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Vic Faust anchors Fox 2 news at 5pm. He was born and raised in the St. Louis Metro area and attended Althoff Catholic in Belleville. Faust is a graduate from the University of Missouri where he attended on a football scholarship.

After graduating, Faust started his broadcasting career as color-commentator and pre-post game host for the Missouri Tiger Radio Network on Learfield Communications. His TV career started in 1998. Vic has worked in both sports and news as a reporter and anchor. He has worked in St. Joseph, Missouri, Columbia, Mo, Tulsa, Ok, and Detroit, Mi where he was for 11 years. He has also done extensive work as a radio host in every market he has worked in.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: vic.faust@tvstl.com

Recent Articles
  • St. Louis Board of Aldermen honor child crime victim after Facebook campaign

    ST. LOUIS, MO — The St. Louis Board of Aldermen approved a resolution today honoring 7-year-old Deniya Irving. She is on a long road to recovery after being shot in the head in June. Her survival and recovery are a miracle. Thanks to a suggestion on Facebook by FOX 2’s Elliot Davis, she was honored at city hall on Friday. Using a walking cane, Deniya made her way to the Board of Aldermen floor. Once there she was awarded with […]

  • ACLU seeks to require St. Louis police to protect protesters’ constitutional rights

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police are being accused of acting in an unconstitutional manner during protests between September 15 and September 17. Jeffrey Mittman, executive director of ACLU of Missouri, said it leaves protesters and observers in a difficult situation. “They need to decide one do they want to exercise their First Amendment rights? Do they want to be at risk of being arbitrarily arrested, pepper-sprayed, beaten, or hurt?” he said. The ACLU submitted a list of a dozen witnesses […]

  • Resolution supporting St. Louis police response to protests fails

    ST. LOUIS, Mo – The vote of five to three went along racial lines. The St. Louis Board of Aldermen eight person committee voted down Resolution 145 which would have recognized the work of police during protests on September 15th. Now, that resolution is gone and both sides are standing their ground. Alderman Joe Vaccaro of the 23rd Ward proposed Resolution 145 to honor police for their work but it was met with opposition. “Really, we need to get down to […]

  • St. Louis County’s Pet Adoption Center offering free or reduced adoption fees

    OLIVETTE, MO – The St. Louis County Pet Adoption Center is packed with lovable pit bulls among the many other dogs and cats that are all looking for a good home. October is both Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and National Pitbull Awareness Month. Throughout the month, the adoption fee for all dogs one year old and older will be $20, and the fee will be waived entirely for all pit bull and pit bull mix breeds. Normally, the fee is […]

  • Circuit Judge Jimmie Edwards named St. Louis’ Director of Public Safety

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Circuit Judge Jimmie Edwards has been named the new Director of Public Safety for St. Louis, effective November 6. Mayor Lyda Krewson’s office made the announcement Friday morning. “I am thrilled to announce Judge Edwards’ appointment,” said Krewson. “His experience, temperament and focus will bring new perspective, energy and leadership to our police, firefighters, correction employees, our Building Division and the Civil Service Bureau.” Edwards has served as a St. Louis Circuit Judge since 1992. The current Public […]

  • Gov. Greitens promotes fire safety and jobs for vets in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO — October is fire prevention month and Governor Greitens used the St. Louis Fire Department headquarters as his backdrop to promote fire safety. “One of the things I’m proud of is that the St. Louis Fire Department was able to obtain 200 of these ladders and 200 smoke alarms. They will be distributing them to families across the city of St. Louis,” said Missouri Governor Eric Greitens. It is part of the city’s message to have two […]

  • North county football team denied a third of its season due to opponent forfeits

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Trinity Catholic High School in north St. Louis County has a dominant football team; but they’re not getting a chance to play every week. This Friday will mark the third time this season that an opposing team decided to forfeit or cancel a game. “It was the fact they have small schools and teams and many members of the teams are injured and don’t have sufficient numbers of players to compete,” said Dan Grumich, Athletic […]

  • Grant will fund community policing effort in north St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – The Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program awarded St. Louis County a $1 million grant for community policing.  It will be paid over three years.  The focus will be on the Castle Point neighborhood in north St. Louis County which has had its fair share of crime over the years. St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger announced the news Tuesday, alongside Police Chief John Belmar. “It’s extremely important because it’s a million dollars and what that […]

  • New smart bomb contract at Boeing keep work flowing into St. Charles County

    ST. CHARLES, MO – Boeing is already one of the largest employers in St. Charles County, now they’re bringing more business to the region thanks to their Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) guidance kits. Senator Bill Eigel of Missouri’s 23rd district said, “Several more JDAM kits have been ordered and it’ll be $143 million of business and worth for the St. Charles community. Boeing has been increasing production and will continue to do so as the United States military has […]

  • St. Louis owes police $2.9 million in overtime for working recent protests

    ST. LOUIS – The City of St. Louis is feeling the financial effect of the ongoing protests in the wake of the Jason Stockley decision. Mayor Lyda Krewson and representatives for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department estimate they owe officers $2.9 million in overtime pay for working protests. “Three million is a lot of money as you know,” Krewson said. “Certainly we have to figure out where to take that from.” That total is just for the first 10 […]

  • SLU researchers tackling problem of food shortage

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis University wants to be a top Jesuit university in the world. They are starting by taking on serious issues; one of them the local and global food shortage. It’s estimated farmers will need to feed nearly 10 billion people by the year 2050, an increase in global food production of 60 to 100 percent, but with less land to farm. “This is a place where great ideas come together,” said Ken Olliff, Vice President for Research […]

  • Freezing your credit may be the best way protect you from the Equifax hack

    ST. LOUIS, MO — The Equifax breach that may affect you more than you realize. The information that has been out there is life changing. Small businesses and children are all possible targets. This breach could be felt all the way until next tax season. Vinny Troia is the CEO of Night Lion Security. He is a professional ‘ethical’ hacker. His company is hired by organizations to hack their businesses and show them how to be safe. “It is something […]