The monument was erected more than 100 years ago and came at a cost of $23,000 after the Ladies’ Confederate Monument Association spent 15 years raising the money.
It closed today to the few homeless that were left, and the tents were hauled away.
Director of Human Services Eddie Roth says the city is looking for a permanent shelter, but for now, bunk space is being made available at sites north and south of downtown.
“It’s not a way to live,” says Eddie Roth, director of human services for the city.
A relatively warm December is coming to an end, and the weather is taking a turn for the cold. As a result, St. Louis officials are opening the city’s emergency shelter for the homeless.
“We’ve always had a fair number of deadbeats from these red light camera violations,” St. Louis Director of Operations Eddie Roth says.
Prosecutors say the theft, allegedly committed over the course of seven years, was so clever it would have been almost impossible to detect.
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The gloves are off in the mayor’s race, as challenger Lewis Reed accuses Mayor Slay of “pay-to-play” politics in awarding $32 million in “no bid” contracts to firms from which Slay received campaign money. […]
A lot of character traits were thrown around at the first of three forums on what the public expects out of the next chief.
St. Louis public safety director says an investigation is underway.