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Vic Faust anchors Fox 2 news at 5pm. He was born and raised in the St. Louis Metro area and attended Althoff Catholic in Belleville. Faust is a graduate from the University of Missouri where he attended on a football scholarship.

After graduating, Faust started his broadcasting career as color-commentator and pre-post game host for the Missouri Tiger Radio Network on Learfield Communications. His TV career started in 1998. Vic has worked in both sports and news as a reporter and anchor. He has worked in St. Joseph, Missouri, Columbia, Mo, Tulsa, Ok, and Detroit, Mi where he was for 11 years. He has also done extensive work as a radio host in every market he has worked in.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: vic.faust@tvstl.com


Recent Articles
  • Berkeley community suspects police covering up details after fatal crash

    BERKELEY, Mo. – The Berkeley community wants answers from St. Louis County Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol after two men died in an accident that the community said was a result of a police pursuit. The families of the deceased have been left to wonder what happened and police wondering why anyone thinks they chased a vehicle. Around 9:30 p.m. Friday, a car crashed on westbound Airport Road at Tyndall Drive. Two men died in the accident […]

  • Craig Elementary touts home language diversity as net benefit for all

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis area continues to become more diverse every day, evidenced by the languages represented by kids in our elementary schools. The kids at Craig Elementary in the Parkway North School District speak 23 different languages at home. It’s a sign of changing times. “So we are a diverse school,” said David Duckworth, principal at Craig Elementary. The district as a whole has 87 different home languages other than English. At Craig, that total fluctuates as […]

  • PGA Championship a roaring success for St. Louis region

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. – As much as the golfing world is talking about the top-notch play at the PGA Championship, they’re also heaping praise on the tournament host city. The St. Louis region showed up and showed out at the 100th PGA Championship. Record-setting crowds wowed PGA officials and had people talking about St. Louis. “The biggest positive everyone is talking about is the fans, both in number and enthusiasm they had for an event,” said Mike DeCola, general chairman […]

  • Inside the PGA Championship command center

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. – When an event like the PGA Championship comes to town, a lot goes into making sure it is safe and successful. Fox 2/KPLR 11 was given a behind the scenes look at the tournament’s command post, where a close eye is kept on security cameras, the weather is watched, and traffic patterns monitored. “It’s challenging, but we have a lot of competent people working on this and they have done a wonderful job of planning […]

  • Ivanka Trump visits Godfrey to promote trade schools

    GODFREY, Ill. – Ivanka Trump joined Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis for a workforce development roundtable and tour of the Weber Workforce Center on the Lewis and Clark Community College campus in Godfrey. Trump took time during her visit to weld on a new state of the art machine that people are trained on as part of her tour to promoting trade jobs. “Welding is a lucrative field. It’s a high-demand field,” said Trump, a senior advisor to President Donald Trump. […]

  • Legendary test pilot Bob Little passes away

    ST. LOUIS – Legendary test pilot, World War II hero, McDonell test engineer and St. Louisan Bob Little passed away a few days ago. Fox 2’s Vic Faust sat down with his daughter to get a better understanding of his impact on today’s aircraft. Bob Little was an American icon that many outside the aviation aerospace industry don’t know but should. “James S. McDonnell was his mentor and between the two of them and a core group of people they […]

  • 8-year-old, 19-year-old shot at north St. Louis gas station

    ST. LOUIS – An 8-year-old boy and 19-year-old man remain hospitalized after being struck by bullets Sunday night at a gas station in a north St. Louis neighborhood. The shooting happened just before 8 p.m. Goodfellow Boulevard and Natural Bridge Avenue. The 8-year-old victim, who sitting in a car, was hit by a bullet in his chest and shoulder. The 19-year-old, who was standing outside the vehicle, suffered a gunshot wound to his leg. Both were listed in stable condition […]

  • Postpartum depression study in St. Louis; FDA fast-tracking a possible treatment

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – A St. Louis-area study, previously fast-tracked by the FDA, is showing great promise in eliminating postpartum syndrome. One in 7 women develop postpartum depression, but a study in St. Louis has shown great promise to cure the condition. “In this study, we’re looking at not using anti-depressants, but looking at what the hormonal triggers into the brain that modulates mood and emotion that gets depleted after pregnancy,” said Dr. Greg Mattingly, Midwest Research Group. Mattingly, a […]

  • Art gallery owner stays positive despite uncertainty following sale of Chesterfield Mall

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – While the Chesterfield Mall is dealing with the some of the troubles of transition, art galleries inside the mall are doing well; specifically, the Mindscape Gallery. Mindscape is a shining light in the midst of dark times at Chesterfield Mall. The mall is in transition, with new owners and little foot traffic, but Mindscape is making its way with customers. Mindscape owner Vickie Muich doesn’t charge her artists commission. She said they’re making some money, getting great […]

  • Kindergarteners getting lessons in bus safety ahead of new school year

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – School is around the corner. Students in the Parkway School District return to class August 16. But before the first day back, kindergarteners are getting lessons in bus safety. Buster the Bus will visit all the elementary schools in the district before the first day. On Wednesday, the mascot met with incoming kindergarteners at Craig Elementary. “We want to make sure our kindergarten kiddos, especially these new ones to Craig, that they’re safe on the first day […]

  • Crestwood residents complain over unsightly mound where mall once stood

    CRESTWOOD, Mo. – The site of the former Crestwood Mall has become an eyesore, and residents are frustrated and want answers. The mound that sits on the mall site is referred to as Mount Crestwood by frustrated residents, who said they haven’t noticed any progress on the site in a year. “Rat-infested, weed-infested, who knows what? But the mound is high and disgraceful looking,” said Bill Hohn, Crestwood resident. Demolition of the old mall was completed last summer. But since […]

  • St. Charles County has complaints about Envision I-70 Study

    WENTZVILLE, Mo. – It’s no secret, St. Charles County is growing, and county executive Steve Ehlmann is calling out the Missouri Department of Transportation for not including any increased capacity for the Interstate 70 area in Wentzville. “Everybody out here knows the bottleneck is out here in Wentzville,” he said. Interstate 64 comes into I-70, you basically have five lanes of traffic squeezing into two to go under the railroad bridge. “There’s been a plan to fix it for 15 […]