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Vic Faust anchors Fox 2 news at 5pm and 9pm. 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 Zoo gun ban to stay in place, judge rules

    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis Circuit Court judge has ruled the city zoo meets the state criteria to call itself a “gun-free zone” after a guns rights activist from Ohio brought the matter to court. Judge Joan Moriarty determined the zoo to be both an educational facility and a gated amusement park. The zoo issued a temporary gun ban in 2015. Two summers ago, Sam Peyton walked around the zoo with an empty holster because he couldn’t bring a […]

  • Dispute surrounds St. Louis role in federal program to reduce violent crime

    ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced a new plan in which 12 cities will receive more federal manpower to combat violent crime. St. Louis was not on the list, but does already participate in a federally funded anti-crime program. Forbes magazine recently labeled St. Louis the second most dangerous city in America. So when the DOJ passes on providing more help to fight violent crime, it gets noticed here. “Let me tell you…I was furious!” […]

  • Chesterfield Hockey Association looking for tax dollars to build new rinks

    ST. LOUIS — The non-profit Chesterfield Hockey Association wants to build an owner operated rink in the valley. But they need some help. That help would come in the form of an extending a current tax. They are looking to replace the ice rinks it lost when Top Golf bought out the Hardee’s Iceplex. “In order to build it they need road improvements, parking lot improvements and infrastructure,” said Chesterfield City Administrator Mike Geisel. The Chesterfield Valley Transportation Development District […]

  • Life insurance companies owe 7.5 billion to beneficiaries who don’t know they’re owed

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL – The problem of insurance companies not paying off death benefits to beneficiaries has been on the rise across the nation. Not only are some insurance companies keeping death benefits from beneficiaries who don’t know they’re owed money, they are also admitting that they are doing it. “Some of them have acknowledged in SEC filings this is part of their profit plan,” said Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs. Frerichs says it’s astonishing how much money has not […]

  • Man accused of stomping cat to death on MetroLink platform

    BELLEVILLE, IL – A man was arrested in Belleville Friday after gruesomely killing his cat on a MetroLink platform. According to Capt. Bruce Fleshman, a spokesman for the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department, 23-year-old DeCarlos Edwards Johnson-Foston had a kitten on his shoulder as he was about to board a train at the Belleville station. When a security officer told him he couldn’t take the cat on board the train, he threw the kitten on the ground and stomped on […]

  • Little girl on a mission to hug police in all 50 states

    FERGUSON, MO – Seven-year-old Rosalyn Baldwin wants to change the world. She says it’s simple – it’s all about love and hugs. Rosalyn entered the Ferguson Police Department to a standing ovation Thursday and quickly found a woman with a bun like hers to hug. This little beacon of love says she’s trying to hug an officer in every state to show them she cares. “Some people say bad stuff about them,” Rosalyn said. “I just want to bless them.” […]

  • St. Louis philanthropist meets with Education Secretary

    Education Secretary Betsy Devos met with St. Louis philanthropist, political donor and education advocate Rex Sinquefield, and his wife Jane Tuesday in Washington, D.C. They discussed school choice programs, digital and distance learning and innovation grants. Devos has received criticism for her support of charter and alternative schools. Travis brown, the CEO Sinquefield’s media organizations was also in the meeting. Travis Brown adds that they support any platform that helps parents and children find a better pathway to their future.

  • Car inspection chaos in Missouri; businesses say state hasn’t sent proper equipment

    O’FALLON, MO – There is a major problem in Missouri regarding car safety and emissions tests. Scott Woodliff, who owns United Car Care in O’Fallon, said his business hasn’t been able to perform any inspections since last week because the tablet-based vehicle inspection program they have to use isn’t working. his family opened it in 1972. he says business is good. however, they “I have no idea what’s causing the glitch. My machine will not allow me to use my […]

  • Missouri Civil War Museum wants to take ownership of Confederate Memorial

    ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Civil War Museum wants the controversial Confederate Memorial from Forest Park. However, the city says they won’t get it. Mark Trout, founder and CEO of the Missouri Civil War Museum, says they are the best option to take control of the Confederate monument, but the city won’t allow them. “We’re simply asking them to turn it over to full ownership of Missouri Civil War Museum and we will protect it and preserve it and find […]

  • Former Principia football player acquitted on sodomy charges

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO (KTVI) – Jurors acquitted a former Principia School football player Friday on two counts of sodomizing younger students at a football camp. However, they couldn’t reach a verdict on three other counts. The defendant, 20-year-old Joshua Brewer, will now wait to see if prosecutors will retry three remaining counts that jurors could not get a verdict on. Brewer’s defense attorney, Scott Rosenblum, said this was one of the most emotional cases he has ever had. “This […]

  • Greitens at odds with St. Louis over local abortion policy

    ST. LOUIS — Missouri Governor Eric Greitens visited Our Lady’s Inn, a St. Louis City pregnancy center, on Thursday. He is using the visit as an example of why he has called for a special session. This session will focus on abortion policies and a recently updated city anti-discrimination ordinance. Greitens explained why he is going to bat for pro-life facilities. “A lot of these pregnancy centers have been under attack. We had some radical politicians in St. Louis who […]

  • Many Missourians are still waiting for their state tax refund

    ST. LOUIS — Many Missourians are concerned because they have not received their state tax refunds.  More than 1,000 Missouri residents have complained to State Auditor Nicole Galloway about missing refunds. She is calling on the director of the department of revenue to take quick action. “Over the last six weeks more than 1,000 Missourians have contacted my whistle blower hotline seeking information on the status of their tax refund,” said Nicole Galloway. “Missourians are becoming understandably frustrated by the delay […]