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The Reverend Larry Rice and homeless supporters oppose sidewalk eviction. Photo: KMOX

Homelessness Down in St. Louis City

St. Louis saw a decline of seven percent from the previous year.

06/20/2014

The Reverend Larry Rice and homeless supporters oppose sidewalk eviction. Photo: KMOX

Results of Homeless Head Count Yet to Be Released

Rev. Larry Rice says he thinks the city is embarrassed by the high number of homeless living on the streets of St. Louis.

06/19/2014

(L-R) Austin McBroom, Mike, and Blake Carelli. Photo: Youtube.com / Blake Carelli

Viral Video by SLU Students Helps Homeless Man Find a Home

A video uploaded to YouTube shows SLU basketball player Austin McBroom and his friend Blake Carelli picking up Michael Chaney from a downtown sidewalk on Sunday. Then, they treated him to lunch, a haircut, and some new clothes.

04/10/2014

(L-R) Austin McBroom, Mike, and Blake Carelli. Photo: Youtube.com / Blake Carelli

SLU Basketball Player Helps Homeless Man in Viral Video

Austin McBroom and his friend Blake Carelli treated a homeless man to a meal, a haircut, and some new clothes.

04/09/2014

(KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Rev. Rice Hosts Night Out With Homeless, Bemoans City Pressure

“You can own your own building but if you own it and try to sleep on it, you get arrested. You sleep on the sidewalk, you get arrested.”

11/01/2013

A few homeless hold down the fort on the sidewalk behind New Life.

Mayor Announces Plan To End Homelessness, Advocate Skeptical

“We could reach a point, eighteen months from now, where we have in fact ended chronic homelessness in St. Louis.”

02/27/2013

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and councilmen Steve Stenger and Mike O'Mara during a council meeting on Tuesday, December 6th, 2011. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Homeless Return To County Council, Ask For Another Shelter

“In the wintertime, when it’s cold…every news station says ‘bring your pets in tonight, don’t let them stay out in the cold.’ Are we no better than pets?”

02/13/2013

Homeless Vet, Getty Images, Mitchell Funk

Bill Would Outlaw Begging Near Highway Ramps

Alderman Ken Ortman says motorists are complaining about beggars walking between rows of cars, asking for change.

09/14/2012

A few homeless hold down the fort on the sidewalk behind New Life.

City Says Barricades Outside New Life Evangelistic Center Will Remain

The barricades are still up, with signs that say “sidewalk closed for health and safety reasons.”

09/11/2012

The Reverend Larry Rice leads group of downtown homeless to Galleria, looking for work

Reverend Rice, Dooley Agree On Homeless Services

A St. Louis County homeless shelter is quickly becoming a reality and the County Executive is looking to provide services for the homeless.

09/10/2012

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