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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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Fort Leonard Wood Bracing for Loss of Military, Civilian Positions

Facing the possibility of losing more than 5,400 military and civilian positions, officials at and around Missouri’s Fort Leonard Wood are going on the offensive.

09/15/2014

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Man Charged With Murder in 2010 Attempted Robbery Set for Trial

Billy Cushshon-Bey is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of Tyrone Thompson and 18-year-old Jakeem Hicks.

09/15/2014

Metro President and CEO John Nations. Photo: KMOX

Metro CEO Reacts to Allegations of Race Baiting During Oreo Cookie Incident

You may have heard the commercials from the Amalgamated Transit Union criticizing a Metro board member for handing out a recipe for Oreo cookies to union negotiators.

09/12/2014

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Town Hall Meeting to Address Veterans Care Issues

The meeting is at 10 a.m. at the Robert Young Federal Building, at Tucker and Spruce downtown.

09/12/2014

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Prosecutor Taking Granite City Motels to Court

After local authorities tried for years to shut down two motels known for their drug activity, the Madison County State’s Attorney has moved in to put them out of business.

09/11/2014

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St. Louis Sees Less Foreclosures But More Homeowners Underwater

New figures released this morning bring mixed news for the St. Louis housing market.

09/11/2014

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Historic Delta Queen Steamboat Could Return to Mississippi River

The man leading that effort, Cornel Martin, is in town today trying to drum up the nearly $10 million needed to make it happen.

09/11/2014

(L-R) Marcus Thomas, Barron Pippins, Audrey Paglusch and Matthew Robinson.

Police: Woman, 3 Men Lure Man to Condo to Beat, Rob Him

A woman and three men are in custody after allegedly luring a man to an O’Fallon, Missouri condominium and then beating and robbing him.

09/11/2014

Police are investigating a death on Red Cedar Ct. in St Charles. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

Death Investigation Underway in St. Charles

Police aren’t saying much yet, but officers remain on the scene of the one-story house on Red Cedar Ct., not far from Highway 94 and the Page Ave. extension.

09/10/2014

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Medical Marijuana ID Card Applications Top 2,000 in 3 Days

Health Department Spokeswoman Melaney Arnold says they’re surprised, but not overwhelmed.

09/05/2014

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