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.
ST. LOUIS – Police are investigating a shooting after a woman was shot while driving overnight. According to authorities, the victim was driving on Arkansas Avenue at Hartford Street just after 1:00 a.m. Wednesday when a bullet came through her car window striking her shoulder. Police say she managed to drive to a nearby gas station on South Grand to get help. The shooter drove away in a black sedan. That person is still being sought.
MADISON COUNTY, Ill. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a man who allegedly attacked someone in a hotel room. The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. at the Midwest Motel located at 912 Thorngate Road near Granite City. According to police, the victim showed up at a local hospital says he was attacked. Authorities have not released any additional information. More details will be posted as this story develops. Tune in to FOX2 for the latest update.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Police are investigating an early morning shooting that woke neighbors near Ballwin. A man was shot around 2:30 a.m. Monday at the Willows on Weidman apartments on Boulder Point Drive. The victim was rushed to the hospital; their condition is unknown at this time. Investigators have no suspects or motive.
JENNINGS, MO – The Jennings School District hosted it’s annual back to school jamboree Saturday at the high school. Friends, family, and staff put on the event to welcome the start of a new school year. This event allowed students to receive school supplies, which helped students in the district get ready for the first day of school, and months to come. Over 2,000 backpacks were given out at today’s event thanks to community partners like Gas Mart, and the […]
ST. LOUIS – It’s been a violent summer for kids in St. Louis. A total of 10 kids have been fatally shot. There are two ‘Moms Demand Action Recess Rallies’ being held on Saturday, August 17th to highlight gun violence. The rallies begin at 12 p.m. and will be held at the Gateway Arch Steps and at Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park. Text RALLY to 64433 to RSVP. For more information, visit momsdemandaction.org.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Firefighters in the metro-east were busy Friday morning battling a vacant house fire. The fire started just after midnight on North 40th Street in east st. Louis. Witness tell FOX 2 neighbors saw the flames and called the fire department. No injuries have been reported in this incident. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Metro east house fire https://t.co/mrlvWtZ7Yw — FOX 2 Rogue Runner (@RogueRunnerSTL) August 16, 2019
OLIVETTE, Mo. – Olivette fire crews rescued one person from an apartment complex during a fire in the early morning hours Thursday. Fire crews responded to the 7 Tower Hill Ct around 2:30 a.m. Upon arrival, smoke was seen coming from the second-floor window of the apartment. According to officials, one resident was outside of the home when police officers arrived on scene. He told officers that a second individual was still inside the home and was then transported to […]
ST. LOUIS – Authorities are investigating after a man tried to rob a South St. Louis fast-food restaurant. St. Louis Police were called to the Rally’s on South Jefferson Avenue, just before 2:00 a.m., Thursday. According to officials, a man threatened workers with a gun before demanding money. A short time later, when police arrived the subject fled the scene on foot. He did not get away with any money.
ST. LOUIS – Police are investigating a Thursday morning shooting where the victim drove to the Pear Tree Inn near Union Station to report his injuries. Police were called to the downtown hotel around 1:45 a.m. when the man walked into the lobby and said he’d been shot. The man told police he was shot after an argument which began at a nearby gas station. He was taken from the Pear Tree Inn to the hospital with gunshot injuries not […]
ST. LOUIS – Three men were sent to the hospital after two shootings within a few blocks of each other in north St. Louis. Shortly after 12:30 a.m. Thursday, police responded to the call of a shooting near Lowell Street at Fremont Street. Officers located two victims who were both shot at least once, according to authorities. EMS personnel took both victims to a nearby hospital in critical condition. Just after 1:00 a.m., officers responded to the call of another […]
EAST ST. LOUIS – Police were called to East St. Louis overnight after reports of gunfire. According to police, a man was found just before 2:00 a.m. on North 42nd Street with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. Witness told police the shooting happened somewhere else, but the victim ended up there. The name of the man wasn’t immediately released. The investigation is ongoing. Shooting in the metro east https://t.co/EvTTPXsXay — FOX 2 Rogue Runner (@RogueRunnerSTL) August 14, 2019
CENTERVILLE, Ill. – Illinois State Police are investigating a shooting after a man was shot in Centreville Illinois Tuesday morning. According to authorities, a man was shot behind a convenience store on Old Missouri Road in just after midnight. Someone drove the victim to an area hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. Illinois State Police used K-9’s to search for evidence, police say. There is no word on a suspect or motive. A man was shot overnight behind a convenience store on […]