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Jason Maxwell joined Fox 2 and KPLR 11 in April 2017 as the Nissan Rogue Runner Reporter and Photojournalist.

Prior to moving to St. Louis Jason was a photojournalist at WSMV Nashville Tennessee. He covered a variety of high profile like the high profile rape trial of two former Vanderbilt University football players and the July 16th murder of five U.S. service members.

Maxwell majored in communication at Freed Hardeman University. Jason has always had a passion for the news. His mom said he always ask “WHY” as a child. One of his strongest points is interview and asking the question why getting the facts.

“My Mom And Dad are my example of how to live life, and how to make a living. I also admire Marshall Keeble who was a preacher of the Church Of Christ. He made a tremendous contribution for people all around the world,” said Jason Maxwell.

When Jason is not in the Nissan Rogue Runner you can find him flying model remote control helicopter and airplane.

Jason Resides in Belleville Illinois.


Recent Articles
  • Suspects lead police on chase following carjacking in Soulard

    SOULARD, Mo. – One suspect is now in custody after leading police on a chase following a carjacking in Soulard Friday morning. Police say a couple reported a robbery and carjacking around 2 a.m. in the 2300 block of Ann in Soulard. The victim told police,  during the carjacking one suspect stole the passenger’s cell phone. The Real Time Crime Center was then able to track the victim’s cell phone and follow the stolen SUV. The suspects then led police on […]

  • Man shot and killed in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS -Police are investigating a north St. Louis shooting. A man in his 40’s was shot in the 5100  block of Ridge Thursday morning. He was pronounced dead at the scene. There was a large police presence at the scene after the shooting. The investigation is ongoing.

  • One person shot overnight in Cahokia

    CAHOKIA, Ill. – Police are investigating an overnight shooting in Cahokia that left one person injured. According to reports, the shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on Range Lane, near Camp Jackson Road. Police say, the victim was shot in the leg and was taken to a nearby hospital. The investigation remains ongoing at this time. Overnight shooting in the metro east details on Fox2 News In the morning starting at 4am. pic.twitter.com/0PVmKHRd2R — FOX 2 Rogue Runner (@RogueRunnerSTL) August […]

  • Early morning fire damages vacant house in Spanish Lake

    ST. LOUIS-  An early-morning fire caused damage to a vacant house Wednesday in north county. The fire started around 1:45 a.m. on Murcia Street near Valencia Avenue in Spanish Lake. No other nearby homes were affected as a result of the fire. No injuries were reported.  

  • No injuries reported after golf cart crash in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS-   A man crashed his golf cart into a car during Tuesday morning’s rush hour. The accident occurred on Kingshighway and McCree Ave. According to the driver, the golf cart pulled out in front of his vehicle. There are no reports of any injuries.

  • House fire in north St. Louis ruled suspicious

    ST. LOUIS-  A early morning house fire in north St. Louis is being called suspicious. The fire started around 2 a.m. Wednesday on Evans Avenue near Vandeventer. According to fire officials, there were two families living in the rental property. Firefighters say the fire is suspicious because there are two points of origin. In the basement and on the first floor. An investigation is underway.

  • Fire destroys home in Fenton neighborhood

    FENTON, Mo. – Firefighters spent several hours on the scene of a house fire in Fenton Tuesday morning. The fire started around 4 a.m. on old Gravois. When fire crews arrived the flames were shooting out of the building. Saline Valley and High Ridge Fire departments were called to assist. There were no injuries reported. House fire in Fenton -!old gravois rd and opps lane. pic.twitter.com/hcOmmJbdOn — FOX 2 Rogue Runner (@RogueRunnerSTL) August 7, 2018

  • Crews battle early morning house fire in East St. Louis

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Nobody was hurt after a house fire in  East St. Louis early Tuesday morning. Crews were called to North 41st Street at Belmont Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Authorities have not said what caused the fire or how much damage the home sustained. The fire did cause damage to the siding on the neighbor’s home.   Early morning house fire in East St Louis details on Fox2 News In the morning. pic.twitter.com/612Qm4Djy6 — FOX 2 Rogue Runner […]

  • Firefighter injured, resident rescued after being trapped in apartment blaze

    ST. LOUIS – Fire investigators have determined an early morning apartment fire was intentionally set. Flames leaped into the nighttime skies around 3:45 a.m. Monday as a two-unit apartment building in the 5900 block of Ridge went up in flames. A resident was trapped on the second floor of a building and three other occupants in the building were able to get out safely. Bobby Allen was trapped in his unit on the second floor and was able to scream for […]

  • Two hospitalized in Cahokia house fire

    CAHOKIA, Ill. –  A woman and a young boy are in the hospital Monday morning after being injured in early morning house fire in Cahokia. Fire authorities said the fire started around 2 a.m. on Cahokia Street near Mississippi Avenue. There is no word on their conditions or on what caused the fire.

  • Multiple shootings in St. Louis overnight

    ST. LOUIS –  St. Louis Police have been busy after multiple shootings across St. Louis Sunday evening into early Monday morning. Police say around 9:15p.m. Sunday, a man was shot on Emerson Avenue near Thekla in north St. Louis. He is reported to be in critical but unstable condition. Homicide detectives are investigating. Around 12:30a.m. Monday a woman was shot in the leg on Marcus Avenue at McMillan Avenue in north St. Louis. There’s no word on her condition. Police responded to another shooting […]

  • Police call recent vacant house fires ‘suspicious’

    EAST ST. LOUIS-  Friday morning Firefighters answer an alarm at a vacant house in East St. Louis. The fire started just after 1a.m. on St. Louis Avenue near North 26th Street. According to authorities, it is being called suspicious. For the second time, this week investigators found fires set in several different areas of the house.