New Orleans native. Loyola University New Orleans graduate (Class of 2002). Worked in TV news since August 2003. Moved to St. Louis in February 2008. Avid dog lover. Writer of short sentences.


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  • Man dies day after being shot on N. Kingshighway

    ST. LOUIS – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting that took place Thursday in north city. According to Officer Michelle Woodling, a police spokeswoman, the shooting occurred just after 3:15 p.m. in the 1400 block of N. Kingshighway, located in the Fountain Park neighborhood. Police found the victim, 28-year-old D’andre Nettles, with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. Nettles was rushed to the hospital where he later died. Anyone with information on […]

  • Officer-involved shooting reported in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police are responding to a location in south city after receiving a report of an officer-involved shooting. The shooting occurred just before 7 p.m. at an auto parts store in the 3500 block of Gravois Avenue, located in the Gravois Park neighborhood. According to Officer Michelle Woodling, a police spokeswoman, a male suspect was transported to a hospital. He was said to be conscious and breathing. No officers were injured in the incident, Woodling said. Chief […]

  • Arrest made in the murder of Godfrey trustee

    GODFREY, Ill. – An Alton was arrested and charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a Godfrey trustee. Eighty-seven-year-old Eldon “Twirp” Williams was found dead Tuesday morning in a vehicle parked in the driveway of a home in the 200 block of West Delmar Avenue. Williams had worked as a real estate agent and was at the residence to prep it for sale. Neighbors reported hearing gunshots just before noon. An arrest was made a short time later after […]

  • Muny announces lineup for 2019 season

    ST. LOUIS – As The Muny in Forest Park heads into its 101st year of operation, the beloved outdoor theatre announced its 2019 lineup Wednesday at the Sheldon Concert Hall. The following seven shows are coming to The Muny in 2019: “Guys and Dolls,” “Kinky Boots,” “1776,” “Cinderella,” “Footloose,” “Paint Your Wagon,” and “Matilda.”

  • Endangered person advisory issued for missing St. Charles woman

    UPDATE: This endangered silver advisory has been canceled. ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The St. Charles Police Department issued an ‘endangered silver advisory’ Tuesday night for a missing 61-year-old woman. According to police, Christine Bray was last seen Sunday, October 14 around 1 p.m. She walked away from her residence in the 1200 block of Trails of Sunbrook. Police said Bray has shown recent signs of dementia, suffers from bipolar disorder, and was previously diagnosed with schizophrenia, anxiety, and depression. Calls […]

  • Potosi police officer seen in lip-sync video charged with molestation

    POTOSI, Mo. – A Potosi police officer who appeared in the department’s recent lip-sync challenge video has been charged with child molestation. According to our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Washington County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged Quntazi Jones with four counts of second-degree statutory rape and three counts of second-degree statutory sodomy. Jones posted bail and was released from jail on October 10. He’s due back in court December 12. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office first received word […]

  • WOW air discontinuing service from St. Louis to Iceland

    ST. LOUIS – If you were planning that trip to Iceland, you’d better hurry. WOW air announced Monday that is would discontinue non-stop service from St. Louis to Iceland in January 2019. WOW launched service from St. Louis in May 2018. The airline said it would continue to look for new opportunities to expand non-stop international service. In a statement, the airline said it would not meet criteria for incentives from St. Louis Airport and would ultimately suspend flights from […]

  • Teen steals SUV with three children still in vehicle, later crashes

    ST. ANN, Mo. – A mother has been reunited with her children after her SUV was stolen Friday afternoon with the kids still in the vehicle. According to St. Ann Police Chief Aaron Jiminez, a real estate agent got out of her SUV to check a property. A teen jumped in the driver’s seat and drove off. The children in the SUV were all under the age of 3, including an infant. A short time later, a St. Ann police officer […]

  • McCluer North staffer accused of inappropriate messages with students

    FLORISSANT, Mo. – For the second time in two years, an employee of the Ferguson-Florissant School District is suspected of serious allegations involving students. District officials got word on Tuesday that a staff member had inappropriate communications with more than one student at McCluer North High School and by the next day, the staff member had been put paid administrative leave and police were called. On Friday, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged 35-year-old Timothy Nagel with patronizing prostitution […]

  • Man charged for Venice, Ill. murder

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office charged a 37-year-old in connection with a fatal shooting earlier this month in Venice, Illinois. According to court documents, Venice police were called to the parking lot of Williams Autobody just after 12:05 a.m. on October 6 in response to a shooting. Officers found the body of Tyrone Williams in the parking lot. During their investigation, police learned Williams got into a dispute earlier in the evening, which led to a […]

  • Drunk driving, reckless homicide charges for man in fatal I-64 crash

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – The St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged a 30-year-old O’Fallon, Illinois in connection with a wrong way accident back in January that claimed the life of a south St. Louis woman. According to Illinois State Police, the crash occurred January 21 around 7 a.m. on westbound Interstate 64 at milepost 6.4 near Washington Park. The suspect, who was driving a white Mercedes, slammed into a black Honda CRV, driven by Lyn Chieng. She was pronounced dead at the […]

  • 17-year-old charged with Carondelet murder

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office charged a 17-year-old Thursday in connection with a murder that took place earlier this month. According to Sgt. Keith Barrett, a spokesman for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the murder happened around 9:50 a.m. on October 6 in the 6400 block of Idaho Avenue, located in the Carondelet neighborhood. Police found the victim, 36-year-old Jacob Hudson, at the scene with a gunshot wound. Hudson was pronounced dead at the scene. […]