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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
  • Lt. Governor calls on Missouri Senate to expel Maria Chappelle-Nadal

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO –Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson says he can and will expel State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal from the Missouri legislature if she doesn’t resign following comments made about President Trump on Facebook. Parson, who’s position also makes him president of the Missouri Senate, is calling for the expulsion Nadal under Article 3 of the Missouri Constitution. But he hopes she will do the responsible thing first. Early Thursday morning, Democratic Sen. Chappelle-Nadal wrote a Facebook comment in response to a […]

  • Chappelle-Nadal defiant in calls to resign over Trump assassination post

    ST. LOUIS – Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal faces major backlash after posting—then later deleting—a Facebook comment saying she hoped President Trump would be assassinated. The Secret Service is now investigating her. The state senator’s comments came around midnight in an exchange with a person named Christopher Gagne. The post was deleted by the morning, but the screengrab had been saved and shared. In a statement to our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chapelle-Nadal said, “I didn’t mean […]

  • School zone safety reminder as students return to class

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. – With the school year starting in the metro area, it’s critically important to remind drivers, parents, and students about school zone safety. Belleville school officials and police are ready. Back to school means back to school zone safety. This is the time to bring attention to everybody in the community that lots of walkers and bus riders will be out on streets near schools. “It’s just important for people to increase awareness that we have children on […]

  • St. Charles County veteran, wife honored for their service

    WENTZVILLE, Mo. – A St. Charles County couple received a prestigious honor from the Missouri House of Representatives. Ralph and Rose Barrale, both 93, said they were overwhelmed with a House Resolution honoring Ralph for his service to both the nation and community. “We met at a dance,” said Rose. “We were 16 years-old. We have been dancing ever since.” The former WWII Army veteran served as grand marshal of the Wentzville parade this summer. He’s spearheading an effort to […]

  • Accidental shooting claims 17-year-old’s life

    FESTUS, Mo. – A 17-year-old Festus boy’s life was cut short Saturday night when he was accidentally shot in front of his house on Iditarod Trail by a friend. “These boys evidently found a gun in one of the local parks, played with it, pointed it at each other, then the gun accidentally went off,” said Chief Tim Lewis, Festus Police Department. The bullet struck Zackary Depung in the upper back near his neck. He was flown to St. Louis […]

  • St. Louis NAACP sends Southwest questions over accusations of discrimination

    ST. LOUIS – Allegations of discrimination against black employees at Southwest Airlines continue to be made by the St. Louis chapter of the NAACP. They are starting a social media campaign called, “We fly southwest and we want to know why.” This is the first time they are publicly listing questions they want answered. They cite one example an employee made on Facebook during the Ferguson unrest. “We have to tolerate these n-words here at work, but if they come […]

  • Ritenour food pantry saved thanks to last minute donations

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The Ritenour Co-Care Food Pantry has been saved, at least for now; but the organization still needs long-term help. The pantry was set to close August 19 due to lack of funds and volunteer support. But after word got out, people stepped up in generous ways. “A lot of people came forward,” Rev. Marsha Brown said. “I had two people call and say, ‘How much do you need?’ and they gave us thousands of dollars.” […]

  • Funeral home covers expenses for homeless veteran’s burial

    ST. LOUIS – Air Force Sergeant John Beard of south St. Louis passed away July 23 after a fight with cancer. He was 67. On Tuesday, the Patriot Guard, Beard’s wife, and many others gathered at the Michel Funeral Home. “It’s phenomenal to think all these people came out to honor him and it shows what brotherhood in service does,” said Betty Beard, John’s spouse. Calvin Whitaker, owner of Michel Funeral Home, met Beard through the AMVETS Riders just before his […]

  • Charges dropped in vicious assault, robbery case after victim dies

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office is dropping charges in an assault and robbery case against an elderly man. “I don’t want to relive the event. However, it was horrific enough where his face was fractured from one side to the other side,” said Vu Le, the son of the victim, Huan Le. Police said Huan Le was brutally attacked and robbed on October 24, 2016 outside his business near Cherokee Street. Huan Le passed away in […]

  • Smart technology helping to ease St. Charles County traffic

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Driving in traffic, sitting at long lights, and trying to get through intersections with quick changing lights can be frustrating. St. Charles County is helping their residents with new smart technology. “We installed over 120 miles of fiber optic cables to 337 signals to make smart signals so they communicate to each other and back to central controls, so that they can be managed during times of evening rush hour,” said John Greifzu, Assistant Director of […]

  • The Bommarito Automotive Group 500 is coming to Gateway Motorsports Park

    ST. LOUIS — Just over three weeks from now ,the first ever Bommarito Automotive Group 500 will take place at Gateway Motorsports Park. Gateway owner Curtis Francois just built a brand new multi-million dollar track. Thursday is the first time Indy drivers are on the track testing out pavement and tires. Initial feedback says the track is really fast. “We have made big changes at Gateway, and its all for the good. We decided seven weeks ago to repave track.  […]

  • Groundbreaking for new clubhouse at Bogey Hills Country Club

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – Bogey Hills Country Club is ready to turn the page months after a fire destroyed their entire facility. The 55-year-old clubhouse was declared a total loss after a devastating fire on February 16. “To all the firefighters and districts that were dispatched to the club that night, thank you for all you did to try and save our club,” said Angel Walters Likens, general manager of the country club. The family decided to rebuild and […]