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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
  • Holt High School students arrested for senior prank

    WENTZVILLE, MO (KTVI) – A group of Wentzville students faces felony charges after a senior prank and they were arrested in front of the entire school. According to police, sometime late Tuesday or early Wednesday morning, the 10 seniors got into Holt High School through an unlocked window. The students made their way to an atrium near the cafeteria, where three large exotic trees planted in pots were stolen. School officials said the 20 to 25 foot trees are believed […]

  • St. Charles County Police to start carrying items to comfort children

    ST. CHARELS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – When St. Charles County Police respond to domestic crimes, sometimes children can be frightened of officers, particularly if a parent is arrested. But starting this week officers began carrying backpack comfort items in their squad cars, filled with age appropriate items from infants to teenagers to help comfort them in a time of crisis.

  • Senator Rand Paul says he quietly visited Ferguson during unrest

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Presidential candidate, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), made a campaign stop in Missouri Friday and revealed to FOX 2 hat he quietly visited Ferguson about six months ago. The Republican Kentucky senator says he met with community leaders and state lawmakers in the north St. Louis County town. He was critical of police militarization and he called for reform of the justice system. “One of the things that I want to do is make criminal justice more just,” […]

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    Teacher fired from Lindbergh years after teen sex charges

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Lindbergh school district has fired a suspended teacher, accused of sexual misconduct with a student. Former Lindbergh high track coach James Wilder was charged with having sex with a 16 year old female student in 1996 and 1997. The victim came forward with the accusations in 2013 and Wilder was placed on administrative leave with pay. St. Louis County Police charged him with the sex crimes but later the charges were dropped after the […]

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    Disturbing Facebook MetroLink video shows no one breaking up fight

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Video of a fight between two girls on a MetroLink train hit social media Friday. No one tries to break up the fight on the train during the minute and a half clip.  Metro has released a statement about the fight. The video was sent to FOX 2 on Friday through a Facebook message.  The cell phone video shows two girls, apparently teenagers,  fighting.  One girl clearly dominates the other girl knocking her to the […]

  • Baltimore pastor trying to build a bridge between residents in Ferguson and police

    (KPLR) – A pastor from the Baltimore area, a city that is dealing with racial unrest, has been in Ferguson this week trying to build bridges between African-Americans and the police. Nationally know racial expert, Dr. David Anderson’s approach is different.  He says justice is important but the first step should be forgiveness. All new on News Eleven, Dan Gray has a one on one interview with Doctor Anderson.

  • Research group calls for St. Louis-area policing reforms

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-A national research group says St. Louis County’s fragmented policing is hurting the region in many ways. A report by the Washington based Police Executive Research Forum, or PERF, says it found an unusual practice in North County that is not seen in other areas of the country and that is the focus on raising revenue by writing traffic tickets and citations. The report recommends that 18 small north St. Louis County police departments be taken over […]

  • Suspect wanted for thefts in St. Charles County

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – St. Charles county police are asking for the public’s help in finding a thief caught on tape. The suspect is wanted for several burglaries in the harvester area. He’s wanted for stealing items from two garages of homes and burglarizing several cars plus stealing a pick-up truck. Police say in all the thefts he got in through unlocked doors. In surveillance video taken from a home security system, man is seen trying to open the door of a pick-up […]

  • Clayton testing “Parklets” idea that’s sweeping country

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)-Parklets have come to Clayton. The new urban idea being used across the country is being tested out. Many are worried that the new sitting area could be taking up valuable parking, but those working around and using the parklet think it’s a great idea. A parklet is a deck or patio like structure that is open to the public for anyone to sit, relax, maybe have something to eat. It is about the size of two parking […]

  • Southwest airline rolls out plane painted with Missouri flag

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Southwest Airlines is celebrating 30 years of flying from St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Wednesday the airline rolled out their tribute to Missouri, in the form of a plane painted with the Missouri state flag. It took 45 people working around the clock for nine days, using 56 gallons of paint to create the flag on the Boeing 737. The plane has been named Missouri One.

  • Microburst causes significant damage to Chesterfield businesses

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – Strong storms once again hit areas in both Missouri and Illinois Thursday.  Severe storms produced large hail, flooding rains, and significant wind damage. One of the hardest hit areas was the Chesterfield valley. Business owners suspected a tornado had roared through the area because  of the narrow path of damage just east of Spirit of St. Louis Airport. But a National Weather Service survey crew determined that the storm damage has actually been done by a […]

  • Fake kidnappers ask again for bond reductions

    TROY, MO (KTVI) – It was a story that shocked the residents of Lincoln County and parents everywhere. A family banded together with a hired co-worker to fake a kidnapping of a 6-year-old to teach him a lesson about being friendly to strangers. The planned fake kidnapping went astray, and landed members of the family and a co-worker in jail. Monday they were back in court seeking to get a reduction on their bonds, so as to make bail. Reporter […]