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 after a man was shot in south St. Louis City. The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. on Michigan Avenue near Winnebago. When officers arrived, they found the 46-year-old was struck in the stomach and hand. Investigators are working to determine what led up to the shooting. No additional details are available at this time.
O’FALLON, Ill. A house in O’fallon, Illinois seems to be a total loss after an early morning fire. Firefighters responded to the home on Royal Oaks Court around 12:30 a.m. Police say the family was not home at the time of the fire. They were evicted Thursday and were in the process of moving out. Firefighters say the cause of the fire is probably electrical.
ST. LOUIS – Fire overnight badly damaged a four-family house in north St. Louis city. The fire broke out around midnight on Labadie Avenue at north Newstead. Upon arrival, firefighters had to use equipment to cut away security bars due to heavy flames were blocking the doorway. Everyone was able to out safely; no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. House Fire STL https://t.co/vwxtiaIFln — FOX 2 Rogue Runner (@RogueRunnerSTL) February 20, 2020
BERKLEY, Mo. – Police are investigating after one person was shot in Berkeley Thursday morning. The shooting happened just after midnight at the Madison Manor apartment complex on Madison and Stella. According to police, some apartment windows were shot out. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Investigators are working to determine what led up to the shooting. No additional details are available at this time. Breaking Overnight Man shot in Berkeley details on Fox2 News In […]
ST. LOUIS – A two car wreck causes one vehicle to smash into north St. Louis fire hydrant. The incident happened shortly before midnight at St. Louis Avenue and Euclid. Fox 2 Nissan Rogue Runner Jason Maxwell was at the scene where water was pouring from the hydrant. Eventually, the water company was able to come shut it off. Police have not released any information about the cause of the crash.
ST. LOUIS – A bank ATM sustained heavy damage after someone used equipment in an attempt to remove the device. The incident happened around 7:00 a.m. Monday at a US Bank in the 1300 block of Washington Ave. It is unclear if the suspect got away with any cash. The ATM was damaged in the attempt, but the suspect was not able to get away with the device. Investigators are examining evidence at the scene for clues into the identity […]
ST. LOUIS – An overnight fire damaged a house in south St. Louis. The blaze broke out just before 1:30 a.m Thursday on Loughborough Avenue at Gravois. Firefighters believe the fire started in an upstairs room. All residents were able to get out of the home safely before fire crews arrived at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
ST. LOUIS – Detectives are investigating after a man was killed in an apparent homicide overnight in downtown St. Louis. The incident happened just after 12:30 a.m. at the City View Apartments on North 17th Street at Chestnut. Upon arrival, officers found a male victim who had been shot several times inside the apartment complex, police say. He was pronounced dead at the scene. According to police, a woman was also injured during the incident however it is unclear the nature of her […]
O’FALLON, Ill. – Heavy flames from an overnight fire forced two families out of their O’Fallon homes. The fire started just before midnight in the back of a house on Fieldspring Court in the Manors Fairwood Hills’ subdivision. Fearing that the fast-moving flames may spread firefighters evacuated the next-door neighbors. Two adults and two teens were able to safely get out. We are told that the homeowner’s dog may have played a role in the fire. Breaking Overnight —House Fire […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Two men are recovering after getting help from a gas station clerk overnight in north St. Louis County. The incident happened around just before 1:00 a.m. on North Hanley Road near the North Hanley Metrolink Station. According to police, two men collapsed outside a nearby gas station after being shot nearby. The gas station clerk was able to drag the victims inside the store, lock the door, and call the police. When officers arrived they found both victims with gunshot wounds; […]
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – A tractor-trailer carrying frozen packaged food overturned on I-55/70 southbound at I-64 northbound in East St. Louis, spilling its contents across the highway. The tractor-trailer overturned just before 2:00 a.m. The Illinois State Police are dealing with the crash and food spill, announcing a single lane would be shut down in the southbound direction. Traffic is extremely heavy in the area with major backups due to ongoing construction. The cause of the crash is under […]
GRANITE CITY, ILL. – Crews battled cold temperatures and slippery conditions while fighting a vacant house fire in Granite City. The home located on State Street caught fire just before 12:30 a.m. It took firefighters a couple hours to put out the flames. The cause of the fire is under investigation. House fire metro east https://t.co/DUb8yTBWME — FOX 2 Rogue Runner (@RogueRunnerSTL) January 24, 2020