Rec Center Serves as Temp Homeless Shelter; Kids' Classes on HoldAbout 75 homeless women are being housed at the rec center, which now looks like a shelter more than a recreational complex.
Homeless Gather in Park After New Life ClosingSome of the homeless are starting to congregate again in the park across from the main library on Olive.
Rev. Larry Rice Continues Fight to Keep NLEC OpenJudge Joan Moriarty heard several hours of testimony and broke for the weekend without rendering a decision.
Rev. Rice Upset By BB Gun ThreatThe Rev. Larry Rice is calling on police to do something about a woman quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch saying she might shoot at the homeless -- and those helping them -- with a BB gun.
NLEC Asks Court to Intervene in Shelter Shut-Down"Thank God we live in democracy here and we have judges that can overrule things," Rice says. "We just saw it happen as far as the President of the United States."
City, County Send 100 Workers to Gather Information on HomelessThis is the first time St. Louis city and county are working together on the project, their goal is to help get people support, and ultimately off the streets.
Homeless Man Stabs Man on Bicycle in South CityThe suspect told police he thought he was about to be attacked, so he stabbed the bicyclist.
Warehouse Fire Continues to Burn for 30 HoursIt started around midnight Sunday, and the bitter cold is causing water to freeze on contact.
St. Louis Opens Winter Shelters For Weekend ColdCity says United Way hotline (call 211) is one way to find warming station, outreach
Homeless Man Charged in Connection to K-2 OverdosesPolice say a surveillance camera showed 56-year-old John White in a suspected drug deal outside the New Life Evangelistic Center.
Downtown Property Owners Suing Homeless ShelterThe plantiffs say the shelter is a primary obstacle to profitably operating their properties.
Dramatic Drop in Downtown Synthetic Marijuana OverdosesEmergency workers received a hundred calls for overdoses, but something changed.