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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 graded 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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Police: No Leads in Fatal East St. Louis Shooting

Police say they’re getting no help as they try to find out who ended a young man’s life in a public housing complex in East St. Louis at about 12:30 this morning.

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14-Year-Old Shot in North St. Louis

Police in north St. Louis County are vowing to find the juvenile who shot and wounded a 14-year old boy last night and put a stop to juvenile gunplay.

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The Metropolitan Police Department of the City of St. Louis opens its new headquarters at 1915 Olive by marching from the old building at 1200 Clark on July 19, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

St. Louis Police Officers Offered Bonuses for Taking, Passing Fitness Test

The agreement discontinues the mandatory fitness test and replaces it with an optional “Wellness Incentive Test.”

07/21/2014

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Report: 1 in 4 St. Louis Homeowners Underwater

RealtyTrac reports that nationally, 17 percent of homeowners still owe more than their home is worth. In St. Louis, that number is 23 percent.

07/17/2014

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Man Hit, Killed By Speeding Car While Standing in Front Yard

The search continues this morning for the three suspects who ran from a speeding car that killed a man last evening while he was standing in his front yard.

07/17/2014

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St. Charles Police Seek Suspect in Cab Driver Stabbing

St. Charles police are asking your help in finding the man who stabbed a cab driver in the neck and both arms Friday night.

07/16/2014

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8 St. Louis Home Repair Businesses Accused of Ripping Off Customers

Many of the complaints involve “storm chasers” who move in following severe storms.

07/16/2014

An artists' rendering of the proposed Delmar Loop trolley.

Delmar Loop Business Owners Laud Fiber Optic Cables

The district already offering unique restaurants, nightspots, stores and office space will also be able to offer the latest in high-speed internet technology.

07/15/2014

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Suspicious Passenger Causes AA Flight to Divert to St. Louis

An American Airlines flight from Newark to Dallas/Fort Worth made an unscheduled stop in St. Louis last night because of a suspicious passenger.

07/11/2014

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Police Seek to Identify Man Critically Injured in Shooting

The man, in his early 20s, who was found in the Baden neighborhood early this morning, with gunshot wounds to his head, hand and shoulder.

07/10/2014

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