Brian Kelly

brian kelly Brian KellyBrian Kelly is a Florissant native who returned to KMOX in 2009 after a seven year absence. He first worked for KMOX News from 1997 through 2002.

Brian is a general assignment reporter, who enjoys providing live reports from the scene of breaking news. He also serves as a news anchor.

After graduating from DeSmet Jesuit High School in 1979, Brian attended Missouri Valley College in Marshall, MO.

He set the stage for his radio career at DeSmet, doing play-by-play for the 1979 State Champion basketball team films. He graduated from Missouri Valley Magna Cum Laude and was named to Who’s Who Among American College and University Students.

His professional career took him from Marshall’s KMMO/KMFL to KAOL in Carrollton, MO. He then worked as a news reporter at KSIS/KCBW in Sedalia, MO and served as News Director at KCHI in Chillicothe, MO.

From 1985 through 1997 Brian worked in Kansas City, MO. where he provided airborne traffic reports for KCMO-AM and FM while working as weekend news anchor at WDAF-AM. He eventually became full-time news reporter and anchor at WDAF. He was named WDAF’s Sports Director in 1991. From 1992 through 1994 he produced and hosted the Kansas City Royals pre and post game shows.

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Municipal Court No-Shows Puzzle Court Administrators

Officials with several St. Louis County municipal courts say not only is the response to the month-long Holiday Amnesty program disappointing, but it may be having a negative impact on courts.

12/22/2014

St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch delivers grand jury decision in Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

State Rep Calls for Investigation of McCulloch

A St. Louis state representative is calling for an investigation of St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, by the same Senate committee investigating Gov. Jay Nixon’s response to Ferguson.

12/19/2014

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UPDATED: Teen Says She Escaped From Kidnapper in Jennings

A teenaged girl says she escaped from a kidnapper in Jennings yesterday. Police are now trying to track down the suspect.

12/19/2014

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Three-Way Gun Fight in Spanish Lake

What started as a Sunday evening drug deal in Spanish Lake ended in a hail of gunfire, leaving two men wounded and a third grazed by a bullet.

12/15/2014

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Judge Vatterott: Progress Being Made in County Municipal Courts Reform

Judge and St. Louis County Municipal Courts Improvement Committee chair Frank Vatterott says reforming a system that includes over 80 courts is going to take time.

12/15/2014

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Ferguson Commission Meets Tonight about Municipal Court System

Commission member, former Hazelwood Mayor T.R. Carr, says the problems with some courts could stem from the fact there are so many of them. But he says people appear to like their smaller, local governments.

12/15/2014

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MU Curator: Stop Cutting Taxes

Saying the very future of the university depends on it, the president of the University of Missouri’s Board of Curators is urging the system’s supporters to convince state lawmakers to stop cutting taxes.

12/12/2014

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North County Woman Shot, Killed in Her Apartment

A woman is dead after a man kicked in the door of her north St. Louis County apartment and shot her in a bedroom.

12/12/2014

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Foreclosure Filings Drop in St. Louis Area, But Ferguson Remains Underwater

New numbers released this morning show foreclosure filings in the St. Louis area are way down, but there are troubling signs in Ferguson.

12/11/2014

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UMSL Sees Enrollment Decrease Due to Ferguson Unrest

Fallout from the unrest in Ferguson is impacting the nearby University of Missouri – St. Louis and has prompted a hiring freeze at the school.

12/10/2014

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