Update: The victim has been identified as David Douglas. Daily RFT also received a response from Reverend Rice.
According to the St. Louis police, a 46-year-old man plummeted to his death on Tuesday at the New Life Evangelistic Center in downtown.
The center, run by Reverend Larry Rice, has been a ... More >>
The battle between the city of St. Louis and New Life Evangelistic Center head Rev. Larry Rice wages on.
The latest clash began last night as the city enacts "special enforcement" on a section of Locust Street west of 14th Street, right outside the NLEC. The sidewalk is often lined in the wee hour ... More >>
After attempting to open a tent city for the homeless in St. Louis City only to have it condemned and shut down immediately, Reverend Larry Rice followed through on his promise to rebuild his homeless tent community in the County. On Saturday morning, Rice and volunteers from the New Life Evangelist ... More >>
Reverend Larry Rice revealed his suit against St. Louis City today for allegedly failing to follow its own procedures for issuing a condemnation notice, and for violating his First Amendment rights. Rice believes that the city impeded his religious rights on the grounds that he was conducting worshi ... More >>
The New Life Evangelistic Center has sent out a press release announcing that Reverend Larry Rice will file a federal lawsuit against both the City of St. Louis and St. Louis Public Safety Director Eddie Roth for shutting down his tent city, Integrity Village.
St. Louis once again topped the list as the nation's "Most Dangerous Cities" in 2010. Here, then, is a look at ten of the most-heinous crimes (ranked from bad to worse) occurring in and near the city within the past 12 months. John Thornton10. The Murder of a MayorJohn Thornton was on his way hom ... More >>
Image ViaEe-gads: IagulliIt wasn't enough that they allegedly tortured and dismembered a fellow homeless man and set his body on fire. Now one of the two men accused of the brutal slaying of 22-year-old Zachary Irvin this past June in an abandoned building in East St. Louis is also charged with s ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Lola bartender and co-owner Matt McMullin.
Alissa NelsonWelcome to Lola! May we suggest something old-fashioned -- like, say, an Old Fashioned?"What if a d ... More >>
www.flickr.com/photos/nicholasianAt long last, downtown loft dwellers suffering from, say, a bad sore throat, have a place nearby to go for treatment -- a walk-in, no-appointment-needed clinic where they can expect to see a doctor faster than you can say Marcus Welby. No more coo ... More >>
A group of homeless St. Louis residents and advocates plan to march on City Hall and the social service agency St. Patrick Center this morning. Not expected to take part in the protest is the Rev. Larry Rice, director of the downtown homeless shelter New Life Evangelistic Center and a frequen ... More >>