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Rebecca Roberts joined the FOX 2 news team in September 2012. She came to St. Louis from Huntsville, AL, where she worked as a reporter and weekend anchor for the ABC affiliate, WAAY-TV. During her time in the Rocket City, Rebecca covered a wide range of stories, including the aftermath of the April 27th, 2011 tornadoes that devastated North Alabama. Rebecca also served on the Huntsville Young Professionals Executive Board of Directors.

Prior to her time in Huntsville, Rebecca worked for WRAL-TV in Raleigh, NC. Rebecca graduated cum laude from Duke University, with a major in Psychology and minor in Political Science.

When she isn't reporting the news, Rebecca enjoys fitness, photography, fine dining, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring all that St. Louis has to offer.

If you've got any story ideas or just want to say hi, Rebecca would love to hear from you!

Recent Articles
  • Charlie Dooley’s son allegedly linked to 18 area convenience store robberies

    FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI) – ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – The son of St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley has turned himself into police. Thirty-seven year-old Phillip Goodwin is suspected of robbing 18 convenience stores in the St. Louis area, all within the past month. In these robberies, police say Goodwin did not conceal his face, which made it easier to identify him. Nearly every day, from September 17th until October 8th, Florissant police say Goodwin robbed gas station convenience […]

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    Video identifies suspect stealing from luggage at Lambert Airport

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A traveler’s nightmare became a reality for a St. Charles woman: her valuables were stolen out of her suitcase at Lambert Airport. The alleged thief is in custody, but the victim`s belongings are still missing. St. Charles resident Casey Hamilton is a single mom who makes ends meet by selling Doterra essential oils. “I got involved with Doterra to help my son through asthma. It`s a natural therapy,” she says. Last month, she flew to […]

  • Pedestrian struck and killed near Lutheran High School South

    AFFTON, MO (KTVI) -A pedestrian is dead after police say they were hit by a car Friday night on Tesson Ferry Road, near Lutheran High School South. The victim, identified as Kenneth Dorn, 57, of Affton, was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. There was football game going on at the high school at the time of the accident. Both lanes of Tesson Ferry were closed for a time. The St. Louis County Police Crimes Against Persons […]

  • “Glow Run” in Forest Park supports a bond between police and community

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Hundreds gathered in Forest Park Friday night to remember a police officer, and support a program that tries to build a bond between cops and kids in the community. Lt. Bobby Ceriotti was a St. Louis police officer with a larger than life personality.  He died suddenly in November 2012 from a heart attack.  But throughout his career, he always had a passion for the St. Louis Police Athletic League, known as PAL. For the […]

  • Robbers target joggers’ cars along Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Cars parked along Forest Park were broken into during broad daylight. Runners in Forest Park reportedly spotted men wearing masks and hoodies smashing windows of cars parked on Lindell, just east of Skinker, this past Saturday morning. According to St. Louis City Police, each of the eight victims had left their cars locked and secured, but returned to find broken glass and missing items, including a purse, wallet, iPad, and cash. A witness, who heard […]

  • Florissant city councilman arrested for soliciting a prostitute

    FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI) – A Florissant city councilman was arrested for soliciting a prostitute in south St. Louis. According to police, he was caught by an undercover officer on South Broadway. FOX 2’s Rebecca Roberts dug up the details. According to St. Louis City Police, Tim Jones was driving along South Broadway around 11:30, last Wednesday morning. He pulled over next to a prostitute. He introduced himself as “Timothy J,” and asked repeatedly if she was a cop. Police say […]


    Brentwood police arrest man accused of recording video up a woman’s dress

    BRENTWOOD, MO (KTVI) – Brentwood police say a man used his cell phone to record video up a woman’s dress, while she was shopping at Whole Foods. The victim and her boyfriend were shopping at the Brentwood grocery store, when he stepped into a different aisle.  When he returned, he spotted something disturbing: a stranger subtly holding a cell phone up his girlfriend’s dress. “It appeared that he was videotaping. So he confronted the man, and it’s my understanding, the […]

  • Downtown shooting leaves one dead and another wounded

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A double shooting in downtown St. Louis has left one victim dead and another in critical condition. The shooting happened around 4:00pm at 10th & Clark.  Witnesses say a suspect opened fire from a silver car into the victims’ vehicle. The car then traveled to 18th and Pine, where police found the victims.  The rear window of the black Chrysler was shot out. The victims were taken to an area hospital by ambulance.  One victim […]

  • Christian musicians, worship leaders bring peace through song to Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Potentially thousands of people will descend on the St. Louis area Friday for the Ferguson October Weekend of Resistance.   At Blessed Teresa of Calcutta in Ferguson, the message of justice was conveyed in a different way.  On Thursday night, Christian musician and worship leader Ike Ndolo led a service at this Ferguson church.  He’s a Missouri native who travels the country spreading the word of God.  What happened in Ferguson hit close to home for […]

  • Social worker says criminal laws related to HIV need to be updated

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A prostitute remains behind bars in St. Louis County, charged with exposing her clients to HIV.  Information on whether 25 year-old Nigaila Gibbs is being treated for HIV wasn’t readily available from the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office. “Anytime we see a person arrested under these laws, my mind goes to, is the new science being considered, is she undetectable, is Bob McCulloch’s office going to consider this information when he chooses to prosecute […]

  • Prostitute charged with not disclosing HIV status, again

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A prostitute convicted of exposing hundreds of men to HIV four years ago is charged with the same crime again. St. Louis County police received a tip that this HIV-positive woman was once again working as a prostitute.  They spotted her advertisement on Craigslist, and an undercover officer set up a meeting with her. This past Friday night, he met 25 year-old Nigaila Gibbs at the Clarion Hotel near Lambert Airport.  When she agreed […]

  • Ferguson police target of $60 million lawsuit for false arrests

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) -Accusations of police brutality and false arrests form the foundation of a federal civil rights lawsuit that was amended Thursday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis. Ten plaintiffs are now part of the lawsuit. Some say they were arrested for no reason between August 11 and 13 by police from St. Louis County and Ferguson departments. Others cite injuries caused by projectiles that struck them. Attorney Greg Lattimer said the charges were “failure to disperse” even […]