I anchor the 5pm and 10pm newscasts at KSDK in my hometown of St. Louis, Mo.

Talking to your kids about sexual abuse

ksdk.com — Local child abuse experts say most children don't speak up about sexual abuse. In fact, 74% of child sexual abuse victims end up disclosing by accident. Social worker, Dorothy Haskell, says to start the conversation with your child, ask if they know a particular sexual abuse suspect that has you alarmed.

Cracking the Secret Codes Kids Use on Social Media

wltx.com — And in the a high tech world where smartphones take the place of face to face conversations, parents know it's hard to keep track of kids on social media. Officer Neupert says it's what parents don't know that can be an even bigger problem.

Cracking the secret codes kids use on social media

12news.com — Social media, it's hard to find a tween or teen who doesn't use it. But did you know there's a secret code they use to communicate? A code that's main objective is to "KPC" - Keep Parents Clueless. Five On Your Side's Ann Allred is helping parents crack the secret code.

Cracking the secret codes kids use on social media

11alive.com — ST. LOUIS -- Social media, it's hard to find a tween or teen who doesn't use it. But did you know there's a secret code they use to communicate? A code that's main objective is to "KPC" - Keep Parents Clueless. Five On Your Side's Ann Allred is helping parents crack the secret code.

Zapping nerves offers major pain relief

ksdk.com — Monday night at 10 p.m., 5 On Your Side's Anne Allred introduces us to a new non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure that is said to offer relief to patients suffering joint pain. A new non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure offers relief to patients who suffer from severe joint pain.

Cracking the secret codes kids use on social media

ksdk.com — The days of passing notes in class are gone. Today's kids text, tweet and send pictures to communicate. It can be a challenge for parents to keep up with technology, let alone making sure their kids are save on social media. One reason is that tweens and teens are using a different language to communicate.

Exhausted Parents Turn to “Baby Whisperer”

ksdk.com — Handling a newborn can be exhausting! But what if you had a little help to get your baby back on track with a decent sleep schedule? Parents rejoice! NewsChannel 5 reveals the lady that's known to work wonders Today at 4pm. Read or Share this story: http://www.ksdk.com/story/life/2015/11/23/what-is-a-baby-concierge/76262450/

Bankruptcy or death: The high cost of fighting cancer

ksdk.com — KSDK - One in three people will be diagnosed with cancer. But because of medication costs, a recent study found that up to 20 percent of cancer patients don't take the prescriptions they need. The Mayo Clinic recently published a letter signed by 118 leading oncologists in the country.

Tonight at 10: The high cost of cancer

ksdk.com — 1 in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer. But because of medication costs, a recent study found that up to 20% of cancer patients don't take the prescriptions they need. Many health experts point to a federal law as the leading source of the problem.

First ever Hope, Steps & a Cure Walk on Oct. 10

ksdk.com — With just 37 registered walkers- these suffering bone marrow patients desperately need your help! By participating in the Hope, Steps and a Cure Walk this Saturday, you will help patients suffering from bone marrow failure diseases take the first steps toward a healthier life. This weekend join family and friends of people suffering from these conditions.
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Apr 28, 2016

RT @CaseyNolen: #Exclusive photos: Location revealed where police say Linda McLaughlin's remains found ksdk.com/news/local/upd… #ksdk https:pic.twitter.com/9XqMDIy7nS/t.co/9XqMDIy7nS

Apr 27, 2016

Thunderstorm warning w hail for Franklin & northwest Jefferson Counties @ksd@ksdknews

Apr 27, 2016

Severe thunderstorm warning for northern parts of St. Charles County @ksdknews

Apr 27, 2016

RT @scottontvKSDK: Temps now back into 70s with some sun. Expect a few storms heading into this evening, some may be strong #stlwx https://pic.twitter.com/nqrmY4Jc45.co/nqrmY4Jc45

Apr 26, 2016

Severe thunderstorm warning continues, Hazelwood & Rockwood holding busses until safe for students to go home @ksd@ksdknews

Apr 26, 2016

Ameren is reporting 7,000 people w/o power in Missouri inclu. Franklin, Jefferson, & St. Charles Counties #sev#severeweatherd@ksdknews

Apr 26, 2016

RT @chesterlampkin: #StLouis: tune in to local media now. This line of storms producing strong wind. Poss. large hail. #stlwx pic.twitter.com/sw5iwLM6RVw5iwLM6RV


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