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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.

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  • Twenty-One Pilots surprise kids at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital before concert

    ST. LOUIS – Musicians Twenty-One Pilots visited Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Friday to help brighten the days for some kids. Bandmates Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun walked into a sea of smiles at the hospital. The Grammy Award-winning duo said they’d never visited kids in a hospital before until patient Rachal Sancoucie and another patient made a video asking the pair to see them before their concert on Friday. “It’s crazy. I can’t believe they came!” Sansoucie said. Joseph sang […]

  • Recycling in many Missouri towns may stop because of China’s shift

    O’FALLON, Mo. — Recycling could become a lot more tedious if the current global market doesn’t change.  Single stream recycling, where you can put everything in one container on your curb, is going away in O’Fallon, Missouri on October 29th. “The part changing is paper and cardboard. In the past we were single stream community and could put all that into a container, now we have to keep that separate,” said O’Fallon Communications Director Tom Drabelle. Paper and cardboard products will […]

  • Former Columbine principal keynote speaker at risk management summit

    ST. LOUIS – It’s been almost two decades since 13 kids were murdered in the Columbine High School massacre. Columbine’s former principal, Frank DeAngelis, now travels the country as a speaker and safety consultant. He said what he saw at Columbine is unforgettable and people should treat trauma correctly. “We’re talking 19 years since Columbine happened but when I hear about Parkland, Santa Fe, Kentucky; it took me back to April 20, 1999,” DeAngelis said. DeAngelis was the keynote speaker […]

  • Woman in viral video with black man speaks out after being fired, defends her actions

    ST. LOUIS – It’s a local story now getting national headlines – a white woman at the Elder Shirt Lofts not letting a black man inside the building last Friday night. The woman, Hilary Thornton, said the man didn’t have a key fob to get inside and forced his way in the apartment building. She reached out to share her side of the story after being called a racist and receiving death threats. “When I noticed an individual that I […]

  • Habitat for Humanity gets corporate assistance from Bank of America volunteers

    ST. LOUIS – Habitat for Humanity and Bank of America are teaming up to make it possible for a St. Louis family to own their own home. Earlier this year, Habitat broke ground on house number 400 in the St. Louis area. Bank of America has been a Habitat partner for the last 30 years. “We have an affordability model. Our homeowners are not given homes, they put in 350 hours of sweat equity. They qualify for the home at […]

  • Outgoing Ferguson police chief says he isn’t being forced out

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Ferguson is about to begin a search for its fourth police chief in less than four years. Chief Delrish Moss was hired while the city was still struggling with civil unrest in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting by a Ferguson police officer. On Friday, Chief Moss held a news conference to discuss his resignation and hopes for the future. This was certainly a surprise when Moss announced his intention to leave the department next month. […]

  • Annual luncheon honors service of law enforcement, private security officers

    ARNOLD, Mo. – An Arnold police officer wounded in the line of duty drew a standing ovation at the 29th Annual Law Enforcement and Private Security Officers Appreciation Luncheon. Officer Ryan O’Connor has spent the last 10 months in recovery. He was shot in the back of the head December 5, 2017 while bringing a burglary suspect to the Arnold Police Department. Doctors were unsure if he’d survive, but Officer O’Connor has continued to improve. The St. Louis Chapter of […]

  • Ameren Missouri to build new operations center in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Ameren Missouri is going to build a new state-of-the-art operating center in north St. Louis. The utility hosted a community outreach event Wednesday for local businesses in the area to meet the contractors for the new project. “We want to make sure we provide outreach to all communities we serve and create access for our supplier to learn about opportunities that are coming up with this facility,” said Byron Witherspoon, director of supplier diversity for Ameren. Ameren […]

  • Native American group calls for removal of Columbus statue in Tower Grove Park

    ST. LOUIS – On this Columbus Day, Native Americans are protesting the Christopher Columbus statue in Tower Grove Park. The day officially celebrates Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492.  It is observed on the second Monday of October in the United States. The statue was commissioned for Tower Grove Park on October 12, 1868. But the statue is a sign of sorrow for several St. Louis Native Americans, who point to the treatment of indigenous peoples during the colonization of the […]

  • Ameren Missouri installing new power line across Mississippi River

    ST. LOUIS – It’s not every day you see a new power line, weighing half-a-million pounds and stretching a half-mile long, being put up across the Mississippi River. A lot of electricity for St. Louis City comes from Illinois. Ameren Missouri has a generator facility in Venice, Illinois that feeds power into Missouri. “The transmission project line we’re installing today is to bring another circuit into the north St. Louis (area),” said Brandon Nickel, Ameren project manager It’s been quite […]

  • Youth football coach cries foul over rough play from opposing team

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – A youth football coach says the league his team plays in did not protect his players in a game last weekend. The coach wants things to change but a league official says the coach isn’t telling the entire story. Kris Hanson, coach of the Jr. Christian Eagles, says Gateway Football League referees allowed kids on the opposing team, the St. Charles Boys and Girls Club, to cheap shot his players. Hanson says two of his players […]

  • Tommy John surgeries being performed on younger athletes

    ST. LOUIS – It’s a startling, alarming statistic – a study found nearly 60 percent of Tommy John surgeries in the United States are being performed on baseball players under the age of 19. More and more youth baseball pitchers are getting the surgery, which reconstructs the ligament on the inside of the elbow which has torn or broke down. The main cause? Overstressing and overusing the elbow. “It used to be we saw kids 19-20-21, then 16-17-year-old high school […]