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YouTuber Who Fed Toothpaste-Filled Oreo to Homeless Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison

Kanghua Ren, who goes by ReSet, found his victim begging outside a Lidl supermarket in Barcelona.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.3.19
Homelessness

There Was a Carnival for Homeless People on LA's Skid Row This Weekend

"Nobody just goes down to Skid Row and says, 'Hey we love you.' Nobody goes down there and just has a party for them."
Samantha Cowan
1.30.17
News

How San Diego's Homeless Community Is Reacting to the Recent Homeless Murders

One man worried someone would copy the killer; another heard a rumor that someone was going around with a baseball bat, targeting homeless people.
Kelly Davis
7.21.16
News

How San Francisco's Homeless Plan to Vote in 2016

California is home to one-third of the country's chronically homeless population. We talked to some of these often-overlooked voters to find out what they think about this week's primary race.
Wilson Dizard
6.6.16
Stuff

Homeless Are Flocking to America's Forests, But It's Damaging the Land

The woods are an attractive option for people who want to live off the grid, or a last resort for those with nowhere else to go. But indefinite camping is damaging forests.
Garnet Henderson
3.8.16
the imperfect host

The Imperfect Host, Part One: The Citizens of Super Bowl City

Super Bowl 50 is in Santa Clara, but San Francisco is hosting the NFL mini-theme park Super Bowl City. Fitting a city in a city isn't any easier than it sounds.
Tarin Towers
1.29.16
americas

Homeless People in Colorado Could Soon Have Their Own ‘Bill of Rights’

Colorado lawmakers are currently considering legislation that would give people the right to sleep in public without being subjected to police harassment.
Arijeta Lajka
4.19.15
This Week in Teens

Would-Be School Shooter Drinks Too Much Whiskey, Forgets Bombs at Home

It's hard to argue that teen drinking ever accomplishes anything of substance, but this week, underage boozing actually seems to have prevented a tragedy.
Hanson O'Haver
11.7.14
Stuff

This LA Graffiti Artist Incorporates Homeless People into His Pieces

Does Skid Robot's work exploit homeless people, draw attention to their plight, or some combination of the two?
Arielle Pardes
10.14.14
Stuff

Inside the Tunnels Las Vegas's Homeless Population Calls Home

In the 1990s, the Hydro Conduit Corporation began building storm-drainage tunnels in Las Vegas to protect the tourist destination from raging flash floods. Today, the tunnels house the city's homeless population.
Harmon Leon
6.16.14
Bad Cop Blotter

The Police Need to Lay Off the Mentally Ill

On October 14, a 52-year-old who had bipolar disorder and schizophrenia was shot in the stomach by a cop, even though he wasn't posing an immediate threat to anyone. This kind of incident is depressingly common.
Lucy Steigerwald
10.22.13
Stuff

Forget It, Jake, It’s the Chinatown Bus

This week, the Fung Wah Bus company got shut down by the federal government after its buses failed safety inspections, which didn't surprise anybody who has ever been on one. In honor of the crackdown on one of the worst and best bus lines in America...
VICE Staff
2.28.13
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