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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
  • Horse rescue farm in need of help after being swindled on hay sale

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Management at an Illinois horse rescue farm says they were cheated out of the hay they purchased to feed their animals all winter. Now they are desperate for help. Happy Hooves Equine Rescue in Edwardsville is caring for 24 horses at the moment. But after buying what was supposed to be good hay to last the winter, CEO Mary Evans says she was duped and needs help immediately. “We just got baited and switched. We picked the […]

  • Illinois to consider bringing competitive video gaming to the high school level

    ST. LOUIS – The times are certainly changing. The Illinois High School Association is considering making esports—competitive video gaming—an interscholastic endeavor. And the idea is getting lots of interest. The IHSA is establishing an advisory committee to develop a state series and championship format for esports-video gaming. “We are excited any time we can entertain the possibility of offering Illinois high school students more opportunities to represent their schools in competition,” said Craig Anderson, IHSA executive director. “We know that […]

  • Incoming Missouri Attorney General sits down with St. Louis law enforcement officials

    ST. LOUIS – Eric Schmitt will be sworn in January 3rd. He has been traveling the state, listening.  Tuesday he met with St. Louis law enforcement officials and asked how he can help. “We’ve got to better with crime.  So, I want these officers here to know I’m here to help and listen and support them and support the local prosecutors,” said Eric Schmitt, (R) incoming MO Attorney General. Schmitt says putting bad guys away is a team effort. Jeff Roorda, […]

  • Police see spike in St. Louis County car warmup thefts

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — Last week sixteen car warmup thefts occurred in St. Louis County. Police say its a high number and every one of them was avoidable. “We go through this every year. When the weather gets colder criminals take advantage of it,” said St. Louis County Police Sergeant Shawn McGuire. St. Louis County Police are asking people to be a little smarter and not to take anything for granted. “Lock your car doors, bring your fob in, just […]

  • Woman traveling the country to find stories of human kindness receives unexpected helping hand in St. Louis

    CREVE COEUR, Mo. – A New York woman traveling the country to collect stories and of acts of human kindness stopped in St. Louis and was on the receiving end of some good news of her own. A local dealership gave her new tires and fixed her car – a win-win situation. “I decided to pack up my car, put my boots on the ground, and go find the stories. So I have been out here for two years,” said […]

  • Missouri Supreme Court rules in favor of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner says she feels empowered that the Missouri Supreme Court ruled in her favor, allowing her to investigate both a possible crime and an officer-involved shooting in the same case. Now she hopes every officer will work with her. In a case the Missouri Supreme Court didn’t even have to hear, they ruled unanimously Tuesday that Gardner and her office can simultaneously prosecute a criminal defendant and investigate an officer-involved shooting in […]

  • J.F. Sanfilippo’s closing in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – After 28 years in downtown St. Louis, J.F. Sanfilippo’s Italian Restaurant and Bar is closing its doors. Sanfilippo’s opened in 1991 in the Drury Inn next to America’s Center. Owner Joe Sanfilippo said there have been many highs—including the days when the Rams were still in town—but also lows, mainly in the last 10 years with St. Louis attracting less convention business. “It’s a bit of the nature of the restaurant business, that there is going to […]

  • Chick-fil-A store aids teen’s family after fatal accident

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Fifteen-year-old Kevin Patterson of East St. Louis had dreams of owning his own Chick-fil-A restaurant but his life was cut short in an auto accident last week. From the moment Patterson found out he’d been hired atChick-fil-A, his mother said he was happy. “He loved Chik-Fil-A! I said, ‘We’re going to get you a job atChick-fil-A.’ It was my goal to get him a job,” said Alexandria Hardin, Patterson’s mother. Patterson impressed colleagues and coworkers […]

  • St. Louis Board of Aldermen approves MLS stadium tax plan

    ST. LOUIS – A major show of support for pro soccer in St. Louis as the Board of Aldermen overwhelmingly passed a resolution to bring an MLS team to downtown. With a near-unanimous vote of 26-2, the aldermen passed a resolution essentially telling the MLS St. Louis wants a franchise. “We’re not approving a lease agreement,” said Alderman Jack Coater (Ward 7). “We’re not approving final financing of this project, what we are doing is showing support.” And that’s all […]

  • Families of men killed in police chase want officers kept out of law enforcement altogether

    ST. LOUIS – Two St. Louis families say firing county police officers for lying about a deadly chase is not enough and they want more done. The August 10 police chase was captured on video brought to us by community activist Zaki Baruti of the Universal African Peoples Organization. The chase ended with two men dead in Berkeley on Airport Road – 59-year-old Townsal Woolfolk and 49-year-old Mikel Neil. “I would also like to thank … (St. Louis County Police) […]

  • Alton School District embarrassed after basketball brawl at high school

    ALTON , IL – Alton High School has canceled their boys’ varsity basketball game set for this Friday due to the ongoing investigation of last Friday’s brawl with Riverview Gardens. With 19 seconds remaining in the game between Alton and Riverview Gardens last Friday, a brawl erupted on the court. It eventually continued into the stands in under a minute. Madison County Sheriff’s deputies working the game as security were eventually able to stop the fight. Officials were forced to call […]

  • Police conducting handicap parking stings this holiday season

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Law enforcement agencies say they are serious about enforcing handicap parking spots this holiday shopping season. If you park in a handicap spot without the proper placard, police are looking and reminding motorists to follow the law. “During the holiday season, there is an uptick in traffic. We want to make sure the spots are available for these people who need it who are out here shopping,” said Sgt. Doug McFarland, Illinois Secretary of State Police. McFarland […]