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Mandy Murphey is anchor of Fox 2 news at 5 and 9 p.m. Mandy became a full time anchor of FOX 2 News in January 1993, only a year and a half after she joined KTVI FOX 2 as the Contact 2 reporter.

Mandy has been honored with 13 Emmy awards and 4 Edward R. Murrow awards. She prides herself on being an anchor who can report. In 2011, Mandy celebrated her 20th anniversary with KTVI.

She has been promoted numerous charitable organizations over the years. Mandy has served on the board of directors for Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. She is committed to helping families through the grieving process after the loss of a child to miscarriage, stillbirth or shortly after birth.

Before joining FOX 2, Mandy worked in both radio and television. At WPSD-TV in Paducah, Kentucky she was an anchor, consumer reporter and news producer. Mandy graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: mandy.murphey@tvstl.com


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    Facebook brings two St. Louis area families together to save a little boy’s life

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – One-year ago, a little boy got a lifesaving gift from a complete stranger who read about his dire situation on Facebook. Wednesday both families reunited at Cardinal Glennon. Blake Bahr will one day tell his friends how Facebook saved his life.  The Arnold baby was born with only one kidney and it was in bad shape.  He needed a kidney transplant to survive.  So, his mother Heather turned to Facebook to share brave Blake’s battle. Laurie […]

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    St. Louis Children’s Hospital to open Pediatric Gender Center

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis Children’s Hospital will open a first-of-its-kind gender clinic that will focus on comprehensive care for transgender children and youth. Gender non-conforming children went from treating 20 trans patients three years ago to 60 this year. Now doctors from six different specialties will come together in one location to care for trans kids. The new clinic will coordinate physical care such as puberty blockers for children who don’t want their bodies to develop, to mental […]

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    Hazelwood police officer battles back from paralyzing car crash

    DENVER, CO (KTVI) – Fox 2 traveled to outside of Denver Colorado to meet with Hazelwood police officer Craig Tudor and his wife Christine.  They’ve been at the world renown therapy hospital for spinal cord injuries for 8 weeks.  In a strange and tragic twist of fate, another St. Louis police officer Mike Flamion was already at the same hospital when Tudor arrived.  The Ballwin officer was also paralyzed on the job, but his injury was caused by a suspect […]

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    Paralyzed Ballwin officer talks with FOX 2 from Colorado Hospital

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Mike Flamion is anxious to return home to St. Louis. He’s anxious to see his family and fellow squad members at the Ballwin Police Department. He’s anxious to begin his “new normal.” Though that new normal will be confined to life in a wheelchair, you won’t find someone who is feeling sorry for himself. Mike Flamion says he’s thankful to be alive, thankful for his wife, and thankful for everyone in St. Louis who has reached […]

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    St. Ann police see pursuits as the right thing to do

    ST. ANN, MO (KTVI) – Police are seeing more criminals running from being arrested now more than ever before. Fox 2’s Mandy Murphey tonight went to one department that is treating police chases differently from most. St. Ann police are involved in one to two police pursuits every day! St. Ann police say chasing bad guys is the right thing to do. A white car leads police on a high-speed chase through the streets of St Ann. Through red lights barely […]

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    McCaskill gets senate to bring contempt charges against Backpage

    (KTVI) – The fight to end sex trafficking intensifies as a Missouri senator takes the lead in the crackdown.  Claire McCaskill is leading the senate in a rare move to hold a company in contempt of congress because lawmakers are not getting the answers they are looking for. Senator McCaskill thinks that companies like Backpage.com are part of the problem.  So she is now forcing the issue with the full power of the U.S. government. McCaskill and republican Senator Rob […]

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    More women turning their placenta into pills after giving birth

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – More women are keeping their placenta after giving birth and turning it into pills. It’s called placenta encapsulation. Lindsay Hof says she’s having an entirely different, and more more enjoyable experience, with the birth of her second child. Her kids are now one and four years old. She credits her placenta pills. Women say taking their placenta pills shortly after birth dramatically helps with postpartum mood swings, pain, recovery time and milk production. Lindsay was […]

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    Ballwin Police Chief talks about his officer’s catastrophic injuries

    BALLWIN, MO (KTVI) – Ballwin police chief Kevin Scott sat down with Fox 2’s Mandy Murphey one on one to talk about the prognosis of his police officer who was shot in the line of duty on July 8th.  Officer Mike Flamion is now paralyzed from the neck down.  The bullet entered his neck and severed his spinal cord.  The Chief says he is alert and beams when his fellow officers come into his hospital room.  Chief Scott’s main focus […]

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    FOX Files: Future of Chesterfield Mall

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI)- Shoppers may have noticed several big name stores closing in Chesterfield Mall.  We talked with the economic director for the city of Chesterfield to find out what was going on with the mall and what its future looks like. Libbey Tucker tells Fox 2’s Mandy Murphey the consumer shopping pie is much bigger now so consumers are spreading their dollars further and wider.  Competition in Chesterfield has had an impact on the mall.  Tucker says when the […]

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    FOX Files: Baby gets 12 blood transfusions before she’s born

    CREVE COEUR, MO (KTVI)-Mandy and Drew Marquis of Jersey County, IL got a devastating phone call from their doctor when Mandy was 9 weeks pregnant.  She had antibodies in her blood stream that would destroy her baby.  She was Rh-negative and her baby was Rh-positive.  The only hope was to get blood to the baby while still in utero. Mercy Hospital gave Mandy 12 intrauterine blood transfusions while she was pregnant and 7 more to the baby after birth. Baby […]

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    St. Louis man writes best seller after surviving burns in a house fire

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – John O’Leary wasn’t supposed to live after being burned over 100 percent of his body as a 9-year-old in January of 1987. He wanted to see what it would look like to put gasoline on a piece of cardboard and set it on fire. The gas can exploded. John went through 8 months of excruciating pain, surgeries and therapy. His fingers were amputated. John has now written a book released in March that details how […]

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    Super Tuesday: Clinton, Trump pick up big wins; Cruz takes Texas

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are tightening their grips on the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations while Ted Cruz claimed two states, including Super Tuesday’s biggest prize: Texas. Voters went to the polls in a dozen states Tuesday and CNN so far projects six wins for Clinton and five for Trump. Clinton will take Texas, Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, Tennessee and Arkansas while Trump will win Georgia, Alabama, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Virginia. Bernie Sanders, Clinton’s insurgent Democratic rival, will capture Oklahoma […]