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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
  • Trying to stay cool during the heat wave

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – El Monstero is a popular Pink Floyd tribute band. They spent Friday afternoon rehearsing in the blazing heat, trying to stay cool. Saturday night, the band will put on its first-ever show on Art Hill, for more than 11,000 fans. El Monstero bass player Kevin Gagnepain says it’s a top priority to keep everyone hydrated and safe. Water is key for workers, equipped in heavy gear, toiling on hot blacktop all weekend. They’ll be working […]

  • Vandals leave strange symbol on cars

    NEW BADEN, IL (KTVI) – On Wednesday, a strange symbol was discovered, etched onto several cars in a Metro East community.  In total, at least 20 cars were either vandalized in this manner, or broken into, overnight in New Baden. It’s not something you expect to see when you wake up on a Wednesday morning.  “All three vehicles, my oldest son’s truck, my van, and my youngest son’s car, had been keyed,” says West Ash Street resident Jimmy Mattson. The […]

  • Investigation into police dispatcher’s alleged mistake

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A police dispatcher’s misunderstanding may have sent officers to the wrong address while an attacker shot two people dead. Court documents say that Jessica Thompson was inside her apartment with a male friend when her boyfriend showed up. They say he tried to choke her. The apartment groundskeeper told the boyfriend to go away. Then he came back. Tony Jordan, 32, and Jessica Thompson, 25, both of the 5800 block of Cabanne were both found […]

  • Cat survives after being shot in the face with an arrow

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A cat barely survives being shot in the face with arrow, and now, a search for whoever shot him is underway. MoMo stares longingly out the window, anxious to return to the great outdoors.  But not a chance. “I just worry that this might happen again. And obviously somebody did it on purpose, because hitting him in the face, they had to be pretty close,” says Belleville resident Debbie Hayes. Hayes met the stray cat about […]

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    “Right to Farm” amendment recount possible

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – As it stands now, Missouri’s constitution will be amended to include a section concerning the “right to farm,” after Amendment 1 passed by a mere 2500 votes.  With the margin so narrow, opponents of the amendment have been figuring out their next moves. It’s no mystery why the Right to Farm Amendment passed, according to Post-Dispatch Political Editor Christopher Ave.  He explains, “I think that the opponents of right to farm had a tough road […]

  • Voters watching “Right To Farm” Amendment closely

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Voters are also keeping an eye on “Right To Farm” issue. At Helen Fitzgerald`s on South Lindbergh, where opponents of Amendment 1, known as the “Right to farm” amendment, are watching the results come in. Meanwhile, supporters, which include a coalition of farming organizations, are gathered in Jefferson City Tuesday night. Supporters say the amendment is needed to protect agriculture in Missouri. Specifically, they say farmers need to be safeguarded against costly regulations, like restrictions […]

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    Amendment 1 passes by narrow margin

      ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – By a margin of just 2,500 votes, Amendment 1 has passed. Following this passage, a new section of the Missouri Constitution will be added that states, “That agriculture which provides food, energy, health benefits, and security is the foundation and stabilizing force of Missouri’s economy. To protect this vital sector of Missouri’s economy, the right of farmers and ranchers to engage in farming and ranching practices shall be forever guaranteed in this state, subject […]

  • Parents upset over lewd graffiti on bridge

    LINCOLN COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Offensive graffiti in Lincoln County is worrying residents who have to pass these images every day. What’s just as upsetting to them is that no one is taking responsibility for removing it. Young kids in their go-kart zoom past lewd words whose meaning they don’t understand yet. But since this graffiti popped up, they’ve started asking. “They’re coming home and asking me what some things mean that I’d rather not discuss with them at this […]

  • Security cameras near dressing rooms shock customer

    BALLWIN, MO (KTVI) – The last time you went shopping, how private was the dressing room you walked into?  Many of us don’t take the time to look for security cameras while trying on clothes, but when one thrift store shopper did look, she was shocked by what she saw. While DeAnna Morris was shopping at the Ballwin Red Racks, she noticed a security camera, clearly visible, even with the door shut.  She took a video to document what she […]

  • Hidden chop shop discovered in backyard

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – East St. Louis investigators raided a chop shop on Thursday, located in a residential backyard.  The illegal operation had been going on for at least five years.  FOX 2 captured exclusive video as the scrapyard was cleared, bit by bit. A chain dragging an engine onto a flatbed isn’t what you’d expect to see in a residential backyard.  Then again, neither is the front half of a truck, or a car door poking up […]

  • St. Charles mother charged with making meth

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A St. Charles County mother is charged with making methamphetamine with her young child nearby. 34 year-old Natalie Goreham lived in her mother’s basement with her young son.  She’d been there less than two months, when undercover officers caught her with meth.  St. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar says, “The most significant piece of that was that there was a five year-old child that was in the basement bedroom no more than a dozen […]

  • Brazen liquor store thief identified through DNA

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – A thief who broke into a liquor store through a hole in the roof last year has just been identified through DNA evidence. Police say the suspect cut himself while entering the building and the blood from the rooftop matched his DNA. At 3:20 in the morning, surveillance footage at Ferguson Market and Liquor shows the suspect dropping from a hole in the roof into the business’s back office. He heads straight for the cash register.  […]