• Tent City And Camping
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    Tent City And Camping

    THE LAST TIME WE REPORTED A HOMELESS PERSON WAS CAMPING ILLEGALLY IN OPEN SPACE… HE WAS SHOT AND KILLED. NOW, ALBUQUERQUE POLICE ARE FACED WITH A SIMILAR PROBLEM. TRANSIENTS ARE SETTING UP TENTS IN PUBLIC PARKS. ACTION 7 NEWS REPORTER LAURA THOREN ASKED THE CITY HOW THEY’RE DEALING WITH THE PROBLEM, THIS TIME. RIGHT NOW, SOME HOMELESS PEOPLE IN ALBUQUERQUE ARE MAKING CITY PROPERTY, THEIR BEDROOM. A STRETCH OF STREET BY FIRST AND IRON IS BEING CALLED “TENT CITY.” NOW TRANSIENTS ARE MOVING INTO PUBLIC PARKS. WHAT THEY’RE DOING IS AGAINST THE LAW. “It is illegal to camp in public areas and parks.” BUT MAYOR BERRY’S CHIEF OF STAFF, GILBERT…