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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
  • Pet of the Week- Nala

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Nala is a 6-month-old Black Mouth Cur mix. She is playful, outgoing and loves everyone she meets, even more than her toys! Nala is spayed, vaccinated, dewormed, microchipped and tested. Her adoption fee is $150. If you are interested in learning more about Nala, you can visit MEHS or fill out an adoption application online. Metro East Humane Society 8495 State Route 143 Edwardsville, IL 62025 Phone: 618-656-4405 E-mail: info@mehs.org Follow MEHS on Facebook! In addition, MEHS is […]

  • 9 children, adult injured in school bus crash in O’Fallon, Mo.

    O’FALLON, Mo. _Nine students and one adult were injured in a school bus crash Monday morning in O’Fallon, Missouri. It happened when the driver of an SUV crashed into the back of the bus around 8:30 a.m. at Highway K and Pheasant Meadow Drive. According to police, four students were taken to the hospital for treatment. One student was taken by her parents and four others were treated at the scene. The driver of the SUV is hospitalized as well. Authorities […]

  • Circuit Judge Jimmie Edwards named St. Louis’ Director of Public Safety

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Circuit Judge Jimmie Edwards has been named the new Director of Public Safety for St. Louis, effective November 6. Mayor Lyda Krewson’s office made the announcement Friday morning. “I am thrilled to announce Judge Edwards’ appointment,” said Krewson. “His experience, temperament and focus will bring new perspective, energy and leadership to our police, firefighters, correction employees, our Building Division and the Civil Service Bureau.” Edwards has served as a St. Louis Circuit Judge since 1992. The current Public […]

  • Cookie Bites: Empire Season 4, Episode 3

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Kim Hudson, Staci Static and Fox 2 Web Producer Danielle Scruggs are back with another taste of Cookie Bites! From Mrs. Dubois to Cookie Lyon, this show keeps the ladies on their toes. Take a look as they highlight the most memorable moments from the show! 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.

  • ‘Kids Rock Cancer’ event Oct. 14 in Chesterfield

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _The Kids Rock Cancer event will take place this weekend in Chesterfield. Senior Music Therapist Tracie Sandheinrich tells us all about the  fun! Kids Rock Cancer is an organization through Maryville University that provides music therapy for kids with a cancer diagnosis. It’s a fun event for the whole family, sponsored by 1057 The Point. There’ll be trick or treat bags for the kids, a Rizzuto show dunking booth, live music by local bands, glory pro wrestling […]

  • Hillsdale officer’s car, guns stolen from department parking lot

    HILLSDALE, Mo. – A Hillsdale police officer’s personal jeep was stolen from the department’s parking lot. And it’s not just the jeep, but what was inside of it that had police concerned about the theft. Hillsdale Police Chief Herb Simmons was not happy to learn of this. “We are told that the officer car was recovered late (Thursday) afternoon, but officials say the officer’s personal weapons and work badge are still out there,” he said. “The suspect broke into multiple vehicles on […]

  • St. Louis detective shot near Jefferson, Cherokee in south city

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _A St. Louis detective is in stable condition after being shot overnight on the city’s south side. The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. near the intersection of Jefferson and Cherokee. According to Interim Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole, the 54-year-old was with several other detectives on a stolen vehicle investigation. He was inside of a police department vehicle when he was shot in the shoulder. He says the 25-year veteran did not return fire. O`Toole did not provide […]

  • ‘War on Words: Free Speech vs Tyranny on Campus’ Oct. 11 at Washington University

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _David French will present ‘War on Words: Free Speech vs Tyranny on Campus’ Wednesday, October 11 at Washington University. French says there`s an alarming trend of activism against controversial speakers on US college & university campuses. “As we all know, in some cases violence has been used to block authors, academics and pundits from being allowed to offer opinions.” He joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning with more on the forum. “Campuses are the […]

  • Train with Mike Wayne- Foods that help reduce inflammation

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time to Train with Mike Wayne. Today the fitness expert talked about foods that help reduce inflammation. 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  

  • Attorney General Hawley announces run for U.S. Senate

    ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Republican Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has made it official: He’s running for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill in 2018. Hawley, a 37-year-old in his first year of elected office, released a video Tuesday morning announcing his candidacy. “Erin and I have been thinking a lot about the future and the path our country is on. But D.C. looks a lot like the past. Even after the last election, the career crowd in […]

  • Autism Speaks Walk Oct. 14 in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _The Autism Speaks Walk is Saturday, October 14 in Forest Park. Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Zenobia Perry, Team Captain of Ryan`s Rappers, joined us with more about the walk. Autism or autism spectrum disorder, refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. Experts say there is not one […]

  • Pet of the Week – Lulu

    ST. LOUIS – Lulu is a sweet, playful one-year-old terrier mix. She came to the Metro East Humane Society as an unclaimed stray from the local animal control. She walks well on a leash and keeps her kennel clean. If you are interested in learning more about Lulu, you can visit MEHS or fill out an adoption application online. Metro East Humane Society 8495 State Route 143 Edwardsville, IL 62025 Phone: 618-656-4405 E-mail: info@mehs.org Follow MEHS on Facebook! In addition, MEHS […]