New Orleans native. Loyola University New Orleans graduate (Class of 2002). Worked in TV news since August 2003. Moved to St. Louis in February 2008. Avid dog lover. Writer of short sentences.

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  • Cardinals place Rosenthal on 60-day DL

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals placed pitcher Trevor Rosenthal on the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday, effectively ending the closer’s 2017 season. Rosenthal went on the 10-day DL on August 17 with right posterior elbow irritation. He recorded 11 saves during the season and was 3-4, with a 3.40 ERA, and 76 strikeouts. The Cardinals also purchased the contract of left-handed reliever Ryan Sherriff from their triple-A affiliate in Memphis. The team optioned right-hander Josh Lucas to Memphis […]

  • Police investigate Jack in the Box armed robbery on Grand

    ST. LOUIS – Investigators with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a man who robbed a Jack in the Box restaurant at gunpoint on Tuesday. According to Leah Freeman, a police spokeswoman, the robbery took place just after 6:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of S. Grand Boulevard. The suspect walked up to the counter, pulled out a gun, hopped the front counter, and demanded money from the safe. When […]

  • Two injured in south St. Louis domestic dispute

    ST. LOUIS — Two people were injured during a domestic dispute early Wednesday morning in south St. Louis. According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the incident occurred just after midnight at a residence in the 3000 block of Ohio Avenue in the Benton Park West neighborhood. When police arrived at the home, a 38-year-old man said he was involved in an altercation with two people, both of whom he knew. The man said these two […]

  • Woman charged in murder of Festus man

    HILLSBORO, Mo. – Jefferson County prosecutors have charged a woman in connection with last week’s murder of a Festus man. According to Corporal Matthew Moore, a spokesman for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call of a burglary involving gunshots at a residence in the 10000 block of Vail Drive just after 7:10 a.m. on Thursday, August 17. Deputies found the body of 49-year-old Steven Pettit inside the residence. He was a renter and living in the […]

  • Chappelle-Nadal says she would apologize to Trump face-to-face

    ST. LOUIS – Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal told Fox 2/News11 she would apologize to President Donald Trump, but vowed to fight to hold onto her legislative seat, even after Lt. Governor Mike Parson pledged to have her expelled from the senate. Chappelle-Nadal said she had great remorse for a post on her private Facebook account in which she said she hoped President Trump would be assassinated. In spite of all the calls for her go, including those from leaders […]

  • Four plead guilty in telemarketing fraud case

    ST. LOUIS – A 37-year-old Brentwood man is one of four people to plead guilty in federal court in connection with a telemarketing scam that targeted the elderly, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri Carrie Costantin said. According to prosecutors, a Phoenix, Arizona-based telemarketing company sold phony business opportunities to elderly clients as part of a scheme spanning the United States and into Canada. They operated under multiple business names and entities while engaging in the scheme, […]

  • Webster Groves police investigate credit union robbery

    WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. – Webster Groves police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who robbed a credit union Wednesday morning. According to Lt. Andrew Miller, a police spokesman, the robbery took place just after 9:20 a.m. at Arsenal Credit Union in the 8600 block of Watson Road. Miller said the suspect walked into the credit union, approached the customer service counter, and demanded cash. He was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled the area. […]

  • Firefighters respond to gas leak in St. Louis Hills neighborhood

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Fire Department responded to a reported gas leak in a south city neighborhood Tuesday afternoon. The gas leak occurred near the intersection of Donovan and Nottingham avenues, next to Francis Park. It was first reported around 1 p.m. Work crews with Laclede Gas were installing new gas lines when a 12-inch gas main began leaking. Laclede crewmen used jackhammers to dig into the street to access the leak and installed a steel clamp. It’s […]

  • Franklin County Sheriff’s Office warns of law enforcement scam

    UNION Mo. – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a telephone scam targeting the elderly. According to the sheriff’s office, a man posing as a sergeant is calling citizens and telling them they’re being fined $500 for failing to appear for jury duty. The caller then instructs people to go to a local Walgreens and purchase $500 in ‘Green Dot’ cards and follow additional instructions. The sheriff’s office does not solicit money from citizens and does not […]

  • ‘We need prayers’: Wrestling legend Ric Flair admitted to hospital

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Pro wrestling legend Ric Flair was hospitalized over the weekend, leading to calls for “prayers and positive energy” for The Nature Boy. According to his talent representatives at Legacy Talent, Flair was admitted Saturday, August 12 for routine monitoring. In a tweet Saturday, Legacy Talent CEO Melinda Morris Zanoni said there was “no reason to panic” regarding the former 16-time world champion’s condition. On Sunday, Zanoni said Flair was dealing with some “tough medical issues,” but did not […]

  • Teen injured while train hopping in Mascoutah

    MASCOUTAH, Ill. – A teenager lost some toes after he and two friends hopped a train in the Mascoutah area late Thursday afternoon. According to Captain Bruce Fleshren, St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department, the teens hopped a train in the Alorton area, on property owned and operated by Norfolk and Southern. The teens tried getting off the train in Mascoutah and one of the kids was injured as a result. The teen’s friends carried him to Route 161 and Harper Road, where […]

  • Mother found murdered in East St. Louis apartment; Major Case Squad activated

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Detectives with the Major Case Squad are investigating a homicide after a 23-year-old woman was found dead Tuesday inside of an East St. Louis apartment complex. East St. Louis police found the victim, Alexis Winston, dead in her apartment just after 4 a.m. at the John Robinson Homes public housing facility in the 1200 block of Market Street. Winston had been shot several times. Authorities said the Winston’s one-year-old daughter was home at the time, but […]