Attorneys for fired news anchor Larry Conners are considering taking legal action against KMOV-TV, which announced this week that it was terminating the veteran newsman over his controversial comments about the IRS.
"It is possible that we may institute legal action relating to the termination of ... More >>
Yesterday, KMOV-TV (Channel 4) fired veteran news anchor Larry Conners, one week after he wrote a controversial Facebook post pondering whether the IRS had targeted him in response to a tough interview he did with President Obama in 2012.
In the announcement of his termination, KMOV said he violat ... More >>
Update below: Larry Conners is out at KMOV-TV (Channel 4).
So says Mark Pimentel, KMOV's president and general manager, in an announcement on the station's website published this afternoon. The news comes just one week after Conners made controversial comments on his Facebook page speculating whet ... More >>
On Tuesday we reported on KMOV-TV (Channel 4) anchor Larry Conners' controversial comments on his Facebook page pondering whether the IRS was targeting him in response to a critical interview he did with President Obama. Later that night -- after getting national attention for his comments -- he iss ... More >>
Yesterday, KMOV-TV (Channel 4)'s Larry Conners made quite a splash when he speculated on his Facebook page whether the Internal Revenue Service may have targeted him in response to his interview with Barack Obama last year. Our original coverage is below. Since his post got national attention, Conne ... More >>
Here's a strange revelation from Vickie Newton, who used to be an anchor at KMOV Channel 4: One of the reasons she left her job in August was that she was hounded by a cyber-stalker. And the creep continues to harrass her today. She made the situation public recently on Village Celebration, a websit ... More >>
One thing is clear. St. Louis television viewers love Mike Bush's mop. The KSDK (Channel 5) anchor is nearly always the winner of our Reader's Choice award for Best Hair on Local Television Personality. Such was the case again last week when we unveiled our annual Best of St. Louis issue.
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No. 5: Gallagher Your MelonsNo. 4: Be That Guy With a Laser PointerNo. 3: Your Butt and a LighterNo. 2: Launch an Anvil 200 Ft. Into the SkyNo. 1: Taze Larry Conners The heat and drought plaguing the Midwest have caused scores of municipalities to cancel
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This one's for you, dear readers.
In honor of this year's Best of St. Louis issue, which hits the street today (woohoo!), we at RFT wanted to honor a different kind of "best" -- the best contributions from you, our readers.
In the last year, your comments have made us laugh. They've made us cry ... More >>
If you missed anchorman Larry Conners' segment last night showing off his ride on a Blue Angel jet, you missed one of the greatest moments ever in local broadcast news.Yes, it may even surpass Conners' famous Taser report. It's that good. Check out the following video -- especially around the 1:1 ... More >>
Two weeks ago Gut Check brought you news of a rare (for this restaurant critic, at least) local-celebrity sighting at Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse: KMOV anchor Larry Conners, his wife and drinks that weren't quite up to par.Yesterday, the RFT received a response from Conners. I would have posted it her ... More >>
The fried chicken at Porter'sWell, we certainly didn't shy away from a good time this week! We scouted out a new place for cookies in University City, stuffed ourselves while we celebrated National Fried Chicken Day and yelled "Gooooaaaallll!" with the best of 'em at Guido's Pizz ... More >>
After four years as a restaurant critic, I can count the number of celebrities -- local, even, let alone national -- I've spotted while dining on one hand. There was the night Joe Buck strolled past my table at F15teen. He was taller -- and, according to my wife, more handsome -- than you might e ... More >>
The local daily is reporting that Charter Communications and KMOV (Channel 4) have reached a tentative agreement. This means that we'll still see Larry Conners (in the snakeskin boots there), Vickie Newton, John Mills and the rest of the KMOV local news family each night. The cable company was in a ... More >>