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 Chief John Hayden confirms a St. Louis Metropolitan Police officer opened fire on a suspect after responding to an attempted robbery Thursday morning. According to Chief Hayden, Officers responded to a robbery call around 2:22 a.m., at the White Castle at Manchester and Chouteau in South St. Louis. Upon arrival, the suspect fled the scene and was spotted running towards an alley at Manchester and Tower Grove. The 27-year-old male suspect stopped after being confronted by […]
ST. LOUIS – An early morning car crash leaves at least one driver injured in downtown St. Louis. An S-U-V crashed into a car and a traffic light on North Broadway at Washington Avenue just after 1:00 a.m. Tuesday, police say. Investigators believe the driver of the SUV fled the scene and maybe injured. We are told the other driver appeared to have a head injury and was taken to the nearest hospital. Accident Downtown https://t.co/Q6K8GmqOXA — FOX 2 Rogue […]
CAHOKIA, Ill. – A woman is in the hospital after being shot overnight in Cahokia, Illinois. The shooting happened just before midnight on St. Bartholomew Drive at St. Patrick Boulevard. According to police, the woman was shot in the arm and was conscious when taken to the hospital. Investigators have no suspects or motive.
MADISON, ILLINOIS – Three people escaped from a house fire uninjured early Monday with the help of a good Samaritan who woke them and alerted them that their home was on fire. The home caught fire just after midnight on Fifth Street near Canal Drive. All were able to escape unharmed. It took several fire departments to extinguish. The cause of the fire is being investigated.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Just 24 hours after a deadly shooting inside a home on Dennis Drive near Chambers Road, in an unincorporated part of the county; that home went up in flames. Firefighters were called to the home in the 9800 block of Dennis Drive early Thursday morning for a report of a fire. The caller reported heavy black smoke coming from the home. The fire was brought under control just before 6:00 a.m., with the St. Louis […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Louis County Police Department is investigating after a shooting at a restaurant chain left one man dead. He has been identified as Justin Jones, 26, of Jennings, Missouri. Police were called to the Waffle House located in the 4500 block of James S. McDonnell Blvd, near Natural Bridge at 12:08 a.m. Tuesday after reports of gunfire. According to family members, Jones was at Waffle House celebrating his birthday with his girlfriend and cousins. […]
BELLEVILLE, ILL. – Police are investigating after a man held up the clerk at the ZX gas station in the Metro East. The stickup happened just before midnight on McClintock Avenue in Belleville. Around the same time, police said two similar businesses in Swansea, Illinois were also robbed. Police have not released any additional information about the robberies but believe the crimes may be connected. Armed robbery at the ZX gas station 4200 block Carlyle Ave In Belleville overnight details […]
NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Police told Fox 2 that they were called to the Ridgeview Apartments at around 1:00 a.m. after reports of shots being fired. The Ridgeview Apartments are located on Halls Ferry Road near Newby Street. Upon arrival, police found several people on a balcony firing rounds into the air According to officers, one person pointed the gun toward officers. The officer then fired back as the people on the balcony ran inside the apartment. No […]
UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. – Police are investigating after a man was shot overnight in University City. The shooting happened just before 1:00 a.m. Friday morning in the 700 block of Melrose Avenue at Pennsylvania Avenue. Upon arrival, police found a man is in his late-20’s early 30’s suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Investigators are working to determine what led up to the shooting. Police do not have any suspects or witnesses. Anyone with information is urged to […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A vehicle crashes into the front door of the convenience store at the Circle K gas station in the 2100 block of Hampton near the onramp to Interstate 44. It appears no one was injured in the collision. This is a breaking news story. Information is still coming into our newsroom. More details will be posted as this story develops. Refresh this page for the latest update. Vehicle into Circle K Hampton Ave https://t.co/hYpNkYlrtC https://t.co/DFqKChW8Iw — […]
ST. LOUIS – A woman is in the hospital after driving to St. Louis Lambert Airport overnight telling police she had been shot. According to police, there were bullet holes in her driver’s side window, however, police have not confirmed where the shooting happened. Fox 2 Nissan Rogue Runner Jason Maxwell was at the scene were the arrival area at Terminal One was closed while police investigated.
MAPLEWOOD, Mo. – Officials are working to find out what started a fire at a Maplewood apartment complex. At around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday crews were called to the 3700 block of Cambridge Ave at the Oxford Apartment Complex about smoke. Upon arrival, firefighters found the fire blowing from the garage area. The fire was brought under control at approximately three hours later., with firefighters remaining on the scene to determine the cause. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.