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Lakisha Jackson is a TV Producer, Backpack Reporter, and Digital Content Producer for FOX2/KPLR11.

Lakisha comes to FOX 2/KPLR11 from KMOV-TV, where she started as a broadcast assistant in 2006 then quickly worked her way up as a digital content 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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    Five held at gunpoint, robbed inside home on Christmas Eve

    CASEYVILLE, IL (KTVI)– The Caseyville Police Department is searching for two suspects after a home invasion on Christmas Eve. This happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 2000 block of Webster Circle. A man, two women and a 5-year-old were inside the home at the time. Police say two suspects knocked on the door and announced themselves to be the police. They then kicked the door in and came inside at gunpoint. They forced the victims in a back bedroom […]

  • 1904 St. Louis Motor Carriage removed from Old Courthouse

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– After 30 years, a change is coming to the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis. “It’s time to put this back on the streets,” said owner of the vehicle Andrew Dorris. It was a rare occasion as one of the exhibits at the old courthouse downtown moves on. “Thirty odd years ago my brother and I lent this automobile to the National Park Service for display in the northeast courtroom,” he stated. Someone else owned the […]

  • X-Games athletes help fight bullying

    De Soto, MO (KTVI) – An anti-bullying assembly was held at De Soto High School Tuesday. The school used a unique way to deliver the message to students. “Every single day, even today there are a 160,000 kids in our country missing school because they’re scared of being bullied,” said event host Dustin Grice. This is why the “Bullying Prevention National Tour” teamed up with the Marines. They stopped by De Soto High School to speak with the students. “Bullying […]

  • Ferguson man hopes food drive will help heal community

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Carl Hart is a resident of Ferguson who wants to help change the negative perception that St. Louisans, the nation and world has of Ferguson after weeks of protest over the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in August. Monday night a food drive will be held at Marley’s Bar and Grill on Florissant Road in Ferguson. All of the canned food collected will be given to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. The church has been helping the […]

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    Ferguson police chief marches with protestors, few arrests made

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)– It started out as a peaceful night but ended up getting out of control. There was a large police presence on South Florissant. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson came out Thursday night and spoke with the protestors and decided to march along with them. At some point police swarmed in as chaos broke out. There were approximately 50-100 protestors. Several arrests were made. Earlier Thursday, Chief Jackson apologized for multiple things including the death of Michael Brown […]

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    One dead after car slams into tree

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– A man is dead after an accident in north St. Louis. This happened around 3:15 p.m. Thursday at Page and Newstead. The St. Louis Fire Department says the driver 17-year-old Eryn Campbell slammed into a tree. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.  

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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 […]

  • E Coli Testing

    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 […]

  • Thomas Oates

    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.