Brett is a life-long resident of the St. Louis area, having grown up in a neighborhood in Bridgeton that now lies underneath the new Lambert Airport runway.
His family moved to Troy, Illinois when Brett was 14, and he graduated from Triad High School.
He attended SIU-Edwardsville, and shortly after receiving a Mass Communications degree in 1986, Brett began working at a series of ever-larger radio stations, bouncing around the St. Louis area and southern Illinois.
He has worked in St. Louis for several years, and prior to KMOX he was a reporter for the local Public Radio station, KWMU.
Brett married the former Kathy Crowe of Mascoutah, Illinois in May, 1990. Their only son, Devin Charles Blume, was born Feb. 6, 1998. The Blumes currently live near Edwardsville, Illinois.
The bronze statue officially known as “The Captains’ Return” is being moved from its current location beneath Eads Bridge later today.
Cornealious “Mike” Anderson never served his 13-year sentence for robbing a Burger King.
Police found weed-tinged treats and about two pounds of marijuana in a car traveling from Colorado to Virginia.
A shooting occurred Tuesday in University City when two undercover officers were trying to arrest a drug suspect.
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill will host a Q&A about St. Louis’ role as a tech hub at CORTEX at 2:30 p.m. today.
The Schnucks supermarket at Grand and Kossuth will shut its doors for good in a few weeks.
Jason Ehlers, 36, was a grade school teacher in the Triad District and a former teacher in Bethalto, as well as a one-time principal in the Southwestern Community School District.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois will tour the Boeing facility and urge Congress to find the funding needed to support the EA-18G Growler attack fighter program.
Durbin is a major backer of the “Minimum Wage Fairness Act”, which seeks to raise that figure to $10.10 an hour.
The consumer loyalty indexer Brand Keys says they talked with actual fans across the country and ranked MLB teams for authenticity, history and tradition, fan bonding and “pure entertainment.”