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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
  • Consultants approved to work on new NFL Stadium plans

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The effort to build a new football stadium in  downtown St. Louis is moving forward. The St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority voted to hire consultants to to work on the north riverfront stadium plans. Jim Shrewsbury, chairman of the authority said its a preliminary but important step to show the rams and the NFL that St. Louis is serious about staying an NFL city. The consultants will be hired to acquire the […]

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    Teen arrested in Granite City fatal hit and run

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – A teenager faces charges from a fatal accident that occurred on June 5, 2014 in Granite City. The accident killed 35-year-old Jack W. Hoppe of Granite City, on a bicycle and walking path near Victory Drive. Monday the Madison County State’s Attorney announced that a 16-year-old male from Granite City has been arrested in the hit and run death of Jack Hoppe. Relatives say Jack Hoppe like to walk the trail and lay down along […]

  • Police uncertain what killed man in south city crash

    UPDATE:  Police say the victim was not shot. ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Police are dealing with a mystery in south St. Louis where what appeared to be a fatal traffic accident may end up as a homicide. The victim’s home, about a quarter mile away, was being searched by police and there was evidence of gunfire. It began about 7:30 Tuesday morning when police were called to the crash at Broadway and Interstate 55. Officers say the car in the […]

  • Three teens rescued from Lake Sainte Louise

    LAKE ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Three teens were rescued after falling through the ice at Lake Sainte Louise Monday at around 11:30am.  Two 14-year-olds were pulled out of the lake quickly; a third was under water for 10-13 minutes. Lake St. Louis police say he was rescued by divers and transported to the hospital. The location where the indicent took place is behind the association clubhouse at 100 Congac.  No condition on the third teenager.

  • Police union leaders: Criminals emboldened as of late

    ST. LOUIS – Police union leaders say criminals have become emboldened because they know that officers on the street may be reluctant to engage criminal suspects, for fear of strong criticism from the public and politicians. Police leaders say that drop in arrests means officers are initiating fewer interactions with possible suspects, because officers are worried they will be scorned for the actions. Police union leaders say there is a moral problem. “Well, nobody wants to be the next Darren […]

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    Police shoot suspect near West County Center

    DES PERES, MO (KTVI) – An attempted shoplifting at a West County store on Manchester, not far from West County Mall, leads to a police involved shooting and the arrest of two suspects. The first crime scene was about six blocks east of here the entrance to Edward Jones on Manchester road. Des Peres police responded to a shoplifting in progress at a TJ Maxx store. Police used their patrol cars to block the exits of the TJ Maxx parking […]

  • St. Clair County warning sirens to be re-tested Tuesday

    ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL (KTVI)-Residents of St. Clair County, Illinois should not be alarmed when they hear tornado sirens Tuesday morning. It’s just a test, but not the regularly monthly scheduled test. Last Tuesday, when the County did its regular monthly tested of outdoor warning sirens, several of them did not work and St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency officials are trying to find out why. During last week’s test, none of the sirens in Belleville and Millstadt worked and […]

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    Couple apprehended in video game store robbery

    WASHINGTON, MO (KTVI) – A clump of blonde hair and an ankle GPS monitoring device helped Washington police track down two people suspected of robbing a local video game store at gunpoint. The Game Depot in Washington has been a popular place to buy and sell video games for six years. The store owner, who did not want to go on camera, said until Thursday the only thing scary in his store has been some video games. When an armed […]

  • MoDOT workers bracing for extreme cold weather

    TOWN & COUNTRY, MO (KTVI) – It’s going to be a bitter cold week in the St. Louis area. Temperatures are expected to be below freezing for the whole week, with Wednesday night’s temperature plunging down into the single digits. Reporter Dan Gray was out in the cold with MoDOT workers to see how they’re coping with the extreme cold.

  • Goodwill worker finds $1,200 in clothing donation

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – Employees at a Goodwill store in St. Charles are looking for the person who may have accidentally donated $1,200. The Goodwill store on West Clay in St. Charles is where a very surprised employee found the $1,200 in cash. Then the very honest employee immediately told her boss about it. Goodwill employee Holly Henderson has been keeping busy this week sorting through end of the year donations. On Tuesday she picked up three plastic bags […]

  • Demonstration held to support police in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Another protest was held outside St. Louis police headquarters in downtown. Unlike Wednesday`s demonstration, where protesters complained about mistreatment by police and tried to push their way inside, this event was in support of officers. Word went out on Facebook just a few days ago calling for a pro-police rally on New Year’s Day outside St. Louis police headquarters on Olive. About 200 people gathered across the street from police headquarters. Many holding signs of […]

  • St. Louisans rush to take advantage of St. Louis warrant amnesty program

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Participation in the St. Louis city “warrant forgiveness” program has been slow, until Wednesday! The program ended at six o’clock tonight.   More than 1,200 people turned out today seeking forgiveness. You had to take a number and wait, but waiting for about 20 minutes was worth it for peace of mind. Calvin Shaw of north St. Louis County said, “I just wanted to take care of it so I don’t have to look over my shoulder and […]