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Anthony is an award-winning reporter from Minneapolis. His passion for
writing and public speaking led him to a career in broadcast
journalism. Anthony is a 2009 graduate of the University of Minnesota,
where he was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. During college, he interned
at Twin Cities Public Television, KARE-TV and the U.S. House of
Representatives. He also studied abroad in Mexico. His reporting
career began in Alexandria, MN and he most recently worked in Dayton,

When Anthony is not working he enjoys spending time with his son,
watching movies and reading memoirs. He is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

Recent Articles
  • Strong storms sweep through Chesterfield, leaving a trail of damage

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KPLR)- Strong storms swept through Chesterfield, leaving a trail of damage. At this point the National Weather Service has not confirmed if it was a tornado or just a strong storm but we do know that is caused a lot of damage Thursday night. The damaged occured on Spirit of St. Louis Boulevard near the airport. No one was hurt during the storm but mother nature put on quite a show overnight. Firefighters were quickly dispatched to the […]

  • Storm brings flash flooding, wind, rain to Potosi

    POTOSI, MO (KPLR)- Flash flooding, wind and rain did a number on Potosi Wednesday. Storms Several roofs were ripped off downtown buildings including the sheriff’s office and courthouse. The National Weather Service is set to survey the damage and determine if this was a tornado at some point today. Nearly 600 customers in Potosi were still without power as of 6 a.m. Thursday according to Ameren. No one was hurt during the storm. But the storms aren’t over. This area […]

  • You Decide 2015: Changes in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR)- Voter turn out was bigger than normal as three new city council members were voted into office in Ferguson. Voter turnout was about 30 percent. That`s double the normal turnout and two more black people were elected the city council. In Ferguson Ward 1, Ella Jones won the seat with 50 percent of the vote over three other candidates. She decided to run for office before the unrest in Ferguson began. In ward 2, Brian Fletcher won […]

  • Busch Stadium to host U.S. Women’s Soccer

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- About 35,000 tickets have already been sold for the game. It’s really another chance for St. Louis and Busch Stadium to show that they are great places for soccer. The game is Saturday afternoon at 2:30p.m. It’s the first time the National Women’s Team will play on U.S. soil this year. The stadium’s size isn’t ideal for the soccer match but it meets the requirements and offers a unique chance for Cardinal Nation to see soccer. […]

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    Stolen guns on the rise in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- It’s no secret that a number of stolen guns are in the hands of criminals who are walking the streets of St. Louis, but according to the St. Louis Police Department’s Facebook page, the number is on the rise. There are a total of 126 guns that have been reported stolen in the City of St. Louis so far this year. Another nine guns have been reported lost. That is a 55 percent increase from the […]

  • Elderly man dies in O’Fallon, IL house fire

    O’FALLON, IL (KPLR)- An early morning fire turned fatal in O’Fallon, Illinois Tuesday. Officials from the O’Fallon Fire Department say the fire started around midnight at a home in the Country Oaks Subdivision near Highway 50. Fire crews arrived to find the home engulfed in flames. Firefighters from three different departments responded to the call. Two people were able to escape. However, one elderly man was found in a bedroom on the second floor of the home. He did not […]

  • Delmar Loop Trolley construction begins Monday

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR- Construction on the Delmar Loop Trolley project starts impacting MetroLink commuters Monday. Much of the construction is near the DeBaliviere MetroLink Station. The construction will force the closure of the staircase and elevator at the station. It will also force bus riders to get on the bus at the nearby Pershing Ave. stop. The $43 Million project is an electric trolley that will link the Delmar Loop and Forest Park. It will have 10 stops and […]

  • St. Louis County Police hosting event to recruit minority police officers

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR)- The St. Louis County Police Department is hosting recruiting sessions Friday and Saturday aimed at adding more minority officers. The sessions are open to people of all races. One of the goals is to create more trust between the department and the black community. The sessions will be held at Hazelwood East Middle School Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. It’s located at 1865 Dunn Road. Candidates will take a physical training […]

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    New interim police chief takes over in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR)- An interim chief of police officially took over the Ferguson Police Department Thursday. Lt. Col. Al Eickhoff will serve as chief while the city conducts a national search for a permanent chief. He joined the Ferguson Police Department days before the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown. Prior to that, he was working in St. Louis County. He replaces Tom Jackson, who resigned as chief of police last week. The move comes after months of protesters […]

  • One-year-old shot at public park

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Gunfire hit a one-year-old boy in a public park Monday night in the Baden neighborhood in north St. Louis. According to police, the shooting happened around 8 p.m. at Hickey Park. The boy was in a car with his parents when the gunfire started. A bullet went through both of the child’s thighs. The boy’s parents realized he’d been shot and rushed him to a local hospital. The boy is listed in stable condition. This shooting […]

  • Shooting outside sports bar leaves one dead

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KPLR) – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis County Police Department are looking for the person responsible for a fatal shooting outside a north county sports bar. The shooting occurred around 1 a.m. in the parking lot of Cuetopia Billiards & Sport Bar, located in the 11000 block of W. Florissant Avenue. A friend drove the shooting victim to Barnes-Jewish Hospital, but he was pronounced dead a short time later. Detectives found one car riddled with bullets […]

  • St. Louis street racing leads to serious crash

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Drag racing leads to a violent wreck in north St. Louis.  The crash happened in the the 7400 block of Hall street. We believe the cars were using the northbound and southbound lanes to drag race. The crash happened seconds after our camera captured exclusive video of the cars traveling well above the speed limit. You can see the shattered windows and twisted metal the crash caused. First responders arrived at the scene around 2:30am […]


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