A fire official says several people staying at a District of Columbia homeless shelter have been hospitalized after smoking synthetic marijuana.
For more than a year, District officials knew about dangerous levels of lead in several rooms at D.C. General homeless shelter, according to Mayor Bowser’s administration that uncovered an April 2014 inspection.
Fairfax County police say an officer shot and killed a man as officers tried to break up a fight at a homeless shelter near Fort Belvoir.
A ray of hope for the homeless in Maryland’s Calvert County is Echo House, a homeless shelter that runs 365 days a year on a small budget.
Executive Director Trisha Gipson says they focus on helping men, women and families get back on their feet.
The Arlington County Board has approved a permit to open a year-round homeless shelter in the Courthouse neighborhood.