Volunteers of America Texas 11-20-16Michele McKnight from HOT 95-7 sits down with Darryl Harper, Outreach Coordinator for Volunteers of America Texas’ Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program. They discuss the organization’s history and importance in the community, and get into some of the most common types of employment in which they place veterans. Visit voatx.org for more information on how to get involved.
Car Hits, Kills Homeless Man During Storm Houston police say a suspected drunken driver has been charged in the death of a homeless man who was struck and killed while under a bridge during a storm.
Homeless Woman Charged After Slaying Man Whose Body Was Found On Conveyor BeltA homeless woman has been charged in the slaying of another transient whose body was found on the conveyor belt of a Central Texas recycling center.
Highlight the Helpless: Homeless Man, Old Cars, Trash TalkB-Straw and Pauly G start off the segment with news about a homeless man in New York City that was arrested for watching porn on the street. They move on to the names of the vehicles that they have previously owned. The main topic of discussion involved a Michigan State fan that was hospitalized after 'talking trash' on Michigan University's campus.
Chaplain, Santa In Houston Help Homeless Couple Tie The Knot A law enforcement minister and Santa Claus have helped a homeless couple in Houston tie the knot without having to pay a $40 fee.
Cancelled Dallas Marathon Donates Unused Food To Organizations The Dallas Marathon is donating food originally intended for runners to two local organizations after the race was cancelled.
Man Hit With Brick Dies; Police Investigate A card game and good time underneath an overpass in Downtown Houston, turned deadly after a man was hit with a brick and then died.
Man Breaks Into Home; Falls Asleep During Break-InPolice are searching for a man who broke into a woman's home and then reportedly fell asleep early Tuesday morning. The victim lives in a residence on Fulton Street in North Houston.
Man Dead After Garbage Bin He Slept In Emptied In Trash CompactorA 41-year-old man has died of injuries received when the garbage bin in which he was sleeping was emptied into a trash compactor in Fort Worth.
Houston Meets Challenge To House Homeless Military VetsMayor Annise Parker was joined by representatives of the Houston Housing Authority and Goodwill Industries as well as other program partners to announce that Houston successfully housed 101 chronically homeless veterans in 100 days.
Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And MurderFor America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.
Homeless People Serve As Internet 'Hotspots' At South By Southwest FestivalAbout a dozen homeless people in Texas have earned money serving as Internet "hotspots" during a music, film and interactive festival.