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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    Former doctor’s office manager sentenced for embezzlement

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – A 61-year-old Belleville man was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for embezzling funds from his employer’s medical practice, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois Donald Boyce said Tuesday. According to court documents, Jerry Akin worked as a manager for a local doctor’s office from late 2009 to March 2014. Akin used company credit cards for personal purchases, including Cardinals season tickets, concert tickets, medical bills, and personal travel […]

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    Man charged with burning vehicle outside Franklin County post office

    UNION, MO (KTVI) – A 39-year-old Washington, Missouri man was charged Tuesday for allegedly setting fire and abandoning a vehicle in a post office parking lot. According to Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton, the incident occurred January 10 around 8:20 a.m. Deputies were called to the Lonedell Post Office on Highway 30 to assist the St. Clair Fire Department with a car fire in the parking lot. Investigators identified two people of interest in short order, Pelton said. On Friday […]

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    Duo arrested for burglary in Pacific

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men for allegedly breaking into a Pacific residence over the weekend. According to Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton, deputies were called to a home in the 6400 block of Highway O around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 15. The homeowner told deputies he had a surveillance system set up and recorded images of the suspects and the car they were driving. The homeowner posted those images on Facebook to […]

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    5 injured, 1 dead in multi-vehicle accident in north city

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A woman died and five people were injured following a multi-vehicle accident in a north St. Louis neighborhood Monday evening. The accident happened after 8 p.m. at the corner of W. Florissant and Oriole avenues in the Walnut Park East neighborhood. Fox 2 News will have more information on this story as it becomes available.

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    Northbound I-55 closed following accident

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A multi-vehicle accident shut down northbound Interstate 55 early Monday evening. The accident took place at I-55 and Broadway just before 7:15 p.m. Three vehicles were involved in the crash. One person was transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Authorities responded to divert traffic at Potomac.

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    Police locate missing 12-year-old; girl brought to hospital

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis police shocked the family of a missing 12-year-old girl by saying they’d found the child late Friday night. The girl vanished Wednesday morning while walking to a bus stop. Police said they found her around 10:30 p.m. on the second floor of a vacant building in the 5300 block of Terry in north St. Louis. She was taken to a local hospital to be treated for an undisclosed trauma. Lt. Perri Johnson of the St. […]

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    Cedar Hill man killed in Friday morning crash

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A 40-year-old Cedar Hill man died Friday morning after losing control of his car and crashing into another vehicle in Jefferson County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. According to Sgt. Al Nothum, a spokesman for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 5:35 a.m. on Dulin Creek Road just south of Timberline Drive. State police said Ronald Hendrix was driving southbound on Dulin Creek when he lost control of his 1999 Toyota […]

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    Greitens activates National Guard ahead of ice storm

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KTVI) – Less than a week after taking the oath of office, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is tackling the first major crisis of his term, declaring a state of emergency and activating the National Guard ahead of the incoming ice storm. Gov. Greitens also ordered the Missouri Department of Transportation to deploy its entire fleet of 1,500 trucks to clear roads, bridges, and highways during the weather event. More than 3,500 first responders would work 12-hour shifts; […]

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    12-year-old vanishes on her way to school bus stop – Police

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Investigators with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating a 12-year-old who vanished Wednesday morning while walking to a bus stop. According to Leah Freeman, a police spokeswoman, Shonta Taylor said her daughter, Kameil, left their home in the 5300 block of Labadie at 6:10 a.m. to walk to the bus stop. Shonta said Kameil typically walks to Abner and Terry where she meets a friend to walk to […]

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    Authorities make progress to identify body found in Franklin County

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office have enlisted the aid of the St. Louis County Medical Examiner’s Office to help identify human remains discovered in a burn pile at a river access point. Around noon on Tuesday, the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Forestry Division was cleaning the river access at Chouteau Claim when workers discovered dismembered human remains in a burn pile. The Chouteau Claim boat ramp offers access to the Bourbeuse and Meramec rivers. According […]

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    Missouri and Illinois issue travel advisories ahead of ice storm

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – State law enforcement agencies and transportation departments in Missouri and Illinois have issued winter weather travel advisories ahead of the expected ice storm. An approaching frontal system drops through St. Louis on Thursday. Fox 2 meteorologists are expecting scattered rain showers and plummeting temperatures. With colder, below freezing temps returning Thursday night, the concern quickly becomes significant ice accumulation due to freezing rain. This storm system has a nice amount of moisture to work with, as […]

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    Tanker overturns on Route 3 in Waterloo, Illinois

    WATERLOO, IL (KTVI) – A tanker truck overturned on Route 3 in Waterloo Wednesday afternoon. The accident occurred on Route 3 at S. Library Street. It’s unknown if the tanker was hauling anything.