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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
  • Church appeals for help in providing shelter for the homeless

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – It’s a church that the homeless see as a safe haven, but now, their pastor could be forced to evict them. Pastor Barnicio Cureton hopes to expand community service programs, now that he’s moved his congregation into an old school building on Cleveland Avenue. He explains, “We purchased it to do clothing, food, be a place where the community can come and find refuge.” When he bought the building from the East St. Louis […]

  • Pedestrians want traffic light installed at dangerous intersection

    ALTON, IL (KTVI) – Drivers caught on camera, blatantly breaking the law. In Alton, one pedestrian was so fed up with drivers barreling right past a stop sign, that she took a video of it. This same pedestrian was hit by a car at this very intersection last year. Gesturing to the large scar on her left arm, Kim Milazzo says, “Every morning when I get up, get ready, that’s a reminder that I was hit.”  She was hit last […]

  • Couple fed up with sewage spills at apartment complex

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – It’s a pungent, persistent problem that has residents of one north St. Louis County apartment complex up in arms.  Sewage has been spilling out of sinks and toilets, flooding their homes. Life at Trinity Park Apartments, located off I-270 and Lilac Avenue, has been a mess lately for Andre Felix and his girlfriend.  Their apartment flooded three times within the past three weeks. Each time, the property management sent a cleaning company.  Felix says, […]

  • Hundreds walk to honor loved ones impacted by cancer

    EAST ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Hundreds walked to honor loved ones impacted by cancer. About 100 survivors also walked around the track at Clyde C. Jordan stadium for this year`s “Relay for Life” in East St. Louis Friday night The event included the luminaria ceremony. Participants light candles to remember those who lost the battle to the deadly disease and to honor survivors.

  • Secret websites offering illegal drugs prove deadly

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, IL (KTVI) – Drugs with innocuous names like Smiles and N-Bomb are now popping up in dark corners of the internet, through tough-to-track URL’s that keep changing. Illinois Coroners Association President Randy Dudenbostel says these websites are becoming a popular source of synthetic drugs, including forms of LSD. Much of it is shipped from China. Dudenbostel explains, “It’s becoming more available online. Back in the 60s, you didn’t have that easy access that we’re seeing today.” It’s yet […]

  • Laid off mechanic says Metro broke promise

    BOND COUNTY, IL (KTVI) – An Illinois man has gone through more tragedy in the past three years than some experience in a lifetime. And now, he’s been struck with one latest blow he isn’t sure he can weather. As Wayne Stief and his four children sit outside their Bond County home, there’s a dark cloud looming over the sunny afternoon. On Friday, Wayne will take his 15 year-old daughter, Odessa, for yet another chemotherapy treatment. Stief says, “It’s very […]

  • Overland food mart employee busted for selling synthetic marijuana

    OVERLAND, MO (KTVI) – An employee of an Overland food mart has admitted to selling synthetic marijuana behind the counter.  He is now charged with Selling an Imitation Controlled Substance. Woodson Grocery and Liquor sells typical snacks and refreshments, along with hard liquor, hookah, and other smoking paraphernalia.  And if you ask, you might be able to buy “Joker,” a form of synthetic marijuana. Overland Police Chief Mike Laws explains, “We had information from a confidential informant, early in the […]

  • Political turmoil leaves Wellston police cars with empty gas tanks

    WELLSTON, MO (KTVI) – Political turmoil in the city of Wellston has led to empty gas tanks in police cars, and extreme measures to be taken.  On Friday, a court-appointed attorney officially took over the city’s finances. Wellston Police Chief G. Thomas Walker says the infighting between city leaders has been going on for years, but has recently reached a breaking point: “The treasurer resigned after the last meeting, where they weren’t able to have a meeting, approximately two weeks […]

  • St. Charles man dies after snake bite

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A St. Charles man is dead after he was bitten by a Copperhead snake.  It happened while he was camping with his son at Sam A. Baker State Park, just west of Cape Girardeau. According to Wayne County Sheriff Dean Finch, on Tuesday night, Levins spotted a snake right outside their cabin and picked it up.  Then, the 18 to 20-inch snake bit him three times on his hand. Less than five minutes later, Levins […]

  • St. Louis County man charged with stealing over $17K in scrap metal

    BRIDGETON, MO (KTVI) – A St. Louis County man, accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of scrap metal, now faces jail time. Bridgeton police say he targeted several businesses in an industrial area, including Key Equipment and Supply.  The company builds and sells garbage trucks, street sweepers, and other municipal equipment. All that work creates tons of scrap metal, worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars.  Company President Steve Hyink says, “We’ll sell that scrap, and then we’ll […]

  • Late night swim leads to child abuse charges

    ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL (KTVI) – The Fourth of July holiday weekend took a devastating turn for one St. Clair County family.  The father, 25 year-old Miguel Luna, is charged with endangering and abusing his young daughter.  Investigators say he took her into a dangerously cold swimming pool and struck her. St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson says it all started with too much liquor: “The man gets intoxicated. He takes his daughter into a pool, when it’s about 60 […]

  • Businesses around Fair St. Louis saw mixed results

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The largest event held in Forest Park in more than a century has come to a close.  In terms of traffic, parking, and safety, Fair St. Louis was a big success, but for businesses around the park, success was mixed. Coffee Cartel Employee Jason Douglas says, “We did think it was going to be more chaotic because of the parking situation and everything, but they handled it and planned pretty well, so people just had […]