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The Rev. Larry Rice of the New Life Evangelistic Center. Photo: KMOX

St. Louis Shelter Sues in Effort to Keep Operating

The Rev. Larry Rice’s New Life Evangelistic Center in St. Louis has filed suit against the city in an effort to keep its occupancy permit to operate a shelter for homeless people.

03/04/2015

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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

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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

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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

(File photo. Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images.)

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

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