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Katie reports for Fox 2 News in the Morning. She is thrilled to be able to tell you about big stories happening around St. Louis as you start your day.

Katie joined the Fox 2/News 11 family in September 2014 as a producer and backpack reporter. In January 2016, Katie was promoted to supervising producer and launched the 11 p.m. newscast on Fox 2.

Katie previously worked as a reporter at KFSM in Fort Smith, AR. She began her news career as a writer for the midday news show at WGN in Chicago.

Katie graduated from Purdue University with majors in Communication and Psychology and a minor in Organizational Leadership & Supervision. She earned a M.A. in Journalism from DePaul University in Chicago.

Recent Articles
  • Summer Weather Safety Week

    MANCHESTER, Mo. – The National Weather Service and the State of Missouri want residents to stay safe through extreme weather this summer. Summer Weather Safety Week kicked off Monday (June 18) in the midst of an excessive heat warning across the St. Louis metro. One of the more obvious weather hazards during summer months is excessive heat. An excessive heat warning has been extended to Tuesday evening (June 19), and experts warn the extreme temperatures can be deadly. There were 25 […]

  • Wildwood sexual predator charged, police looking for more victims

    WILDWOOD, MO. – A Wildwood man was charged on Monday (June 18) with sex crimes against children. St. Louis County police detectives are searching for additional potential victims. The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges on Jason Lawson, 51, for three counts of first-degree statutory sodomy and one count of first-degree statutory rape. Court documents say Lawson’s known sex crimes date back to June 2006. His most recent known sex crime happened as recently as June 2016. The […]

  • Police urge west St. Louis County residents to beware of a bear

    BALLWIN, Mo. – The Ballwin Police Department is urging residents in the southern portion of town to be on the lookout for a black bear that was spotted in a residential area. According to a post on the department’s Facebook page, someone spotted an adult black bear in a common area on Oak Run Lane near the Castle Pines subdivision just after 8:30 Sunday night (June 17). Police alerted the Missouri Department of Conservation. Recently, bears have been seen in Pevely […]

  • Cyclists gear up for 5 day ride across Missouri

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Hundreds of cyclists woke up in Frontier Park Monday morning (June 18) ready to embark on a five-day journey across the state of Missouri. The cyclists are following the scenic Katy Trail as they make their way to Clinton, Missouri. Over five days, these cyclists will pedal 232 miles for the 18th Annual Katy Trail Ride. Cyclists range in age from 8 to 89 years old. Riders hail from 29 states and one Canadian Province. The event […]

  • Cardinal legend, Albert “Red” Schoendienst, laid to rest

    ST. LOUIS- The funeral mass for Albert “Red” Schoendienst was held Friday at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis in the Central West End. The Hall of Famer died on June 6, 2018,  at his home in Town and Country. Schoendienst was 95 years old. The baseball player, coach, and manager, who wore the Birds on the Bat for more than 60 years, was known as “Mr. Cardinal.” Current and former Cardinals players and coaches, members of the team’s administration, and […]

  • Tickets available today for St. Jude Dream Home

    O’FALLON, Mo. – The 2018 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway has officially kicked off! Reserve your ticket Wednesday to win the beautiful Dream Home in O’ Fallon, built by Payne Family Homes.  The home is valued at $423,000, but can be yours for just $100. Only 10,750 tickets will be sold, and one lucky ticket buyer will win a brand new house located in Legends Pointe in O’Fallon. The 4 bedroom, 4 baths, 3-car garage house features a gourmet kitchen with 7-foot eat-in […]

  • Gunshot detection system “ShotSpotter” one year later

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis County Police Department announced Thursday (June 14) it will pay to continue gunshot detection technology in an area of North County. Sergeant Shawn McGuire said over the past year the department saw a ten percent decrease in violent crime, made 23 arrests and seized 16 guns with the help of ShotSpotter. In June 2017, the department activated ShotSpotter in a four square-mile area of the Caste Point neighborhood in North County. ShotSpotter technology uses […]

  • Maryland Heights Aquaport closed due to vandalism

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Aquaport, the outdoor municipal water park in the City of Maryland Heights, is closed to the public until further notice after vandalism causes safety concerns. The announcement was made Wednesday morning (June 13) after several days of clean up efforts were unsuccessful. Gabby Macaluso, Communications Manager for the city, said vandals trespassed onto the pool grounds sometime late June 5 or early June 6. Officials believe the vandals scaled the fence surrounding the pool, got in the […]

  • Forest Park Parkway closes at Big Bend Wednesday

    ST. LOUIS – A busy stretch of Forest Park Parkway in West St. Louis will be shut down for six days beginning as early as 6 a.m. Wednesday as Washington University works to make it safer and easier to access campus. The parkway will be closed between Skinker and Big Bend Boulevards while workers replace the pedestrian bridge over the parkway that leads to the university. Demolition work on the pedestrian bridge began last month. Pedestrian traffic is being directed […]

  • Cardinals Hall of Famer Red Schoendienst dies at age 95

    ST. LOUIS-  Cardinal great Red Schoendienst passed away Wednesday at the age of 95. The news was broken to Cardinal Nation by former Cardinals and KMOX Cardinals announcer Mike Shannon. Schoendienst was born in Germantown Illinois, just 40 miles from downtown St. Louis. He was one of seven children. Early on he showed promise as a baseball player. But in 1939 he suffered an injury to his left eye and was forced to become a switch-hitter batting left-handed. He was signed […]

  • Chesterfield gun store ‘smash and grab’ robbery caught on camera

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – Two suspects broke into a West County gun shop early Wednesday morning causing damage and stealing 20 guns in just over a minute. Around 3:15 a.m., surveillance video shows the suspects pull up to Adventure Shooting Sports in Chesterfield. The suspects use a metal pipe of sorts to bust through the front window and can be seen climbing over a chair to get into the shop. The surveillance video shows two suspects dressed in dark clothing break into […]

  • Missouri State Highway Patrol Walkthrough Initiative program

    ST. CHARLES, Mo-When students return to school from summer break, they may see some new faces wandering the halls. During the 2018-2019 school year, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is rolling out a new program called a ‘Walkthrough Initiative.’ The program was tested out in the Lindbergh School District earlier this year. An estimated 390 schools in the greater St. Louis area (on the Missouri side of the Mississippi River) will be participating in the program this fall including the […]