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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
  • Holiday shoppers get best deals at Taubman Prestige Outlets in Chesterfield

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – The busiest shopping day of the year is upon us.  St. Louisans spent all night and all day bargain hunting. FOX 2’s Rebecca Roberts caught up with Black Friday shoppers at Taubman Prestige Outlets in Chesterfield.  Since 6p.m. Thanksgiving night, there has been a steady stream of people looking to take advantage of the best deals.  And there were plenty to be found. Some stores, like Banana Republic and J. Crew, offered 50% off all merchandise. […]

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    Group drives cancelled annual Thanksgiving Day Parade route

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– The streets of downtown St. Louis were empty Thursday morning. The annual Thanksgiving Day Parade was cancelled due to concerns related to Ferguson. But one group, upset about the cancelled festivities, decided to drive the parade route themselves. The group congregated at Ballpark Village where things got a little heated when a live streamer began interrogating them about their motives. Police escorted the group of nearly a dozen vehicles, as they drove the parade route. On […]

  • Thanksgiving Day shoppers already in line for Black Friday deals

    BRENTWOOD, MO (KTVI)- People are already lining up at area stores, trying to be the first inside to get those Black Friday deals. Best buy must have some really great deals this year because we have two people in a tent, one next to them, and a few in their cars waiting. The first people in line arrived at 6p.m. By the time Best Buy opens tonight at 5p.m., they`ll have been in line for 23 hours! As for the […]

  • Shoppers concerned about security for Black Friday following violence in Ferguson

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The busiest shopping day of the year comes just days after the Grand Jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson.  Now, some St. Louisans are concerned about shopping on Black Friday, due to the recent protests and violence. On October 13th, Ferguson protesters filled Plaza Frontenac, and posted their activity on social media, with #occupyfrontenac.  That protest wasn`t violent, but with Monday’s fires and looting, some are concerned about what could happen later this […]

  • Molotov cocktails thrown inside north St. Louis home

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Two north St. Louis residents are thankful to be alive and are scratching their heads, trying to figure out why three Molotov cocktails were tossed at their home. It all started Wednesday night around 10.  Joel Ellis and his mother were inside their house, on the 5900 block of Park Lane, when they suddenly heard a window break in their living room, and saw a small black bottle burst into flames. Ellis thanks his military […]

  • House of worship transformed by donation of stained glass after fire

    BRUSSELS, IL (KTVI) – Stained glass windows created by a master are now being repurposed by his great-grandchildren, to rebuild a church destroyed by fire. Since the Civil War, the tall steeple of St. Mary’s Catholic Church has marked the center of Brussels, Illinois, population: 141. In 2011, parishioners were in the pews on Christmas Eve, when the church caught fire.  “In the choir loft, one of the lights popped, and there was smoke, and flames shot down through the […]

  • Police seize drug used as an animal anesthetic at concert

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – A drug that police haven’t dealt with in years has resurfaced.  Ketamine was seized at a concert at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Ketamine used to be the life of the party for drug users at raves and underground gatherings.  “Seven or eight years ago, we were hearing about ketamine, special k, quite a bit. Not lately, it’s been a while,” explains Dan Duncan, Associate Executive Director of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. […]

  • Thieves target cars warming up outside of homes

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – As our cold snap continues, many St. Louisans were warming up their cars Friday morning. But leaving those cars running provided a perfect opportunity for car thieves. Criminals stole at least five cars Friday morning, right outside the victims’ homes. The first theft happened around 5am on the 8800-block of North Broadway in St. Louis city. The victim wasn’t paying attention when suddenly a woman hopped into his truck and drove away. He attempted […]

  • Shattered stained glass window could cost thousands to repair

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – It’s adorned a St. Louis church for nearly a century. Now, a stained glass window is shattered after someone slammed a brick through it overnight. The vandalism at St. John Nepomuk was discovered early Thursday morning by a maintenance man. “There was glass and lead all over the place, and a brick laying in the middle of the floor,” explains Deacon Mike Buckley. It was one of several bricks thrown at the church windows. Buckley […]

  • Conceal and carry permits have exploded across St. Louis area

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Concealed carry permit applications are exploding in the St. Louis area.  FOX 2’s Rebecca Roberts takes a look at these numbers and the reasons behind the big jump. On Wednesday, Terri Earls went to Top Gun Shooting Sports in Arnold to buy a gun, and learn how to use it.  “I want to get a permit for concealed carry, and I want to take the training classes, just for the protection,” she says. The […]

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    Burglar uses sledge-hammer to try to break into credit union

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A man used a sledge-hammer to knock a hole in the St. Louis Credit Union on Chippewa early Tuesday. He was a diligent burglar.  Police say surveillance video shows it took him 35 minutes to break into building. Despite the damage, his efforts were for naught. An employee who came to the scene told police that all the property and cash was secured and nothing was taken from the business. The suspect is described as a […]

  • Woman attacked after online dating encounter in St. Louis County

    FENTON, MO (KTVI) – For one woman, looking for love online led her to danger. According to St. Louis County Police, 50 year-old William Burns, Jr. met a woman through an online dating website.  The two decided to meet in person at Azteca Mexican Restaurant in Fenton. Restaurant employees tell FOX 2 they didn’t notice anything out of the ordinary when the two were having dinner. But when they walked out to the parking lot, St. Louis County Police Officer […]