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December 02, 2019 - 10:03 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The city of St. Louis has a new approach to homelessness this winter: shelters and assistance regardless of temperature. Previously, the city only began providing warming busses and shelter space if the temperature got all the way down to 20 degrees, or 25 degrees if there was...
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September 24, 2019 - 6:38 pm
Schaefer is described as white, thin, about 6 feet tall, with straggly gray hair and a beard.
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Rev. Larry Rice of New Life Evangelistic Center
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July 31, 2019 - 4:31 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The owner of a downtown homeless shelter shut down by City Hall two years ago is offering to drop his legal fight to re-open the facility...if the mayor will help get another building. The Reverend Larry Rice of the New Life Evangelistic Center says he's not married to the...
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June 10, 2019 - 12:47 pm
NILES, Ill. (AP) — A police officer in suburban Chicago took off his shoes and gave them to a homeless man who had tripped because of poor footwear. The Niles police department says on Facebook that Officer Brian Zagorski gave up his shoes Saturday. He also offered a pack with toiletries and...
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January 30, 2019 - 1:38 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — St. Louis Board of Aldermen president Lewis Reed is calling for more to be done to help the region's "most vulnerable" residents deal with the Polar Vortex. With all of the talk of a city-county merger, he says now is the time for both entities to work "better together" to...
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January 14, 2019 - 8:16 am
Chiefs offensive lineman Jeff Allen turned to Twitter to track down the man who helped him.
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December 27, 2018 - 2:49 pm
A Columbia man has been charged with shooting a sleeping 73-year-old homeless man with paintballs and repeatedly stabbing him
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December 26, 2018 - 11:09 am
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a southwestern Missouri city's request to dismiss a lawsuit challenging panhandling restrictions that the city has since scrapped. Joplin argued that the suit no longer applied because the city did away with the ordinance barring panhandling within...
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December 04, 2018 - 9:08 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — There'll be no fine or jail time for the local minister ticketed for handing out bologna sandwiches to the poor, but his case could soon serve as the impetus for a challenge in federal court.​ Ray Redlich's attorney says the city declined to pursue the case and the...
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Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts
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October 26, 2018 - 9:55 am
Just hours after winning Game 2 in Boston, Mookie Betts was seen delivering a shopping cart full of food to the homeless in Boston.
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