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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Traffic Bottleneck on I-64 between Hampton, Hanley Due to Bridge Work

A routine bridge inspection along Interstate 64 yesterday turned up something disturbing – cracks in the support beams holding up soundwalls.

10/17/2014

Photo Illustration: David Ramos/Getty Images

Uber Rated an ‘F’ by Better Business Bureau

The failing grade is based on pricing techniques and misinformation.

10/17/2014

An engineering team rappels down the north leg of the Gateway Arch to collect samples of stains on Oct. 16, 2014. (Amity Shedd/KMOX)

Engineers Make Their Way Down Arch Collecting Samples

After waiting three days due to rain, an engineering team rappels down the north leg of the Arch to collect samples of stains.

10/16/2014

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Firearm-Related Police Fatalities Up 63 Percent This Year

Craig Floyd, chairman and CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, says nationally, 39 officers have been fatally shot so far this year – a 63 percent increase over this point in 2013.

10/16/2014

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Monument Restoration Team in St. Louis for Work on Arch

Monument restoration expert Steve Kelley and his crew are in town this week, and he says the Arch has a lot of blemishes that can’t be seen from the ground.

10/13/2014

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Ferguson Warrant-Recall Program Extended Indefinitely

Ferguson city judge Ron Brockmeyer announced the program last month and has now decided it should be open-ended from here on out.

10/13/2014

Tents are set up on the campus of St. Louis University on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Some Protestors Staging Sit-In on SLU Campus

Last night’s protest through the city of St Louis is still happening, and a few protestors are staging a sit-in on St. Louis University’s campus.

10/13/2014

Gateway Arch (Credit, Meghan Ross)

Arch Still on Watch List of Most Endangered Monuments

That hasn’t changed despite the fact new research shows stains on the Arch’s surface are just discoloration and not destructive rust.

10/10/2014

Photo: George Frey/Getty Images

Metro East Police Assistance Team Launched to Eliminate Gang Crime

So-called “hybrid” versions of well-established gangs from big cities like Los Angeles and Chicago have set up shop in the Metro East.

10/07/2014

Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

UPDATE: One Detained After Deadly Hit-and-Run

Granite City Police say a person of interest has been taken into custody.

10/07/2014

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