Beds or bars

Beds or bars

Telegram court reporter Rosie Mullaley takes an in-depth look at how problems with mental health services mix with the urban housing crunch to help create a mess that ends up in court.

Nowhere to go

April 26, 2014 - 4 h 45

A troubled teenager sparks a fatal fire at a boarding house where he had lived with five men.

A recovering cocaine addict with severe depression is denied bail  because she doesn’t have...

Content type:
Article
Section:
Local

‘It’s heaven — it’s my home’

April 28, 2014 - 4 h 35

“It was hell,” he said. “I’d rather be in prison.”

It was 2010 and John had just finished serving his third federal prison term for committing several violent crimes.

“I...

Content type:
Article
Section:
Local 3

Shelter from the storm

April 29, 2014 - 4 h 35

There are plenty of people in this province who are just one paycheque away from eviction.

In Newfoundland and Labrador, there are long waiting lists for affordable housing, and rents are increasing....

Content type:
Article
Section:
Local 1