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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.


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    St. Louis County man charged with beating girlfriend’s children

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- A St. Louis County man has been charged with beating his girlfriend’s two young children. Michael Green, 31, was charged with two counts of abuse or neglect of a child. He is being held on a $50,000, cash-only bond. Police say the victims, ages 3 and 4, indicated that “Mikey,” “whooped” them and “made (them) bleed.” Their grandfather reported the abuse after observing multiple welts, bruises, and scars on both children. Officers took photos of […]

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    Cardinals top pitching prospect Alex Reyes will need Tommy John surgery

    JUPITER, FL (KTVI)-Update: Alex Reyes will need surgery. Cardinals top pitching prospect Alex Reyes was ready to begin throwing at Spring Training on Tuesday with the rest of his fellow pitchers, but told team officials he was experiencing elbow pain in his treasured right arm. The team immediately sent Reyes for an M-R-I exam. In a news conference in Jupiter, General Manager John Mozeliak says Reyes will need “Tommy John” surgery. Reyes has a tear in that right elbow. This is […]

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    American Airlines flight diverted to Lambert for security alert

    Update “American Airlines aircraft cleared to continue to Phoenix, AZ after security check.” BRIDGETON, MO (KTVI)-  An American Airlines flight from Columbus, Ohio to Phoenix, Arizona was diverted Thursday morning to Lambert-St. Louis Airport for a security check. The flight number is 534. Officials say five crew members and 113 passengers were on board. They were taken to a secure area on buses provided by Lambert. According to the Belleville News Democrat, the flight left Columbus at 6:09 a.m. and arrived in St. Louis […]

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    Thieves wanted for passing counterfeit bills at Target, Mid Rivers Mall

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO (KTVI)-Police are seeking the public’s help identifying five people wanted for passing counterfeit bills at various retailers in Town and Country and St. Peters. The first incident happened about 11:30 a.m. January 29th at Target located on Clayton and Woods Mill Road. Authorities say five African-American women entered the store, passed and attempted to pass $100 counterfeit bills. About one hour later, the group of women traveled to Mid Rivers Mall and tried to pass the counterfeit bills at […]

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    Win free ice cream for one year at Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Creamery

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Do you want to win free ice cream for one year? If so, visit Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Creamery in Lafayette Square. Just stop by their shop and pucker up! FOX 2’s Lisa Hart is live with more on the contest! Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Creamery 1637 S. 18th Street in Lafayette Square All month long! To learn more visit: Clementinescreamery.com

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    NHL Centennial Fan Arena at St. Louis Public Library

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The NHL turns 100-years-old this year and to celebrate, the league is sending a traveling exhibit around the country. Guess what? It’s in St. Louis this weekend! FOX 2’s Katie Kormann joins us live at the St. Louis Public Library on Olive Street with a look inside! NHL Centennial Fan Arena Central Library 1301 Olive Street Downtown St. Louis February 3, 2017 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. February 4, 2017 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. February 6, 2017 […]

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    Board of Aldermen approves MLS stadium funding bill

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Board of Aldermen approved the Major League Soccer stadium funding bill. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the proposal passed on a 19-7 vote. The financing plan depends in part on voter approval of a proposed half-cent sales-tax increase on the April ballot. The new plan calls for taxpayers to contribute $60 million toward the project, while private investors would add nearly $95 million. St. Louis City Mayor Francis Slay held an emergency bill signing Friday […]

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    Slay endorses Alderwoman Lyda Krewson for mayor

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay has endorsed 28th Ward Alderwoman Lyda Krewson. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Slay made the announcement via Krewson’s YouTube account. He believes the candidates are good people who want the best for St. Louis. But he says Lyda Krewson “has what it takes to do the job.” Slay says Krewson understands the complexity of balancing a million-dollar budget. He described her as a leader who is not afraid to make tough […]

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    Cardinals sign Carlos Martinez to 5-year deal worth $51 million

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Carlos Martinez has agreed to a five-year contract worth $51 million with the St. Louis Cardinals. The details were announced Thursday morning at a news conference at Busch Stadium. The 25-year-old’s deal includes two additional option years worth $17 million and $18 million. He is set to make $4.5 million in 2017. “I’ve secured my future and I’ve secured my family’s future,” said Martinez. “I’m just happy to be here.” According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, […]

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    Water main break closes four Illinois school districts; boil order in effect

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Four Illinois school districts are closed due to a water main break. A boil order is in effect. The incident happened early Thursday along Old Caseyville Road and Highway 161. The 24-inch break prompted Illinois American Water to issue a boil order for Belleville, Swansea, Millstadt, Columbia, Waterloo and Shiloh residents. The water shortage also forced the Belleville School District, Whiteside School District, Harmoney Emge District and High Mount District to cancel classes today. Memorial Hospital is under emergency operation […]

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    St. Louis RV Vacation & Travel Show at America`s Center

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- No matter where life takes you, make it a comfortable ride. Nearly 300 recreational vehicles will be on display in downtown St. Louis for the RV Vacation & Travel Show at America`s Center. FOX 2’s Katie Kormann is live with a look inside! The show offers a one stop shopping and learning opportunity for prospective buyers. If you’re new to RVing, you can find an RV that fits your budget and lifestyle. Officials say it’s an ideal way to […]

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    Local students to see Academy Award nominated film ‘Hidden Figures’

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Here’s an inspirational lesson on getting a good education. It comes from the Academy Award nominated film, Hidden Figures. The story is about three mathematically and technologically gifted African-American women who worked for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the 1960s. These women, Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn and Mary Jackson overcame racism and sexism while working at (NASA’s) segregated facilities in Virginia. It will be screened for students in the Normandy School District at the 24:1 Cinema in Pagedale this afternoon. School officials […]