I write breaking news stories, produce viral videos and manage our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. My team is often the first to confirm a story and alert our audience through our apps, social media and e-mail newsletters. We work with newscast producers to bridge the gap between online and on-air elements.
My work during the protests following the shooting of Michael Brown led to an Emmy for breaking news.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A terrifying night for customers and staff at a Tower Grove South bar as an armed man walked into the Grey Fox Pub and robbed the south St. Louis establishment. According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the robbery happened Thursday just before midnight. A witness said the suspect walked in with the gun already drawn. He told everyone to get on the floor and then demanded money. There were 12 people […]
ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Trailhead Brewing Company is tapping into the success of Schlafly and selling its business to the local brewery. After 25 years, the owner of Trailhead Brewing Company is retiring and has sold its brewery and operations to Schlafly. The St. Charles location will become Schlafly’s third local brewpub. Trailhead’s owner says when the started considering a possible sale, it was important to them to find a buyer that would continue to brew quality beer and the […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — An asteroid is barreling through the solar system at speeds faster than 43,000 miles per hour and it’s expected to make an approach today. According to NASA it was first spotted on January 1st and its movements have been closely watched. The object has been named Asteroid 2020 AO and is about the size of the Statue of Liberty. It is expected to approach the earth 12:13pm CST today. This asteroid is not in danger of hitting […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A sinkhole has formed in the middle of the 5200 block of Thrush street. The three-foot-wide hole is several feet deep. Police have blocked off the street while crews work on repairing the hole. It is not clear when their repairs will be done.
ST. LOUIS – One of the best sandwiches in America is right here in St. Louis! Gioia’s Deli made the Food Network list of the Best Sandwiches in America, for its famous hot salami. Gioia`s famous hot salami is served warm on Italian bread with Provel cheese and whatever garnishes are desired. There are 100 restaurants on the list and six of them are from the St. Louis area. Also featured on this list: Nathanial Reid Bakery, Union Loafers, Balkan Treat […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — There’s been a seventh shooting death in St. Louis in the first 36 hours of the new year. Police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound at around 12:30 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Dewey Avenue and Osceola Street, in the Dutchtown neighborhood. EMS was called and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. St. Louis police say that homicide investigators are now handling the ongoing investigation. “[The shooting] appears to have stemmed from […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — There may be an epic celebrity showdown brewing for the NHL All-Star weekend coming to Enterprise Center later this month. After seeing Justin Bieber post several videos of himself playing hockey on Instagram Blues goalie Jordan Binnington challenged the pop star to a head-to-head breakaway contest. Binnington wrote, “Ten breakaways, me verse you. You score on me, I’ll dye my hair platinum blonde.” Bieber responded, “How ’bout $10,000 to charity. I score, and you donate to […]
CREVE COEUR, Mo. — What is it like to live like Blues player Vladimir Tarasenko? Start off the next year in style. You can tour his former home located near Bellerive Country Club in western St. Louis County. The 5,700 square foot home sports five bedrooms, eight baths, a full bar and plenty of amenities including a customized workout area. Heather Laudie, the listing agent for Gerard Realty Group, looks to sell the former nook of #91. “It has all […]
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – St. Louis County Police confirm an evidence technician unit is on the scene of an officer-involved shooting at the outlet mall in Chesterfield. An employee at a store at Chesterfield Outlets Mall confirms the incident happened in the parking lot around 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Police tell FOX 2 that officers arriving on the scene located a suspicious vehicle on the parking lot. Officers ordered the occupants of the vehicle to exit the car. The driver of […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — There’s a big birthday party planned today at the St. Louis Aquarium in Union Station. Thatcher, Sawyer, and Finn turn one-year-old today. The siblings were born at Flamingo Gardens in Florida and were unable to be released back into the wild. So, they were transported here to live in the “changing rivers” section at the St. Louis Aquarium. This morning the otters received their birthday gift, a tasty layer “cake” made of ice and fish. Do […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Parents and poison control were contacted today after two preschool students took pills that they thought were candy at Oak Hill Elementary School. The medication was identified by St. Louis Public schools as birth control pills. The school called 911 for EMTs to come to the school out of an abundance of caution. There is no nurse on campus today. Poison control said the children are in no danger. The students will remain in school to […]
FERGUSON, Mo. – A 10-year-old died after falling into a half-empty public pool Tuesday at a Ferguson park. The community, the victim’s family, and police officers were praying that the boy would make a full recovery and were heartbroken his life was cut short too soon. “This is a tragic event. It’s never a good time to lose a loved one, especially this time of year — the holiday season,” Ferguson Police Chief Jason Armstrong said. The City of Ferguson […]