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Jason Maxwell joined Fox 2 and KPLR 11 in April 2017 as the Nissan Rogue Runner Reporter and Photojournalist.

Prior to moving to St. Louis Jason was a photojournalist at WSMV Nashville Tennessee. He covered a variety of high profile like the high profile rape trial of two former Vanderbilt University football players and the July 16th murder of five U.S. service members.

Maxwell majored in communication at Freed Hardeman University. Jason has always had a passion for the news. His mom said he always ask “WHY” as a child. One of his strongest points is interview and asking the question why getting the facts.

“My Mom And Dad are my example of how to live life, and how to make a living. I also admire Marshall Keeble who was a preacher of the Church Of Christ. He made a tremendous contribution for people all around the world,” said Jason Maxwell.

When Jason is not in the Nissan Rogue Runner you can find him flying model remote control helicopter and airplane.

Jason Resides in Belleville Illinois.


Recent Articles
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    WELLSTON, Mo. – Police are searching for the gunman in a deadly overnight shooting in Wellston. The incident happened around 11p.m. Wednesday on Julian Avenue. One man was shot and killed at the scene. The other victim was shot and transported to an area hospital. There was a two-car accident at that location as well. So far, there is no word on suspect or motive.   A sad morning in wellston as family and friends gather at the scene in last […]

  • Fire crews fight blaze at Cahokia barbershop

    CAHOKIA, Ill. – Firefighters were called to the scene of an early morning blaze at a barbershop in Cahokia The fire started just after 3 a.m. at the business on Water Street near Fourth Street. The flames were located at the front door of the barbershop. No word on what sparked the fire.

  • Police investigate armed robbery at 24 Hour Walgreens Pharmacy

    ALTON, Ill. – Police are searching for two armed robbers who held up a 24 hour Walgreens in Alton. The incident happened around 3:30a.m. Tuesday on Washington Avenue near College Avenue. Investigators say two men armed with guns fled the scene with numerous prescription bottles.  

  • Firefighters respond to fire at TGI Fridays in Fairview Heights

    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. – Flames at TGI Fridays damages the restaurant Wednesday night in Fairview Heights. Thet fire started around 11:45p.m. Friday’s location on North Illinois Street near intersection  I64 and route 159. Restaurant workers evacuated all the customers from the building, with no word on injuries. Firefighters used axes to chop into the walls, to get to the fire. Fire officials said they believe the fire started from a cigarette that was tossed into mulch near the entrance.

  • Car hits home in East St. Louis, no one was hurt

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. –  An early morning car crash causes damage to brick steps leading to a home porch. The incident happened around 3:30a.m. in East St. Louis, on North 43rd Street near Caseyville Avenue. According to police, the driver slammed into the home and then drove off. No one inside the home was hurt.

  • Belleville firefighter treated for smoke inhalation after house fire

    ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. –  A  house fire leaves one firefighter treated for smoke inhalation. The Belleville Fire Department was called to Aaron Drive around 11:30 p.m.  Sunday for reports of a residential fire. Residents of the home were not inside at the time of the fire. There is no word yet on what caused the fire.  

  • Florida boy brings area St. Louis police officers donuts

    ST. LOUIS-  Tyler Carac a ten-year-old boy from Florida visits St. Louis Friday to show his appreciation for area police officers. Carach has been traveling around the country to deliver donuts and thank you notes to police departments. His travels started after he saw four deputies at a store in his hometown, and bought them doughnuts. He will visit officers at the Central Patrol Division and the Mounted Patrol stables in Forest Park.

  • Morning fire destroys vacant East St. Louis home

    EAST ST. LOUIS-  Flames blaze through a vacant East St. Louis home Friday morning. Investigators believe the fire started around 12:00a.m.  at the home on North 40th Street at State Street. According to neighbors, the house has been vacant for about a year but vagrants have been seen in the building. There is no word on what caused the fire.

  • Early morning fire rips through vacant Liberty Bell Oil Company Building

    ST.LOUIS- Blazing flames ripped through a vacant commercial building in south St. Louis Thursday morning. The fire broke out just after 4a.m. along Vandeventer Ave near Boyle Fire officials tell FOX 2 the old Liberty Bell Oil Company Building was vacant, however, one homeless man was inside at the time but got out unharmed. The cause on the fire has not been determined. The fire is under investigation. Stay with FOX 2 for more information on this developing story.

  • Smash-and-grab thieves hit Ballwin ITechShark store

    BALLWIN, Mo-  Ballwin police are investigating an early morning smash and grab. The incident happened at iTechShark off Manchester Road around 2:30a.m. Wednesday.  According to police two masked men broke into the store by smashing through the enrty door window. Surveillance video shows the suspects making their way to the store. It is reported that the men walked into the storage room and took off with several computers. The suspects sped away in a black BMW going 110 miles per […]

  • 8 people arrested in connection with north county shooting

    ST. LOUIS-  Police arrested eight people at Ridgeview Apartments in north county. The arrests came after a man was shot in the arm on Diamond drive, in the Riverview area. According to police, another bullet shattered a car window. No charges have been made at this time, an investigation is ongoing,

  • No one injured in early morning fire in East St. Louis

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill-  A fire damaged an apartment in East. St. Louis Tuesday. The flames broke out around 2:30 a.m. on at the Joh Deshields Housing Complex. According to authorities, the fire started in the resident’s bedroom. She was able to call 9-1-1 and get out safely. No word on what caused the fire.