Veteran KMOX news anchor, Bob Hamilton, started at KMOX in 1982. Before joining KMOX, Bob worked as a reporter and feature writer for the Washington Missourian and as a news anchor at the KSD Radio AM/FM and KSD-TV.
Today, Bob’s duties at KMOX include anchoring, writing and editing news stories. Bob is a familiar voice to many in the Midwest because of his distinctive voice and anchoring style. Bob’s superior journalistic skill has won numerous awards for his news series on organized crime’s connection to the local illegal drug trade. A veteran at reporting local election returns, Bob, a political scientist by training, is known for being among the first to predict a candidate or an issue as a winner in an election.
In addition to working as a news anchor, Bob often participates in the set-up and coordination process for new organizations whose purpose is to benefit and serve the public. Operation Nightwatch and Effort for AIDS are just two organizations that Bob helped coordinate and support.
A mentor to scores of interns at KMOX over the years, Bob has been Senior Adjunct Lecturer on the faculty of the University of Missouri-St. Louis. His civic activities include membership on the board of directors of the Transport Museum Association and the financial support arm of the St. Louis County’s Museum of Transportation. Bob is also a member of the National Association of Broadcasters, Broadcast Education Association, the National Trust for Scotland, the Radio Society of Great Britain, and dozens of St. Louis area civic organizations.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a plan that allows drivers charged with some minor traffic offenses to pay fines without a court appearance.
A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper expressed concerns in a call to a supervisor that he might have made mistakes when a handcuffed Iowa man drowned after he was arrested.
Union workers at Metro, the local transit agency, are meeting and greeting commuters this morning to call attention to their quest for a new contract.
The shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson was a part of last night’s MTV music awards.
The St. Louis ride was part of a worldwide effort to promote bicycling and a positive body image.
A 20-year-old identified as Mario Wallace, a U. City graduate, was shot to death.
St. Louis’ newest federal judge is already the subject of an editorial in The New York Times.
It’s part of the university’s response to federal mandates requiring colleges to do more in dealing with sexual assaults.
There’s no need to worry about getting in and out of downtown in the depressed lanes this morning.
The bus then veered off the road and hit a fence.