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.
CREVE COEUR, Mo. — An $18 million expansion to the St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center has been announced its 25th anniversary. The project will be on the Millstone Campus, near the northwest corner of Lindbergh Boulevard and Schuetz Road. A May 2020 groundbreaking is planned, with completion in late 2021. The St. Louis Holocaust Museum is one of just 22 Holocaust museums in the United States. Holocaust survivors, religious leaders, and elected officials were at the announcement this […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Steve’s Hot Dogs will close their Tower Grove East location this weekend. The restaurant is closing after the owner closed its location on The Hill in 2019. The business will cease operations after 11-years. Owner Steve Ewing is also the former frontman of the ska band, The Urge. He posted this message to the restaurant’s Facebook page: “To our many regular customers, I want to say T͟H͟A͟N͟K͟ ͟Y͟O͟U͟. The community built around our restaurant has been […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Laila Anderson is a Blues hockey superfan. Laila has been battling a rare and life-threatening auto-immune disease and her condition started improving about the same time the Blues started winning. Her fight caught the attention of the team. She was with the team when they won the cup in Game 7 in Boston and celebrated with the team under the Arch as the city honored the team with a victory parade. The St. Louis Blues tweet, […]
Longtime Blues national anthem singer Charles Glenn returns to sing the US national anthem at the 2020 Honda NHL All Star Game, his first time singing for the Blues since the NHL Finals in 2019. FOX 2 Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne tweets, “For those watching on TV, here’s what you missed. That would include me back at the FOX2now studios.”
BARNHART, Mo. – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two of three suspects wanted in connection to a double shooting that occurred Saturday afternoon. The shooting happened in the 7000 block of Abermarle Court Near Shadwell. Both suspects were taken into custody at a home near Highway Z and Jarvis Road. A sheriff’s spokesperson, Grant Bissell, told FOX 2/NEWS 11 that the shooting was not random and that the victims and suspects knew each other. Authorities say two males […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The NHL All-Star Weekend in kicked off with a 5K in downtown St. Louis this morning. The celebration continues this evening with a Green Day pregame performance outside the Enterprise Center at 5:00pm. The Enterprise Center Doors open two hours before the All-Star Game at 7:00pm. FOX 2 sports director Martin Kilcoyne hosts “Stars of the Ice.” The digital-only special streamed at 4:30pm Saturday. Watch to see interviews with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Blues Goalie Jordan […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Actress Jenna Fischer’s is back in her hometown to be one of the honorary captains of the 2020 NHL All-Star Game. She was a big part of the Blues Stanley Cup playoff series, making many appearances at games and challenging other celebrities betting on the outcome of the season. Fischer shared her “whirlwind” tour of the city before the big game to her Instagram account. Fischer says that it is great to also be in town […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Have you spotted Jenna Fischer or Jon Hamm around town? The celebrities are among the honorary captains for the 2020 All-Star Game in their hometown, St. Louis. Jenna Fischer posted a picture of herself and Jon Hamm to her Instagram account Friday with the caption, “Friends tonight. Competitors tomorrow.” Fischer’s Instagram story shows snow in St. Louis, a pile of toasted ravioli, a suite at the Enterprise Center, and a message for Jon Hamm. See the […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Hockey’s best are in St. Louis beginning for the 65th NHL All-Star Game. The puck drops Saturday, January 26 at 7 p.m. at the Enterprise Center. But, the events surrounding the game start Thursday. The weekend’s festivities include a free Green Day concert, a Fan Fair at Union Station, the NHL Alumni Game, the Mascot Showdown, and a 5k through the streets of downtown St. Louis. Tickets are still available for the Fan Fair on Thursday and Sunday […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The process of issuing licenses for Missouri medical marijuana dispensary facilities has started. The Department of Health and Senior Services has released a list of dispensary facility applications that been approved. “Today’s milestone represents over a year of effort by many people to put the final piece in place so that appropriately screened patients in Missouri can receive medical marijuana,” writes Dr. Randall Williams, director of DHSS. There are some applications that have been denied. Reasons […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office is calling for a police investigation into a traffic stop where Gardner was pulled over downtown just before Christmas. This comes after controversy has erupted in the wake of the stop. It also comes after Gardner filed a federal lawsuit recently against among others the city of St. Louis alleging a racist conspiracy to get her out of office. Video from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Gardner […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A woman has filed a lawsuit against Lyft after she says a driver raped her in 2019. The suit seeks unspecified monetary damages. Larry Ward, 53, is accused of raping the 30-year-old nurse in the backseat of his car after picking her up a few blocks from Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis on June 22, 2019. Ward was arrested in December 2019 in St. Peters. It is FOX 2’s policy not to identify victims of […]