New Life Homeless Shelter Plans to Reopen by Christmas Five months after the city of St. Louis shut down his homeless shelter, the Reverend Larry Rice says he's been working all summer to bring the building up to code and re-open again.
Rev. Rice Hopes to Re-Open NLEC This FallRev. Larry Rice says he's been getting the run-around from City Hall on what exact repairs are needed to re-open.
Larry Rice Asks Gov. Greitens for Help with HomelessAsked what buildings he had in mind, Rice says there may be some space at the State Hospital on Arsenal Street.
Two Lawmakers Work to Address Code Violations at NLECCarpenters have agreed to do the work on the New Life Evangelistic Center for free - next up is finding a home improvement store to donate materials.
Homeless Arrested Near Main LibraryPolice deny loitering is the issue, but the homeless say they're being told not to stand around.
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.
Rev. Larry Rice Spends the Night Outside Closed Homeless ShelterWith his New Life Evangelistic Center ordered closed, the Reverend Larry Rice spent the night outside the downtown St. Louis homeless shelter with more than a dozen of his clients.
New Life Evangelistic Center No Reprieve, Arch City Defenders File SuitJudge Refused a Stay to Keep NLEC Open
St. Louis's Plan for Homeless Shelter Allowed to ProceedThe decision came after a judge refused the independent mayoral candidate's request to keep the shelter open.
New Life Homeless Shelter Packs Up For ShutdownFrantic packing underway while homeless wonder where they will end up.
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.
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.