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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
  • 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 […]

  • Acting VA Secretary to speak at VFW Convention, St. Louis

    (KTVI) – The VFW National convention is in full swing in St. Louis and one of the main topics is the scandal involving VA medical clinics.  The acting Secretary of the VA will address the crowd of veterans Tuesday morning. More than 12,000  veterans are in town for the convention.  All of them are waiting to hear how acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson plans to fix the problems with the VA. Vice President Biden was the featured speaker here Monday.  […]

  • Tim Ezell’s final day at FOX 2

    (KTVI) – Today is Tim Ezell’s final day at FOX 2 and a huge going away party was held all morning long.   #WeHeartTim      

  • Lumiere slot machines fail; customers paid manually

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The slot machines at Lumiere Place Casino stopped working around 8 p.m. Wednesday night leaving a lot of people waiting for their cash payouts.  Missouri Gaming Commission personnel at the casino, and a spokeswoman for the casino confirmed later there is a problem with the machines. Shortly before  4 a.m. Thursday morning, some of those patrons were still at the casino waiting to be paid for their winnings.    We talked with one woman who indicated […]

  • Will the second half of the year be as successful as the first?

    (KTVI)- The third quarter of the year is now underway and the first half far exceeded expectations. Will the second half as well? Mike Lissner, from Acropolis Investment Management, talks about his financial predictions the second half. To learn more about Acropolis Investment Management visit their website at Acrinv.com

  • ATM stolen from South city gas station

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The BP on South Jefferson Avenue and Utah was broken into around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.  Police say three men ripped the door on the gas station off by hooking it on something attached to their cargo van.  At that point, they stormed through the gas station and loaded an ATM into their van. The suspects fled the scene as the alarm sounded off. This has left officers searching for the three suspects and the […]

  • The American Legion sends team to help troubled veterans in St. Louis area

    (KTVI) – For the next few days the SLU School of Law Clinic will be home to a crisis command center with the goal of helping veterans caught up in the recent drama with the VA medical center. The effort led by The American Legion began Monday night when a town hall meeting was held. Veterans were able to vent about their concerns over delays in access to health care. It’s a problem that came to light after an internal […]