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“Mayor” of Tent City Dies in Fire

The man who called himself “Hardware” was the spokesman for the homeless camp

02/27/2015

Larry and Chris Rice talk about lawsuit to stop St. Louis City Hall from restricting its help to homeless. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

New Life Center Fights to Help the Homeless

The New Life Evangelistic Center for the homeless warns St. Louis City Hall a lawsuit is coming.

02/24/2015

(KMOX/Brett Blume)

Only Handful of Residents Remain at Stan Span Homeless Camp

Extreme cold, arrests whittle down tent city’s population to single digits.

02/19/2015

Otis Woodard (Facebook/Otis Woodard)

Pastor Otis Woodard Dies

Advocate for homeless and hungry in St. Louis area was 78

02/14/2015

Homeless encampment near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in December 2014. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

City Hall to Stan Span Homeless Residents: Pack Up and Leave

“It’s not a way to live,” says Eddie Roth, director of human services for the city.

01/27/2015

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St. Louis Opens Homeless Shelter as Weather Hits Lows

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.

12/30/2014

L to R on couch: John Young, Dwayne Koonce (husband), Brenda Cook-Koonce, Emmanuel Mitchell, Fred Stallard

L to R standing: Darrell Scales, William Young, Sherman Brock

A Very Thankful Thanksgiving Meal

Former homeless veteran cooks feast for other former homeless vets

11/27/2014

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Police: Homeless Man Assault Was Not Knockout Assault

The man was assaulted near the St. Louis Post-Dispatch building at Cole and Tucker and remains hospitalized with a serious head injury.

10/21/2014

New Life Evangelistic Center in downtown St. Louis (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

City Delays Vote on Fate of New Life Center

Many homeless say if the center is shut down, they will not leave the area.

10/21/2014

The owner & a clergy member try to console the resident of a building that was destroyed by fire in south St. Louis on October 16, 2014. Seven people were displaced as a result of the two alarm fire in the four family flat. No one was injured in the fire but one firefighter was seriously injured during clean up operations. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Firefighters Battle Tough Two-Alarm Fire in South St. Louis

Seven people are now homeless after a challenging late-morning, two-alarm fire in south St. Louis’ Shaw Neighborhood.

10/16/2014

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