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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
  • Two officers injured after suspect strikes vehicle in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – A man trying to escape arrest crashed into an unmarked police car and injured two St. Louis City police officers around 11:15am Friday. The accident happened near Morganford Road and Fyler Avenue, just south of Tower Grove Park. The two officers were transported to Barnes Jewish Hospital for observation after sustaining head, neck and back injuries. The officers are currently listed in stable condition. Police were conducting an undercover investigation when officers tried to arrest the suspect. […]

  • Celebrate ‘National Potato Day’ with Hwy 61 Roadhouse & Kitchen

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _August 19 is National Potato Day! Bill Kunz, owner of Hwy 61 Roadhouse & Kitchen, joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning to talk about the fun. His staff will be fixing Brabant Potatoes. Brabant Potatoes are Hwy 61`s twist on the New Orleans classic, fried hash browns tossed with onion, celery and green peppers which have been sautéed in Cajun butter, then loaded up with cheese sauce, sour cream and scallions. Hwy 61 is […]

  • Employee critically injured in Collinsville gas station shooting; suspect sought

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – A clerk was shot and critically injured in a late night armed robbery at a Collinsville gas station and convenience store. The shooting took place around 10:30 p.m. at Exxon located at 810 S. Morrison Drive. Officers arrived to find a 36-year-old male store employee suffering from gunshot wounds. Witnesses say an African-American male entered the store wearing black pants, a black shirt and a black ball cap. He also had a blue bandana covering part of […]

  • Train with Mike Wayne: Benefits of self-massage, foam rollers

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _It’s Tuesday and that means it time to Train with Mike Wayne. In light of National Relaxation Day, August 15, the personal trainer discussed the benefits of self-massage and foam rollers. Mike Wayne began dedicating his time to help people reach their fitness goals after recognizing a need for compassionate trainers. He also works to help fight against obesity. To learn more visit: trainwithmikewayne.com

  • Man shot on Greer near Vandeventer Avenue

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Police are investigating a shooting overnight in north St. Louis. One man was shot on Greer near Vandeventer around midnight. Authorities say the 26-year-old victim was standing by his car when an unknown black male came up behind him and opened fire. He was was struck multiple times and taken to the hospital in serious but stable condition. Police do not have a description of the shooter. This is an ongoing investigation.  

  • ‘We need prayers’: Wrestling legend Ric Flair admitted to hospital

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Pro wrestling legend Ric Flair was hospitalized over the weekend, leading to calls for “prayers and positive energy” for The Nature Boy. According to his talent representatives at Legacy Talent, Flair was admitted Saturday, August 12 for routine monitoring. In a tweet Saturday, Legacy Talent CEO Melinda Morris Zanoni said there was “no reason to panic” regarding the former 16-time world champion’s condition. On Sunday, Zanoni said Flair was dealing with some “tough medical issues,” but did […]

  • Back-to-school dental exams for kids

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Some kids are back in class while others getting ready to go back to school. Parents have new clothes checklists, new backpacks and supplies, but what about a healthy smile? Some schools require a back-to-school dental exam. Either way, it’s a good time to schedule a dental visit for your child. Dr. Jeff Dalin, from Dalin Dental talks about the different needs for different ages. Ages 6 and under At this age, your child might want to […]

  • Two safe after kayak overturns in Washington, Mo.

    WASHINGTON, Mo. _Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX Helicopter was over the scene of a water rescue Thursday morning in Washington, Missouri. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, two people were in a race along the Missouri River when their kayak overturned. One swam to the shore and the other was rescued. There is no further information at this time. FOX 2 will keep you updated as details become available.    

  • Gesher Music Festival ‘War & Peace’

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The 7th Annual Gesher Music Festival takes place August 10th through 20th. Dana Hotle, Gesher Music Festival Director and performing artist at the Festival along with Soprano, Lucy Dhegrae, explain. The festival brings professional musicians to St. Louis to perform chamber music with a ‘Jewish twist’ or inflection. This year`s theme, ‘War & Peace’ explores music and stories reflecting the Jewish experience which illuminate our common humanity even in times of conflict. There will be a variety […]

  • Tiki Sunday Aug. 13 at Taste Bar

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Tiki Sunday is August 13 at the Taste Bar. Drew Lucido, Bar Manager at Taste and General Manager, Diana Benanti joined us in the FOX 2 kitchen with more. Every year, the team at Gerard Craft`s Taste Bar hosts this big summer bash! The insanely talented bar team creates special sips and potent potations for the one-night only special menu. They are going bigger and better than the last with a collaboration with Salt + Smoke. Those in attendance […]

  • Mother found murdered in East St. Louis apartment; Major Case Squad activated

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Detectives with the Major Case Squad are investigating a homicide after a 23-year-old woman was found dead Tuesday inside of an East St. Louis apartment complex. East St. Louis police found the victim, Alexis Winston, dead in her apartment just after 4 a.m. at the John Robinson Homes public housing facility in the 1200 block of Market Street. Winston had been shot several times. Authorities said the Winston’s one-year-old daughter was home at the time, but […]

  • Alzheimer’s patient publishes cookbook; ‘After I`m Gone: Recipes for the Hereafter’

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ The Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on September 16 in downtown St. Louis. Ken and Mary Shapiro joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning to discuss the event and make potato pancakes! Ken’s mom, Lee `Popie` Shapiro, first published her cookbook ‘After I`m Gone: Recipes for the Hereafter’ in 1993, she wanted to preserve family recipes and stories. She was Jewish, so there are lots of Jewish recipes! The book is also […]