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.

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    Guns ‘n Hoses charity boxing event set for Wednesday night

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Local police officers, firefighters, and EMS workers will step into the ring Wednesday night for this year’s Guns ‘n Hoses” boxing event.  The 29th annual fundraiser for BackStoppers begins is at 6:30 at Scottrade Center. Many of the male and female fighters are arriving for the Guns ‘n Hoses event. They will be competing in a 17 bout fight card tonight, 15 boxing matches and two mixed martial arts contests. Among the participants this year, are […]

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    Artist paint for peace in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – It’s been a year since a St. Louis County Grand Jury didn’t return an indictment against Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.  In that time, a year of healing has afforded artists to mark the grand jury decision. They’re doing it by painting messages of hope and peace in Ferguson. It`s an extension of the Paint for Peace STL movement that started last year after the riots following the grand jury decision. […]

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    Rookie police officer released from hospital, after being shot by suspect

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A rookie St. Louis city police officer is expected to be released from a hospital Monday after he was shot last night and a suspect was taken into custody. An investigation shows that even after he was shot, the rookie police officer and his sergeant were able to take the suspect into custody. The 24-year-old officer and a sergeant were patrolling North St. Louis last night when they noticed a man acting suspiciously on College Avenue.  […]

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    Major Case Squad activated in Hazelwood homicide

    HAZELWOOD, MO (KTVI) – The Major Case Squad has been called to investigate a homicide in Hazelwood, Missouri. On Friday morning, officers from the Hazelwood Police Department responded to a call for a robbery at a car wash in the 8400 block of Pershall Road. Upon arrival, they found a 45-year-old male who had been stabbed in the abdomen. The victim, later identified as Paul Suntar, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time […]

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    Tennessee jail escapees captured in Godfrey, Illinois

    GODFREY, IL (KTVI) – U.S. Marshals apprehended two men in Godfrey, Illinois early Wednesday morning, a week after their escape from a jail in Tennessee. According to Deputy U.S. Marshal Jeff Love, Jason Clapper and Joseph Isbell escaped November 11 from the Gibson County Correctional Complex in Trenton, Tennessee. The pair broke a fence and climbed out of the jail’s recreation yard to escape. Both men were in jail for probation violations but have long criminal backgrounds. Clapper, a registered […]

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    Couple escapes attempted robbery in South St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – It was a frightening night for a couple trying to withdraw money from an ATM in South St. Louis. The couple, a man and woman drove up to an ATM at the Fifth Third Bank on Lougborhough, when suddenly six men converged on their car.  One was armed with a handgun. The suspect with a handgun pointed at the man and woman in the car, while another suspect tried to grab the victim`s credit card.  The […]

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    Students and staff Lindenwood University hold vigil for victims of Paris terrorist attacks

    ST.  CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – As France mourns the dead in Friday night’s terrorist attacks that left at least 129 people dead.   Many here in St. Louis are showing their support to the victims of the terror attack in different ways.  On the Lindenwood University campus in St Charles, students held a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the attacks and solidarity with the people of France.

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    Second raid at Dojo Pizza, law enforcement silent as to why

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Federal authorities raided a south St. Louis business for the second time in as many months. The FBI confirmed Thursday its agents were at Dojo Pizza on Morganford earlier that morning for an unspecified “law enforcement purpose,” but would not comment any further. Several agents could be seen going in and out of the building, carrying out items in boxes and bags, and placing them in cars. Dojo Pizza is a non-profit organization that provides a […]

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    Bethalto bar heavily damaged in fire

    BETHALTO, IL (KTVI) – A fire at lounge in Bethalto Illinois sends fire crews scrambling to put out the blaze.  Firefighters were called to the Runway Lounge on West Bethalto around 1:15 pm Tuesday.  Crews from Bethalto and Alton responded to the fire. Bommarito Automotive SkyFox caught the blaze from the air as firefighters brought the fire under control. The business was heavily damaged from the fire.

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    Suspect injured following police chase in O’Fallon, Missouri

    O’FALLON, MO (KTVI) – A suspect was injured Monday morning following a chase and confrontation with police in O’Fallon, Missouri. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, a trooper was driving along I-70 when the suspect, who was driving a stolen Toyota Highlander, sped past the patrol car on the shoulder. The trooper chased the suspect vehicle into the Pin Oak Parc mobile home community where a confrontation ensued. The suspect was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The […]

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    Pay It Forward: The man who provides a smile, reassurance to cancer patients

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A St. Louis woman who takes a loved one for cancer treatment every day says the experience can be worrisome, uncertain, and stressful. But the person who welcomes them at the radiation oncology department at Siteman Cancer Center makes the visit a positive experience – a man described as a beacon of light that breaks the darkness for patients arriving for cancer treatments. Emem Ituen, who brings her relative to Siteman for treatment of lymphoma, contacted […]

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    More skimming devices found in St. Charles County

    ST.CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – Moore skimming devices have been found at another St. Charles County gas station.  Police say thieves are using them to steal your credit card information. This comes after skimming devices were discovered by police in O’Fallon, Missouri earlier this week. Getting in and getting out by using our credit or debit cards to make purchases, but the skimming scam is changing the way some customers shop.  Two more skimming devices were found overnight in O`Fallon bringing […]