St. Louis native, Kelley Hoskins is an award winning News Reporter for KTVI FOX 2 News . Hoskins earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Ms. Hoskins is an experienced news journalist with more than 23 years in television news. She is an veteran of both radio and television news coverage and has held positions in St. Louis and Tennessee. Prior to joining KTVI -FOX 2 News, Hoskins worked for KPLR -CW11 News as an Anchor/Reporter for six years, a feature reporter and producer with KDNL ABC 30 in St. Louis for six years , a freelance journalist for STL-TV the government-access station for the City of St. Louis, a writer for WSMV the NBC TV Station in Nashville Tennessee , a desk assistant/ Intern for KMOX Radio -The Voice Of St. Louis and a Radio Talk Show Host for WSFK Radio In Nashville Tennessee.

Her career is marked by many highlights as a producer, reporter and on-air- personality, including her interviews with Former Vice President Al Gore and former Secretary of State, Colin Powell. The St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Black Journalists named her “Best Reporter” for her feature of History Legends. Her reporting on the Tuskegee Airmen at KPLR TV and duties as host for “This Week In St. Louis with KDNL ABC 30 garnered her two Emmy nominations. She also received the Fisk University Alumni Excellence in Journalism Award. Mrs. Hoskins’ outstanding work has earned her many other awards as a journalist, role model and young professional. A gifted orator/ motivation speaker, Ms. Hoskins has won first place in oratorical competitions local, state,regional and national sponsored by American Legion Posts, Elks of the World and the National Association for Advancement of Colored People. Hoskins also serves as a motivational speaker for businesses and community organizations.

Kelley Hoskins speaking career began at the early age of 15, when she was the first student from her high school to win a national oratorical championship title. This title allowed her the opportunity to travel across the country as a motivational speaker for her own generation. Now as an accomplished broadcaster, Hoskins continues to speak to businesses, high schools , churches and organizations sharing her insights and inspiring others around the world.

Ms. Hoskins is the President of the National Council of Negro Women ,Inc.- Gateway Metropolitan Section, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Top Ladies of Distinction,Inc.- Confluence Chapter.

Hoskins enjoys volunteering in various, schools, churches and in the St. Louis Community.

Her motto is “Not for ourselves, but for others.”

Kelley would love to share your stories. If you have an interesting story idea feel free to send Kelley an email.

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    Major Case Squad activated for homicide in Cahokia IL

    CAHOKIA, IL (KTVI) – The major case squad is investigating a shooting that killed a 24-year-old man in Cahokia Saturday night. More than 15 detectives are helping the Cahokia Police Department to piece together exactly what happen. Detectives say the shooting occurred at the corner of Williams and Ellen streets around 10:15 pm.  A passer-by discovered the body of an African-America man on the ground. The victim had suffered a gunshot wound to the upper torso.  Police and EMT’s arriving […]

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    Memorial Day weekend off to a violent start in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Investigators have been very busy at the St. Louis police north patrol.  It’s been a violent week in the city of St. Louis and the weekend seems to be following the week. Since Friday night, there have been 4 separate shootings, with 2 people killed and 3 wounded. The first incident occurred just before 10 pm Friday at Glasgow and 25th where 2 males were shot.  One was killed and the other was transported to the hospital.  Then […]

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    Murdered teacher remembered as champion of children with memorial garden

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A pregnant St. Louis teacher who was found shot to death in her home in late March was remembered as a champion of children at a memorial garden dedication ceremony on Friday. Jocelyn Peters, 30, was seven months pregnant when she was found murdered in her Central West End apartment. Police are still searching for her killer. “Detectives came down and told me she was expired, I asked, ‘What about the baby?’ They said the baby […]

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    Wellston shooting leaves one woman dead; Major Case Squad investigating

    WELLSTON, MO (KTVI) – A woman visiting friends died Thursday after a shooter fired bullets inside the Wellston residence where she was staying. Young children inside the home were spared from the multiple gunshots that killed 33-year-old Tanya Martin from Hazelwood. More than 15 investigators with the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis are working on the case as the Wellston Police Department pursues leads. Detectives said Martin was a mother and wife and her life was cut shot […]

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    Father accused of killing 8-month-old son charged with murder

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI) – A man accused of fatally shooting his infant son while in his mother’s arms is now in custody. Diata Crockett has been charged with first degree murder, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and domestic assault. Diata Crockett’s attorney Scott Rosenblum made the arrangements to turn himself in. Police were looking for Crockett since early Tuesday. He is now under arrest. Crockett is accused of shooting and killing his […]

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    Police looking for vehicle involved in fatal hit and run

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A crossing sign at the intersection of Lee and Grove says cross traffic does not stop and residents say drivers speed through the area often. An accident at the intersection Sunday around noon may have in part been caused by speeding. The St. Louis police department reports the driver of a vehicle and a motorcycle were headed down Lee Street when the driver of the vehicle crashed into the back of the motorcyclist. The impact threw […]

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    Early morning fire kills 2 adults and infant in North St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – An early morning house fire took the lives of three people in north St. Louis city. The fire broke out around 4:40 am  Sunday morning in the 4000 block of Elmbank, where a family had just moved into recently. A neighbor called in the fire, after seeing the glow of the flames out her bedroom window. The neighbor ran through the house to get her sister and call 911. The two women then ran outside and […]

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    Accident in North St. Louis sends 3 to the hospital, 1 in serious condition

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A car accident in North St. Louis sends multiple people to the hospital. Three vehicles were involved in the crash and one person was taken to the hospital in serious condition. The accident happened near Grand and Natural Bridge around 7:30 pm. We are told one car rear ended another vehicle and that forced into a third car. Accident reconstruction crews responded to the scene along with multiple emergency service agencies to investigate. Three people were […]

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    Police investigating double shooting in South St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis city police are investigating a double shooting that happened in South St. Louis late Friday night. The shooting left two men injured. Detectives believe someone drove by the victims and opened fire. The shooting happened in the 3400 block of Itaska just north of Carondelet Park. Detectives say the suspects drove by the victims standing outside and at least one person inside a vehicle.  The suspects fired multiple shots and left the scene. A […]

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    Police investigate triple shooting in north St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Officers with the St. Louis County Police Department are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred in a north county neighborhood Wednesday morning. According to Sgt. Shawn McGuire, a county police spokesman, the shooting took place around 9:45 a.m. in the 9700 block of Lorna Lane. Officers found three male victims with gunshot wounds next to vehicle. Witnesses say one home was hit by the gunfire and that at least 20 shell casing were on the […]

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    Illinois fugitive Dracy Pendleton killed during manhunt; FBI agent shot

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The manhunt for Dracy “Clint” Pendleton is over. Illinois State police tell reporters that he was shot during an encounter at around 5am with the FBI and other law enforcement agencies. Pendleton fled a church cemetery into an abandoned house early Sunday morning, according to a press conference held by Illinois State Police and the FBI.  Police say he is now dead.  He may have been shot in the neck during the shootout. ISP says Dracy Pendleton […]

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    1 killed, 5 injured in accident on Highway N in Franklin County

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred around 3 pm in Franklin County.  The accident happened on Highway N, near Salabay Road. Sgt. Al Nothum, a spokesperson for the highway patrol says the driver of an SUV traveling north on Highway N lost control of the vehicle, overturning and slammed into a tree. The SUV had 6 passengers, 2 adult women, and 4 children.  The 2 women in the SUV […]