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Toronto police say two men are facing charges after a panhandler allegedly brandished a handgun.
Police say passersby reported the men showed the gun while approaching people near Union Station in downtown Toronto on Tuesday morning. 46 more words
The county has taken the first step toward getting panhandlers off its streets, tentatively passing a tough new ordinance and setting for June 23 a hearing and a second and final vote. 121 more words
Palm Beach County commissioners take yet another stab today at legislating panhandlers off the streets of the county’s unincorporated areas. The commission is set to discuss a ban on any solicitation in the street, which would run off homeless people and others begging for money but also would eliminate groups such as firefighters who stand at intersections collecting for charity. 120 more words
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — One day after Sen. Ted Cruz said Hispanics don’t panhandle because it would be shameful for them, the Republican presidential contender is refusing to offer an opinion about African-Americans who beg for money on the street. 170 more words