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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  • Scott Air Force Base commander relieved for sexual misconduct allegation

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – The man in charge of Scott Air Force Base was sacked earlier this week amid allegations of sexual misconduct. On Tuesday, Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck, commander of the 18th Air Force, relieved Col. John Howard of his command of the 375th Air Mobility Wing. The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is handling the matter, a spokesperson for SAFB said. Meanwhile, Col. W. Chris Buschur has been named the new 375th AMW commander. He […]

  • Suspect in road rage attack charged, remains at large

    ARNOLD, Mo. – The Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged a 50-year-old Arnold man for in connection with a road rage incident outside a local Walgreen’s. According to Det. Lt. James Jones, a spokesman for the Arnold Police Department, the incident occurred Friday, December 8 at the Walgreen’s on Vogel Road. Authorities said the suspect followed a woman from the interstate to the store parking lot, kicked the victim’s vehicle, tackled her, and threw her phone. The suspect then sped […]

  • Giancarlo Stanton rejects trade to Cardinals; fans sound off

    ST. LOUIS – Baseball’s best player says “no thanks” to St. Louis. Cardinals management confirmed Friday afternoon that the club was no longer in the running to acquire Giancarlo Stanton, the reigning National League MVP. St. Louis Cardinals Chairman and CEO Bill DeWitt Jr. said the team had a deal in place with the Miami Marlins to get Stanton, but the outfielder would not waive his no-trade clause. “While we are disappointed in his decision, we will continue to make […]

  • 16-year-old found dead in car in East St. Louis

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – The Illinois State Police and detectives with the East St. Louis Police Department are investigating a homicide after a teenager was found shot to death inside a vehicle. According to Trooper Calvin Dye Jr., an ISP spokesman, East St. Louis police contacted state authorities just after 1:20 a.m. Thursday to assist with the investigation. The victim, a 16-year-old boy, was found dead inside a stolen Ford Mustang in the 400 block of 23rd Street, Trooper […]

  • Small plane crashes at gas station near Spirit Airport; 1 person dead

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – Spirit of St. Louis Airport Police and local firefighters responded to a nearby gas station Wednesday afternoon following a report of a plane crash. The plane, a single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza, was preparing to land at the airport just before 3 p.m. when it crashed at the BP gas station in the 100 block of Long Road Crossing Drive. The aircraft was flying from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Chesterfield, an airport spokesperson said. An employee at the gas station reported the […]

  • Body found under I-255 overpass in Cahokia; Major Case Squad activated

    CAHOKIA, Ill. – The Major Case Squad was activated in Cahokia Friday after the body of a man was found by a driver earlier that morning. Authorities said the young man found dead was identified as 20-year-old Javon Gibson from Cahokia. He ‘d been shot several times. Gibson’s body was found on Doris right under Interstate 255. Investigators said a passerby spotted the victim about 7 a.m. as she drove by on Doris. She turned around, discovered the man was dead, […]

  • Parent drives vehicle into Bel-Nor Elementary School

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – An estranged parent drove their car into a school in the Normandy School District just as students were getting ready to be dismissed for the day. The incident happened around 3 p.m. at Normandy Kindergarten Center, located in the 3100 block of Nordic Drive in Bel-Nor. No kids were injured in the crash. No kids were injured in the crash. According to Sharifah Sims-Williams, director of communications for the Normandy Schools Collaborative, the driver of the […]

  • Man arrested over stolen rocket launcher

    HOWARD COUNTY, Mo. – Authorities conducting a drug raid at a home in central Missouri were surprised to find a man in possession of a military-grade rocket launcher. According to Deputy Mindy Nation, a spokesperson for the Howard County Sheriff’s Department, law enforcement from the county, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the East Central Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a home in the 1400 block of County Road 433 in Rocheport. Rocheport is located approximately 18 […]

  • Fourth person dies in I-55 wreck that killed sisters

    HAMEL, Ill. – A fourth person died after last week’s multi-vehicle crash near Hamel, Illinois last week. Tori Carroll, 20, was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon. But she did not die before she could give the gift of life to others. People in the Staunton area woke up to news that Tori was in her final hours of life and her family was waiting for doctors to remove Tori’s organs to be donated to others in need. Friends said she let her family […]

  • Man faces charges for stolen vehicle, leading police on pursuit

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged a 23-year-old local man Wednesday accused of stealing a car and attempting to flee from police. According to Sgt. Shawn McGuire, a St. Louis County Police Department spokesman, the incident occurred November 9 just before 1:45 p.m. Officers were dispatched to the first block of South Schlueter Avenue after receiving reports of shots being fired. Witnesses told police that a person in a red sedan fired shots […]

  • Citizens for Modern Transit offering a free safety app for commuters

    ST. LOUIS – Citizens for Modern Transit is offering commuters a free, personal safety app as part of its effort to tackle crime. Riders of MetroLink and MetroBus can use the SafeTrek app for one year. The app, featured in a Fox 2 story earlier this year, allows users to press a button to launch the tracking process. If the button is released and a unique pin isn’t entered, police are then notified. The free service will be offered to members […]

  • Man killed, woman in custody in Richmond Heights shooting

    RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. – One man is dead and a woman in custody after a shooting overnight in Richmond Heights. According to Richmond Heights police, the shooting happened just after 12:40 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 7200 block of West Park Avenue, near Bellevue Avenue. Officers found the victim, a 31-year-old man, dead in an apartment with an apparent gunshot wound. Police also found the victim’s 29-year-old girlfriend, who allegedly admitted to shooting the victim during a domestic […]