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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
  • Owner of secret Ferguson strip club pleads guilty to promoting prostitution

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – A North County woman accused of operating a brothel and strip club inside her home pleads guilty in federal court to felony promoting prostitution charges. Through tears, Fluker told the judge she was sorry, and said she was trying to change. The judge accepted her guilty plea. Fluker is also known as Carmen Simmons, Carmen Lacy and Luscious. This past May, police raided her Ferguson home. They discovered a stripper pole, a full bar, and a […]

  • Man caught stealing lost cell phones from movie theater in West County

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI)- A cleaning company employee is charged with stealing cell phones from moviegoers in Chesterfield. Police say these were cell phones accidentally left behind at the Galaxy 14 Cine, but instead of returning the phones, 25 year-old Donovan Carter allegedly sold them at a phone recycling kiosk. There are eight of these kiosks, called EcoATM’s, at malls and businesses around the St. Louis area. The company says it’s a convenient and secure way for people to recycle their […]

  • Lost family gun found at towing company as “collateral”

    SULLIVAN, MO (KTVI) – A family heirloom was taken from a totaled truck after being towed. The family and police know who has it, and now efforts are underway to get grandpa’s gun back. Alex Crooks, then 16 years old, was heading home from a summer job, when he got into a head-on collision. Before heading to the hospital, he made sure his truck would be picked up by Certified Towing, owned by Marko Turner. “I had been friends with […]

  • Over $30,000 in gift cards missing from Imperial church

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A Jefferson County parish is reeling after more than $31,000 worth of gift cards were stolen from a locked cabinet inside St. John Catholic Church. As business manager of St. John Catholic Church, Retta Nahlik gets to work at 5:30 every morning. This past Thursday, she discovered one of her desk drawers ripped out, and the locks broken on several others. She had a hunch that whoever broke into her drawers was looking for keys […]

  • Community college choking victim looking for closure after guilty plea

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – The man accused of attempting to choke a student to death in a college bathroom pleaded guilty to felony assault Friday in court. In April 2013, 20 year-old Jevon Mallory, then a student at St. Louis Community College – Meramec, attacked a female student in the women’s bathroom. With this latest development in the courts, the 21 year-old victim, Blythe Grupe, is finally hoping for closure. Blythe works part-time at a Ladue coffee shop, […]

  • 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 […]