Photo of a picture of Katelyn McClure, right, Mark D'Amico, center, and Johnny Bobbitt Jr.

Homeless Samaritan Tale Raised $400K. Police Say It’s a Lie.

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A feel-good tale of a homeless man using his last $20 to help a stranded New Jersey woman buy gas was actually a complete lie, manufactured to get strangers to donate more than $400,000 to help the down-and-out good Samaritan, a prosecutor ...
Photo of a large homeless encampment at the Santa Ana Civic Center

US Advisory Group Urges Hepatitis A Shots for Homeless

For the first time, a U.S. advisory committee is recommending a routine vaccination for homeless people, voting Wednesday to urge hepatitis A shots to prevent future outbreaks of the contagious liver disease. Hepatitis A spreads person to person through con...