Brett Blume

brett blume1 Brett BlumeBrett Blume has been employed as a News Reporter at KMOX since September 2002.

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.

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Jennings students listen intently as St. Louis County Police Department Lt. Col. Troy Doyle answers their questions. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Jennings School District Students March to City Hall with Demands

Part protest, part civics lesson this morning for more than 100 students from the Jennings School District.

12/11/2014

KMOX file photo.

Another Killing in St. Louis Area Involving Hammer

St. Louis County police were called to a home in the 3800 block of Melba Place early Tuesday for a report of a disturbance made by a woman who said her two sons were arguing before she fled the home in fear.

12/10/2014

Jim Weber of the St. Louis Fire Department (L) takes a punch to the face while delivering one to the head of Will Smith of the Illinois State Police, during the first round of the annual Guns and Hoses boxing match at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on November 23, 2011. Guns and Hoses rasies money for the Backstoppers, an organization that assists families of firefighters and policemen killed in the line of duty. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Guns ‘N Hoses Charity Event Rescheduled

Guns ‘N Hoses was set for the night before Thanksgiving, but was postponed over concerns of Ferguson-related violence.

12/09/2014

(Brett Blume/KMOX)

Ferguson ‘Starting to Heal,’ Soon to Shed Plywood-Covered Windows

The Missouri History Museum is working to preserve the art that sprung up on plywood meant to protect storefronts or cover damage from Ferguson unrest.

12/08/2014

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Stolen Firearms Suspects Caught Before Guns Sold to Ferguson Protesters

Two individuals were caught on tape making three trips to eventually remove nearly 40 firearms – including dozens of pistols, several rifles and one shotgun, plus 1,000 rounds of ammunition.

12/05/2014

Fast-food protest outside Hardee's on Hampton at I-44. Workers are demanding $15 an hour. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Fast-Food Employees Demand Minimum Wage Increase

Fast-food workers are walking out from behind the counter and onto the sidewalks to intensify their demands, including here in St. Louis.

12/04/2014

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UPDATED: 6 Shot, One Critically Hurt in South St. Louis Bar Shootout

The shootout began with three suspects looking to hold up Pooh’s Corner on Virginia Ave.

12/03/2014

MetroLink and Metro bus near Union Station (KMOX/ Kevin Killeen)

MetroLink Down in Metro East After Car Hits Utility Pole

Repairs to take most of the day and could stretch into evening rush hour, according to MetroLink spokesperson.

11/24/2014

Photo: Rob Kim/Getty Images

Director of Judicial Administration: Judge Has Made No Agreement to Release Evidence to Public

There is some confusion about what evidence – if any – against police officer Darren Wilson will be made public.

11/24/2014

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Safeguards in Place to Protect Identity of Jurors in Ferguson Case

Washington University law professor Peter Joy says despite safeguards, no system is 100 percent fool-proof.

11/21/2014

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