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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
  • Wildfire warnings continue across St. Louis metro area

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – With high winds, low humidity, and no precipitation in our area, the potential for a wildfire increases. Nick Dzuiba, the natural resources director for St. Charles County Parks, said they’ve issued a fire ban at all parks until further notice. “It wouldn’t take much at all. Any kind of spark at all would ignite a fire,” he said. “Fire in conditions like this, they’re uncontrollable.” “We’re not allowing any open fires at campsites and saying […]

  • Winter sees increase in preventable child deaths

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis City has seen infant deaths rise 68 percent in the last year due to unsafe sleeping conditions. Sadly, every one of the deaths was preventable. “Every child death is tragic, but even more tragic are the ones that are preventable,” said Lt. Alana Hauck, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. Hauck said the numbers always increase as we hit the winter months because parents aren’t doing the right things when they put their babies to bed. […]

  • Proposed Missouri law would set age minimum for tanning beds

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – You have to be 18 to buy a tattoo and cigarettes, but there’s no age restrictions on using a tanning bed in Missouri. There’s now a push in Jefferson City to stop kids from using tanning beds. State Representative Nick Schroer of the 107th District has proposed a bill that would classify UV tanning in the same way that cigarettes and alcohol are classified. “We know indoor UV tanning causes cancer, we know it leads to […]

  • Local Islamic, Jewish groups react to Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

    ST. LOUIS – News of President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has sent waves throughout both the Jewish and Muslim communities in the St. Louis area. Andrew Rehfeld, president and COO of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, said President Trump’s actions were concerning. “No matter how much we support the relocation of the embassy and international recognition of the capital of Israel in Jerusalem, doing so now, in this matter, and by this president, […]

  • Police searching for 2nd suspect after Maryland Heights chase

    ST. LOUIS, MO — A Tuesday morning Maryland Heights police chase involving a stolen car ends with one suspect in custody, and another still on the loose. The chase started at around 7:40am near the intersection of Lackland and Schuetz. A Maryland Heights police officer noticed something strange about a temporary tag on a silver Hyundai. He tried to pull the car over but it sped away and a chase was on. “During the chase there was contact by the suspect’s car […]

  • New St. Charles Superintendent says district to continue high achievement in education

    ST. LOUIS, MO – St. Charles has a new superintendent of schools. He says the district has been on a roll. An April bond issue that passed will go a long way in continued success. New Superintendent Dr. Jason Sefrit will oversee the 12 schools in the St. Charles school district.  That includes St. Charles West and St. Charles High School. “We’re steady now with about 5,000 students. The good news is we’re seeing some new developments come up in […]

  • Girl, 5, found safe at St. Louis Galleria after north county carjacking

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A five-year-old girl is safe after a carjacking Wednesday morning at a north St. Louis County gas station, but authorities said the suspect remains on the loose. The chain of events started around 8:20 a.m. at the Conoco gas station, located in the 2400 block of Chambers Road, near the Moline Acres Police Department. The child’s aunt said she was pumping gas. Moments after she finished and was starting her vehicle, a man rushed up to her, […]

  • 10 years after losing daughters in crash, mother of Uhl sisters remains champion of safe driving

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – This Thanksgiving marks the 10-year anniversary of a tragedy that took the lives two young Metro East girls. It was a preventable accident that took the life of two of Kim Schlau’s three beautiful daughters. And while it’s been 10 years, Schlau said the pain remains as she fights to make sure accidents like this don’t happen again. It was November 23, 2007 when sisters Jessica and Kelli Uhl were headed home on I-64 near Highway 158 […]

  • What you need to know about the Darknet

    ST. LOUIS, MO – It’s called the Darknet, a network built on top of the existing internet and used by people to acquire illegal items, including your personal information. Many kids are accessing it without their parents knowing. Vinny Troia of Night Lion Security, a professional, ethical hacking group, explains that the Darknet is a group of websites, marketplaces if you will, that live on a different part of the internet.In a matter of moments, he showed FOX 2’s Vic Faust […]

  • Loop Trolley company begins testing despite demand for $500,000

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Despite published reports that the Loop Trolley company needs $500,000 more dollars to cover a multitude of costs integrated testing began today on the 2.2 mile route. Last week the company received full approval from the federal transit administration. The first testing routes went very well according to Kevin Barbeau of the Loop Trolley Company. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Loop Trolley President Les Sterman wrote St. Louis City and County officials, saying without another […]

  • Acting HHS Secretary visits O’Fallon, Mo. to tout president’s tax reform plan

    O’FALLON, Mo. – Having grown up in Cape Girardeau, acting Health and Human Services Secretary Eric Hargan chose to showcase Phoenix Textile Corporation, a small O’Fallon, Missouri business he says will benefit from President Donald Trump’s tax reform. “The figures we have show that the individual—as part of this—will result in $1,700 back in the pocket of the average family here in O’Fallon,” Hargan said. Phoenix Textile Corporation supplies hospitals and nursing homes with textile products and healthcare interior. As […]

  • Southwest pilot arrested at St. Louis Lambert after handgun found in carry-on

    ST. LOUIS, MO — A 51-year-old pilot was arrested Wednesday morning at St. Louis Lambert International Airport after a handgun was found in his carry-on bag. St. Louis Lambert International Airport says Terminal 2 Transportation Security Administration  officers took the pilot into custody for unlawful use of a weapon.  The TSA says they discovered a 9mm Smith and Wesson M&P Shield loaded with seven rounds of ammunition. It was discovered in his carry-on luggage at around 4:45 a.m. TSA immediately alerted […]