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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
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    County police release new video from Ferguson looting

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KTVI) – Newly released pictures and surveillance video show several individuals looting a Ferguson business one day after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. According to Officer Shawn McGuire, spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, looters targeted the Cricket Wireless store in the 10000 block of W. Florissant Avenue on August 10 just before 10:40 p.m. The suspects shattered the front glass door, entered the business, and stole merchandise until police arrived, McGuire said. […]

  • Woman struck, killed on I-70 near Airflight exit

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A young woman is dead and police are looking for a SUV driver after a deadly hit and run accident overnight on I-70 near Lambert Airport. She has been identified as 20-year-old Nicole Cook. Sergeant Al Nothum with the Missouri Highway Patrol says investigators believe the vehicle involved in the hit and run is a dark colored or black GMC SUV. The exact make and model is still under investigation but Nothum says the SUV does […]

  • JCC offering program for disabled to perform in theatre

    CREVE COEUR, MO (KTVI) – More and more people with disabilities in the St. Louis area are taking center stage to learn theatre. The Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur offers “Theatre Unlimited”, a program for disabled adults to learn acting, singing and dancing. Rehearsals are underway for the musical “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”  “Theatre Unlimited” has been producing one show a year for 28 years.  Stephanie Schechter has performed in 23 of the shows, including this year’s musical which will […]

  • Firefighters to carry new drug to revive heroin overdose victims

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI)– Firefighters in St. Charles County will soon be carrying a life-saving drug on their trucks. The Central County Fire and Rescue will have Naloxone on their trucks. The drug, better known as Narcan, can reverse the effects of a heroin overdose. The unit will be among the first in the area to carry the drug on their trucks. The St. Charles Ambulance District has given 36 doses of the drug in just the past month.

  • Bosnian immigrants plead not guilty in terror financing case

    ST. LOUIS (AP) _ An immigrant couple from Bosnia has pleaded not guilty in St. Louis to federal charges of funneling money and military supplies to extremist groups in Iraq and Syria. Attorneys for Ramiz and Sedina Hodzic of St. Louis County entered the pleas Wednesday during a brief hearing in U.S. District Court. Neither defendant spoke. The couple is in federal custody. At the request of their attorneys, a federal magistrate judge postponed detention hearings for them until next […]

  • Jefferson County uses court service dog to help children in court

    HILLSBORO, MO (KTVI) – You have probably heard of service dogs and therapy dogs, but how about a courthouse dog? In the Fox Files Dan Gray reports on a dog who is meeting the emotional needs of children who have to appear in court. Natalie, a two-year-old black lab mix, has a work schedule posted at the Jefferson County courthouse in Hillsboro. Natalie and her handler, Court Clerk Brenda Pigg, answer the call from prosecutors, lawyers and judges.  “We were trying […]

  • Compromise on civilian oversight board could be near

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The committee working on a bill to create a civilian oversight board to oversee the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is set to meet Monday. A lawyer for the St. Louis police union is expected to offer a counter proposal to the current bill during the 10 a.m. hearing. The hearing held two weeks ago turned into a shoving match moments after the police union business manager, Jeff Roorda, began pointing and yelling at an alderman […]

  • Fire officials urge everyone to have a working smoke detector

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) –  Fire officials have warnings about the use of alternative heating devices in home. Those devices are suspected in recent fatal fires. Fire officials say space heaters or hot plates are not safe alternative heating devices. Also, there’s a new campaign this month to make sure every home has a working smoke detector. In the last 24 hours three fires in the St. Louis area have been linked to space heaters or hot plates.  Four people […]

  • 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.