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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.

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    Some black North County leaders say “no” to supporting Democratic candidates

    (KTVI) – Several elected Black leaders have formed a coalition and announced that they will no longer support Democratic candidates who don’t “respect” them. They added that they will actively push people to vote against any candidate that doesn’t “represent the interests” in their communities. Members of the coalition mentioned St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch and St. Louis County Executive candidate Steve Stenger by name. They cited the handling of the Michael Brown shooting case and protests that followed […]

  • Prosecutor to release transcripts, recordings if Officer Wilson is not indicted

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- New information has been release about what the St. Louis County prosecutor plans to do once the grand jury rules in the Michael Brown shooting death case. St. Louis public radio is reporting that the St. Louis county prosecutor will release transcripts and recordings from grand jury testimony if officer Darren Wilson is not indicted. This is a very unusual move by St. Louis county prosecutor Bob McCulloch. It will let the public know exactly what the […]

  • Grand jury deadline extended to 2015 in Michael Brown case

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- A grand jury ruling in the Michael Brown shooting death case may not come until January 7, 2015. Circuit Judge Carolyn Whittington has decided to give the grand jury the new deadline. The grand jury is meeting weekly and now only hearing evidence in the Michael Brown case. Officer Darren Wilson could testify before the grand jury, but his lawyer would not be present. St. Louis county prosecutor Bob McCulloch could have bypassed the grand jury and filed […]

  • Highland teachers reject contract proposal; no school Monday

    HIGHLAND, IL (KTVI)-Teachers in Highland were walking the picket line again Monday. The teachers union and the district had agreed on a tentative deal Saturday but it all fell apart during Sunday’s vote. The teachers rejected the deal 140 to 20. Health and pension benefits were key issues in the contract negotiations. The deal breaker was the district denying the teachers a 1.9% pay increase. District officials say they can’t afford the pay increase. Starting pay for the teachers is […]

  • Know Before You Go: Lanes of SB I-170 closed this weekend

    RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Know Before You Go: MoDOT is closing a section of southbound I-170 this weekend.  All lanes and ramps of southbound I-170 between Forest Park Parkway and I-64 will be closed starting at 8:00pm Friday.  There will be no access to eastbound and westbound I-64, Brentwood Boulevard or Eager Road from southbound I-170. Crews will be completing preventative bridge maintenance along that stretch of I-170. Drivers wanting to head west on I-64 should take westbound I-70 to […]

  • Major change in Missouri gun laws could allow firearms in schools

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KTVI)- Lawmakers have made a major change in gun laws that could put firearms in schools. This new law means that teachers and administrators designated as a “school protection officer” can bring guns into your child’s classroom. Governor Jay Nixon, who is a democrat, vetoed the law, but the republican led state legislature has overridden that veto. It’s all part of a two-year effort by many lawmakers to expand gun rights in Missouri. Specially trained public school […]

  • Protesters seeking justice for Michael Brown plan to block I-70 Wednesday afternoon

    (KTVI)- Protesters who are seeking justice for Michael Brown plan to block I-70 Wednesday afternoon.  Organizers are calling this an act of civil disobedience. The shutdown is set to take place at Hanley Road and I-70 at 4:30pm.  A rally is set to begin at 3pm. Brown was shot to death by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on August 9th. A Grand Jury is currently considering charges. St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch is presenting the case. But organizers of […]

  • Know Before You Go: Part of I-64/40 closed this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A portion of Interstate 64 will be shut down over the weekend of September 5th -8th. Starting Friday night, the eastbound lanes of I-64 will be closed from Tower Grove to Jefferson Avenue in the city of St. Louis. The closure will last until early Monday. The suggested detour is to take the Hampton exit and head south to Interstate 44 then continue east towards downtown. The closure is part of a resurfacing project on the […]

  • Six member police force to take over Flordell Hills department

    (KTVI)- Country Club Hills had been policing Flordell Hills and its 822 residents, but all that will change on October 1st. Our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch are reporting that a six member police force will take over. That amounts to about one officer for every 140 people living in Flordell Hills. The new police chief, Dennis Oglesby, says the force will bring improved services and could save money. Critics of these smaller police forces say the real motivation […]

  • One man dead after overnight shooting in south St. Louis

    (KTVI)- Police say around 12:45 Wednesday morning, someone in a car stopped in front of a home on Michigan Avenue and Negal, knocked on the door, then got back in the car and circled the block and few times. A few moments later several shots were fired at the home from the car and then the homeowner rushed outside with an assault rifle and riddled the car with bullets. The car crashed a few blocks away. First responders were quickly on […]

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    Ferguson baby found safe, grandmother charged with kidnapping

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- A SARAA Alert has been cancelled Tuesday morning after a missing baby was found safe in north St. Louis. Authorities searched for 8-month-old Darrius Thompson for more than seven hours after he was kidnapped by his grandmother, Marcy Robinson, 43, Monday night. According to the mother, Robinson said she was taking the little boy to get milk around 11:30 p.m. but the two never returned. They were last seen in the 1200 block of Lang Drive in […]

  • Update: Motorcycle driver dies after crash in downtown St. Louis

    Update: On Friday, August 29, the driver of the motorcycle died as a result of his injuries. He is identified as  Dwight Young Jr., 25, of Florissant, MO. ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Two people were injured in a car vs. motorcycle crash around 11:10pm Thursday night near the intersection of Washington and north Broadway downtown. Police say a 25-year old man and a 26-year old woman were a speeding motorcycle traveling south on Broadway when it crashed into the driver side […]