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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!


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    Funeral Directors and Morticians to hold stop the violence rally this Sunday

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The homicides in St. Louis keep climbing.  Now, funeral directors are trying their hand at making a difference.  This Sunday at 1 o’clock, a group of funeral directors and roughly two dozen hearses will parade through St. Louis neighborhoods; a mock funeral to open residents’ eyes to the violence plaguing the community. At the Ronald L. Jones funeral home, Cynthia Allen sat sobbing.  She was there making funeral arrangements for her 22-year-old son, Roger Sales. Sales […]

  • Ameren MO working overtime to restore power to West County residents, businesses

    CHESTERFIELD (KTVI) – Ameren crews have been working non-stop since Monday night to restore power to residents in the Chesterfield area. Intense storms toppled power poles, knocking out electricity for thousands of customers. The hardest hit area was along Clayton Road where it intersects with Schoettler Road. That is basically where Chesterfield, Ballwin, and Town and Country all come together. 80 Ameren workers are braving brutal heat to try and get all of the power back on. The storms tore the […]

  • Loop Trolley opponents file another lawsuit

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KTVI)- Construction of the Loop Trolley is on track but one group is hoping to stop the progress. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, opponents of the project have filed another lawsuit seeking to block the $43 million streetcar line. The trolley is scheduled to be completed by fall of 2016. Last week, the concrete was just poured onto the tracks, and more progress is on the way. The trolley would be a 2.2 […]

  • VA seeks to expand Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery is filling up and the final resting place for veterans needs more space. If burials continue at the current rate, the cemetery will be filled in just six years. That`s why the Department of Veterans Affairs has asked St. Louis County to sell a 38-acre portion of Sylvan Springs Park, which is right next to the cemetery. With these additional acres, the cemetery wouldn`t be full for another 17-years. However, expanding […]

  • Search continues for missing towboat crew member on Mississippi River

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search for a missing boater on the Mississippi River.  He was thrown from a towboat that sank Sunday night around 6:30. According to St. Louis Fire Department officials, it happened when a towboat belonging to Osage Marine Services collided with a barge.  Two crew members were rescued by another towboat, uninjured. But the third crew member is still missing. On Monday, the Army Corps of Engineers’ sonar-equipped boat located […]

  • Loop Trolley one step closer to completion

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KTVI)- The Loop Trolley will be one step closer to completion. Starting at 7a.m. Wednesday, crews will be pouring the concrete. Over the next two days, 35 truckloads of cement will be poured to fill the first section of the track, running along Delmar from Kingsland to Mehlville. When it`s finished by the end of next year, the two-mile Loop Trolley will connect The Loop with Forest Park, with a turnaround at the Missouri History Museum. It`s […]

  • Man shot, killed in south city

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The murder count continues to climb in St. Louis. One man in his thirties was shot and killed shortly before 1 a.m. in South City. The shooting happened on Bingham Avenue where police say the victim was shot once in the chest, and possibly the back. He was found outside a house and then rushed to the hospital where he died. Police are investigating both inside the home and around it. No word if the victim […]

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    Ted Drewes burgled overnight

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – After a hot, sunny weekend, some criminals thought it was the perfect opportunity to break into a St. Louis summertime institution. Detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are working to identify whoever broke into Ted Drewes overnight on Chippewa. Store manager Chris Beckemeier said thieves smashed a window leading to an upstairs office. They took a cash register with only a small amount of change inside. The criminals left empty-handed otherwise, because employees had […]

  • MoDOT to rehab I-44 bridge over Meramec River

    FENTON, MO (KTVI)- If the Interstate 44 bridge over the Meramec River is part of your commute, expect some delays. MoDOT is starting a new project on the I-44 bridge over the river near the I-270 approach. For the next six weeks, one lane on eastbound I-44 will be closed around the clock. Crews will start on the far left lane, moving their way over, every 10 days or so. To avoid congestion, you may want to consider an alternate […]

  • Aldermen to address minimum wage, spy agency at Friday’s meeting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The Board of Aldermen will address two hot topics during their last meeting before a two-month summer break. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post- Dispatch, the 28-person board is set to discuss the proposed minimum wage hike. Originally, the intent was to raise the min wage to $15 an hour by 2020 but a new compromise bill, supported by Mayor Francis Slay, would raise it to $11 an hour by 2020. The current […]

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    Washington University computer camp lets kids go wild on Minecraft

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – At Washington University this summer, kids who love the popular computer and video game Minecraft are living the dream. At a week-long camp hosted by iD Tech Camps, the campers are learning how to program and create their very own Minecraft games. Minecraft allows players to build their own levels using blocks. Nine-year-old camper John Spivey is particularly proud of the flame-throwing sword he created. “I came in this camp probably knowing nothing about computer Minecraft […]

  • School district opposes redevelopment of Crestwood Mall

    CRESTWOOD, MO (KTVI)- A new plan is in the works to redevelop the site of the Crestwood Mall. The mall closed its doors in 2013. Chicago developer, Urban Street Group, bought the property for just $3.6 million last April. Now, the developer wants to transform the site into a mixed use property, with shops, restaurants, a movie theater, and 225 apartments. Developing this dead space sounds great but many Lindbergh School District staff, parents, and school board members are opposed. […]