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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
  • Grafton bounces back with fireworks after flooding

    GRAFTON, IL (KTVI) – After a rough tourist season in Grafton, things were looking promising Friday. Flooding hurt business in the city, but the water has receded. “We were all waiting for the water level to drop,” Sarah Jolliff said. “It’s going to be a fun filled weekend.” To celebrate the change in water level, the city had a fireworks display at 9 p.m. Many people made the trip to Grafton just to see the fireworks. Business owners hope people […]

  • Jefferson County law enforcement warns gun owners after theft

    BARNHART, MO (KTVI) – A thief stole seven guns from a tool box in Barnhart earlier this month, prompting the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department to remind residents about the importance of locking up your firearms. According to Detective Sgt. James Kausler of the sheriff’s department, most of the criminals committing gun crimes in our region are using stolen guns. Authorities advise gun owners to keep all guns in a safe. They also said gun owners should keep detailed information and […]

  • Bank robbery suspect captured in South St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis County Police arrested a bank robber Wednesday afternoon at Reavis Barracks Road and Union. They said a police K-9 was key in capturing the suspect. The male suspect entered the US Bank and demanded money around 4:30 p.m., according to police. The suspect fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash, leaving some sort of package in the bank. St. Louis County Bomb and Arson was called the bank to investigate the package. Investigators […]

  • Mentoring program taking St. Louis teens off the street

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Charles Shelton leads the “Teens of Tomorrow” mentoring program in St. Louis. The program gives kids a chance to dream, according to Shelton. “Regardless of what has happened in their lives they have to plan,” He said. “They are going to make it regardless.” Shelton has opened up his home to the teens. As many as 20 teens could spend time there a day. Tywone Lee, 15, said he has been a part for the program […]

  • Female murder rate climbs in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Another string of murders in St. Louis has left three women dead. Laura Green, 23, was found shot to death on Euclid around 8 a.m. Monday. Ce’onta Cretter, 21, and a 23-year-old woman were found shot to death on Ruskin around 2:30 a.m. Police said all three women knew each other. A total of 21 women have already been murdered in St. Louis this year. A total of 23 women were murdered all of last year. […]

  • String of gun violence hits north St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Gun violence struck at several locations across North County between Thursday night and Friday afternoon. On Addison, a 20-year-old man was found shot to death in his own home. At the intersection of Old Halls Ferry and Bristol Rock, a drive-by left a car and a 24-year-old man riddled with bullets. His condition is unknown. On Criterion, a man was car jacked by several armed men. On Rottingdean, police received reports that gunfire erupted […]

  • Ditch at intersection pushes North St. Louis man to demand action

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A North St. Louis man said a ditch at an intersection ruined his car. Emmanuel Johnson told FOX2 his Dodge Charger was damaged when he drove the intersection of Lillian and Riverview Monday. There are signs at the intersection that read “rough pavement,” but Johnson said they should also be signs to let people know that there is a ditch in the road. “I was driving my car slow, but the ditch is so deep,” Johnson […]

  • Protesters and police clash at police headquarters

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Protesters and police squared off in Downtown St. Louis Monday night. The clash came two days after a 16-year-old was shot by an officer over the weekend. Police said Brandon Claxton had a stolen gun and the officer feared for his life. At least six people were arrested at the protest outside the police station on Olive St. Police gave protesters several warnings before making the arrests. Some of those arrested were blocking traffic, some were […]

  • Officer Involved Shooting Hodimont

    Teen suspect shot three times by St. Louis police officer

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A 16 year old is in serious but stable condition after being shot three times Saturday night by a St. Louis city police officer. The officer says the teenager ran toward him holding a gun. It began around 7:15pm when officers responded to a call from a housing complex in the 2500 block of Hodiamont. The call came from a woman who said she saw someone she thought had stolen her recently purchased .40-caliber pistol. St. […]

  • St. Louis Bosnians walk to remember Srebrenica genocide

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Twenty years after thousands of Bosnians were killed in what has been called an act of genocide, St. Louis’ Bosnian community remembered the massacre. They flooded the streets of south St. Louis to honor the victims  of the Srebrenica massacre Saturday, joining Bosnians around the world. Around 50,000 Bosnians refugees and their children live in the St. Louis region, displaced by the war in their homeland. More than 8,000 Muslims were killed by the Serb Army between […]

  • Man killed in North St. Louis at gathering

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Police are investigating a murder Friday night in north St. Louis. It happened around 8:30 at a home on north Garrison near Thomas. Officers arrived and found Marquis Strickland, 24,  with multiple gunshot wounds. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Witnesses say another man was looking for the victim outside a gathering in the home  when shots were fired. Police have two suspects in custody, but they have not been identified pending […]

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    Police reveal person of interest in hit and run after girl fight

    EAST ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The East St. Louis Police Department is hoping a teenage girl accused to slamming a car into a group of girls turns herself into authorities. Police believe Moeshia Allen was behind the wheel of the car that hit the girls June 27th at Lincoln Park. Police said Allen the girls were involved in an ongoing feud that included multiple acts of violence that led to the crash. At this point Allen is the only person […]