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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
  • Mystery abounds after children uncover century-old headstone in drainage ditch

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Who was Carl Pierson? It’s a mystery a Jefferson County family is desperate to solve, after three boys found that name, etched in stone, lying in a drainage ditch. Ten-year-old Dawson Kraus, his best friend Chance, and little brother Ethan, were playing in the backyard Thursday, at Cedar Hill Estates. Their ball rolled into a drainage ditch. “When I went back there, I saw this stone. So I got closer, and it was a tombstone,” […]

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    Three cars pulled from Missouri river in search for missing elderly woman

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – There is new information on the search for a missing 77-year-old St. Peters woman with dementia. St. Peters police say her car was located Thursday night in Bridgeton. The tip came in from a train conductor who spotted Mary Buckley’s Hyundai Santa Fe in a wooded area near railroad tracks, just south of 370 in Bridgeton. The elderly woman is still nowhere to be found. Buckley went missing about a week ago. This development comes […]

  • Fire in St. Peters apartment complex displaces 2 families

    ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI) – A St. Peters apartment went up in flames Wednesday afternoon.  The two-alarm fire broke out at the Ridgewood Village apartment complex, just off Suemandy Drive, around 3 o’clock. When Central County Fire and Rescue responded to this scene, the back of a top floor apartment was completely scorched, the vinyl siding melted.  The tenant wasn’t home when his apartment caught fire. Central County Assistant Fire Chief Steve Brown says the fire originated on the outside […]

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    Suspect in custody after four hour stand-off in Fergsuon

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Police were involved in two stand-offs in north St. Louis County.  The two hour standoff in St. John was most likely from a false police report.  A man in Ferguson barricaded himself into a home after shooting his brother.  The victim is expected to survive. Police were involved in a standoff after responding to report of a shooting in Ferguson.  The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Lorenzo Foster, 40, barricaded himself into a home in the 400 […]

  • Mother upset that daughter was forced to remove glasses for school picture

    O’FALLON, MO (KTVI) – A St. Charles County mom feels her special needs daughter was discriminated against on school picture day.  Now, she’s hoping school photographers will become more aware, and better equipped to capture the essence of all children. Meet Abby Lubiewski.  The bubbly 3 and a half-year old loves her family, her pretzels, and sparkly jeans.  She only sees them, thanks to her thick glasses.  Abby was born with cataracts, due to a rare genetic syndrome, called Hallerman-Streiff. […]

  • Regulators approve rate increase; Ameren Illinois customers affected

    MARYVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Ameren Illinois customers are facing at least a 10 percent increase on their electric bills. One component of the overall electricity price called capacity,  jumped to about nine times what it was last year. Illinois capacity prices are now going to be 50 times what they are in neighboring states. It’s something that consumer advocates see no rationalization for. Basically, the capacity price is what energy providers, like Ameren, pay to power plant owners in the […]

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    St. Louis police reveal hi-tech, “Real Time Crime Center”

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Police Department unveiled a hi-tech initiative Thursday, that’s been two years in the making. It’s called the “Real Time Crime Center.” Eight of the brightest analytical, investigative, and technical St. Louis police officers now staff this new crime center, located inside the new police headquarters. The officers monitor more than 100 public and private surveillance and traffic cameras, looking for suspicious activity. St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says, “We’re talking to […]

  • Blues fans gearing up for game 1 of Stanley Cup Playoffs

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Blues fans are gearing up for game one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight, against the Minnesota Wild. FOX 2’s Rebecca Roberts is live at the Scottrade Center with a look at the post-season excitement! She also had the chance to check out the world’s largest toasted ravioli! It’ll be for sale at tonight’s game. World's largest toasted rav for sale at @StLouisBlues game tonight! Chef Jeff's creation. Bigger than my head! #STL pic.twitter.com/FTjRWE0MPL — Rebecca […]

  • Driver injured after car crashes into St. Charles bar

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI)- A St. Charles bar will be closed for quite some time after a driver rammed his Ford Mustang into the building Tuesday night. The crash happened at Field Box 2 located at 3721 Mexico Road. Investigators say the Mustang hit the air conditioning units and turned sideways before smashing into the bar, making the impact more the size of a pickup truck. One witness says she saw the Mustang traveling at a high rate of speed […]

  • Job fair held for veterans and military personnel

    BRIDGETON, MO (KTVI) – Tuesday more than 100 companies with over 500 job openings held a job fair in Bridgeton for veterans, active military personnel, and spouses. Participants rose early this morning to shop for suits and business attire before heading to the job fair. The shopping trip was free of charge for service members, spouses and veterans. Before attending the job fair, participants got a chance to sharpen their interview skills, resumes by attending workshops. The workshop and shopping […]

  • 5th Annual Hiring Our Heroes job fair in Bridgeton

    BRIDGETON, MO (KTVI) – New jobs will be available today for military members and veterans. More than one hundred employers will be in Bridgeton, looking to hire. The 5th Annual Hiring Our Heroes job fair will take place at the Machinists Building located at 12365 St. Charles Rock Road. Jobs for a wide-range of skill sets will be offered by a variety of companies, from Express Scripts, Enterprise and Monsanto, to dozens of smaller companies. The job fair begins at 1p.m. […]

  • Man killed in hit-and-run accident; police searching for driver

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis police are searching for the driver who fatally struck a man in north city Sunday night. The accident happened on Natural Bridge at Prairie Avenue near Fairground Park. The vehicle that hit him fled the scene. Authorities say the victim was in his mid-30`s. There is no vehicle description or suspects information available. This is an ongoing investigation.