I write breaking news stories, produce viral videos and manage our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. My team is often the first to confirm a story and alert our audience through our apps, social media and e-mail newsletters. We work with newscast producers to bridge the gap between online and on-air elements.
My work during the protests following the shooting of Michael Brown led to an Emmy for breaking news.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Funeral services were held today for former St. Louis County Police Chief Jerry Lee. His funeral mass was at 10:00 am at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis. Chief Lee served the county police department for 39 years. He was also Missouri Public Safety Director for three years and a Backstoppers board member. The 71-year-old died November 22nd after battling several medical issues.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – There is a large police presence on Dennis Drive near Chambers in unincorporated north St. Louis County. FOX 2 reporter Derrion Henderson says that he has reached out to the St. Louis County Police Department to learn more about the situation. Police tell FOX 2 that officers are investigating a homicide. A woman is dead following a shooting. There is no word on any suspects in this case. We’ll update as soon as it becomes […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Maroon 5 is coming to the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre during their upcoming 2020 U.S. tour. Singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor will also be playing at all venues. They are coming to Maryland Heights on August 29, 2020. Tickets for the tour are set to go on sale starting on Monday, December 9th and will be available to the public on Friday, December 13th. A limited number of LaneOne Premium Packages will also be available. Previously Announced Tour Dates: […]
The St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station will soon open its doors in the heart of downtown St. Louis. The new attraction will be open for visitors on December 25, 2019. The former 19th-century railway hub known as Union Station has been going through a transformation. It is being converted from a shopping mall into an aquatic attraction called the St. Louis Aquarium. Construction began in November 2017. The $187 million family entertainment facility will have more than 1 million […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Missouri State Senator Democrat Jill Schupp has announced she’s running for congress. That sets up a potential match-up against incumbent Republican Ann Wagner. Wagner recently launched an effort to focus on suburban issues, an area where Republicans have lost support at the polls since 2016.
BALLWIN, Mo. – Ballwin police are looking into a Thanksgiving pie caper. The Honey Baked Ham store on Manchester was closed for the holiday and at least two pies were taken. In this case, “taken” does not mean “stolen.” According to Officer Mike Burgoyne, Ballwin Police Department, the front door was apparently left unlocked on Thanksgiving. At least two customers went to the store hoping it was open for business. After customers took the pies, another customer went to the […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Two men have been found shot in the 4500 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive. The shooting happened at around 10:30am this morning. One shooting victim was found “unresponsive.” That man was later pronounced dead. The other victim was taken to a hospital. A woman has been taken into police custody at the scene. She may be connected to this crime. There is a large police presence in the area. Homicide investigators have been called […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – There is a new food truck that local foodies will love. Sugarfire Smoke House and the Hi-Pointe Drive-In are joining forces to drive a 20-foot trailer called ‘SugarHi’ recently purchased from the St. Louis Blues around town. They will be serving a combination of both Sugarfire and Hi-Pointe’s selection of award-winning smoked meats, smashed patty burgers, daily specials. The food truck is also available for catering during corporate parties, private events, and local happenings. SugarHi also […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A solemn anniversary today. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. The president of the united states was assassinated 56-years-ago. He was shot in the head by Lee Harvey Oswald while visiting Dallas. 30 minutes later President Kennedy was pronounced dead. Conspiracy theories about Kennedy’s death and the nature of Oswald’s involvement are still circulated to this day.
DES PERES, Mo. — Some familiar faces were among those honored in Des Peres last night. The St. Louis Press Club hosted its 2019 Media Persons of the Year awards. Retired Fox 2 Chief Meteorologist Dave Murray was there. So was our former General Manager Spencer Koch. They both received awards. This event raises money for scholarships and helps students pursuing media careers.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Christmas is only 33 days away. Some of those holiday decorations are already going up. FOX 2’s Katherine Hessel is at Eckert’s where you can pick out the perfect Christmas tree starting this weekend More information: Eckerts.com.