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Las Vegas law makes sleeping on downtown streets illegal

Nov. 6, 2019 9:56 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Despite protests about a "war on the poor," Las Vegas officials passed a law Wednesday making it illegal for the homeless to sleep on streets when beds are available at established shelters. The issue spurred emotion and drama, including the ejection by city marshals of several audience...

The Latest: Las Vegas makes sleeping on the streets illegal

Nov. 6, 2019 9:10 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Las Vegas city officials considering a law to make sleeping on the streets illegal (all times local): 6 p.m. Despite protests about a war on the poor, Las Vegas officials passed a law Wednesday making it illegal to sleep on the streets when beds are available at established...

Vegas homeless camping ban faces legal, logistical hurdles

Oct. 25, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — At a street corner in downtown in Las Vegas, a barefoot woman whispers to herself. A man, using his stuffed suitcase as a pillow, sleeps on the sidewalk, wrapped like a mummy in a brown sheet. Against a cement wall, Harry Reynolds and his fiancee, Alice Pate, spread three blankets and set...