Posted: Dec 27, 2012 7:52 AM by Associated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A federal judge says homeless people in Fresno can go ahead with a lawsuit that claims the city destroyed their belongings in a cleanup of a homeless camp and endangered them by destroying shelters as winter neared last year.
The Fresno Bee (http://bit.ly/Uobjzp ) says a ruling issued Wednesday struck down some portions of the lawsuit but allowed the core of the case to proceed.
The suit, filed on behalf of several homeless people, claims the city violated terms of a 2008 federal court settlement over cleanup sweeps.
Fresno's interim city attorney, Francine Kanne, says she hasn't had a chance to analyze the ruling.
Fresno settled a similar 2006 lawsuit for $2.3 million.
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