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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
  • One dead, two injured in North St. Louis drug deal

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A deadly drug deal in North St. Louis. Kourtney Warren, 23 died in the shooting and two others shot Friday afternoon. A wild scene that played out over several blocks in North City. Police say it was a drug deal among four men. But, two men decided to rob the other two and several shots were fired. Police say the men driving a Suburban and a Chevy Impala met at a gas station on West […]

  • 3 men sentenced to life in prison for carrying out murder to hire plot

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Three St. Louis men will spend the rest of their lives in prison for carrying out a murder for hire plot. Surveillance pictures show the August 2011 killing by Christoper Spates. He pointed a gun at Angie Young sitting in a car, firing 11 shots. It happened outside a White Castle restaurant at Kingshighway and Natural Bridge. Prosecutors said Young’s ex-boyfriend Leon Moss and Donald White found and hired Spates to kill her to keep her […]

  • First responders train for media relations during disasters

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Firefighters and emergency medical personnel are trained to respond to disasters and save lives. But often times they have to face the media while trying to do their jobs and get information out to the public. Tuesday FOX 2′s Dan Gray was invited to exclusively participate in a media training exercise with the Metro West Fire Protection District.

  • Retired St. Louis police officer, wife & son injured in house fire

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A late night fire critically injures a retired St. Louis police officer and his wife. Neighbors say the couple, John and Joan Rice, have lived in the home for over forty years. Firefighters answered the call for two people trapped in the Compton Heights home on Virginia between Geyer and Russell. Their son was also in the home. He was also taken to the hospital and is listed in serious but stable condition. Investigators say […]

  • Courtesy the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    Ferguson jailer accused of sexual contact with prisoner

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI) – A Ferguson city correctional officer is charged with having sexual contact with a prisoner. Court documents accuse 29-year-old Jaris Hayden of having sex with a pregnant woman in exchange for allowing her to escape. The alleged incident happened in October 2013 and he was arrested last Wednesday. Our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch report the arrest followed the filing of a federal civil rights lawsuit by the victim. The woman’s name has not been released. […]

  • Former NFL player diagnosed with ALS wonders if football is to blame

    EARTH CITY, MO (KTVI)-A year ago, Tim Shaw was playing football with the Tennessee Titans. Now, he’s battling ALS. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often called “Lou Gehrig’s disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher was Shaw’s coach when he played in 2010 for the Tennessee Titans. When fisher heard that Shaw was coming to town he invited him out to watch the Rams practice. […]

  • Five dogs die in Waterloo farmhouse fire

    WATERLOO, IL (KTVI) – Five dogs died in a house fire in Waterloo, Illinois Thursday afternoon. The farm house on Gall road was built in 1904 and was handed down through generations. it was destroyed Thursday. Firefighters arrived shortly after 12pm and the small wooden frame home was engulfed in flames.  A woman and her two young sons, mother and stepfather lived there. They were raising horses, goats and growing soybeans. The owner of the home, Jamie Otto said she […]

  • Forethought of woman battling ALS preserves voice for family

    (KTVI)-Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often called “Lou Gehrig’s disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. A diagnosis of ALS means you will likely lose your voice. But a local woman who can no longer speak because of the disease has not been silenced. Nancy Ratliff’s family can still hear her voice telling them how much she loves them and how much she still wants to be part of their lives […]

  • Woman shot to death, body dumped along Illinois Rt. 111

    FAIRMONT CITY, IL (KTVI)- The body of a woman was found along Route 111 just north of Interstate 55/70 Monday morning in Madison County, Illinois. A motorist spotted the body and called police around 6:30 a.m. According to Illinois State Police, the victim is identified as Sheila Ann Marie Hodges, 32, of north St. Louis.  She had been shot several times in the head.  Hodges was fully clothed and did not have a purse or wallet with her.  Police believe […]

  • 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 […]