New Orleans native. Loyola University New Orleans graduate (Class of 2002). Worked in TV news since August 2003. Moved to St. Louis in February 2008. Avid dog lover. Writer of short sentences.


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  • Officer-involved shooting in north city; suspect killed

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police scrambled to a north city neighborhood late Thursday night for an officer-involved shooting. The incident occurred just before 8:40 p.m. in the 6100 block of Laura; that’s in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. According to Lt. Colonel Lawrence O’Toole, the interim police chief, officers spotted a vehicle tied to a case of assault on a law enforcement officer from the night before. The officers used spike strips to disable the vehicle near Natural Bridge […]

  • O’Fallon, Illinois children killed in accident south of Indianapolis

    O’FALLON, Ill. – The community is coming together to support a young O’Fallon, Illinois family struck by tragedy. According to Indiana State Police, a semi-truck crashed into the family’s van on Interstate 70 on Tuesday, about 60 miles Southwest of Indianapolis. Christina Bereda and her three young children were inside the van. Authorities said she and her 3-year-old son, Jordan, received minor injuries and were flown to an Indianapolis hospital. Her two other children, 5-year-old Brennen and 1-year-old Finley, died in […]

  • 78-year-old Jefferson County woman missing

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has issued an advisory for a missing 78-year-old woman. Nancy Korte was last seen leaving work at the Dollar General in the 5900 block of Old Hwy 21 in Otto, Missouri. She left all her medications at home. She suffers from diabetes, a heart murmur, and possible early onset of dementia. Investigators said she last used her debit card in Bradford, Illinois at 12:53 p.m. on July 19. Authorities described Korte […]

  • St. Louis firefighters respond to building collapse

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis firefighters were called to a building collapse Wednesday in a residential neighborhood in south city. The incident occurred in the 3200 block of Liberty Avenue; that’s in the Dutchtown neighborhood.  The front facade came cascading down, taking bricks from the front of the house with it. Firefighters responded and pulled down any lose bricks or other materials to make sure nothing else falls.  A building inspector checked out the home.  The home-owner says the inspector has […]

  • Police: Multiple people shot in Dutchtown

    ST. LOUIS – Detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a shooting in the Dutchtown neighborhood. The shooting happened just after 1:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of S. Grand Boulevard and Montana Street. According to a police spokesperson, the victims were shot in the arm and the foot.  Both taken to the hospital to be treated for their injuries. Fox 2 News will have more information on this story as it becomes available.

  • St. Louis County police vehicle struck in Lemay

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – St. Louis County police are looking for a driver who crashed into a police vehicle Tuesday afternoon and fled the accident scene. The accident occurred just after 3:20 p.m. at the intersection of Lemay Ferry and Green Park roads, located by St. Trinity Cemetery. The suspect fled the scene in a blue Saturn, police said.

  • Dump truck overturns at busy intersection in Ellisville

    ELLISVILLE, Mo. – Crews are working to clear a busy intersection of Old State Road after a dump truck overturned, spilling its load along the roadway. The accident occurred around 3 p.m. on Old State and Manchester roads. No injuries were reported. The road was shut down for an extended period of time.

  • MoDOT to close I-70 express lanes for resurfacing

    ST. LOUIS – Beginning this weekend, commuters will be unable to use the Interstate 70 express lanes, the Missouri Department of Transportation said Tuesday. According to Andrew Gates, a MoDOT spokesman, work crews will close the express lanes from Union to Broadway at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 21. The closure is needed for lane resurfacing work. Gates said the lanes will remain closed until Monday, August 7 at 7 a.m.

  • Armed gunman robs Jennings Dollar General store

    JENNINGS, Mo. – Investigators with the St. Louis County Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a man who robbed a Jennings Dollar General store at gunpoint over the weekend. According to Officer Benjamin Granda, a police spokesman, the robbery occurred Sunday, July 16 at 5:15 p.m. in the 6400 block of W. Florissant Avenue. Granda said the suspect walked into the store and approached the cashier. He pulled out a gun and demanded money […]

  • Andy Cohen’s dog ‘Wacha’ meets Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis native and ‘Watch What Happens Live’ host Andy Cohen still carries a place in his heart for his hometown and its sports teams. When Stan Kroenke relocated the Rams from St. Louis to Los Angeles, Cohen famously ripped the billionaire on his late night talk show. And when Cohen decided to become a pet owner for the first time and adopt a dog, he named his four-legged friend Wacha after the Cardinals pitcher. On Sunday […]

  • Triple shooting at bar on S. Broadway

    ST. LOUIS – Three people were injured Thursday night in a shooting at a bar in the Carondelet neighborhood. The shooting occurred just after 9 p.m. at a bar located at the corner of S. Broadway and Robert Avenue. A man suffered a graze wound to the leg and a woman was shot in the head. Both victims were conscious and breathing when they were transported to a hospital. People at the saloon said the third victim drove themselves to […]

  • Parolee caught using ‘Whizzinator’ to beat urine test

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A 58-year-old Fenton man is back in jail after getting caught trying to cheat a drug test in front of a parole officer. According to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, the defendant, identified as Robert Zarbo, was required to provide a urine sample as a condition of his parole. Per regulation, a probation/parole officer was present to witness the sample as it was provided. The officer noticed an elastic waistband and plastic tubing […]