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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.


Recent Articles
  • Amnesty International report condemns police response in Ferguson

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Amnesty International is holding a rally in Kiener Plaza Friday night release a report on what it says are several abuses by police during protests in Ferguson, MO. The 23 page report by the human rights group titled “On the Streets of America: Human Rights Abuses in Ferguson.” The report condemns the police response to the protests following the shooting of 18 year old Michael Brown by Ferguson officer Darren Wilson. Amnesty International says local police overreacted […]

  • VIDEO – Aggressive robbers mace employee and steal merchandise

    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, IL (KTVI) – Bold robbers hit a Sports Authority in Fairview Heights and pepper-sprayed an employee.  Police are releasing surveillance video a robbery, hoping that someone may recognize the suspects. Surveillance video from the night of September 17th shows three young men wearing dark clothing, walking with several feet between them.  They entered the Sports Authority store at Highway 159 and Highway 50 in Fairview Heights.  The camera then catches two of the men walking toward the back […]

  • Public to celebrate Page Avenue Extension completion this weekend

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI)– A major step toward completing the Page Avenue Extension in St. Charles County will be celebrated this weekend. Bommarito Automotive Skyfox was up over the new four and a half mile stretch of highway between Highway 40 in Lake St. Louis and Highway K in O`Fallon. MoDOT says the new section of Highway 364 will relieve traffic congestion on I-64 and I-70. Before it opens to traffic, MoDOT will hold an open house from 11am to […]

  • Ferguson host 2nd in series of town hall meetings

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) –Ferguson city leaders are again reaching out to residents to rebuild trust after weeks of unrest and protests following the fatal shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown. Tuesday night is the second in a series town hall meetings that will be held from 5 pm to 7 pm. One of those meetings will be at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church on Hawkesbury Drive and the other at the First Baptist Church of Ferguson on north Florissant Road. The […]

  • Protestors camping out in Ferguson moved out by police

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)– Protesters who have been camping out in Ferguson to protest the shooting of Michael Brown have been moved out by police. Ferguson police moved in and told about 12 protesters to pack up their belongings. Witnesses said about eight tents were removed along with backpacks and personal belongings. The protesters are members of the group called “Lost Voices.” They’ve been camping out behind an old Ponderosa Restaurant for about a week after they were asked to leave […]

  • Third phase of arch grounds renovation project begins

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– The next step in the renovation of the arch grounds along the riverfront got started Thursday with a ceremonial groundbreaking. This third phase of the project involves new landscaping, pathways and the removal of hundreds of trees. Crews will remove dirt, replace trees and install new landscaping on both the north and south grounds of the arch. The first two phases involve placing the lid over Interstate 70 and raising Lenor K Sullivan Boulevard. The landscaping […]

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    South City witness talks about standing up to attackers while recording

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A man says he captured a beating on video.  the suspects were not happy about being recorded so they went after the  man shooting it. Andrew Doty and his girlfriend were walking to dinner Thursday night. They stumbled upon a group of men standing around a white SUV near the intersection of  Grand and Pestalozzi.  Doty says believes a woman in the back seat was being beaten by the men.  Then those men approached Doty […]

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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 […]