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An event to end veterans' homelessness was held at Soldiers' Memorial on July 30. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

Operation Reveille Gives Apartments to 50 Homeless Veterans

50 chronically homeless veterans are getting apartments as part of St. Louis’ Operation Reveille.

07/30/2014

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STL Cold Weather Overflow Shelter Reopens

Human services director has some numbers on what it takes to care for people brought in from winter’s wrath.

02/14/2014

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250 Homeless Sought Shelter from the Extreme Cold

Another 250 homeless sought shelter during the day Monday. Organizers at the city’s community center at 12th and Park had to look to the St. Louis County for help accommodating the overflow.

01/07/2014

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City Closes ‘Camp Plum’ Homeless Encampment

“The solution to ending homelessness is not tent cities or temporary encampments, as they are not safe or humane places,” Mayor Francis Slay said in a press release.

06/14/2013

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Another Tent City Popping Up Along the St. Louis Riverfront

The new homeless encampment with about 25 people is called Camp Plumb, and its located just south of the Arch.

05/27/2013

Among those enduring Thursday's harsh winter mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain were the bronze likenesses of all-time Cardinal greats in front of Busch Stadium. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

After The Day’s Storm, An Evening Of Work And Waiting

“Meteorologists nailed this. The storm came in hot and heavy. We endured four or five hours of heavy snow.”

02/21/2013

Bill Siedhoff, Director of Human Service City of St. Louis

Homeless Headcount Sparks Discussion in Mayor’s Race

The city’s annual homeless headcount is underway — with organizers predicting there will be fewer homeless tallied here than a year ago.

01/30/2013

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City To Post More ‘No Begging’ Signs At Homeless Hot Spots

Last year, city officials put up the signs in 25 locations and plan to add another two dozen.

01/10/2013

A few homeless hold down the fort on the sidewalk behind New Life.

City Says Barricades Outside New Life Evangelistic Center Will Remain

The barricades are still up, with signs that say “sidewalk closed for health and safety reasons.”

09/11/2012

Bill Siedhoff, Director of Human Services, city of St. Louis

Benches Removed From Eternal Flame Park

City Hall takes action to prevent drug dealing in a downtown park — by ripping out eight park benches.

06/26/2012

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