A Bellingham mother is demanding action regarding safety around homeless encampments in her neighborhood after a man groped her 11-year-old daughter while she waited for a ride home from gymnastics practice.
"I can’t run a business with a bunch of tents in front of your store; it's impossible."
Supporters of the measure said they've seen an increase in shoplifting and that non-enforcement invites more homeless to the island. Opponents argue there's not enough shelter space to make the law enforceable.
One person was sent to the hospital with minor burns following an explosion at a Bellingham homeless camp.
King County and Seattle have opened severe weather shelters to keep the homeless warm ahead of expected winter weather this week.
Employees and guests at an Olympia hotel had to take shelter for several hours Sunday after a homeless activist group tried to take over and give beds to people experiencing homelessness.
The city of Tacoma will open a temporary warming shelter in the northeast neighborhood by the end of the month, a topic that has caused controversy in the community.
One person has died in the midst of a coronavirus outbreak at a hotel in Renton where more than 200 homeless are sheltered, according to King County officials.
Since mid-December, 30 people have tested positive for Covid-19 at a hotel housing more than 200 homeless people in Renton.
More than 40 homeless people are staying at the Travelodge in Fife as advocates call on Pierce County to pick up the cost of housing them there during the cold winter months.
A federal judge Thursday declined to block Seattle officials from removing a homeless encampment from Cal Anderson Park.
There is a lot that can be done within 64 square feet. For someone experiencing homeless, their key to self-sufficiency could begin within that space.
In San Francisco, advocacy groups and some officials are outraged by the mayor’s plan to start moving hundreds of people out of hotels around the holidays.
The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has led to an increasingly desperate situation for thousands of homeless people living on the streets. One organization believes it can be part of the solution — by turning shipping containers into homes.
A letter from the Washington state Attorney General’s Office has halted the city of Olympia’s plans to order a community of vehicle residents to relocate.