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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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

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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

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UPDATE: One Detained After Deadly Hit-and-Run

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

10/07/2014

Edward Jones Dome (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Report: LA to Possibly Get 2 Current NFL Teams – Will the Rams Be One of Them?

The Rams may be quietly planning an exit strategy.

10/07/2014

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St. Louis Firefighters Respond to Daycare Fire

Evidence is pointing to a clear case of arson in a fire at a south St. Louis daycare center early this morning.

10/06/2014

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St. Louis Ranks Low in Disability Services

Almost a quarter-century after passage of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act, St. Louis has a long way to go to meet those standards.

10/03/2014

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St. Louis Cashes in on Cardinals’ Success

St. Louis experiences an estimated $5.8 million worth of economic impact per home playoff game.

10/03/2014

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Cardinals Fans Stock Up on Division Champ Gear

Even though they have to wait until Monday to cheer on the Cardinals in person, fans are wasting no time getting their hands on the proper playoff gear.

10/01/2014

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