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.
One recent survey showed that 60 percent of employers admitted they’re less likely to hire someone with tattoos.
Speaking on KMOX, Congressman Todd Akin said he believes abortion is a more serious moral crime than the “next worse thing,” slavery.
They say Amendment 7 lets over-the-road truckers off the hook for tearing up Missouri roads.
Chrismer has reportedly agreed to return $113,000 in grant money that a state review board determined had been used inappropriately.
Gregory Miller, 57, walked away from his home Monday evening.
Starting tonight, a section of I-44 between the Poplar Street Bridge and Broadway downtown will be closed.
Officers were called to the home in the 2800 block of Harding Boulevard at 3:30 a.m.
Fantasy Camp runs today through Sunday.
Kenneth Loving of East St. Louis was working for Midwest Service Group when he pilfered more than $25,000 meant for out-of-work Illinoisans.
The Illinois Department of Transportation have closed down 100 and set up a detour involving Route 3, Highway 109, and Highway 16.