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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
  • Create magical memories with a family trip to Disney

    ST. LOUIS_ Are you planning a trip to Disney? If so, you’re in luck because that is the job of Susie Pike! The Disney Vacation Planner loves creating magical memories for your family! She stopped by FOX 2 News in the Morning to talk about planning a Disney vacation to Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Lines, Adventures by Disney, or to Disney’s Aulani Resort in Hawaii. To learn more call (314) 952-3883 or visit susie@EnjoyMouseTravel.com.

  • Animal Imaging Center in Manchester offers one-of-a-kind pet scans

    ST. LOUIS – The Animal Imaging Center in Manchester offers a special kind of CT scan for pet owners. It’s called the 5G Cone Beam CT. Dr. Michael Vitucci and Dr. Jen Vitucci joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning with more. 5G Cone Beam CT offers more detail and manipulation than traditional X-rays, and is much faster than standard CT machines. It creates a 3D image that can be spun and manipulated to see different layers – or slices […]

  • Body pulled from lake identified as missing postal worker

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL – A decomposed body pulled from a lake in the Frank Holten State Recreation Area has been identified as missing postal worker, Melanie Tally. The 49-year-old was discovered around 11:45 am. Sunday. She was last seen on April 23 when she left her job at the United States Post Office on Market Street in downtown St. Louis. Employees told her daughter that Tally wasn’t feeling well and went home early. Her white 2008 Dodge Avenger was […]

  • Scoop & Gather charity ice cream event June 24 in Webster Groves

    ST. LOUIS_ There’s a big charity event coming up this weekend and it has ice cream all over it. Matthew Rice from Niche Food Group tells us all about it! Scoop & Gather will feature special ice cream flavors and ice cream-inspired baked goods from St. Louis’ top pastry chefs. This will include Neapolitan cookies, rainbow sherbet cake and an abundance of sprinkles! All proceeds from the event will benefit the International Institute of St. Louis locally as well as […]

  • Better Business Bureau: Dangers of door-to-door sales

    ST. LOUIS_From meats to magazines and everything in between, beware of sales people showing up at your door. The Better Business Bureau is issued warnings for consumers. Bill Smith joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning to explain. BBB offers the following tips for consumers approached by door-to-door salespeople: • Research any business and its owners carefully before paying any money. Check the company`s BBB business profile at bbb.org or by calling 314-645-3300. • Remember that you are […]

  • Jolly Jumps to host “Celebrate Wildwood” Aug. 25, 26

    WILDWOOD_ It’s amazing, who wouldn’t want to try this? Celebrate Wildwood will take place August 25 and 26 at the Wildwood Town Center from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Jay Wilson from Jolly Jumps of St. Louis brings a massive water-slide and tells us about other activities he has in store for the event. The company has been literally “blowing things up” for almost 20 years. Jolly Jumps focuses on providing quality inflatables with exceptional customer service. Event goers can […]

  • Off-duty officer wounded by fellow cop in north St. Louis shootout 

    ST. LOUIS –  An off-duty police officer was shot by a by a fellow cop overnight in St. Louis’ North Pointe neighborhood. One suspect was also injured. The incident began around 10 p.m. when a police license recognition system spotted a car stolen from Maryland Heights last week. Authorities used spike strips to stop the vehicle. Three people in the car fired shot at officers. A short time later, the car stopped at Park Lane and Astra Avenue where additional shots […]

  • Firefighters at burning wildlife center in Stanton

    STANTON, MO – A fire investigation is underway at a wildlife center in Stanton, Missouri. The incident took place at Riverside Wildlife Center located at 275 Highway W. The fire started at around 8am. According to the wildlife center’s website they are the home to large cats, alligators, emus, and other animals. They also have snakes, turtles, frogs, and other reptiles. Tour guides offer encounters with the baby alligators and other small reptiles. The Sheriff’s Department says that the fire was at […]

  • Police to conduct “ShotSpotter” testing June 22 in north county

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY_ The St. Louis County Police Department is  conducting controlled test fire June 22  in north county. Testing will take place for approximately three hours, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Test fire is in relation to the department eventually activating the gunshot detection system, “ShotSpotter”, in north St. Louis County. It will be part of a gun violence reduction program. “We want to make the public aware that a safety operation plan is in full effect for […]

  • Train with Mike Wayne: What are super foods?

    ST. LOUIS_  It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time to Train with Mike Wayne. Today the fitness expert joined us in the FOX 2 kitchen to define super foods. To learn more visit: www.trainwithmikewayne.com

  • $1 million Powerball winning ticket sold at St. Louis gas station

    ST. LOUIS –  A Powerball player in St. Louis is the 470th Missouri Lottery-made millionaire, after matching all five white-ball numbers drawn in Saturday’s drawing.  Officials say the ticket was purchased at QuikTrip located at 2851 Gravois. The winning number combination is 10, 13, 32, 53 and 62. “If you’re holding the winning ticket from Saturday, congratulations!” said May Scheve Reardon, executive director for the Missouri Lottery. This is the 44th time a Missouri Lottery Powerball player has won a […]

  • MoDOT closures on I-44 near Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

    ST. LOUIS- Know before you go. MoDOT is closing all lanes on westbound Interstate 44 this weekend in downtown St. Louis from the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge to the I-44/55 split. Crews will repair the Poplar Street Bridge ramp starting tonight at  8 p.m., weather permitting. All lanes should reopen by 5 a.m. Monday. In Valley Park, MoDOT is closing the westbound ramp from I-44 to Highway 141. One lane will close at 7 p.m. tonight. All lanes will […]