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Lakisha comes to FOX 2 from KMOV, where she started as a broadcast assistant in 2006 then quickly worked her way up as a web producer.

Lakisha was born and raised all over southern Illinois. What high school did she go to? Belleville East class of 2000!! She was a Sundancer for two years at Southeast Missouri State University but transferred to Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass. Communication.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys watching sports (especially football), dancing, music, and camping. Lakisha lives in St. Louis with her chocolate lab Cocoa Chanel.


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    Plane diverts to Lambert Airport after passenger threats

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– A flight from Newark to Dallas was diverted to Lambert Airport. A passenger on the flight was making threats. The American Airlines flight 1691 landed about 9:40 pm Thursday. The passenger was taken into custody. No word yet on when the flight will leave St. Louis for Dallas.

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    Man dies after altercation leads to shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-On Friday, two shooting victims went to St. Louis Central Patrol for help. Authorities say the victims were with a group that got into a fight. Shots were fired and the two men were hit at 14th and Cass. The pair drove to Central Patrol Division on north Jefferson, just before 4:00pm. The passenger,Dorvion Richardson, 25, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the neck, flank, back and arm.  He was pronounced deceased at a hospital. The 19-year-old driver suffered […]

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    Webster Groves pool closed due to E. coli

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KTVI)– Fox 2 has confirmed that the Webster Groves city aquatic center is closed for emergency repairs. Our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch report that it’s because a trace amount of E. coli was found this week. The pool will be off-limits until at least Monday.

  • Children treated for heat exhaustion after AC breaks down on church bus

    BARNHART, MO (KTVI)– Several dozen kids on a church trip were overcome by heat Thursday afternoon. About 50 to 60 kids were headed home to their Imperial Church when their charter bus lost its air conditioning. People on the bus began to overheat, so the bus stopped at the Walgreens at Highway M and Catlin Road for the students to get medical treatment at a Walgreens clinic. Paramedics were on the scene helping the Walgreens staff. One teenager went to […]

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    Man charged in double fatal shooting in Florissant

    FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI)– An argument lead to a double fatal shooting in Florissant Wednesday evening. Police found 17-year-old Darrah Lane and 27-year-old Leon Davis seated in a car with one gunshot wound each in a parking lot of 13101 New Halls Ferry Road. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. Police say investigation revealed that 21-year-old Thomas Oates III got into a disagreement with Lane and Davis while seated in the back seat of Lane’s vehicle. The disagreement escalated and […]

  • Who will be the next American Idol?

    (KTVI)– You saw them perform Tuesday night and now the countdown is on to find out who will be the next American Idol. Fox 2’s Shawndrea Thomas has the scoop on what the two finalist are thinking.

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    Web World: Billy Bob Thorton says Cardinals are playing like crap

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Billy Bob Thorton is not too happy with the way the Cardinals have been playing lately. Thorton told TMZ that they are playing like crap and he knows why. Billy Bob Thorton grew up in the Midwest and is a die hard Cardinals fan. He says it’s all mental and the Cardinals can still turn the season around. Click here to watch the interview with TMZ.

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    FBI raids Granite City clinic

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI)– The FBI is tight lipped about a raid Thursday in the Metro East. The agency confirmed it conducted an operation at the Physical Medicine Clinic of Granite City. The clinic handles weight loss treatment. No one answered when we called for comment.

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    Man shot, killed in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Police are investigating after a 31-year-old man was shot and killed in north St. Louis Sunday night. Police responded to the 10 block of Lewis Place around 7:30 p.m. Sunday where Jerome Casson was found lying in a vacant lot. Casson was unconscious and had sustained a gunshot wound to his chest. Casson was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Investigation revealed a gun lying near where Casson was discovered, and witnesses […]

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    New additions to Fair St. Louis line-up announced

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Officials at Fair St. Louis have announced new additions to the lineup for the 4th of July celebration in Forest Park. Country duo Thompson Square, pop divas En Vogue and rock legends the Ozark Mountain Dare Devils will join an existing lineup that includes the band Perry, The Fray, Gavin Degraw, Musiq Soulchild, and several others. See the full schedule of events: www.fairsaintlouis.org

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    Smoke billows from business fire in dowtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Crews are battling a 1st-alarm business fire in downtown St. Louis Wednesday afternoon. This happened around 3:30 p.m. at the Grossman Iran and Steel building located at 5 Broadway. Heavy smoke can be seen coming from the building. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. No injuries were reported.

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    Man found dead in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found dead in south St. Louis. This happened around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 6000 block of Kingshighway. Police say the man was found inside his residence. His name has not been released yet. No other details have been released at this time.