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.
ST. LOUIS – In just a few months, veterans in the St. Louis region can take advantage of their own urgent care facility. Veterans Advantage Urgent Care is designed to get vets in and out, according to owner and director Nicole Jenkins. “We can handle acute problems. If a vet needs drainage of a knee; if a vet has PTSD,” she said. “If they need an EKG, have heart problems; we do CT scans, ultrasounds.” Veterans often depend on the […]
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Derrick Goold, who serves as a beat writer for the Cardinals, received national attention last fall after performing CPR on a local photographer at Busch Stadium during a Cards-Cubs game and helped to save the man’s life. “I had been trained as a Boy Scout long ago and introduced to CPR as a lifeguard, both in Colorado growing up, and when I was a student at Mizzou,” Goold said. After speaking with other writers […]
ST. LOUIS – Developers are working to revitalize Laclede’s Landing in downtown St. Louis, with the goal of transforming the area into a 24/7 neighborhood. New Legacy Partners has already acquired eight buildings in the area and they’ll soon have two more. “Our entire program is to convert these buildings that used to be bars, nightclubs, office buildings, into what we see here at Peper Lofts, which is pure mixed-use,” said David Messner, New Legacy Partners. The Peper Lofts have […]
ST. LOUIS – Successful black prosecutors from across the country came to St. Louis for a rally outside Carnahan Courthouse in support of embattled St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner. The prosecutors joined local leaders and Gardner supporters in a show of solidarity and a protest. They said the circuit attorney is being mistreated by the powers that be. “You are not alone,” said Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby. “We will not stand idly by any longer while the […]
CLAYTON, Mo. – Twenty-one Clayton High School students will be visiting Iowa this weekend to volunteer and work and experience the 2020 Democratic caucuses. “I hope more people get involved in politics and this is a good way to start because you get to learn about the process and see the candidates in action,” said Sonya Sah, a Clayton High senior. Four teachers will drive vans to Iowa and chaperone the students as they work all weekend. The trip is […]
ST. LOUIS – For the first time ever, a Missouri attorney general prosecuted a murder case in the City of St. Louis. On Wednesday, a jury convicted 41-year-old Antonio Muldrew of first-degree murder. Muldrew shot and killed Ethiopian refugee Abdulrauf Kadir while the latter was working at a convenience store in 2014. “I want to make sure people understand it’s a priority to make sure the people of the St. Louis region understand that prosecuting violent crime is a priority […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Red-light cameras haven’t been used in the St. Louis metropolitan area since 2013. St. Louis County Councilman Mark Harder says new facial racial recognition technology may give people ideas about using them again. “There are some vendors and municipalities out there that think they can get around the Supreme Court policy on red-light cameras by using that technology,” he said. Harder and fellow councilman Tim Fitch want to put a stop to the cameras once […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – If you visit Queeny Park or Jefferson Barracks Park, chances are you’ll see deer. That’s because their population is growing. St. Louis County councilmen Tim Fitch and Mark Harder said the county has approved an ordinance to allow some parks—Queeny, Jefferson Barracks, and Creve Coeur—to conduct managed archery hunts to lessen the deer population. “They would be done from elevated stands,” said Dan Zarlenga, a spokesman for the Missouri Department of Conservation. “No shooting across. […]
LADUE, Mo. – It’s a sad time for owners and customers of Ladue Market. The small grocery store will close when its stock runs out. The Ladue Market opened in 1928. Owners now say it’s time to close. “A lot of it just has to do with the fact that none of us are getting younger and some illness in the family,” said Kenny Whiteman, family owner. “The fact that it’s hard for a small grocery store to stay in […]
MADISON, Ill. – World Wide Technology Raceway is providing quite the economic and entertainment punch for our area and things could get better if Worldwide gets a NASCAR Cup race, which is now possible due to the huge success of the IndyCar Bommarito Automotive Group 500. “Every day I wake up, my goal, when I get out of bed, is to move the ball farther in trying to get us a NASCAR Cup race,” said Chris Blair, general manager and […]
ST. LOUIS – A rolling gun battle on Christmas Day has left an 18-year-old fighting for his life. According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting occurred around 12:05 p.m. in the 4500 block of Alice Avenue in the O’Fallon neighborhood. “Upon arrival, our officers noticed there was a vehicle that crashed into other vehicles and two African-American males, 18-year-olds, were inside,” said St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden. One victim had been shot in […]
FRONTENAC, Mo. – For over 63 years, Schneithorst has been a local favorite, sitting at the corner of Lindbergh and Clayton Road. With its German-themed appearance, clocktower and food, tens of thousands of people have made great memories here. Jimmie Schneitshorst Jr., the fourth-generation owner, says business is good but the schedule is demanding. He says he’s missed too much time with his four kids. Soon, three of his kids will be in college and he wants to see them […]