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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
  • Ronnie Blom

    Massage therapist accused of sexually assaulting client

    EDWARDSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office charged a 55-year-old Litchfield man for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at the massage business where he was employed. According to prosecutors, the 42-year-old victim contacted the Edwardsville Police Department on April 30 to report the assault, which occurred at a local Massage Luxe. Management at the massage business cooperated with investigators, leading them to arrest Ronnie Blom on Wednesday. Blom has since been placed on unpaid administrative leave. Blom […]

  • A man stops and bows his head in prayer at the scene of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Thursday, August 14, 2014.

    Permanent Michael Brown memorial to be built in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO  –  On what would’ve been Michael Brown Jr.’s 19th birthday, his memorial on Canfield Drive was removed. Michael Brown’s family and the city of Ferguson have come to an agreement about a permanent marker.  The makeshift shrine to Brown in the middle of Canfield Drive cropped up shortly after Michael Brown was killed last August and has remained. Officials say that there needs to be a more permanent memorial to the teen and objects in the street are […]

  • Prosecutors will now assist St. Louis police at homicide scenes

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Police and prosecutors will all converge on murder scenes in St. Louis. The prosecutors will observe the investigation, interview witnesses and connect with families of victims. The goal is to help solve more murders. In 2015, 64 people have been murdered in St. Louis, with 44 of those murders being unsolved. Maria Miller’s 21-year-old son Courtney Williams was shot to death in 2014. The college student’s murder is also unsolved. “I have to deal with that […]

  • Arrest made in north St. Louis County fatal shooting

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) –A man was shot and killed Saturday night near the intersection of Halls Ferry Road and Hecht.  He was found dead in the parking lot of an apartment complex. St. Louis County police now report that they have a suspect in custody. Charges are pending.  

  • Diverse crowd fills Ferguson for Twilight Run 2015

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Hundreds of people participated in the Ferguson Twilight Run 2015. It was held Saturday night in the heart of the city. Those who participated had the option of running a 5k or 10k. The event included music and food. People of all ages were a part of the event. It also had a diverse crowd. First responders and volunteers helped with the annual event. Organizers said the event attracted almost as many people as it did […]

  • Storms leave trail of damage in St. Charles County

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A storm that swept through St. Charles County flipped three RVs and sent a large tree into a home. No one was seriously hurt, but a few people did suffer some bumps and bruises. Ken Ketchum and his wife were inside their RV when the storm ripped through the area. “I could feel it move a little bit and then all of the sudden it was just like slow motion,” He said. “It just […]

  • Families of murder victims struggle to pay for funerals

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Murders break the hearts of families and they can break their bank accounts. Many victims don’t have life insurance, so their grieving families are left in difficult positions. In 2015, there have been 62 murders, and the average funeral can cost more than $7,000. Ronald L. Jones is the owner of Ronald L. Jones Funeral and Chapels. “Because many of them are young the victims do not have life insurance,” Jones said. Annette Welch can relate. […]

  • Construction leads to traffic gridlock at West County Center

    DES PERES, MO (KTVI) – The day before Mother’s Day was a nightmare for shoppers at West County Center. Construction at the mall left hundreds of shoppers stuck in the parking lot trying to get out. The Des Peres Police Department gave support to mall security to help relieve some of the congestion, but shoppers were frustrated. Many customers spent hours trying to out of the parking garages and lots. Other shoppers parked across the street and walked to the […]

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    Police shoot armed woman in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) -A St. Louis city police officer shoots a woman in a south city home. Police say the woman had opened fire on officers responding to a call for a domestic dispute. Police were called to a report of a domestic disturbance of a woman armed with a weapon.  When police arrived on the scene in the 4200 block of Chippewa near Gravois just after 7:00pm a man ran from the home screaming. Two uniformed officers went […]

  • Crime up in St. Louis; Chief Dotson faces tough questions about violence

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis Chief of Police Sam Dotson faced a steady stream of criticism Thursday during a public safety committee hearing at city hall. The hearing comes as alarming crime numbers are revealed. There have been 59 so far in 2014. Forty of those murders are unsolved. There were 47 murders at this time in 2014. Reports of stolen guns are up 70 percent. During the hearing, Alderman Antonio French referred to the chief’s hot spot policing […]

  • Key figure in Michael Brown case arrested in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – One week after filing a lawsuit against Ferguson, its former police chief and former police officer Darren Wilson, a key witness in the Michael Brown case has been arrested. Police sources told FOX2 Dorian Johnson was arrested in North St. Louis Wednesday for resisting arrest. Police sources said Johnson “interfered” with officers as they were trying to arrest his brother on a drug charge. It happened in the 5700 block of Acme. Police sources said Johnson’s […]

  • Pick-up driver killed in traffic accident

    ALHAMBRA, IL (KTVI) – The Illinois State Police is on the scene of a fatal accident that occurred Saturday afternoon at Route 140 and Route 4. Police say a black pick-up truck didn’t stop at the four-way stop and struck a semi tractor-trailer becoming  wedged under the semi. The force of the crash crushed the cab of pick-up truck. The driver of the pick-up was killed in the accident. Accident reconstruction is on the scene. Authorities say traffic at the […]