Judge Pushes for Settlement in Homeless Shelter's Lawsuit Against St. LouisNew Life Evangelistic Center sued the city after it forced them to shelter fewer than 35 of the usually 200 people every night.
St. Louis Shelter Sues in Effort to Keep OperatingThe 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.
New Life Center Fights to Help the HomelessThe New Life Evangelistic Center for the homeless warns St. Louis City Hall a lawsuit is coming.
Board Votes to Shut Down New Life Evangelistic CenterAfter two years of hearings on complaints of homeless loitering, crime and urination, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay's Board of Public Service voted to shut down the Rev. Larry Rice's New Life Evangelistic Center.
City Delays Vote on Fate of New Life CenterMany homeless say if the center is shut down, they will not leave the area.
New Life Homeless Center's Fate Still PendingLast month, St. Louis postponed a decision on whether to shut down the New Life Evangelistic Center for the homeless following months of testimony from nearby residents who complained of loud noise, fights and public urination.
Determination Hearing for Homeless Center's Hotel License PostponedIt could be next month before the St. Louis Board of Public Service makes a decision on revoking New Life Evangelistic Center's hotel license. A determination hearing, scheduled for today, has been postponed by the board to review all the legal documents.
City to Decide Fate of New Life Evangelistic CenterOn July 22, the city's Board of Public Service is expected to deliberate and vote on the New Life Evangelistic Center's permit.
Debate Continues Over New Life LicenseAnother hearing will be held in City Hall over the City of St. Louis revoking New Life Evangelistic Center's license.
Rev. Rice to Testify in Hearing Today on Homeless ShelterIn testimony today, Rice will seek to blame downtown's homeless problem on the negligence of surrounding communities.
Hearings on New Life Evangelistic Center Resume Tuesday"We have people who have homes, who have condominiums, that file petitions, that want to take away our right to shelter people here"
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."