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George Sells joined FOX 2 News in July of 2008 as a general assignment reporter and web producer.

George worked briefly the world of the internet at here in St. Louis. Prior to that, his reporting career spanned an additional 15 years at News 12 Long Island in suburban New York City, WHAS-TV in Louisville, Kentucky, and WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge Louisiana. George has had the privilege of getting several “up-close” looks at history. He covered the attacks of 9-11 in New York City. He’s been in the eye of hurricanes Andrew, Erin, and Ivan. He’s also gotten to interview three former U.S. presidents (Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush) and cover two others. (Bill Clinton, George W. Bush)

More unsettling moments in the news business included being aboard a helicopter that crashed into Lake Malone, Kentucky, and having a shotgun pulled on him by an angry Ku Klux Klansman.

George is a graduate of Boston University.

Recent Articles
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    High end purses stolen in armed robbery, suspects lead police on high-speed chase

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) –Chesterfield police are investigating what they call a strong-armed robbery at a store at the St. Louis Premium Outlet mall Saturday night.  Three suspects, all black females, grabbed a large quantity of high end purses from the Kate Spade store and ran out. As they left, they knocked over an 11-year-old boy who was entering the store with his mother.  He suffered bumps and bruises but will be fine according to police. On Sunday morning, Chesterfield updated […]

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    Blues unveil Hall of Fame plaza, welcome fans back to Scottrade Center

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis Blues welcomed back fans on Saturday, the second day of their training camp.  Kicking off Saturday’s event, the Blues officially unveiled the team’s new Hall of Fame Plaza in front of Scottrade Center, which is comprised of bricks bought by some of team’s biggest fan. One fan used his brick to ask a very important question. Brennen's brick was a little extra special. She said YES!!! — St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) September 19, 2015

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    Cool down a plus for weekend events, but winds a concern for balloon race

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Gusty northwest winds were bringing a Fall feel back to St. Louis Saturday morning. Runners taking part in the Run for the Hills 5k in the St. Louis Hills neighborhood of south St. Louis enjoyed the cooler temperatures.  Many outdoor festivals are taking place this weekend and organizers hope the cool down and sunshine will swell the crowds that attend. But the gusty winds were a big problem for one of the weekend’s most popular events. Friday evening, south winds ahead […]

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    Video emerges of Bernard Scott in Pine Lawn jail cell

    PINE LAWN, MO (KTVI) – Tonight there is more outrage surrounding the case of a Pine Lawn jail inmate who was allegedly denied medical care and ended up in a coma. FOX2’s George Sells is in Pine Lawn where surveillance camera video has emerged that the attorney for Bernard Scott says backs his client’s story. The video was obtained by our partners at the Post-Dispatch through an open records request.  It shows Bernard Scott changing clothes to go to the […]

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    Farmer finds marijuana plants while harvesting his corn crop

    MONROE COUNTY, IL  (KTVI) – Deputies in Monroe County, Illinois are looking for suspects in three cases where small marijuana operations were hidden in rural corn fields. The most recent operation was discovered Saturday in a field near Mayestown Road and Long Lake Road, southwest of Waterloo. A farmer was harvesting his corn crop when he came across something he didn’t expect. “And about thirty rows into the corn, he found three plants he suspected to be cannabis plants,” Monroe […]

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    Rams fans still abuzz over win against Seattle Seahawks

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – FOX 2 is your Home of the Rams and Monday night Rams fans are still buzzing over Sunday’s big win over the Seattle Seahawks.  But with talk of the team leaving for Los Angeles, attendance was low, and many are wondering if success on the field can mend some fences with disgruntled fans. It’s the question many fans were pondering going about Sunday’s game, what exactly would the crowd be like in this building for the […]

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    Rams tailgaters both worried and hopeful for team’s future in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The pre-season is over and the 2015 NFL season has begun. On Sunday, the St. Louis Rams will take on the Seattle Seahawks at the Edward Jones Dome in the season opener. But there are lots of questions about the team’s future here in St. Louis. Will this be the last season opener here in the Gateway City? Tailgaters began showing up early. Some expressed optimism that a solid 2015 season would bring fans back to […]

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    Cool temperatures greet large crowds at Walk to End Alzheimer’s

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The St. Louis Walk is being held Saturday at Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis starting at 9 a.m. You can still register on site. Course map for Walk to End Alzheimer’s More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. More than 110,000 people in Missouri have Alzheimer’s disease and more than 312,000 people in […]

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    Police investigating hit and run that injured 13-year-old

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis police are looking for a hit and run driver who left a 13-year-old girl injured Tuesday in North St. Louis.  The driver’s actions on the scene were both bizarre and mean according to witnesses. The crash happened in the afternoon as children were returning home from school.  Witnesses say the victim and her sister stopped off at a store on the corner St. Louis Avenue and North Grand as they headed for the Herbert […]

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    Former Rams react to allegation that NFL Commissioner asked Martz to deny Patriots cheating

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – An ESPN “Outside the Lines” report detailing more allegations of wrongdoing against the New England Patriots, is touching on an old nerve with many close to the St. Louis Rams. One portion of the report says league officials pressured former coach Mike Martz to take part in what is painted as a cover up of Patriots cheating in the Super Bowl. The belief by some that New England broke rules prior to that 2002 championship contest […]

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    Cardinal and Cubs fans brave heat for Labor Day game

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A hot rivalry down at Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis Monday afternoon. And plenty of fans were enduring the hot temperatures that came with it.  FOX 2’s George Sells was outside the game in the scorching temperature that didn’t stop a sellout crowd for the Cubs Cardinals game.

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    Gas prices at their lowest in 10 years for Labor Day weekend

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – The American Automotive Association says Missouri drivers are seeing the cheapest gas prices on a Labor Day weekend in more than a decade. And this morning many areas around St. Louis woke up to another drop. It was a sight that turned more than a few heads along St. Charles Rock Road.  The price of gas, plummeting for a month had dropped again Sunday morning.  Suddenly the thought of $2 gas was no longer […]