Aldermen President Halts Approval of New Homeless ShelterLewis Reed says area residents were not given enough time or notice to give input.
Homeless Population Increases at Downtown LibraryExecutive Director Waller McGuire says typically more than 20 percent of the people at the downtown library appear to be homeless - sometimes more.
Health Director Clears Out Homeless Park Citing Fears of Rats, FleasA downtown park popular with the homeless -- drawing complaints from neighbors -- was declared a nuisance due in part to an infestation of rats and fleas.
Rev. Rice Opposes Restrictions on Ministries Helping the HomelessA downtown minister to the homeless is opposing an alderman's plan to put new restrictions on ministries that give away free blankets and other items to the homeless from mobile trucks.
Hackers Will Attempt to Solve Homelessness for $1 MillionGlobalHack will partner with the St. Patrick Center for its sixth GlobalHack.
Dotson: Why I'm Against Groups Feeding The HomelessDotson told KMOX's Mark Reardon that he's been getting a lot of heat on social media following a crackdown against those feeding the homeless.
Proposed Homeless Shelter Riles AldermenSt. Louis Aldermen are raising questions about the speed with which the Slay Administration is moving toward opening a round-the-clock homeless shelter just north of downtown.
Neighbors Rally for Lucas ParkConcerns raised over rat infestation caused by food left behind
Bridge Bread Helps Homeless Rebuild Lives and ConfidenceFour of six bakers have gotten housing through Home First.
Reporter Criticizes Police Response to Downtown Drug ActivityA resident of the Park Pacific apartments is complaining about the police response to his complaints about apparent drug dealing outside his window, in the park across from the main library downtown.
Homeless Feel Unwelcome at Central LibrarySome claim they have been asked to leave because they smell or look homeless.
St. Louis Aims for More Accurate Homeless CountIrene Agustin with the city's homeless services division says 1,300 homeless people were counted downtown last year -- but this year the count is expanding to 20 additional city neighborhoods.

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