St. Louis homeless
A relatively warm December is coming to an end, and the weather is taking a turn for the cold. As a result, St. Louis officials are opening the city’s emergency shelter for the homeless.
Today, Kevin meets a man who spends the night on a sidewalk warming grate outside the hockey arena…
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 […]
The city’s annual homeless headcount is underway — with organizers predicting there will be fewer homeless tallied here than a year ago.
Offering a rare tour of his five-story New Life Evangelistic Center, the Reverend Larry Rice says there are no code violations or unsafe living conditions.
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Another showdown over the homeless is brewing between the Reverend Larry Rice and the Slay Administration — this time on the issue of sidewalk camping near Rice’s homeless center downtown. Director of Human Services […]
Director of Human Services Bill Siedhoff believes many of the people begging are not destitute.
Charlie talks with the Rev. Larry Rice who wants the homeless at the Galleria; with Sgt. Jason Grellner of Franklin County, MO, about a woman cooking meth at a local WalMart; with Bob Edgar of Common Cause and Chuck DeVore of the TX Public Policy about ALEC; and with STL Sculptor Harry Weber about today’s Dred and Harriet Scott statue dedication.
Embarassed and shut down last week, New Lifers are Regrouping
Today, Kevin visits with a waitress named Amy, who came back to take one last look at the plywood shacks along the river she used to call home.