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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
  • Know Before You Go: I-170 road closures

    (KTVI)- MoDOT crews will close all lanes and ramps on southbound I-170 between forest park parkway and I-64 in Clayton over the weekend. There will not be any interstate access to Brentwood Boulevard and Eager Road. Drivers wanting to head west on I-64 should take westbound I-70 to southbound I-270. Drivers wanting to head east on I-64 should take Forest Park Parkway to Big Bend and then hop on eastbound I-64. This is all for a bridge maintenance project. The closure […]

  • Major change in Missouri gun laws could allow firearms in schools

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KTVI)- Lawmakers have made a major change in gun laws that could put firearms in schools. This new law means that teachers and administrators designated as a “school protection officer” can bring guns into your child’s classroom. Governor Jay Nixon, who is a democrat, vetoed the law, but the republican led state legislature has overridden that veto. It’s all part of a two-year effort by many lawmakers to expand gun rights in Missouri. Specially trained public school […]

  • Protesters seeking justice for Michael Brown plan to block I-70 Wednesday afternoon

    (KPLR)- Protesters who are seeking justice for Michael Brown plan to block I-70 Wednesday afternoon. Organizers are calling this an act of civil disobedience. The shutdown is set to take place at Hanley Road and I-70 at 4:30pm. A rally is set to begin at 3pm. Brown was shot to death by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on August 9th. A Grand Jury is currently considering charges. St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch is presenting the case. But organizers of […]

  • Know Before You Go: I-64/40 closures September 5th-8th

    (KTVI)- A portion of Interstate 64 will be shut down over the weekend of September 5th -8th. Starting Friday night, I-64 eastbound will be closed from Tower Grove to Jefferson Avenue. The closure will last until Monday. The ramps from McCausland, Clayton-Skinker, Hampton and Kingshighway to access I-64 eastbound will start closing as early as 8 pm. The entire portion of the interstate will be shut down by 9pm. Drivers will be able to use a few of the I-64 […]

  • One man dead after overnight shooting in south St. Louis

    (KPLR)- Police say around 12:45 Wednesday morning, someone in a car stopped in front of a home on Michigan Avenue and Negal, knocked on the door, then got back in the car and circled the block and few times. A few moments later several shots were fired at the home from the car and then the homeowner rushed outside with an assault rifle and riddled the car with bullets. The car crashed a few blocks away. First responders were quickly on […]

  • Baby found safe, grandmother charged with kidnapping

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- A SARAA Alert has been cancelled Tuesday morning after a missing baby was found safe. Authorities searched for 8-month-old Darrius Thompson for more than seven hours after he was kidnapped by his grandmother, Marcy Robinson, 43, Monday night. According to the mother, Robinson said she was taking the little boy to get milk around 11:30 p.m. but the two never returned. They were last seen in the 1200 block of Lang Drive in Ferguson. A SARAA Alert […]

  • Update: Motorcycle driver dies after crash in downtown St. Louis

    Update: On Friday, August 29, the driver of the motorcycle died as a result of his injuries. He is identified as  Dwight Young Jr., 25, of Florissant, MO. ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Two people were injured in a car vs. motorcycle crash around 11:10pm Thursday night near the intersection of Washington and north Broadway downtown. Police say a 25-year old man and a 26-year old woman were a speeding motorcycle traveling south on Broadway when it crashed into the driver side […]

  • Storms sweep through Ferguson, Jennings leaving significant damage

    (KTVI)- Wednesday night’s storms swept through the Ferguson and Jennings line leaving significant damage. It happened near where the recent unrest surrounding the shooting death of Michael Brown has taken place. Wind, rain and lightning left the area without power for several hours. It is no secret that this area has already dealt with a lot. At 230 p.m. Thursday, Governor Nixon will hold a press conference at the Florissant Valley Community College campus about how to help the economy […]

  • Alleged audio of Michael Brown shooting released

    FERGUSON (KPLR)- An audio recording that allegedly captures the gunshots that killed Michael Brown has been released to CNN. On the tape is the voice of a  Ferguson man talking during a video chat. In the background you can hear what sounds like several gunshots, a pause and then several more gunshots. It’s important to point out that we have not been able to verify its authenticity. The shooting death of Brown, at the hands of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, […]

  • Seven arrested in Ferguson overnight; 4 were from Detroit

    (KTVI) – The National Guard is starting to withdraw from Ferguson this morning. Thursday night, only seven people were arrested last night and four came here from Detroit. For the second night in a row a smaller and calmer crowd protested in Ferguson. Law enforcement officers say there were no fires, Molotov cocktails or gunshots. Five of the arrests were for failure to disperse, one was for a warrant and another was for driving through west Florissant Avenue after it […]

  • Only 6 arrested during calm Ferguson protest

    (KTVI)- Law enforcement officers spent another night controlling protesters and media in Ferguson. They say no tear gas or mace was used and no shots were fired. However, six people were arrested. One officer was also hit with a bottle. The most tense moments came when two people supporting officer Darren Wilson showed up at the protest. One of them had a sign and someone tried to snatch it away from her. Officer Wilson, who is white, shot Michael Brown […]

  • Ameren working to restore power to over 4,000 customers

    (KPLR) – Ameren crews are working to restore power to over 4,000 customers in St. Louis county.  A huge tree fell on a Florissant mother’s car late Wednesday night in the 1100 block of Sansu Drive.  Damage to cars and trees is a common sight Thursday morning following storms that rolled through St. Louis County.  The area was hit hard. Lightning lit up the sky, rain pounded the ground and wind swept through neighborhoods. Several power lines were also damaged causing the […]


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