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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
  • FBI agents raid Union office building, residents concerned

    UNION, MO (KTVI)-An FBI raid in Union, Missouri has left residents and workers with many questions.  In the normally quiet downtown, FBI agents spent the day Friday going in and out of the Franklin County Professional Building on Springfield Avenue.   According to people who work in the building, the agents arrived about 10:30am and notified employees on the first floor that they were going to be doing something on the third floor and not to worry. Neither the FBI […]

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    Police shoot and kill suspect in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Police shot and killed a suspect in north St. Louis at around 11:30am Wednesday. They say the suspect, 18-year-old Mansur Ball-Bey pointed a gun at them during a chase.  About 200 demonstrators gathered to protest the officer involved shooting. Chief Sam Dotson says two young armed male suspects ran out of the back of a home near the intersection of Page and Walton in north St. Louis on Wednesday. Two police officers executing a search warrant […]

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    Missouri Supreme Court finds St. Louis red light camera program unconstitutional

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Parts of ordinances in St. Louis and St. Peters governing red-light cameras were ruled unconstitutional by the Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday.  Opponents of red light cameras say this could be the end of the program.  The company running the cameras says this confirms that photo and video evidence may be used in court. New ordinances may be issued to restart the programs. American Traffic Solutions released this statement: “After much anticipation the Missouri Supreme Court […]

  • Building collapse causing traffic delays on Eads Bridge and MetroLink

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Because of Wednesday’s partial building collapse on Laclede Landing, the westbound lanes of the Eads Bridge have been shutdown. Metro has closed its station at the landing. MetroLink trains are not operation between 5th & Missouri and Stadium stations. Metros is using shuttle to ferry passenger between 5th & Missouri and Stadium MetroLink stations. Because of the building collapse, Metro expects delays of up to 60 minutes. Passenger traveling on the Red and Blue lines of […]

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    Partial collapse of 5 story building on the Landing in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Emergency crews are on the scene of a partial collapse of a five story building at the landing in downtown St. Louis. The building is the home to the Drunken Fish and other restaurants. Witnesses say bricks have fallen off most of the southern face of the building located in the 600 block of north 2nd Street. People standing on the MetroLink platform can see into offices in the building. Water from pipes is spraying down the […]

  • Man exposing himself to females in Kirkwood, police say

    KIRKWOOD, MO (KTVI) – Detectives with the Kirkwood Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a man suspected of exposing himself to several females in the area over the last week. According to Detective Dave Smith, a spokesman for the Kirkwood Police Department, the three incidents occurred Wednesday, July 29 and on Monday, August 3. The first victim was approached in the 600 block of N. Taylor while she was jogging. The suspect drove up, […]

  • Sewer break dumps nearly 200,000 gallons of sewage into Coldwater Creek tributary

    FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI) – Metropolitan Sewer District crews are working to repair a gravity sewer break in the city of Florissant. The break occurred in the 300 block of Jana Drive. Officials say the break may have been caused by the recently rains, that may have shifted the soil that was supporting the sewer line. MSD has estimated that up to 200,000 gallons of sewage may have been spilled into a Coldwater Creek tributary. Work crews have blocked off the […]

  • ALS Association relaunches ice bucket challenge

    EUREKA, MO (KTVI) – The ALS Association  is re-launching the ice bucket challenge that was wildly popular on social media last August. The St. Louis chapter of  the ALS Association kicked off the local viral campaign by challenging FOX2/KPLR News 11 anchor/reporter Dan Gray.  So live on FOX 2 this morning, Dan got the ice bucket treatment at Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags. “Woo, oh yeah, that takes your breath away!” was Dan’s response as the ice and cold water crashed on […]

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    More than 60 cigarette-recycling bins installed in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Tired of discarded cigarette butts littering St. Louis streets and sidewalks, several organizations have partnered to install 62 recycling bins scattered across the city. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch  reports that Downtown STL Inc., TerraCycle and Progressive Waste Solutions announced on Tuesday the installation of the cigarette-collection receptacles in St. Louis. Each bin can hold around 800 cigarette butts, which is roughly equal to one pound. The Downtown St. Louis Foundation expects to receive $1 for each […]

  • 50th anniversary of Frank Sinatra Spectacular

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the legendary Frank Sinatra Spectacular that was held at the Kiel Opera House in downtown. The film recording of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and Johnny Carson performing together on the same stage made entertainment history. KPLR 11’s Dan Gray was at that show in 1965. He shares his own memories of the event and talks with others who were at the concert.

  • 15-year-old girl in custody for deadly hit and run accident

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Police arrested a 15-year-old girl in connection to a deadly hit-and-run accident in downtown St. Louis.  Investigators say the suspect struck Bapi Gupta, 50, on Broadway Avenue at Gratiot on June 28th. Gupta died a few days later from his injuries. The teen’s name is not being released because she is a minor. She has been remanded to juvenile authorities. The police investigation revealed a second vehicle did not strike the victim.  

  • Seeing more deer? St. Louis wildlife displaced by flooding

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The high water is displacing more than people in the St. Louis area. Deer are now being spotted in Creve Coeur Park between the tennis courts and a parking lot. This is a place that sees a lot of park users coming and going regularly. It is not an area that deer would be attracted to. You may have noticed deer active in your neighborhood, not just at sunrise and sunset when they normally are […]