New Orleans native. Loyola University New Orleans graduate (Class of 2002). Worked in TV news since August 2003. Moved to St. Louis in February 2008. Avid dog lover. Writer of short sentences.

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  • Person in custody for shooting death of 7-year-old

    ST. LOUIS – As family and friends gathered Wednesday to remember a 7-year-old boy who died in a double shooting earlier in the week, St. Louis police announced they’d taken a person into custody in connection with the child’s death. Fox 2 learned the suspect was arrested Wednesday morning at Prairie and W. Florissant Avenue. Police did not provide any additional information, citing an ongoing investigation. Xavier Usanga and his sisters were playing in the backyard in the 3500 block […]

  • Man indicted for 2017 Wellston murder

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Nearly 21 months after his initial arrest, St. Louis County prosecutors were finally able to charge an Olivette man for the 2017 murder of a Wellston man. According to Major Ron Martin, assistant chief of police with the North County Police Cooperative, Steven Combs was shot and killed just before noon on December 3 while washing his girlfriend’s car in the 6200 block of Bartmer Avenue. Combs was 41. The North County Police Cooperative arrested […]

  • Worker at Washington, Mo. Bob Evans diagnosed with Hepatitis A; mass vaccination planned

    WASHINGTON, Mo. – A food handler at a Washington Bob Evans restaurant was recently diagnosed with Hepatitis A, prompting the Franklin County Health Department to announce a round of vaccinations for people who recently dined there. This employee worked at the restaurant during the timeframe of August 3 and August 10. Anyone who consumed any food or drink at the Bob Evans (3151 Phoenix Center Drive) between August 3 and August 12 is advised to receive a vaccination from the […]

  • St. Louis Community College employee pleads guilty to embezzling college funds

    ST. LOUIS – A former St. Louis Community College employee admitted in federal court to embezzling millions of dollars from the college over the last 20 years, US Attorney Jeffrey Jensen said Wednesday. According to prosecutors, Donald Robison stole millions in state job training funds between August 1998 and November 2018 and moved the money between bank and investment accounts. Dr. Jeff Pittman, chancellor of St. Louis Community College, said the college has filed a suit against Robison to recoup […]

  • Flight from Phoenix to London diverted to St. Louis over disturbance

    ST. LOUIS – An American Airlines flight from Phoenix, Arizona to London, England was diverted to St. Louis-Lambert International Airport due to a disturbance. A spokesperson for the airport and an American Airlines public relations rep confirmed an unruly passenger was removed from Flight 194 in St. Louis. The specifics of the disturbance were not disclosed. However, the PR rep said local law enforcement handled the situation and federal authorities did not appear to be involved. Fox 2 will have […]

  • Man and woman shot in north St. Louis City

    ST. LOUIS – A man and woman were shot in north St. Louis late Tuesday afternoon. According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting took place in the 3100 block of E. Norwood Drive in the Kingsway West neighborhood. Both victims were rushed to a local hospital, still conscious and breathing. Fox 2 will have more information on this story as it becomes available.

  • Man involved in crash with police vehicle wanted for multiple felonies

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – An 18-year-old arrested Monday following a collision with a St. Louis County police vehicle just north of downtown St. Louis has been charged in connection with several thefts and armed robberies in recent weeks. According to Sgt. Benjamin Granda, a county police spokesman, 18-year-old Jawan Henderson and a 16-year-old were arrested just after 12:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Carr and N. 9th streets in the Columbus Square neighborhood, just north of America’s Center […]

  • Police: 7-year-old dead, 18-year-old wounded in double shooting

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old boy in north St. Louis. An 18-year-old man was also critically wounded in the shooting. St. Louis police Chief John Hayden became emotional while speaking to reporters about the death of yet another child killed by gunfire. More than a dozen children have been killed by gunfire this summer. “This little kid would’ve been starting school this week, and he’s not going to be able […]

  • St. Louis County police vehicle involved in collision in north city

    ST. LOUIS – Officers from St. Louis city and county and St. Ann converged at a north St. Louis intersection Monday afternoon in response to a collision involving a county police vehicle. The accident occurred at around 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Carr and N. 9th streets in the Columbus Square neighborhood, just north of America’s Center Convention Complex. According to Officer Tracy Panus, a spokeswoman for the St. Louis County Police Department, officers were conducting an investigation in […]

  • River City Rascals will cease operations after the season

    O’FALLON, Mo. – The 2019 baseball season will be the last for the River City Rascals in O’Fallon, Missouri, ending a 21-year run in the city. The city announced Monday that PS&J Baseball LLC, the owners of the Rascals, informed city leaders the team would cease operations. The franchise began operations as the Zanesville Greys in 1993 as one of the original six teams of the Frontier League. The team was inactive in the 1997 and 1998 season before moving […]

  • Man wanted for burglary at north St. Louis County market

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Investigators with the St. Louis County Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted as a person of interest for a burglary that happened last week at a market in north county. According to a county police spokesperson, the burglary occurred August 1 at the Quick Shop Market on St. Charles Rock Road. The burglar forced his way through a back door and stole alcohol, cigarettes, money, and scratch off […]

  • St. Louis man sentenced for two armed carjackings

    ST. LOUIS – A 23-year-old St. Louis man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison for a pair of carjackings in July 2018. Malachiah Williams pleaded guilty to two counts of carjacking and two counts of brandishing a firearm in May 2019. According to court documents, the first of the carjackings took place July 25, 2018 in the 5500 block of Cote Brilliante. Williams approached a man in a parked vehicle, tapped on the driver’s side door with a […]

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