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.
COLUMBIA, Ill. – Smoke can be seen coming from a home that has exploded in Columbia, Illinois. The location of the residence is on Lookout Drive. One man was inside the home during the explosion. He appears to have made it safely out of the building. Fire crews were asking people to stay away from the home. Could hear popping noises coming from the scene. They believe it was from ammunition going off from the heat from the flames. The […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. —A pontoon boat slid off the back of a semi-trailer on to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge Thursday afternoon. Traffic is backed up in the area as crews work to clear the accident. Check the latest road conditions here: FOX2Now.com/Traffic
MEHLVILLE, Mo. – A St. Louis County officer has been involved in an accident at around 8:45am on South Lindbergh road near the intersection of Highway 61. Police say that the officer’s cruiser was traveling southbound on Lindbergh to a report of a burglary. The officer’s vehicle hit the driver’s side of the Ford Escape as the vehicle was attempting a turn from the Dave Sinclair lot into the northwest lanes of South Lindbergh Boulevard. The 62-year-old man in the blue […]
FOSTERBURG, Ill. — A pickup truck and school bus collided on Harris Lane near Fosterburg Road at around 3:30pm today. Two people were injured when the truck overturned. They were taken to the hospital by helicopter. There are no injuries reported on the Alton School District bus. The identities of the people injured in the truck are not known at this time.
ST. LOUIS, COUNTY Mo. — Parkway South High School is dismissing early because of a power outage. A statement sent to the media says that there is a power outage in the area and a backup generator malfunction. The school is dismissing early today at around 12:30pm. Buses will begin leaving South High at about 1:00 pm If students drive or walk to school, they are being dismissed at 12:30 p.m. pic.twitter.com/FXbuHqu6tD — Parkway South High School (@PatriotPride76) October 16, […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — St. Louis sports is taking over the nation’s capital today. The Cardinals will be playing a NLCS playoff game at Nationals Park. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Blues will be visiting the White House today. The #StlBlues are greeted by President Trump. Coverage today on @FOX2now @KPLR11 pic.twitter.com/41BHhcAh65 — Martin Kilcoyne (@martinkilcoyne2) October 15, 2019 Laila joins the St. Louis Blues at the White House https://t.co/llXoGW0bkO pic.twitter.com/sy2OEk2y4y — FOX2now (@FOX2now) October 15, 2019 This is […]
WASHINGTON, DC – Martin Kilcoyne says that Laila is in Washington DC at the White House with the St. Louis Blues. President Trump asked to talk to her. He said, “I’ve heard a lot about you.” President Trump also called her up to the stage with the team Tuesday afternoon. The Blues players got their Stanley Cup Championship rings earlier this month. Their biggest fan also got a piece of history too. Laila Anderson was presented Laila with a championship […]
ROBERTSVILLE, Mo. – Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak says that officers chased a carjacking and kidnapping suspect from St. Louis City. A police vehicle chase down 30 has turned into a foot pursuit. They were in the area of Shannon Hills in Robertsville. Police say the suspect has now been caught. The female victim was not with the suspect when he was caught, but had been. Police say that she is safe. The victim tells police that she was carjacked […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Next week St. Louis sports will be taking over the nation’s capital. The Cardinals will be playing a NLCS playoff game at Nationals Park. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Blues will be visiting the White House the same day. Next Tuesday. Cards vs Nats in DC. Same day. Blues at White House. STL with a take over of the capital city. — Martin Kilcoyne (@martinkilcoyne2) October 10, 2019
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A new barbecue restaurant is joining Baileys’ expanding portfolio. Knock-Out BBQ opens today on South Grand. It will shares the same building as Rooster. I had the chance to stop by for a soft opening Tuesday evening. The food and service were great. The smoky barbecue staples like brisket, chicken, ribs, and turkey hit all the marks. The macaroni and cheese was pure comfort food. But these standards were also joined by some more exotic items. […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Cardinals manager Mike Shildt is known for his calm and controlled style. But, one player captured a passionate moment after last’s night win that propelled the team to the National League Championship Series. Some are calling it the “Speech of the Century” and comparing it to Blues coach Craig Berube’s expletive-laden address before Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Randy Arozarena is an outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals who signed with the team in […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Cardinals broke a postseason record for most runs scored in the first inning. They scored 10 runs in the first inning of Game 5 of the NLDS. Every player in the team’s lineup has scored a run. After a nail-biting end to Game 4 on Monday, the Cardinals traveled to Atlanta and are ready to take on the Braves for Game 5. This win will determine which team lives to see another day in the […]