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Danielle Scruggs began her career as a Digital Content Producer for KTVI FOX 2 in May of 2014. She completed two internships with the station before setting off on her own.

She is a former News Producer for WICS ABC 20 and WRSP FOX 55/27 in Springfield, Illinois. In addition to producing, Scruggs worked for the City of St. Louis as an intern and host for STL TV Live.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism and Television from Columbia College Chicago.

A St. Louis native, Scruggs loves covering stories in her hometown.


Recent Articles
  • Sweetie Pie’s Skate for the Homeless fundraiser

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _It’s the holiday season and Sweetie Pie’s is hosting an event. It’s called Skate for the Homeless. The fundraiser will take place on Monday, December 11, at St. Louis Skatium in south St. Louis. Miss Robbie joined us in the FOX 2 Kitchen to explain. Admission is free with an unopened gift. Those presents will be given to the homeless shelter for Christmas. Sweetie Pie’s Skate for the Homeless fundraiser  Monday, December 11 St. Louis Skatium 120 E. […]

  • First Birthdays- December 6, 2017

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ Happy Birthday to our little viewers turning 1 today. Want to get your child’s picture on the air? Click here for the details. First Birthdays is sponsored by First Mid Bank.

  • Authorities search for suspect after police chase ends near Overland

    OVERLAND, Mo. _A Maryland Heights police chase, involving a stolen car, ended with one suspect in custody and another still on the loose. The incident began about 7:40 a.m. near the intersection of Lackland and Schuetz. Investigators say Maryland Heights police attempted to pull over a silver Hyundai when the driver tried to hit a Maryland Heights police car and sped away. That`s when the chase started east on Page Avenue. During the chase the Hyundai, which was stolen from […]

  • Suspect charged after Imo’s delivery driver kills robber during shootout

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _A man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting involving an Imo’s Pizza delivery driver. The Circuit Attorney’s Office issued warrants for one count of Murder 2nd and one count of Robbery 1st against Montel Smith, 24, of the 1400 block of Hoage. His bond was set at $500,000 cash only. The delivery driver shot and killed a man who tried to rob him in south St. Louis on Thursday, November 30. Officers were dispatched […]

  • Nutcracker On Ice this weekend at Webster Groves Recreation Complex

    WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. _A slick show skates into Webster Groves with two goals. One is to entertain you and your family and the other is to help take a bite out of area hunger. Charity Hendrickson joins us with a preview of this season’s Nutcracker On Ice. The show will be produced for its 13th year by the Metro Edge Figure Skating Club. It includes 170 skaters from all over the St. Louis area, ranging from age 4 to adult. This […]

  • Man charged with shooting Francis Howell school teacher

    WELDON SPRING, Mo. _A Winfield man has been charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action after a Francis Howell High School teacher was shot while jogging on a trail. Joshua R. Curtis, 35, was charged Friday. He is being held on $500,000 bail and does not have an attorney. The 36-year-old male teacher was jogging on a conservation area trail after school Wednesday when he crossed paths with Curtis, who fired shots with a handgun. The teacher was struck […]

  • The Blender with music critic Kevin Johnson

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ Kevin Johnson, Post-Dispatch Music Critic joined us to talk the newest and hottest current music and events coming to Saint Louis. The Eagles, Scottrade Center, March 18, current lineup is Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit, Vince Gill and Deacon Frey The Killers, Jan. 19, Chaifetz Arena K.D. lang, March 16, Peabody Opera House Trevor Noah, May 11, Peabody Opera House An Evening with Bill Maher, Aug. 25, Fox Theatre Big K.R.I.T., March 16, the Ready […]

  • Man in custody after teacher shot near Francis Howell High School

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – A man was taken into custody near Francis Howell High School less than 24 hours after a teacher was shot while jogging on a nearby trail. Police say he is a “person of interest.” The shooting occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday on the Hamburg Trail, south of the school and adjacent to the baseball field. The school was placed on lockdown Thursday morning after investigators found a tent in the woods. Other area schools were also placed […]

  • Cookie Bites: Empire Season 4, Episode 7

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Kim Hudson, Staci Static and Fox 2 Web Producer Danielle Scruggs are back on the 9 a.m. with another taste of Cookie Bites! Last night’s episode was cold as ice. Watch as the ladies highlight some memorable bites from Taraji P. Henson and Mrs. Dubois, played by Phylicia Rashad. Follow @Danielle Scruggs on Facebook and Twitter. Check out Staci on 95.5 R&B and Old School for The Lou! EMPIRE airs Wednesdays on FOX 2. Check it out at FOX.com/EMPIRE.

  • Parent Tested Parent Approved hottest holiday toys

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _These toys were hot at holiday time last year but there’s a new group of toys that get the green light for being Parent Tested — Parent Approved. Sharon Vinderine joined us live from New York with the toys that made this year’s hottest gifts. From hi-tech toys that teach kids how to code, to innovative board games that allow families to travel without leaving home, Vinderine discusses intelligent gifts that feature monitoring and air purifying smart phone technology […]

  • MEGA Heart on display at Healthworks! Kids Museum in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Coronary Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. To raise awareness, HealthWorks! Kids` Museum St. Louis is getting to the heart of the matter with its new MEGA Heart! Shannon Woodcock, president and CEO of HealthWorks! Kids Museum St. Louis and Dr. Kourtenay Green, Lead Health Educator at HealthWorks!, joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning with a live demonstration. The MEGA Heart is a 26-foot long, 15-foot wide and […]

  • Citizens for Modern Transit create free safety app for commuters

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Feeling safe is important to everyone, no matter where you are. The Citizens for Modern Transit have launched a new app to help you feel safe, no matter where you go. Executive Director Kimberly Cell tells us all about Safe Trek. The app enables individuals who feel unsafe to notify law enforcement officials without having to call 911 or knowing their precise locations, which can prove tricky when traveling on a bus or train. If an individual […]