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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
  • Kenrick’s Meats & Catering

    (KTVI)- If Christmas ham has you thinking “ho-hum,” and a traditional turkey just feels tired, then Kenrick`s Meats & Catering can help! Mike “The Butcher” gave us some suggestions for alternative dishes for your holiday meal. Kenrick`s Meats & Catering is located at 4324 Weber Road in Affton. For additional information call (314) 631- 2440 or visit kenricks.com.  

  • Police investigating abduction of teen girl near Jennings

    JENNINGS, MO (KTVI)- Police are investigating an abduction of a 15-year-old girl near Jennings. The teen says a man abducted her near her school bus stop around 3:30p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Highway 367 and Jennings Station Road. She told authorities that she was able to escape unharmed, but not before the man cut her clothes off with a knife. She says the man pulled her into a van and drove her to a nearby cemetery. That’s when she […]

  • Underground fire causes power outages across St. Louis area; 6,300 affected

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- An underground fire in north city caused power outages across the St. Louis area. The fire was electrical and it all started in a manhole at Broadway and Salisbury around 10:30p.m. Wednesday night. The fire has been smothered and crews are working to fix the problem. Ameren officials say some equipment malfunctioned and started the fire. As of 5 a.m. more than 6,300 Ameren customers in Grand Center, the Central West End, Hyde Park and the […]

  • Two gas stations robbed by gunman moments apart

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Police believe two armed robberies at gas stations in West County Wednesday morning. Clerks at both gas stations describe terrifying scenarios. The 7-Eleven in Woodson Terrance was robbed around 1am. Police said the suspect stormed into the gas station with a gun and demanded money. He stole the money and left the scene on foot. When police arrived they used a k-9 to search the area, but did not find the suspect. Just a few […]

  • Thieves use stolen SUV in smash and grab robbery

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Criminals burst into a south St. Louis business early Monday. The smash and grab happened around 1:30am at the Wireless 66 cell phone business near the intersection of Gravois and Gustine. Police say the suspects slammed a stolen SUV into the business, breaking boards over the windows and shattering the glass door. They swiped cell phones and accessories. They got a way in another vehicle waiting outside, so the suspects left the SUV at the scene. If […]

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    More help for Ferguson businesses; More questions for Gov. Nixon

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- The Missouri Department of Insurance will meet with Ferguson business owners at the Ferguson community center Friday. The goal is to help the business owners rebuild. While many people protested peacefully the night of the Mike Brown grand jury decision, some Ferguson businesses were damaged and looted. The state has reached out to insurance companies and is trying to help the businesses get back on track. This comes as Gov. Jay Nixon continues to feel the heat […]

  • American Red Cross helping family of 6 after fire destroys home, Christmas presents

    FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI)- A Florissant family of six is now homeless after a fire ripped through their home Thursday morning. Jessica Hopson and her five children were able to escape the home, but everything inside was charred. Jessica’s children range in age from 12-year-old to just 2-years-old. Jessica also said that she is 13 weeks pregnant. The fire destroyed Christmas presents and birthday presents. One of her son’s was supposed to be celebrating his birthday Thursday. Jessica said the fire […]

  • Snowball Express to benefit families of fallen military heroes

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The Snowball Express is an all expense paid trip that focuses on the children. They`re traveling to Dallas, Texas in just a few hours for a few days of fun. This volunteer organization has partnered with the USO and American Airlines to take the families on the trip. They will have a few days packed with cool events and activities including a red carpet movie premiere. The annual event started after September 11, 2001. It was […]

  • Progress being made on Eads Bridge restoration

    ] ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Crews began restoration work on the 140-year-old Eads Bridge in 2012.Now, they’re finishing work on the north side of the bridge and starting on the south side. Bi-State and the City of St. Louis own the bridge. They’ll update the rehab progress at a news conference Wednesday morning.

  • Guns ‘n’ Hoses rescheduled to Jan. 30th

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The annual Guns N’ Hoses fundraiser will be held on January 30th at Scottrade Center. The money raised will help families of first responders who have been killed in the line of duty. For the 28th time officers and firefighters from the region will step into the boxing ring and go a few rounds while honoring their fallen brothers and sisters. Guns N’ Hoses is usually held the night before Thanksgiving. This year organizers knew […]

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    Bill to create civilian oversight board of St. Louis police introduced

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The city of St. Louis has taken a step towards creating a Citizen Oversight Board for the police department. On Friday, the Board of Aldermen heard the first reading of the proposed bill. The alderman behind the bill, Terry Kennedy, says currently, if you have a problem with the police, you have to complain directly to the department. He says there are similar boards in other cities across America and he thinks St. Louis could benefit from […]

  • Man dies, woman grazed in head in north St. Louis shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Police are investigating a double shooting in north St. Louis that occurred around 8:15 Friday morning. A man was shot and a woman grazed in the head at N. Garrison and Thomas. The man has died as a result of his wounds. The female victim was rushed to a hospital. She was conscious and breathing and is expected to survive. Authorities say someone driving by opened fire as the victims walked down the street.