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 – When the XFL kicks off in early 2020, the St. Louis BattleHawks will take the field inside The Dome at America’s Center. The XFL revealed the names and logos of its eight teams during a live streaming news conference Wednesday morning. Following the name and logo announcement, XFL St. Louis will hold a celebration at 3 p.m. Wednesday of its new team and logo at Urban Chestnut Brewing Company in The Grove. The eight-team league will kickoff […]
ST. LOUIS, COUNTY, Mo. – Two people are under arrest after an afternoon police chase on I-270. St. Louis County Police say they were called to I-270 and Old Halls Ferry for a report of shots fired. They discovered a vehicle on the shoulder of the highway with bullet holes after 2:45pm. A suspect’s vehicle was chased by police. That pursuit led to a crash and the arrest of two people near the intersection of Riverview and Chain of Rocks […]
WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. – Police are investigating a suspicious incident that happened Tuesday at around 3:15pm as a student was walking home from Bristol School. It happened after the student and three friends separated. They walked east on Lockwood and stopped at a business. They parted ways at around at the intersection of South Maple and Cedar Avenue. The student was walking by himself when a van pulled up. The driver allegedly said, “I know your mom, and I’m supposed […]
WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. – Several firefighters spent their weekend making a woman’s home handicap accessible. They recently noticed that she had a very difficult time entering the house with her wheelchair. She fell over after trying to navigate an uneven yard and multiple stairs. The firefighters helped install a level pathway. They spent their days off to digging a lane to her home and pouring cement for a new sidewalk. Now the woman has a way to enter her house […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Employees and patients on the Washington University Medical Campus self-evacuated Tuesday afternoon. Smoke was spotted on the seventh floor of the Center for Outpatient Health. There was smoke but no fire after a transformer malfunctioned. St. Louis Fire Captain Garon Mosby tells FOX 2 that the electricity was shut off to the floor and the employees self-evacuated. Full electrical power has been restored and all clinical operations have returned to normal. The St. Louis Fire Department says […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The wait is over! The next Major League Soccer expansion franchise is coming to St. Louis. MLS Commissioner Don Garber, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, St. Louis Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed, and Carolyn Kindle-Betz, head of the #MLS4TheLou ownership group, made the announcement Tuesday morning at the Palladium Saint Louis. The name for the team has not yet been announced but St. Louis will have the 28th team in the league. There are plans for […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A complex of severe storms is expected to drop southeast from Iowa this morning and turn southeast toward St. Louis. Strong to severe storms are expected to sweep from northwest to southeast across the region between 10am and 2pm. The main threat will be strong wind gusts, followed up by heavy rain and a little bit of hail. Temperatures will warm to near 90 just ahead of the storms and then drop back into the low/mid […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A man is facing federal charges unrelated to the murder of a 7-year-old boy in the Hyde Park neighborhood Monday. Malik Ross, 23, is accused of stealing $50,000 from an armored car company. Court documents say that Ross admitted to firing the shot that killed Xavier Usanga. Prosecutors say Ross should be held in jail because he fired the shot that killed a child. Usanga was shot and killed in a double shooting. An 18-year-old man […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – An unsettled weather pattern is starting now which will continue through the next 48 or hours or so. The majority of the day Friday should be dry as temperatures make their way into the mid-80s, with increasing humidity partly cloudy skies. Late Friday night into Saturday morning additional storms are possible. Some of the storms may get pretty strong as they drop in from the northwest. The biggest threat is damaging winds. The National Weather Service […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – MetroLink riders will face delays today because of the number of workers who have called off work for today. Blue Line MetroLink trains are only operating between the Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 and Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Stations Friday. MetroLink says that eastbound Blue Line passengers will need to board a Red Line train at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station to continue their eastbound trips. Westbound Blue Line passengers will need to ride a Red Line train to the Forest […]
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – Dirty Dogz in O’Fallon is asking customers to pay what they want for a hotdog this Monday to help the family of a teen who died in a Lincoln County crash last weekend. Two teenagers were killed and a third injured in an accident late Sunday night in Troy. The mother of one of the boys killed in the crash works at Dirty Dogz. A spokesman for the Missouri State Highway Patrol said the accident […]
WENTZVILLE, Mo. – A man pulled out a gun during an argument in a parking lot at around 7:30 am Friday morning. The Wentzville Police Department says that several shots were fired near the 100 block of Mall Parkway. One of the men was hit by a bullet. He was taken to the hospital to be treated for a non-life threatening injury. Police say they have the shooter in custody. They say that there is no impact on traffic in […]