

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jon Chattman

A few years back, I went to a nearby diner for some iced coffee and was turned down on a refill. Why is it coffee coming from the same pot can be bottomless yet tossing in a few ice cubes makes it not so?