BYRNES MILL, Mo. – A Jefferson County family is missing their miniature pet steer. FOX 2 News photojournalist Wade Smith shows us the search effort. Police posted this message with a pic to their Facebook page Thursday, “We have a lost miniature cow running loose in the Byrnes Mill area. She is wearing a pink collar with a cow bell on it. If found please call Lynn at 314-220-8966. She is very scared and was just rescued. Thanks for your […]
ST. CHARLES, MO – Throwing an axe may seem like something for lumberjacks, but the sport is now targeting some new fans. Photojournalist Wade Smith takes us to STL Axe throwing where the axes are seeing a lot of action.
WILDWOOD, MO – Two of the area’s top girls high school volleyball teams got together for an important match Monday night that drew a huge crowd. But the fans weren’t there just to watch the action. It was also to raise awareness and funds for the fight against a rare genetic disorder called Wolfram Syndrome. Wolfram Syndrome is a rare and deadly form of diabetes, which leads to vision loss, hearing loss and neurodegeneration. The Lafayette Lady Lancers played the […]
(KTVI) – There are many who believe the AIDS epidemic was over 20 years ago, but over 20,000 people were diagnosed with AIDS last year in the U.S. Fox 2 photojournalist Wade Smith shows us a group on the frontlines battling the disease every day. Cooper house is part of the doorways organization that provides housing and support to those in the region affected by HIV and AIDS. If you want to learn more about Doorways and Cooper House, click […]
GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – This weekend many will be taking a break from work to enjoy the long Labor Day weekend. For one long-time cafe operator going to work truly is a labor of love. FOX 2’s Wade Smith shows how Ruth Petri is ready to work this weekend.
STAUNTON, IL (KTVI) – Hundreds of bicyclists took part in the “Tour de Donut” Saturday in Staunton Illinois. Multi-media journalist Wade Smith shows us the “race” is a spoof of the “Tour de France” with a tasty twist. The 32-mile race route is over rolling terrain with two donut stops. Riders must stop, but they don’t have to eat a doughnut. If they do, a five minute time credit is awarded for each donut consumed and recorded.
HERCULANEUM, MO (KTVI) -Herculaneum residents are nervously watching the rising Mississippi River, which flows along its eastern border. It is nearly 10 feet above flood stage and is expected to crest Sunday in St. Louis and Monday in Chester. That on top of Joachim Creek, which filled up with the recent heavy rains and can’t empty into the nearby Mississippi. FOX2 multi-media journalist Wade Smith spent the day in Herculaneum to see residents spending their time nervously watching Joachim Creek […]
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – For nearly 20 years a replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall has been touring the country. Its last stop was right here in downtown St. Louis Sunday. FOX 2 Multimedia Journalist Wade Smith was at the wall for its emotional last day here before moving on to its next stop.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Hospitals are often places where life changing moments happen. One happy couple chose it as the place where they would begin the next chapter in their lives. Kristin Ashley and Derek Mollett were married Saturday afternoon in a parking garage just outside of the emergency room at Christian Hospital in north St. Louis County. The two decided it was the perfect place for them to tie the knot, as the emergency room was where […]
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Opening day is only a few days away and Cardinal fans are buzzing about the upcoming season. One of the topics Cardinal fans will be discussing is where former Cardinal slugger Mark McGwire stands in baseball history. But one south St. Louis store makes no bones about their love for Mark McGwire; keeping is his memory alive with food.