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Henry Werner at arraignment (CBS 2)

Homeless Man Accused In Fatal Strip Mall Stabbing Appears In Court

Henry Werner, 61, was charged with murder and attempted murder at his arraignment.

04/17/2014

Covenant House's Todd 
Todd Monaghan and volunteer Ripley Hartmeyer discuss "The Sleep-Out." (credit: CBS 2)

Young Professionals To ‘Sleep-Out’ For Homeless Youth

On Friday in New York City, hundreds of local young professionals from New York and New Jersey will show their solidarity with homeless youth by sleeping on the streets.

03/16/2014

A homeless child at the Presbyterian Night Shelter on June 19, 2009 in Ft. Worth, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

NYC Removing Over 400 Children From 2 Homeless Shelters

Inspectors have long warned that the Auburn Family Residence in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, and the Catherine Street shelter in Lower Manhattan were unfit for children.

02/21/2014

A shopper walks out of Bloomingdale's past a homeless man in Manhattan on Jan. 29, 2010. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Officials Searching For Homeless As Temps Drop To Dangerous Lows

More than 400 vacant beds are available for single adults, Department of Homeless Services officials said Thursday.

01/02/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg greets diners at annual Christmas Eve lunch for the homeless at City Hall restaurant, Dec. 24, 2013. (credit: Samantha Modell/NYC Mayor's Office)

FDNY, New Yorkers Celebrate Christmas By Giving Back

Whether you’re a volunteer, a business owner, or even a member of the FDNY, there are plenty of ways New Yorkers are giving back to their community this Christmas.

12/24/2013

NYPD Shield (graphic credit: AP)

NYPD Officer Gives Homeless Man A Sweatshirt

A New York City police officer was seen taking off his overcoat, removing his sweatshirt and offering it to a homeless man during freezing temperatures on Friday.

12/14/2013

Vincent Rende, 9, saved his family from a Thanksgiving fire that destroyed their Ringwood, N.J. home. (Credit CBS 2)

Boy, 9, Saves Family From Devastating Thanksgiving Fire

A Ringwood, New Jersey home was destroyed by a fire but the family that it belonged to made it out safely thanks to a quick-thinking young boy.

12/05/2013

Dean Cain at VH1's "Hit The Floor" screening at Tiato on May 28, 2013 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for VH1)

Actor Dean Cain Focuses Attention On The Homeless In NYC

Dean Cain, the actor best known for playing Superman on the “Lois and Clark” TV series, has been focusing his attention lately on helping the less fortunate.

12/01/2013

A homeless man asks for change. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Solidarity Sleep Out’ To Raise Money, Awareness For Homeless Youth

Covenant House New York is holding its annual “Solidarity Sleep-Out: Executive Edition” on Thursday night.

11/16/2013

The Strand bookstore in New York City

Union Square Bookstore Accused Of Using Sprinklers To Spray Away The Homeless

Sprinklers are usually used to water lawns and keep us cool on hot days, but a landmark store near Union Square has been accused of using them to spray away the homeless.

11/15/2013

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

N.J. Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Fellow Homeless Man In Encampment

A Passaic, N.J. man pleaded guilty Monday to charges in the death of a fellow homeless man in an abandoned building last Christmas Eve

11/05/2013

Bavarian Inn Demolition

Demolition Begins On Long-Decaying Bavarian Inn On Lake Ronkonkoma

Demolition has begun for an eyesore on Long Island that had become a haven for gangs and the homeless, but what comes next for the former Bavarian Inn?

09/23/2013

Surveillance video of two of the three suspects in the Sept. 10 killing of homeless man Ralph Eric Santiago in Hoboken. N.J. (Photo: Hudson County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutor: 3 Teens Charged In Beating Death Of Homeless Man In N.J.

Acting Prosecutor Gaetano T. Gregory said two 13-year-olds and a 14-year-old were charged in the Sept. 10 death of Ralph Eric Santiago, 46.

09/21/2013

Stories from Main Street - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Stories From Main Street: White Plains Man Launches 10,000 PB&Js To Help The Homeless

P.J. Collins and a team of volunteers make about 500 sandwiches and pack bags with water bottles and chocolates. Then, they drive to Manhattan and go from the Upper West Side to the Lower East Side delivering the sandwiches.

08/19/2013

FILE -- Barber scissors (credit: ClipArt)

City Reverses Decision To Kick Good Samaritan Barber Out Of Hartford Park

Anthony Cymerys is known as “Joe the Barber.” He’s been a fixture every Wednesday for years at Bushnell Park, where his friends also hand out food to the needy.

06/13/2013

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