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.
Rice Makes Offer to Mayor Slay to Settle Pending SuitA downtown minister to the homeless makes an offer to Mayor Slay. Reverend Larry Rice is offering to settle a pending lawsuit with the city out of court.
Shots Fired Outside St. Louis Homeless ShelterThe suspects tried to run but were caught.
'Homeless Jesus' Sculpture to be Displayed at NLEC The internationally known “Homeless Jesus” sculpture will be displayed at the New Life Evangelistic Center. It is a piece that displays Jesus lying on a park bench.
St. Louis Finds More Shelter for HomelessDirector of Human Services Eddie Roth says the city is looking for a permanent shelter, but for now, bunk space is being made available at sites north and south of downtown.
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.
Date Approaches on Vote of Whether to Shut Down New Life CenterThe city of St. Louis is scheduled to announce its decision later this month on whether to revoke the hotel license of the New Life Evangelistic Center downtown.
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.
Homeless Center Facing Possible Shutdown This WeekThis week, the St. Louis Board of Public Service could render its decision on whether to revoke the homeless center's hotel permit.