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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
  • Volunteers aid Kimmswick sandbagging operation in hope of sparing town from flooding

    KIMMSWICK, MO (KTVI) – The worries of flooding continue in Kimmswick, as the community calls for volunteers to help sandbag. In downtown Kimmswick, several shops, and the livelihood of many, sit dangerously close to the rising water.  Mayor Phil Stang hopes a makeshift levee volunteers constructed this past weekend will keep the city dry.  It was an expensive endeavor, but not as costly as a flood would be. The mayor explains, “A flood would be very, very expensive. And my […]

  • Police releasing few details in Crystal City death investigation

    CRYSTAL CITY, MO (KTVI)– A death investigation is underway in Crystal City. Police have confirmed this investigation, but are not saying whether it’s suspicious, until they gather more details. Crystal City PD investigating death @ Riverview Bend apts. Appears victim may have been dragged thru grass (pictured) pic.twitter.com/glCQ4Qr3hL — Rebecca Roberts (@RRobertsTV) June 26, 2015 It happened at the Riverview Bend apartments on Flagship Drive, just off Missouri Avenue. Neighbors say the victim is a middle-aged woman named Laura. They […]

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    Lightning strike starts apartment fire in Granite City

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – A lightning strike from Thursday night’s thunderstorms sparked a fire at an apartment complex in Granite City. Both Granite City police and fire departments responded to the fire, which occurred in the 2000 block of Pontoon Road. At about 7:30 p.m., witnesses said a lightning bolt hit the top of a neighboring apartment building and the chimney exploded. Bricks flew across the parking lot, all the way into a neighbor’s window. Carelene Hammond was in […]

  • Flood waters receding in Lincoln County

    LINCOLN COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – The flood waters are receding in Lincoln County and rivers are starting to return back to their banks. Fields once covered with flood water are now drying out. But life far from back to normal, as businesses owners and homeowners are getting their first look at the damage done by the flooding. FOX2’s Rebecca Roberts was in Lincoln County with the muddy mess left behind.

  • 22 St. Louis area school districts agree to help Normandy and Riverview Gardens districts

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced a historic partnership on Tuesday between nearly two dozen St. Louis area school districts.  The goal is to help the Normandy Schools Collaborative and the Riverview Gardens School District to regain accreditation. Ever since Missouri students began transferring out of unaccredited school districts two years ago, some have labeled the program a complicated, costly burden.  But this new regional partnership between 24 St. Louis area school districts puts an […]

  • Water levels continue to rise in River Bend area

    GRAFTON, IL (KTVI)- Water levels continue to rise in the River Bend area. FOX 2’s Rebecca Roberts is live in Grafton with a look at conditions there and how flooding may impact weekend plans.

  • Rivers continue to rise across St. Louis area

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI)- Concerns about flooding continue Thursday morning in the St. Louis area. The Missouri River is very full right now. Its flood stage is 25 feet but now it’s above 30 feet. The river is set to crest sometime this weekend at 30.8 feet, according to the National Weather Service. The Missouri River isn’t alone.  From all the recent rain, the water saturation is widespread, filling rivers, small creeks and grounds. In St. Louis, MSD crews have […]

  • Homeowners dealing with flooded basements across St. Louis area

    O’FALLON, MO (KTVI) – All the recent rain has been a headache for homeowners across St. Louis, dealing with sewer backups and flooded basements. In a basement in O’Fallon, the sump pump stopped working. Because of the rain, it overflowed, causing water to seep into the carpet and walls.  A cleanup crew from Servpro vacuumed and suctioned the water out of the carpet and mat, then worked to measure the damage to the wall. In Jefferson County, it was a similar situation.  […]

  • Veteran recovering from heart attack finds his lawn mowing equipment stolen

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis police are searching for the thieves who snatched pricey lawn care equipment from a south city neighborhood.  It belonged to a veteran and his wife trying to make ends meet. Life hasn’t been easy for Alma and Kenny Kissel. In 2002, they both lost their jobs, so they decided to mow lawns to make ends meet.  Now, A & K Lawn Service mows for churches and the elderly. Some of their neighborhood work […]

  • AG Koster checks on progress to restore Oak Grove Cemetery

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – On Monday, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster toured a crumbling landmark in St. Louis, accompanied by families impacted by its deterioration.  Now Koster says more still needs to be done. There’s no for sale sign, but Oak Grove Cemetery is officially for sale now.  The cemetery has been in owner Marilyn Stanza’s family for years, but it seems all the upkeep the once-majestic cemetery requires is just too much for her to handle. “Marilyn is doing […]

  • Diversity scholarship for aspiring firefighters

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – In an effort to increase the number of minority firefighters, the Professional Firefighters of Eastern Missouri are giving away a Diversity Scholarship. The scholarship will go towards paying for EMT school. You can apply online at iaff26656.org.

  • Vigil held to remember cyclist struck, killed

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A candlelight vigil will be held on Friday, June 12th for a cyclist who was struck and killed on Wednesday night. Authorities say 21-year-old Timothy Canada was riding his bike on Page at Euclid when he was struck by a driver. After being hit by the side mirror of the car, Canada was thrown into the westbound lanes. He died of his injuries ten hours later. Authorities say he was not wearing a helmet. The vigil […]