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Kevin Killeen

kevin killeen1 Kevin KilleenKevin Killeen joined the KMOX News Team in July 1995 as morning editor/reporter.

Kevin has worked since as a general assignment reporter, covering everything from crime, politics, fires, business, medical stories, and features. His work included an all-night stint near the plane crash scene that claimed the life of Missouri Governor Carnahan. The station later won the distinguished Edward R. Murrow Award for its coverage of the crash.

Since 2003, Killeen has had a humorous radio column called “A Whole ‘nother Story” that airs during morning drive Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Typical topics include “The Job Interview I Forgot I had a Poopy Diaper in my Coat Pocket,” “Life and Death of a City Pigeon,” and “What Desperate Men Buy at Walgreens on Valentine’s Afternoon.”

Killeen has also written and directed over a dozen plays that served as the centerpieces for the KMOX Holiday Radio Show. When he is not working at KMOX, Kevin enjoys unloading the dishwasher with his wife and four young kids. He also enjoys playing the piano, working in the back yard, and going to flea markets.

Kevin is a graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis with a degree in Speech Communication.

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Some Want Clarification on EPA’s Call That Bridgeton Athletic Complex Safe for Use

The EPA says its soil samples show it’s safe to play on the ballfields at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex in Bridgeton. The facility is located about a mile from the West Lake Landfill where nuclear waste from the Manhattan Project was dumped.

08/01/2014

Attorney Michelle Funkenbush, right, speaks during a news conference regarding her client, cyclist Randy Murdick, and an alleged road rage incident involving Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer. (Photo: Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Sunset Hills Police Turning Mayor’s Road Rage Investigation Over to County

Sunset Hills police have asked county police to take over the investigation of their boss, Mayor Mark Furrer, who is accused of smacking a cyclist off his bike in an act of road rage.

07/31/2014

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INTERVIEW: Dooley Addresses Concerns Over Nepotism, Landfill, Mueth Scandal

In an interview on the Charlie Brennan Show on KMOX, Charlie Dooley responded to questions regarding the Ed Mueth scandal, the Bridgeton landfill crisis and concerns over alleged nepotism in county government hiring.

07/31/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27:  A health educator massages a drop of blood from a man's finger while conducting an HIV test at the Whitman-Walker Health Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center September 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. Whitman-Walker Health is observing the annual National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with free testing at four different locations in the District of Columbia, where the overall HIV rate is 2.7 percent. Anything over one percent is considered a severe epidemic.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

HIV-AIDS Continues to Spread in Region Among White Gay Men

Gay white men taking chances is what St. Louis Health Department director Pam Walker says is largely to blame for the some 250 new HIV-AIDS cases each year in the region.

07/30/2014

Mummy mask of the Lady Ka-nefer-nefer. Photo courtesy of the St. Louis Art Museum.

Ancient Mummy Mask to Stay at St. Louis Art Museum

An ancient mummy mask of a beautiful woman will stay in the St. Louis Art Museum after the U.S. Department of Justice dropped its lawsuit to send the mask sent back to Egypt.

07/29/2014

The Reverend Larry Rice and homeless supporters oppose sidewalk eviction. Photo: KMOX

Homeless Center Facing Possible Shutdown This Week

This week, the St. Louis Board of Public Service could render its decision on whether to revoke the homeless center’s hotel permit.

07/21/2014

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Shooter Found Guilty in Downtown School Attack

A jury finds former student Sean Johnson guilty in the January 2013 shooting that left his financial aid adviser wounded at Stevens Institute of Business and Arts downtown.

04/09/2014

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Director of Struggling MidAmerica Airport Gets Raise

Tim Cantwell received a 4.8 percent raise to make just under $128,000 to run an airport with 14 employees and an annual deficit of $1.4 million.

04/08/2014

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Alderman Calling for Ranger in O’Fallon Park

Antonio French says the size of the park and the new recreation center are drawing big crowds that could lead to crime.

04/08/2014

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One of Dooley’s Drivers Facing Disciplinary Action

One out of two of Charlie Dooley’s drivers will face penalties for looking up dozens of names in the REJIS criminal background system.

04/04/2014

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