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Anthony is an award-winning reporter from Minneapolis. His passion for
writing and public speaking led him to a career in broadcast
journalism. Anthony is a 2009 graduate of the University of Minnesota,
where he was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. During college, he interned
at Twin Cities Public Television, KARE-TV and the U.S. House of
Representatives. He also studied abroad in Mexico. His reporting
career began in Alexandria, MN and he most recently worked in Dayton,

When Anthony is not working he enjoys spending time with his son,
watching movies and reading memoirs. He is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

Recent Articles
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    Officer Darren Wilson considering resigning as grand jury decision nears; CNN reports

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- Sources close to Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson said that he is considering resigning from the police department, according to a CNN report. This comes as the grand jury is set to meet Friday and we get closer to finding out if Officer Wilson will be charged for shooting Michael Brown to death back in August. FOX 2′s Anthony Kiekow spoke with business manager for the St. Louis Police Officers’ Association, Eff Roorda on Friday about Officer […]

  • Ferguson mayor, police chief decline media interviews ahead of grand jury decision

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- The grand jury handling the Michael Brown case is set to meet on Friday. Deliberations could start the same day. FOX 2 has learned that Ferguson Mayor James Knowles and Ferguson Chief of Police Tom Jackson will not participate in anymore media interviews until after the grand jury decision is announced. Also, 48 hours before the public announcement the prosecutor’s office will inform law enforcement officers. This will give them time to prepare in case any protests […]

  • Security companies want a break on licensing requirements as grand jury decision nears

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Private security companies want the St. Louis County Police Department to give them a break when it comes to normal licensing requirements. This comes as we await the Michael Brown grand jury decision.  The demand for guards at local businesses is increasing. Area security companies sent two letters to the St. Louis County Police Department. The letters are all about getting more security guards approved to work in St. Louis City and St. Louis County. […]

  • Governor Nixon names Ferguson Commission members

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Governor Nixon announced the appointment of a new “Ferguson Commission,” Tuesday, charged with addressing a wide range of race relations issues that most feel are at the core of the unrest that followed the shooting of Michael Brown in August. The sixteen member commission includes a former Hazelwood mayor, the former chief of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police, a young Ferguson protester, and members of the clergy and business community. Nixon says their task presents […]

  • 2 families displaced following early morning fire in Jefferson County

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- A fire caused sever damage to two Jefferson County homes Monday morning. Firefighters from multiple departments responded. It happened in the 2800 block of Highway W around 4:30 a.m. Firefighters say the fire started in a shed and quickly spread to the connecting home and neighboring home. The families inside were able to escape unharmed. The American Red Cross is helping the displaced families. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

  • Man shot, killed outside of convenience store in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Gunfire killed one man at a 7-Eleven in downtown St. Louis Sunday night. The gunman is still on the loose. According to police, the shooting occured around 6p.m. at the convenience store located in the 200 block of North 17th Street. Witnesses reported seeing the 27-year-old victim talking with the suspect outside of the store. At that point, the conversation took a deadly turn when the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim. The […]

  • Protesters plan to shut down Clayton as police prepare to walk fine line

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- A diverse group of activists plan to hit the city of Clayton in the pocket book after the grand jury decision. They are set to peacefully disrupt businesses. These individuals gathered Thursday night to work on their strategy. They want to flood Clayton on the first workday after the grand jury decision. They are protesting a justice system they say has consistently failed minorities, including Micheal Brown. Their plan calls for peaceful protests, but some of the […]

  • Brown family attorneys address Nixon remarks at news conference Thursday

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- The family of Michael Brown and their attorneys held a press conference Thursday morning in response to Governor Jay Nixon. Attorneys Benjamin Crump and Anthony Gray spoke on behalf of the family. According to Gray, the family wants to associate themselves with the governor’s statements and reiterate his denouncement of violence, looting and rioting in the name of Michael Brown. The attorneys are calling this a defining moment for the governor and the state of Missouri. They […]


    Dr. Baden to testify before Brown grand jury

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The attorney for Michael Brown’s family told FOX 2 that Dr. Michael Baden will testify before the grand jury Thursday. Anthony Gray called the news “huge.” He will likely be one of the final voices the grand jury hears before making a decision. Dr. Baden came to St. Louis from New York to perform a private autopsy on the body of Michael Brown back in August. It was requested by the Brown family. At the […]

  • “Way of Lights” returns to the Shrine Our Lady of the Snows

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Winter weather is here. FOX 2`s Anthony Kiekow is in Belleville with why the Shrine Our Lady of the Snows is welcoming the cold weather. The event is a  unique celebration of Christmas. It features a mile-and-a-half drive with over one million lights, art displays and life-size biblical statues which take you on a scriptural Journey to Bethlehem. More information:  http://www.wayoflights.org/

  • Michael Brown’s parents to discuss racial profiling, human rights at United Nations

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Michael Brown’s parents are traveling to Geneva, Switzerland on Monday to discuss racial profiling and human rights at the United Nations. The parents of Trayvon Martin also spoke at the United Nations recently about the same topic. Both Martin and Brown were unarmed when they were shot to death. Brown’s parents are still waiting for a grand jury to decide if Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged for shooting their son to death during a […]

  • Suspect in armed robberies fatally shoots himself at South County elementary school

    OAKVILLE, MO (KTVI)- A suspect in two overnight armed robberies fatally shot himself in the parking lot of a south St. Louis elementary school early Friday morning. The shooting happened around 4:35 a.m. at Blades Elementary School in Oakville. According to Brian Schellman of the St. Louis County Police Department, the man was suspected in two robberies that happened at a nearby Bank of America on Lemay Ferry. The first occurred around 1:00a.m.  A man was using the ATM when […]