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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,
OH.

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
  • Protesters gather for vigil in Shaw park

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI) – People plan to gather for a vigil in Shaw Park in Clayton Tuesday morning. Clergy members are set to meet here for a prayer vigil in just over an hour. Then they will march through downtown Clayton. The plan is for a peaceful protest, but we know things have become violent in St. Louis. People smashed the windows and burst into the business on South Grand Ave last n Monday night. Protesters also shut down traffic […]

  • Conflicting messages about grand jury testimony as members set to meet again

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- The Grand Jury in the Michael Brown case is set to meet again Monday morning at the Justice Center in Clayton. Members could be hearing more evidence or voting. Law Enforcement is prepared for the announcement at any moment. They have set up a command post in a parking lot near Ferguson. This post will serve as hub for the response to any protests after the announcement. Members of the National Guard are helping secure the command […]

  • Ferguson small businesses send message ahead of Brown grand jury decision

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Several small businesses owners and their attorney gathered Friday at Sam’s Meat Market to send a message as the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case nears. “We ask for everyone’s commitment for both the protection of the right to protest and the right of businesses and residents to be protected and remain safe,” said Small Business Attorney Jay Kanzler. Looters burst into the family owned business back in August after Michael Brown was […]

  • Ferguson mayor, police chief decline media interviews ahead of grand jury decision

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- The grand jury handling the Michael Brown case is set to meet on Friday. Deliberations could start the same day. FOX 2 has learned that Ferguson Mayor James Knowles and Ferguson Chief of Police Tom Jackson will not participate in anymore media interviews until after the grand jury decision is announced. Also, 48 hours before the public announcement the prosecutor’s office will inform law enforcement officers. This will give them time to prepare in case any protests […]

  • Governor Nixon names Ferguson Commission members

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Governor Nixon announced the appointment of a new “Ferguson Commission,” Tuesday, charged with addressing a wide range of race relations issues that most feel are at the core of the unrest that followed the shooting of Michael Brown in August. The sixteen member commission includes a former Hazelwood mayor, the former chief of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police, a young Ferguson protester, and members of the clergy and business community. Nixon says their task presents […]

  • JEFF CO FIRE

    2 families displaced following early morning fire in Jefferson County

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KPLR)- A fire caused sever damage to two Jefferson County homes Monday morning. Firefighters from multiple departments responded. It happened in the 2800 block of Highway W around 4:30 a.m. Firefighters say the fire started in a shed and quickly spread to the connecting home and neighboring home. The families inside were able to escape unharmed. The American Red Cross is helping the displaced families. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

  • Protesters plan to shut down Clayton as police prepare to walk fine line

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- A diverse group of activists plan to hit the city of Clayton in the pocket book after the grand jury decision. They are set to peacefully disrupt businesses. These individuals gathered Thursday night to work on their strategy. They want to flood Clayton on the first workday after the grand jury decision. They are protesting a justice system they say has consistently failed minorities, including Micheal Brown. Their plan calls for peaceful protests, but some of the […]

  • Dr. Baden to testify before Brown grand jury

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that Dr. Michael Baden will testify before the grand jury hearing the Michael Brown case Thursday. He will likely be one of the final voices the grand jury hears before making a decision. Dr. Baden came to St. Louis from New York to perform a private autopsy on the body of Michael Brown back in August. It was requested by the Brown family. At the time he said that […]

  • Michael Brown’s parents to discuss racial profiling, human rights at United Nations

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Michael Brown’s parents are traveling to Geneva, Switzerland on Monday to discuss racial profiling and human rights at the United Nations. The parents of Trayvon Martin also spoke at the United Nations recently about the same topic. Both Martin and Brown were unarmed when they were shot to death. Brown’s parents are still waiting for a grand jury to decide if Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged for shooting their son to death during a […]

  • Suspect in armed robberies fatally shoots himself at South County elementary school

    OAKVILLE, MO (KPLR)-A suspect in two overnight armed robberies fatally shot himself in the parking lot of a south St. Louis elementary school early Friday morning. The shooting happened around 4:35 a.m. at Blades Elementary School in Oakville. According to Brian Schellman of the St. Louis County Police Department, the man was suspected in two robberies that happened at a nearby Bank of America on Lemay Ferry. The first occurred around 1:00a.m.  A man was using the ATM when a […]

  • Robber with rifle holds up man at ATM in south county

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- A man with a rifle and wearing camoflauge robbed someone withdrawing money from an ATM in south county overnight. It’s located inside of the first set of doors at the Bank of America in the 4400 block of Lemay Ferry Road. Investigators say the victim was withdrawing some money from the ATM late Thursday night when the suspect burst through doors, and threatened to shoot the victim if they didn’t hand over some cash. After […]

  • Marriage licenses available for same-sex couples in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Marriage licenses for all same-sex couples are now available at City Hall. It’s all thanks to a St. Louis circuit court ruling that was announced Wednesday afternoon. The state ban on same sex marriage was ruled unconstitutional by Judge Rex Burlison. The ban was initially challenged in St. Louis over the summer. Mayor Francis Slay backed the marriages of four same-sex couples at the City Hall and the Recorder of Deeds issued the couples marriage licenses. […]

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