Officials Issue Hypothermia Alert in D.C., Freeze ExpectedThe Department of Homeland Security has activated a hypothermia alert for the D.C. area as temperatures drop Sunday night.
Pope Visit Brings Hope to Homeless CommunityWhile in D.C., Pope Francis will spend time with the homeless, which has uplifted the spirits of the less fortunate around the city.
D.C. Mayor Announces Plans to Combat HomelessnessDistrict of Columbia officials are offering emergency shelter to homeless families year-round and are planning to close the city's largest homeless shelter and open smaller facilities.
Report: 2 Children at D.C. General Shelter Test Positive For LeadTwo young children who live at the D.C. General shelter have tested positive for elevated levels of lead.
D.C. Mayor Announces New Program for Homeless FamiliesDistrict of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced a new program to help homeless families find permanent housing.
D.C.’s Largest Homeless Shelter for Families at Capacity this WinterAs winter weather continues in our region, the District's largest homeless shelter for families is now at capacity, WNEW Senior Correspondent Mark Segraves reports.
Deer Meat From Rock Creek Park to Feed HomelessThe National Park Service says it has donated 1,700 pounds of venison to feed the homeless in the nation's capital following a recent deer hunt in Rock Creek Park.
D.C. Mayor Gray Activates 'Cold Emergency Plan'D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray activated the city's "Cold Emergency Plan" ahead of frigid, dangerous weather Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning.
Hypothermia Alert Issued for D.C.; Shelters PrepareTemperatures are going to dip below freezing Monday night, and shelters in the District are preparing for hundreds of extra people to spend the night.
Nonprofit Aims To Make Birthdays Special For Homeless ChildrenA theme, balloons, a gift, a cake. Those are the pillars of a child's birthday party. But what happens when you're a homeless boy or girl, whose family can't afford the basics, let alone those extras?
Number of Homeless in Va. Down Nearly 8 PercentState officials say the number of homeless Virginians decreased by nearly 8 percent in the last year to 7,020 people.
Homeless Population In D.C. Rises To Nearly 12,000A new report says there are nearly 12,000 homeless people in the Washington region — a 3.5 percent increase from last year.
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