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In testimony today, Rice will seek to blame downtown’s homeless problem on the negligence of surrounding communities.
“We have people who have homes, who have condominiums, that file petitions, that want to take away our right to shelter people here”
“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.”
Ever wonder what it’s like to be homeless? You can experience it tonight as the New Life Evangelistic Center hosts its annual Night with the Homeless.
“We will be taking this to court where we can contest if we really need a permit for a hotel. We’re a church after all,” he said.
“It’s kind of like an assortment of police reports at various times. They vary from assaults, homicides, drug arrests, larcenies,” Officer Daffney Allen testified.
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The Reverend Larry Rice fights for the survival of his downtown homeless shelter, the New Life Evangelistic Center, as he appears before a city board with the power to shut him […]
Charlie talks with spokespersons from New Life Evangelistic Center about a petition being circulated to shut down this Downtown STL homeless shelter.
The homeless shelter in downtown St. Louis could get its hotel license revoked after 160 people signed a petition.
“It takes more than two plots of land for anything to take place,” Dooley said. “You got to build it, you got to staff it. All these things need to be done.”