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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: Armed Robbery Victims Ran to Ballpark Village for Help

Police are now saying the robbery they initially said happened at Ballpark Village last night actually happened five blocks away, at Broadway and Locust.

08/08/2014

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3-Year-Old Home Safe After Going Missing in Cornfield

Alexie Followell wandered off from the family’s detached garage into the corn field behind their home near Altamont, Illinois.

08/08/2014

St. Louis Cardinals Kolten Wong dives for third base as he runs from first base on a double by Matt Holliday in the second inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on August 2,  2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

On Night With Two Homers, Wong’s Thoughts With Family Bracing for Hurricanes

The rookie second baseman’s thoughts are with his family back in Hawaii, who are preparing for two big storms.

08/08/2014

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Police: Man Who Wanted to Buy Guns Tied Up, Robbed in Home

He advertised in the Thrifty Nickel that he wanted to buy guns, but instead a 79-year-old Spanish Lake man was tied up and had his weapons stolen.

08/07/2014

A St. Louis Fire Department truck stuck in street collapse at 9th and Wyoming on Aug. 7, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

Firefighters Remove Fire Truck Stuck in Hole for 2 Hours

It was a slow process, but St. Louis firefighters were able to remove one of their trucks from a hole in the street that opened up under one of its wheels at 9th and Wyoming this morning.

08/07/2014

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Passage of Amendment 5 Has St. Louis Police Chief Worried

It failed in the city, but passed overhwelmingly in rural Missouri. Now, St. Louis police chief says the passage of the amendment enhancing the right to bear arms has him concerned.

08/06/2014

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Police: Shot That Killed 19-Year-Old Fired From Inside Car

Investigators say the shot that killed a 19-year-old man in north St. Louis’ Mark Twain neighborhood last night was fired by someone in a vehicle.

08/06/2014

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Wrong-Way Driver Killed in I-44 Crash

Highway Patrol investigators say Roy Blair apparently got onto the eastbound lanes heading westbound at one of the St. Clair exits.

08/06/2014

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Normandy Students Challenge Transfer Law

A lawsuit seeking to allow more Normandy School District students to transfer out of the district gets its first hearing this morning.

08/06/2014

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Wood River to Apply for Medical Marijuana License

A second Metro East community is entering the sweepstakes to become the home of the region’s medical marijuana farm.

08/06/2014

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