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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
  • Police ask for public’s help identifying car break-in suspects

    CREVE COEUR, Mo. – Creve Coeur Police are searching for suspects of a car break-in that was caught on high definition video. The high definition video shows some men breaking into an unlocked car at the Vicino On The Lake Apartments on Wednesday at around 6:45 a.m. The car owner had a dual dash cam set up to capture front-end activity and anything that goes on inside of the car. “I can’t remember seeing video this clear. It’s unique to […]

  • Creve Coeur looks at revising hunting ordinance to make deer culling easier

    CREVE COEUR, Mo. – Creve Coeur is looking at revising their hunting ordinance. City officials want to it make easier to hunt an increasing amount of deer. Many Creve Coeur residents have expressed concern with a growing population of deer. So police are looking at making hunting deer easier and more attractive. “We’re engaging with the city council to get input and with citizens in Creve Coeur, who would be interested in hunters on their property to harvest deer,” said […]

  • Missouri approves measure preventing minors from entering MMA competitions

    ST. LOUIS – Mixed martial arts is a tough, physical sport. A new Missouri measure, which sailed through the state House and Senate, is making sure kids under 18 can’t ever fight in a cage. “With the sport growing in leaps and bounds right now, we needed something like this for the state of Missouri,” said Jesse Finney, owner of Finney’s MMA. Finney, a former MMA fighter, is the biggest MMA promoter in the state. He said kids are training […]

  • Family, friends grieving after murder of Imo’s delivery driver

    ST. LOUIS – Imo’s Pizza delivery driver Dave Matthews passed away Saturday morning after being shot in the neck on July 4 while he was making a delivery in south St. Louis City. He was 31. According to police, Matthews was delivering a pizza just before midnight in the 3900 block of Potomac in Tower Grove South where he was shot several times and rushed to the hospital. His family said they’re too heartbroken to speak on camera but Zachary […]

  • At naturalization ceremony, new US citizens discuss ongoing immigration debate

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – The US District Court for Southern Illinois welcomed 60 people into America as legal citizens. “The US is great because it’s a united country and so I’m really proud and happy to be a US citizen,” said Gilberto Juergo, who immigrated from Guatemala. Judge Donald Wilkerson told the group America needs them and informed them of several immigrant success stories. “The judge was awesome and he really made us feel comfortable,” said Laty Laracassen, who’s from Mexico […]

  • St. Louis Community College students getting a 5 percent break in tuition

    ST. LOUIS – Big news for St. Louis Community College students as they’ll soon receive a 5 percent reduction in tuition. Governor Mike Parson is expected to sign Missouri HB 2003 on Friday, giving higher education exactly 5 percent of the 9 percent in funding that former Governor Eric Greitens had planned to take away. The community college system is going to give that 5 percent back to their students. “Those that have a balance will have that amount reduced […]

  • Fellow cab driver remembers slain colleague as a hard worker

    ST. LOUIS – A Laclede Cab driver is being remembered after he was murdered Monday. The body of 66-year-old Boris Louioukine was found in the 2500 block of Dodier around 9:35 p.m. He was unconscious and not breathing. He was bleeding from the back of his head from a puncture wound. His Laclede cab was found the next morning in the 10000 block of Duke Drive in the Castle Point neighborhood. A Laclede Cab colleague Robert Glynn said Boris was one […]

  • $1000 reward offered to find missing East St. Louis man

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL – A 30-year-old man is missing and his family is asking for help to find him. Willie Fair III has been missing since June 15th. His family says he would never disappear on his own. Police have some clues as to his whereabouts. They know that witnesses saw Willie walking near 84th street and State Street in East St. Louis.  He was headed to the Mobile gas station. “I believe he’s only had an accident in […]

  • Fire destroys massive pool house in Ladue

    LADUE, Mo. – A house fire in Ladue destroyed a pool house Wednesday morning, but had Fox 2 not reported on it, firefighters said it could have been much worse. Smoke was rising high into the sky from a massive pool house that appeared to be burning for hours at 2222 Warson in Ladue. Fox 2 called the Ladue Fire Department just before 6:35 a.m. “It was shocking to us that nobody saw this. As large as the pool house was […]

  • Red Schoendienst’s devotion to faith, family, and baseball honored at funeral mass

    ST. LOUIS, MO – Family, friends, St. Louis Cardinals dignitaries, and fans packed into the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis to celebrate the life of Hall of Famer Albert “Red” Schoendienst. The Cardinal legend died on June 6, 2018,  at his home in Town and Country. Schoendienst was 95 years old. Archbishop Robert Carlson presided over the funeral mass and quoted from 2nd Timothy 4.7, saying Red “fought the good fight, finished the race, and kept the faith.” “I give […]

  • Local police get demonstration of new non-lethal restraining device

    FERGUSON, Mo. – A new restraint device that police can use instead of guns and tasers is being introduced all around the country. The BolaWrap 100 restraint device, engineered by Wrap Technologies Inc., is a new, non-lethal piece of police equipment that doesn’t rely on pain compliance like bullets or tasers. Instead, a Kevlar cord is shot at a target. “It wraps around the body twice and entangles your clothing to restrict movement of the arms and legs,” said Mike […]

  • St. Louis police union upset over Gardner’s plan to drop some pot cases

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office says it needs to focus more on violent crimes and that means dropping some marijuana possession cases; a decision that has upset the St. Louis City Police Association. In an email to staffers Tuesday, Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner said her office would no longer pursue certain marijuana possession cases under 100 grams. “We have some drug cases with guns, those are not the cases we are talking about,” Gardner said. “We […]