NLEC Rev. Larry Rice Places Bid in St. Louis Mayoral RaceNew Life Evangelistic Center’s the Rev. Larry Rice said he recently turned in over 1,200 signatures to the Board of Elections Committee to get his name on the ballot.
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."
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.
Rev. Larry Rice Rallies Outside of New Life Evangelistic CenterRice is being sued as a nuisance property and the city has also issued a fresh order for him to close.
Downtown Property Owners Suing Homeless ShelterThe plantiffs say the shelter is a primary obstacle to profitably operating their properties.
City Orders Homeless Shelter to Shut Down as Overdose Numbers RiseThe order came in two days into a recent outbreak of synthetic marijuana overdoses.
Dozens in Downtown Homeless Community Overdose on K-2St. Louis EMS crews normally respond to 10 to 12 overdose calls per day.
Homeless Shelter Faces ShutdownCity Hall ruled the facility is a "nuisance property" because of complaints of crime, loitering and public urination in the area.
Larry Rice says Biddle House is No Panacea for HomelessLongtime homeless minister says Biddle House is no panacea
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.
St. Louis Rejects NLEC's Housing RequestThe NLEC wishes to house up to 325 homeless people.
Statue of Jesus Dedicated In Downtown St. LouisHe lies on a park bench outside the New Life Evangelistic Center