Stories tagged: homeless camp
Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
In a 30-second spot released this week by a candidate for Spokane City Council president, a brief scene shows a row of tents shaking in the wind. But the footage …
Thu., June 21, 2018
A 5-month-old infant found at a Seattle homeless encampment is in protective custody as police investigate child neglect.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017
A homeless camp was cleaned out Wednesday – its residents long gone – with piles of trash and personal belongings hauled away.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017
City crews cleaning up a homeless camp underneath the Maple Street bridge filled multiple trucks with everything from mattresses to bicycles Tuesday morning.
Tue., May 23, 2017
Crews are continuing to clear out a homeless encampment next to Interstate 90 in Seattle.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017
Two homeless people in Seattle filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging the city and the state’s cleanups of unauthorized homeless camps are unlawful. The lawsuit, which seeks class-action status, says …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016
Police say a decomposed body has been found in a sleeping bag at a small homeless encampment in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
A Seattle police officer shot and critically wounded a man involved in a knife fight Tuesday as officials were working to clean out a homeless encampment known as the Jungle, …
Sun., Aug. 14, 2016
Police in Kent say they are looking for a suspect possibly involved in the killing of a man and woman at a transient camp.
Sat., July 16, 2016
Portland officials have asked service agencies to intensify efforts to find shelter for homeless people in anticipation of the closure of a homeless camping site.
Wed., May 25, 2016
The Yakima City Council is considering a proposal to create a temporary homeless encampment on city property in northeast Yakima.