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. — The deaths of two infants are being investigated as suspicious. The mother says that the infants were stillborn. St. Louis County Police are investigating the deaths. St. Louis County Police say that they were called by the baby’s mother to come to the 2100 block of Rountree Drive to investigate a sick case Wednesday morning. They found the bodies of two infants, a boy and a girl, at the home. The mother told police that she […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Five people were shot just after midnight on New Year’s Day in south St. Louis. Three of the five people shot died from their wounds near the intersection of Crittenden and South Jefferson. Police have just identified the murder victims in this triple homicide on the first day of 2020. Police responding to a report of a shooting found Shemar Carnell, 24, and Karmah Richmond, 23, inside a vehicle suffering from several gunshot wounds. Deandre Davis, 21, […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — There’s been a seventh shooting death in St. Louis in the first 36 hours of the new year. Police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound at around 12:30 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Dewey Avenue and Osceola Street, in the Dutchtown neighborhood. EMS was called and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. St. Louis police say that homicide investigators are now handling the ongoing investigation. “[The shooting] appears to have stemmed from […]
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – Police have identified the person shot and killed at the Chesterfield Outlet Mall on December 31, 2019. He has been identified as 37-year-old Frederick Perkins Jr. of St. Louis County. Investigators were tracking people reported in a suspicious vehicle in the outlet mall’s parking lot at around 1:00pm on New Year’s Eve. Officers told people in the car to exit the vehicle. That is when the vehicle started driving erratically. One person from the car who tried […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — What’s on the menu at Cannabis dispensaries in Illinois? FOX 2’s Roche Madden is reporting on the changes in the state laws. He snapped these pics while visiting HCI in Collinsville, Illinois. Between 2,000 and 3,000 people waited for hours in the line outside Illinois Supply & Provisions in Collinsville Wednesday. The lines are also long today. People are coming from across the region and over state lines. But some are worried about such a turn […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The NHL All-Star game is coming to St. Louis later this month. The Blues have posted a schedule of events during the days leading up to the big game. Sig up for alerts about the All-Star game from the NHL here. Full Schedule of Events: Thursday, January 23 Black Hockey History Tour Truck, 2 – 6 p.m. l Boys & Girls Club Teen Center of Excellence 2020 NHL Fan Fair*, 3 – 10 p.m. l St. […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — As 2020 begins, the Better Business Bureau has developed 10 resolutions that can help you fight scammers, prevent identity theft, and find trustworthy businesses and charities in the coming year. The following resolutions can help consumers have a safe, fraud-free 2020: 1. Check a business out with BBB before you buy. More than 400,000 businesses meet BBB`s Standards for Trust and are qualified to use a BBB Accredited Business seal on their websites and at business […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — There may be an epic celebrity showdown brewing for the NHL All-Star weekend coming to Enterprise Center later this month. After seeing Justin Bieber post several videos of himself playing hockey on Instagram Blues goalie Jordan Binnington challenged the pop star to a head-to-head breakaway contest. Binnington wrote, “Ten breakaways, me verse you. You score on me, I’ll dye my hair platinum blonde.” Bieber responded, “How ’bout $10,000 to charity. I score, and you donate to […]
CREVE COEUR, Mo. — What is it like to live like Blues player Vladimir Tarasenko? Start off the next year in style. You can tour his former home located near Bellerive Country Club in western St. Louis County. The 5,700 square foot home sports five bedrooms, eight baths, a full bar and plenty of amenities including a customized workout area. Heather Laudie, the listing agent for Gerard Realty Group, looks to sell the former nook of #91. “It has all […]
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – St. Louis County Police confirm an evidence technician unit is on the scene of an officer-involved shooting at the outlet mall in Chesterfield. An employee at a store at Chesterfield Outlets Mall confirms the incident happened in the parking lot around 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Police tell FOX 2 that officers arriving on the scene located a suspicious vehicle on the parking lot. Officers ordered the occupants of the vehicle to exit the car. The driver of […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — New Year’s Eve is supposed to be a night of celebration, but it also happens one of the most dangerous nights on the roadways. That’s why it’s key to plan ahead. Before attending any festivities, choose a designated driver responsible for driving you and others home. If that’s not an option, you have plenty of other choices, including calling a taxi or using a ride-sharing service like Uber or Lyft. Keep in mind, for those ride-sharing services, there […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Homicide investigators are working on the fatal shooting of a man that happened at 5:30pm Monday. Brian Hawkins, 46, was found dead in the 2000 block of East Alice. His body was found inside a vehicle with several gunshot wounds. Anyone with information is urged to call the Homicide Division directly at 314-444-5371, or anyone with a tip who wants to remain anonymous and is interested in a reward can contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477)