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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
  • Captain Ron Johnson, law enforcement officials hold emotional press conference

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Law enforcement officers held an emotional press conference early Tuesday morning after another night of violence. Captain Ron Johnson was nearly in tears as he detailed the struggle law enforcement officers have faced with protests and violence. It was sparked by the shooting death of Michael Brown at the hands of a Ferguson police officer. Law enforcement backed off during one of the protests last week to avoid a violent confrontation, allowing looting and significant property damage in […]

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    Dr. Baden: Brown could have survived all shots, except the one to the head

    (KTVI)- The results of a private autopsy on the body of Michael Brown were explained Monday by the doctors who did the autopsy. Michael Brown was reportedly shot six times, according to Dr. Michael Baden.  He says Brown could have survived all the shots, expect the one to the head.  The doctor and his colleague point out that the shot to the head was more than likely the last shot. In a news conference, Dr. Baden says Brown was shot […]

  • Rev. Al Sharpton and Martin Luther King III lead rally for Brown family

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – It’s been a tense time in Ferguson ever since Michael Brown was shot to death by a police officer. Rev. Al Sharpton, Martin Luther King III and Brown’s parents were at a rally Sunday afternoon in Ferguson. This started last weekend when Michael Brown was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The unarmed teen’s death sparked several rallies throughout this past week. The people are demanding a transparent investigation and asking everyone in Ferguson to rally […]

  • Stenger defeats Dooley in Democratic St. Louis County Executive primary

    (KTVI) – Steve Stenger soundly defeated Charlie Dooley in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary grabbing 66 percent of the vote.  Stenger prevailed in large part due to his message that is it is time for a change in county government. Dooley fired back throughout the campaign touting his political experience and relationships he has built with the City of St. Louis and business leaders. The Missouri primary battle got ugly toward the end with attack ads and serious allegations from both sides. Both […]

  • Dooley, Stenger cast votes in Missouri Primary Election

    (KTVI) – The polls are open for the Missouri Primary Election.  One of the most heated races has been for St. Louis County Executive. Long time County Executive Charlie Dooley is being challenged by council member Steve Stenger in the democratic primary.  On the republican side it`s Green Park Alderman Tony Pousosa facing off against State Representative Rick Stream. Both cast their ballots Tuesday morning. There are also some key constitutional amendments on the ballot. Amendment one would protect farmers […]

  • Cyclists rally for bike safety at St. Louis City Hall Monday

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Cyclists gathered at St. Louis City Hall Monday morning to rally for bike safety.  The group of Missouri and Illinois cyclists passed out bumper stickers that read “I Slow For Cyclists.”  They also plan on making bike safety and road sharing pamphlets to get out their message. Two incidents have gained momentum for the bike safety movement. In June, cyclist Rick Beard was hit and killed by a car in St. Louis. And just last week, […]

  • St. Louis launches program to end homelessness among veterans

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis started a program aimed at ending homelessness among veterans Wednesday. Operation Reveille is part of Mayor Francis Slay’s plan to end overall homelessness in the city. Veterans who qualify will be placed in an apartment while they apply for other government benefits. The program is funded by $750,000 on grants, public and local funding. The Department of Human Services is heading the program. You can follow Anthony Kiekow: Facebook Anthony Kiekow Twitter Anthony Kiekow […]

  • Shooting leads to violent crash in Berkeley

    BERKLEY, MO (KTVI) – One person was killed during a shooting and crash in Berkeley, according to a family member FOX 2’s Anthony Kiekow spoke with outside of the Berkeley police station. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday morning near the intersection of Washington and Short. The crime scene was covered with shell casings. It is unclear where the shots came from, but we do know that they caused a minivan and a car to slam into each other. The people inside the […]

  • Man found shot to death outside of south St. Louis cafe

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A man was found shot to death in south St. Louis early Tuesday morning.  His body was found in the 6200 block of Michigan Avenue.  No one is in custody and detectives are trying to piece together exactly what happened. The shooting occurred around 2 a.m. in the parking lot of Rex`s Café.   Detectives are combing the area for evidence.  They believe the victim was shot during a robbery.  It is unclear if the victim […]

  • Drive by shooting leads to crash injuring innocent people

    (KTVI) – St. Louis police say a black car that raced away from Harry’s Bar and Grill, after an occupant fired several gunshots, crashed into another car a few blocks away. It happened around 1 a.m. Friday morning at the intersection of Ashland Avenue and Taylor. The two people in a white car were taken to a hospital. One of the suspects in the black car was quickly arrested. The other suspect got out of the car and ran, but police […]

  • Party invite leads to deadly ambush in South St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – One man was killed and another is in critical condition after they were robbed and shot in the 7300 block of Vermont. According to police, this started when three men were invited to a party. When they arrived at the address, which was a vacant south St. Louis home, they were robbed at gun point.  During the robbery two of them were shot. One of them was hit in the back, one was fatally wounded […]

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    Law enforcement gathers to address school shootings

    (KTVI) – Area law enforcement officers gathered for a workshop to address school shootings in St. Louis on July 23. Since the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012, there have been about 75 incidents involving guns near schools, according to the FBI. It’s a threat that schools and police officers around the country are taking seriously and preparing for. The numbers include shootings, suicides and other incidents in and around school zones. There have been about 15 “mass shootings” at schools […]