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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
  • stolen car

    Couple gets red light camera ticket for their stolen car

    HAZELWOOD, MO (KTVI) – A couple had their car stolen while it was warming up outside in Hazelwood.  Three days later, the same Subaru sped through the intersection at Goodfellow and Natural Bridge Road; first at 10:30am and then at 3pm. The couple didn’t have a clue. Days later, they got two red light camera tickets.  The fines will be waived, since the car was stolen. But, the victims feel it’s a missed opportunity. The red light cameras didn’t help […]

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    Teen found half-naked after escaping alleged abduction

    JENNINGS, MO (KTVI) – A 15 year-old girl reported being abducted, and narrowly escaping, in Jennings Thursday afternoon. The girl’s father, Robert Henderson, says it all started Wednesday morning, when a man in a white van approached her at the bus stop, on 367 and Jennings Station Road, behind the Regions bank.  The man reportedly tried to talk to her, asking her where she lived and where she went to school. But then, the bus showed up, so she got […]

  • St. Louis city announces plan to fund hiring more police officers

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – For the past 20 years, crime has been decreasing in the city of St. Louis. With that, the number of police officers has dwindled to around 1,250, from a peak of 1,600. But Mayor Francis Slay says it seems crime has bottomed out: “What we’ve seen since August, and we do believe there is a Ferguson effect, crime’s actually gone up in the city of St. Louis.  That is very concerning to me, and it […]

  • Homeless man charged with arson for Belleville fires

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A man who allegedly set three fires in Belleville last week is now behind bars. He now faces three arson-related charges. Seven days later, the smell of smoke still permeates the air around a West Main Street home. The early morning fire was spotted by Rose Harris, who was opening up Brite-Way Cleaners across the street.  She saw the flames, but not what caused them. Police say it was one of three fires set that morning […]

  • Police arrest suspect for stealing prescriptions from cars

    OVERLAND, MO (KTVI) – An Overland man who fought with police and stole prescription medication from his neighbor on Thanksgiving is now behind bars.  Police say it’s all thanks to residents working with them to solve the crime. Residents on Huntington Avenue in Overland, spotted someone rummaging through their neighbors’ cars, and called police with a description of the suspect.  Officers were able to track him down right away.   The suspect, 23-year-old Bryant Edwards, happened to live right down the […]

  • Masked men rob Cahokia grocery store with assault rifle

    CAHOKIA, IL (KTVI) – Three criminals used high-powered weapons, including an assault rifle, to rob a small business in Cahokia. It happened around 4:15 Thursday afternoon at Alps grocery store. In the surveillance footage, which Cahokia police released on Friday, you can see three men wearing ski masks, heading into the store. Two head right for the safe in the back, while one heads for the cash register. The man at the register points a hand gun with an extended, […]

  • Tension between South City residents after tear gas on Grand Ave

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Dialogue became heated Thursday night, between St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson and community members concerned about the way police handled the protests on South Grand after the grand jury decision. A diverse crowd of about 100 people showed up at Grand Oak Hill Community Corporation to voice their concerns. The community conversation was organized by 15th Ward Alderwoman Megan Green, who hoped the meeting would ultimately help restore peace and progress. Many in the […]

  • St. Louis city warrant amnesty expires December 31st

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The free pass for non-violent offenders in the city of St. Louis is coming to an end soon.  In October, roughly 220,000 warrants were forgiven, but many of those offenders could soon be arrested, unless they act quickly. Ronnie Walker knew he had a court date for his traffic ticket, but he just couldn’t make it that day.  He explains, “I’m disabled, and I’ve had some medical issues over the years, so it’s been difficult […]

  • Copper thefts from church a/c units in Jefferson County continue

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Thieves are continuing to target Jefferson County churches.  FOX 2 first reported seven of these thefts last week.  Now, more are being discovered. “They’re taking the covering off the air conditioning unit, and taking the condenser coils,” explains Captain Ron Arnhart with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. In some cases, thieves snatched the entire a/c unit.  Arnhart believes the stolen copper is sold for scrap: “They’re cutting lines, so they’re causing more damage than what […]

  • Atheist billboard in St. Charles County has people talking

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A billboard in St. Charles County is sparking controversy and conversation. It depicts a girl writing a letter to Santa, but she isn’t asking for gifts.  All she wants is to skip church, because, as the billboard states, she’s “too old for fairy tales.” The billboard is funded by the group American Atheists. It’s an advertisement for their national convention in Memphis this April.  The organization also hopes to raise awareness among atheists that […]

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    Locally built Chevy Colorado named truck of the year

    WENTZVILLE, MO (KTVI) – It’s an accolade St. Louisans can be proud of: The Chevy Colorado pick-up truck, built exclusively at Wentzville’s General Motors plant, was named Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year on Wednesday. Since September, workers at the Wentzville GM assembly plant have been busy creating America’s hottest new truck: the Chevy Colorado.  Plant Manager Nancy Laubenthal says, “The entire GM Wentzville team is just thrilled to have the opportunity to build this truck.” Now that this popular […]

  • Suspect charged in jewelry store robbery

    OVERLAND, MO (KTVI) – A thief is now facing charges after he was caught on camera, stealing diamonds from a St. Louis County jewelry store. You can see him on surveillance, walking into the Jewelry Exchange in Overland, wearing a printed white t-shirt, and blue jeans.  He goes to the counter, and asks to see a pair of 2-carat diamond studs with a $4,300 price tag. Jewelry Exchange Store Manager Kim McCall says, “[The salesperson and customer] were talking about […]