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Dan Gray joined the KPLR News team in November 2008. He co-anchors News 11 at 7pm on KPLR with Melanie Moon and reports weekdays for FOX 2 News.

From 2004-2008 he worked as an anchor/reporter for KTVI. He co-anchored FOX 2 News at 5 p.m. with Mandy Murphey and reported for the 9 p.m. newscast.

From 1992 to 2003, Gray was an anchor/reporter for KSDK-TV in St. Louis. He also worked as an anchor/reporter at KOVR-TV in Sacramento, California and KETV-TV in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dan has won six Emmys including the "Best Anchor" Emmy award four times.

He has interviewed presidents, celebrities and covered Pope John Paul II's visit to St. Louis and the Pope's Funeral in Rome.

Dan is a native St. Louisan and a frequent speaker for charity and civic organizations. He has been active in the American Cancer Society, Backstoppers, St. Vincent's Home For Children and The Salvation Army.

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    Body cameras become hot topic at public safety meeting

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Body cameras for police officers, it’s an issue that led to some strong comments before a St. Louis aldermanic committee today.  Some members of the ways and means committee said body cameras would get to the truth when there are inconsistencies between citizens and police.   But the police officers union describes the discussion as post-Ferguson pile on against police officers.The committee was told by the head of the public safety department that it would cost more than one […]

  • St. Louis outlines changes after police shooting

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – In the wake of the Ferguson crisis, St. Louis police Chief Sam Dotson outlined some changes in his department’s policy on use of force. Dotson testified before the aldermanic public safety committee Wednesday.  He said the St. Louis police department is as progressive of an agency as you will find in the country. Dotson said from now on all police involved shootings will go before the circuit attorney’s office for review.  He said he has set […]

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    One dead after gunman opens fire on overpass in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Two people were shot this afternoon possibly with a high-powered rifle fired from an overpass in north St. Louis. This happened around 3pm Thursday in the area of Adelaide and Hall. Both victims were located two different vehicles. Police say a man in his 50s suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. A second victim suffered a gunshot wound to the torso. He is conscious and was taken to […]

  • Chess championship gets underway in St. Louis Wednesday

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Are you as chess player? The strongest chess tournament in history gets underway Wednesday at the Chess Club of St. Louis. Six of the world’s top nine grandmasters will compete for the 2014 Sinquefield Cup.  The who’s who of the chess world will play including World Champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and the U.S. champ Hikaru Nakamura.  The Sinquefield Cup is named for St. Louis businessman and philanthropist Rex Sinquefield, who donated money to create the […]

  • Ferguson business owners believe peace and business will return

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – While the unrest and investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown enters its 7th day, Ferguson businesses have seen a big drop in business. Now store owners are starting to reach out to the residents of Ferguson and north St. Louis County. Some of the store owners are getting the message out using social media saying they’re open for business. While many business owners think it will take a while for customers to get the […]


    Stranger Danger: Man posing as undercover cop offers children candy

    DES PERES, MO (KTVI) – Two children say a suspicious person offered them candy if they got in the car with him.   According to Des Peres police,  the incident happened Sunday around 8:30 p.m. as the children, ages 9 and 11, walked along Old Des Peres Road. The suspect was driving a gray four-door sedan and told the children he was an undercover police officer.  He told the boys he had candy and to get into the car. The boys […]

  • Police discover south St. Louis woman shot to death inside car

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI)-Police arrives on the scene of a south St. Louis car crash Tuesday morning and find the driver shot to death. Homicide detectives are hoping to get answers soon to the shooting that happened in the 4400 block of Minnesota in south St. Louis. Around 7:20am, police found a woman, identified as Jennifer Keith, 28, of south St. Louis, dead in the driver’s seat of a Pontiac Grand Prix. Witnesses say they saw a man standing near the […]

  • St. Louis city election board website hacked

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – On the day before a primary election, the St. Louis City Board of Elections website was hacked. Election officials say they discovered the problem last week, and on Monday the site was hacked again. The first indication of a problem came when a Google search for the St. Louis Board of Elections was made a Google warning popped up on screens warning the site may have been hacked. The hacker placed a message at the bottom […]

  • Return of Dutch victims from shoot down impacting Webster Groves field trip

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KTVI)– A group of St. Louis teenagers in the Netherlands for a soccer camp are learning more than how to improve their skills. The Webster Groves Soccer Club Team set out to visit Holland to learn more about playing high level international soccer matches. But since the shoot down of Maylasia Airlines flight 17 in Ukraine, they have been witness to a nation in mourning. 193 passengers aboard that Malaysian flight were Dutch citizens.   Military cargo planes […]

  • Gateway Greening hit by thieves again

    (KTVI)– A St. Louis non-profit organization that promotes gardening in urban neighborhoods has been hit by thieves again. Some thieves in the St. Louis area have been stealing a lot of garden tools lately. The City Seeds Urban Farm along Pine Street in downtown St. Louis is operated by Gateway Greening. Earlier this month, three weed whips were stolen from this location valued at over $1,000. Just earlier this week, there was another burglary at a Gateway Greening location along […]

  • St. Louis man urging Honduran families not to make dangerous trip across U.S. border

    (KTVI)– A St. Louis business owner is caught in the middle of the immigration crisis. Bob Wamhoff of Wamhoff Financial has been working for 12 years to help destitute families in Honduras. His office is lined with pictures of the people whose lives have been changed by his “Just Because We Care Foundation.” Bob and his wife Dianne visit Honduras three or four times a year. They have raised nearly $2 million to help 1,000 adults and children who live […]

  • Vandals slash tires and smash windows in Lemay

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis County Police are working a series of vandalism that occurred over night Wednesday in the Lemay area. Starting at around 6:00 am residents in the 100 block of East Holden and the 200 block of Viehl started calling police about tires being slashed and windows being smashed. Police canvassed the area and found 15 cars had been vandalized. No was hurt in the incidents. An investigation is ongoing.