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Content Tagged 'Homeless'

Teens could be tried as adults in homeless deaths
A prosecutor says she expects three teens accused in the brutal slayings of two homeless men in New Mexico to be tried together as adults.
Stretching Tax Dollars to Help Section 8 Housing
All-across the country Thursday people rallied to bring attention to the housing crisis but in Lexington they took it one step further. Video Video
Proposed Budget Would Help Lexington Shelter
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s proposed budget allocates $250 thousand dollars of the total $313 million dollar budget to The Hope Center’s emergency shelter. Video Video
Lexington City Officials to Get Proposed Budget from Mayor
Nine city council members have already backed Lexington Mayor Jim Gray's proposed budget plans, which include $10 million for public safety, the homeless and affordable housing.
Lexington Mayor Wants $10 Million for Homeless, Housing and Public Safety
Mayor Jim Gray wants to spend $10 million of a $13 million city surplus on homelessness, affordable housing and public safety, in an announcement he made Friday.
Some Homeless Choose to Sleep Outside
The Catholic Action Center says there are pockets of homeless across Lexington who choose to sleep outside. Video Video
Shelter Staying Open
Despite Sunday’s warm-up, the recent cold weather is overcrowding emergency shelters in Fayette County. Video Video
Homeless Shelter Extends Hours During Extreme Cold
The Catholic Action Center is keeping its doors open 24 hours a day during the extreme cold. Video Video
"Back A Vet" Gives Help to the Homeless
On Saturday, the Community Action Council hosted an event to provide homeless Kentucky veterans with items they may not normally receive. Video Video
Overcrowding Prompts New Shelter to Open
This cold weather is overcrowding emergency shelters in Fayette County so the Red Cross is opening another one. Video Video
Catholic Action Center Needs Coats & Blankets
The Catholic Action Center is hoping that everyone in Lexington and the surrounding areas will dig into their closets, as well as their hearts, to help cloth the growing homeless population.
Shelters Set Up for Those in Need
Homeless shelters are in place throughout the Lexington area and in Scott County.
Man Severely Burned After Falling Into Campfire
A man suffered severe burns all over his body after he fell into a campfire at a homeless camp Friday morning, officials said. Video Video
Cold Stretching Shelters' Resources
Everything gets amplified when it gets this cold according to emergency shelter workers. Video Video
"Souper" Bowl Party Hosted by Lexington Church
The Elkhorn Baptist Association in Lexington provided their own Super Bowl party this year, but theirs was geared toward a special group of people. Video Video
Temporary Warming Facility Opening at Georgetown College
A temporary warming facility is being set up for those who may otherwise be left out in the cold.
Carlisle Police Chief Homeless After Fire
According to police, an overnight fire has left a central Kentucky police chief and his family with nothing.
Police: Body Found in Harrodsburg Basement May Have Been There Two Years
A person renting a home in Harrodsburg made a disturbing find on Monday while cleaning up a crawl space, according to police.
Community Inn To Hold "Listening Meeting" About New Location
A meeting is being held for the Community Inn to take public input about its proposed locations. Video Video
Cold Can Be Deadly For Homeless
With temperatures in the single digits, homeless shelters are seeing an influx of people looking for food and a place to sleep Video Video
Local Homeless Trying to Keep Warm
Hundreds of displaced are cramming local shelters to stay out of the below freezing temperatures. Video Video
Public Holiday Tours Begin Sunday At CastlePost
Local designers have decorated CastlePost for the holidays. Public tours of the landmark in Woodford County run December 1-3, with proceeds benefitting the homeless served by The Salvation Army in Central Kentucky. Video Video
Poker Run Raises Money For Homeless Senior Veterans
Amvets hosted a Poker Run in Danville on Saturday to raise money for the Vanover Veterans Village in Somerset. Video Video
Lexington Mayor Trying To Help Homeless
Mayor Jim Gray is trying to help the homeless--though the money to do so would come out of taxpayers' pockets--and one man is on the verge of needing it. Video Video
A Bite Out of Homelessness
Over the past year, Lexington has placed a renewed focus on ending homelessness. But as unemployment benefits are being cut nationwide, people who are out of jobs could be running out of luck. Video Video
Castle Post Opening Doors To Help Salvation Army
The Castle Post along US 60 and Versailles Road in Versailles is opening its doors to help homeless families this season. Video Video
Homeless Man Rescued from High Water
Fire crews rescued a man Sunday after they say he nearly drowned in high waters on Buena Vista Road. Video Video
Hope Center Seeing Higher Demand
The Hope Center is seeing a higher demand for its services. We talked with one of the many people the center has helped. Video Video
Kids Helping Homeless Kids
The Salvation Army is holding a fundraiser for homeless children. Kids around the city are setting up lemonade stands and donating the proceeds to The Salvation Army's Emergency Homeless Shelter. Video Video
Homeless Man Assaulted And Robbed Near Shelter
Lexington Police said a homeless man was robbed and assaulted early Friday morning near the Hope Center homeless shelter where he stays.
Lexington Forum On Homelessness
The mayor’s commission on homelessness held an open forum style meeting today to solve problems associated with homelessness. Video Video
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