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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
  • Scott Air Force Base unveils new Transport Isolation System

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, IL (KTVI)- At 9:30 a.m. Friday, officials at Scott Air Force Base will unveil a new air Transport Isolation System that is designed to help stop the spread of diseases like Ebola. The system allows those infected to be safely transported by air. It was developed by Production Products, a St. Louis based company. It is similar to the ground based units, but it’s uniquely designed to handle air travel. The unit not only protects medical […]

  • 2015 St. Louis Auto Show runs January 22-25

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The 2015 St. Louis Auto Show is gearing up and will be ready this weekend. The show features over 500 new cars, the Million Dollar Mile, Ride & Drive events and more. The annual St. Louis Auto Show starts Thursday at noon at the Edward Jones Dome. It runs through Sunday and is a family friendly event, according to organizers. The show will also include a charity fundraiser featuring Country Music superstars, Big & Rich. General […]

  • Know Before You Go: Poplar Street Bridge ramp closures

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A MoDOT construction project could cause some major traffic problems over the weekend. The project starts at 8 p.m. Friday and will last until 5 a.m. Monday. Crews are removing the ramp from westbound I-44 to the eastbound Poplar Street Bridge. All lanes and ramps in both directions on I-44 will be closed between the Tucker ramp and Seventh and Park. They will also close all lanes and ramps on northbound  I-55 from Gravois to […]

  • Pastor at historic Atlanta church speaks at SLU’s Dr. King event

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The senior pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Rev. Raphael Warnock, spoke about several controversial topics at Saint Louis University Friday. His speech was part of a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, who preached at Ebenezer Baptist years ago. “I think it’s important to celebrate Dr. King’s voice, but it’s more important to carry out his work,” Rev. Warnock said. He addressed several issues during his speech, including recent protests in Ferguson and New […]

  • Hotel manager among 6 murdered in St. Louis overnight

      ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis homicide detectives are trying to piece together six separate murders that happened between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 3 a.m. Thursday. The manager at the Drury Inn near Hampton Avenue and I-44 was shot to death during a robbery attempt, according to police. They believe the suspects walked into the hotel and demanded money. Police said when the manager refused to comply he was shot in the head. Moments later they raced away from […]

  • Spike in crime has police moving resources downtown

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- A spike in crimes ranging from car break-ins to murder in downtown St. Louis has police shifting resources to the area. The plan starts with the police department using a new intelligence center to monitor everything. It’s all an effort to make people feel safe. Criminals have really been targeting cars in recent weeks, according to police. It has pushed more people to use parking lots instead of free street parking or just avoid downtown all […]

  • Pizza delivery driver robbed at gunpoint in south city

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A Papa John’s pizza delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint while making a delivery near California and Gravois around 10 p.m. Monday, according to the driver. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said two men approached the driver with a gun and stole his wallet. The suspects raced away from the scene in a white pick-up truck. The male victim called 911 and then started following the suspects in his car. He was hoping to lead […]

  • More than half of 2014 murders still unsolved

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A total of 159 people were murdered in St. Louis in 2014. Of those murders, 88 are unsolved according to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. Police call it a steady pattern of people being unwilling to talk with police. In 2013, a total of 120 people were murdered in St. Louis; 57 of those murders went unsolved. The police department has 24 detectives, six sergeants, and one lieutenant in its homicide division. However, they […]

  • Stay warm, well this winter with expert advice from SLU Hospital

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The cold weather could have emergency rooms busy over the next few days. FOX 2’s Anthony Kiekow is live inside of Saint Louis University Hospital with the advice doctors are giving on this bitter morning.

  • Autograph tickets for Cardinals Winter Warm-Up 2015 go on sale Jan. 6

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Autograph tickets for the 2015 Cardinals Winter Warm-Up event go on sale January 6th at 9a.m. The annual event helps raise money for the Cardinals Care foundation. It`s a chance to meet your favorite team players including Yadier Molina, Adam Wainwright and one of the newest additions to the club, Jason Heyward. The event is held at the Hyatt Regency from January 17th through the 19th. Tony La Russa will be there on the 17th at […]

  • Pheonix & Reba McEntire

    14-year-old dies from cancer; donates body to help fight the disease

    (KPLR) – Pheonix Spangler, 14, died over the weekend after a long fight with cancer. Spangler decided to donate her body to science to help find a cure for the disease. Spangler appeared on FOX 2 news on her 13th birthday. She received a phone call from her favorite recording artist, Reba McEntire. McEntire sang happy birthday to Spangler. Spangler also sang her favorite Reba McEntire song, Survivor, during the segment. She eventually met McEntire in person. McEntire shared a […]

  • Firefighters battle two-alarm blaze at assisted living center in Herculaneum

    HERCULANEUM, MO (KTVI)- Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at an assisted living center in Herculaneum. The fire started shortly before 6a.m. Monday morning at Autumn Ridge Residential Care and Senior Living. Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX Helicopter was over the scene. Firefighters from nearly 15 area departments responded to the call. No injuries have been reported. As of now, 35 residents have been transported to Mercy Jefferson Hospital. They are being treated for possible smoke inhalation. It unclear if anymore residents are […]


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