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Molly Rose is excited to be back home in St. Louis after spending three years as a reporter in Kansas City. Before that, she worked as a reporter and anchor in Charlottesville, Virginia. She is a proud graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism (Go Tigers!) and loves her St. Louis Cardinals.

It’s been a lifelong dream for Molly to work as a journalist in St. Louis. She started her journalism career more than a decade ago when she served as editor-in-chief for her high school newspaper. Molly lived in Dellwood until second grade and attended Griffith Elementary School. She grew up just across the river in Edwardsville and graduated from Edwardsville High School. You can catch Molly’s traffic and news reports on FOX 2 news in the evenings.

One of Molly’s favorite places in St. Louis is Forest Park. She and her husband were recently married at The Jewel Box. Molly is a huge animal lover and spends a lot of time outside with her 7-year-old black lab rescue dog Avery.

Molly appreciates that journalism allows her to investigate wrongdoings. She is the recipient of a 2014 National Edward R. Murrow Award for one of her investigations revealing an incident in which the University of Virginia Hospital mistakenly sent a family home with their deceased loved one’s amputated body parts. She has also been recognized by the Virginia Associated Press for her work.

Do you have something you want Molly to investigate? What about a feel-good story you want to share? She would love for you to connect with her on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. You can also email her at molly.rose@tvstl.com. ​

Recent Articles
  • 6-year-old, 8-year-old wounded in separate shootings

    ST. LOUIS – Two young children were among the wounded in separate shootings in the St. Louis area Thursday evening. The first shooting happened around 7 p.m. at a home near the intersection of Lawnview and Berwyn drives in Moline Acres. One of the officers who responded to the scene said the 8-year-old victim left the scene in good spirits even though she had been shot. The officer said the young girl recognized him as an officer she sees at […]

  • Maplewood family searching for missing grandmother

    MAPLEWOOD, MO – It’s been one week since a Maplewood grandmother was last seen. Family members and volunteers with Saint Louis Search and Rescue have been looking for 62-year-old Barbara Johnson. Maplewood detectives tell Fox 2 Johnson’s purse was located on Laclede Station Road. They said she was last seen by a Maplewood Police Officer who was getting off her shift in the early morning hours. They said the officer spotted Johnson at a bus stop near the Steak ‘n […]

  • Man charged with felony stalking is returned to jail days after being released

    COLUMBIA, IL. – A 19-year-old man charged with felony stalking is back behind bars just days after being released from jail. According to Chris Hitzmann, the Monroe County State’s Attorney, Jared M. Franke, returned to the subdivision where the alleged victim lives. Court documents said the teen has also made threats against Columbia High School. According to court documents, the stalking took place in the Country Crossing subdivision and documents said the teen followed a young woman home. Investigators said […]

  • St. Charles County Council votes down proposed trash transfer station

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – The St. Charles County Council voted down a proposed plan that would allow a new trash transfer station near the Family Arena Monday night. The decision against the proposal was unanimous.  Dozens of residents came out for the meeting and told Fox 2 they left feeling relieved about the decision. The facility would have been built on an eight-acre piece of land. Residents were concerned about the odor, debris, and noise that would come from […]

  • Vintage stores, hat shops see business boom thanks to royal wedding

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Local hat makers and staff at vintage shops said they are staying busy selling fascinators ahead of the royal wedding. Fox 2 spoke to staff at The Vintage Haberdashery in Tower Grove Park who said they’ve had many people coming in to buy and rent a fascinator. Laura Murer, the owner of Over the Top by Laura, said she has had last minute requests for a handmade fascinator. She said her pieces take anywhere from a […]

  • U-City school investigating ‘inappropriate’ electronics incident

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. – The U-City School District said it’s investigating after a student said she was inappropriately touched by a substitute teacher. University City police said they are also investigating the incident. The 12-year-old girl’s mother asked FOX 2 to not use her name to protect her daughter’s privacy. The mother said she received a voicemail from the school on Tuesday saying her daughter was okay but that they needed to speak with her. She said her daughter attends […]

  • St. Louisans weigh into ‘laurel’ or ‘yanny’

    ST. LOUIS – Fox 2 interviewed a local clinical audiologist after a great debate on the internet about the way people are hearing the word ‘laurel.’ Thousands of people have debated about what they are hearing, some reported to hear ‘laurel,’ while others said they heard ‘yanny’ in the recording. Laura Horowitz, a clinical audiologist, said many factors play in. “It’s a recording of a recording and in that recording, it introduced some high-pitched distortion into the signal,” she said. […]

  • Father concerned over finding Social Security number on genealogy website

    ST. LOUIS – A metro father said he made a disturbing discovery online while helping his daughter with a school project about genealogy. Jeremy Brown said when typing his name into FamilyTreeNow.com he found his social security number listed alongside his current and past addresses. He said he “opted out” from the website and the information has since been removed. However, he said he is left wondering how long it was up there and who got their hands on it. […]

  • U.S. Embassy in Israel issues travel warning

    ST. LOUIS – A new travel warning from the U.S. Embassy in Israel has some travelers concerned. FOX 2 News spoke to the President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis about the warning for a small area in northeast Israel called Golan Heights. Andrew Rehfeld said he has traveled to Israel more times than he can remember and said he still considers it one of the safest places to travel to. Video was released that showed dozens […]

  • Mother alleges teacher punched her daughter

    CAHOKIA, IL. – A mother said her eight-year-old daughter was assaulted by a teacher at Lalumier Elementary School in Cahokia on Tuesday morning. The Centreville Police Department told Fox 2 News it is investigating a battery against a child incident. The mother of the third grader, Shineisha Smith, said her daughter is still emotional and is complaining of back pain. She said her daughter told her a teacher questioned why she was walking down the hallway during class and then […]

  • St. Louis County to step in and help South County residents with feral cat problem

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – On Monday, Fox 2 told you about a neighborhood in South County whose residents said a colony of feral cats are causing trouble. Fox 2 spoke to the county health department on Tuesday about its plans to deal with the situation. Faisal Khan, the Director of the St. Louis County Health Department, said staff will use what is called the “TNR” method, which means trap, neuter and return. He said staff will return the cats to […]

  • South County residents are fed up with feral cat problem

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Neighbors in a south county neighborhood say a feral cat problem has grown so out of control, and that one of their neighbors is moving. Neighbors who live in the subdivision near I-270 and Highway 21 said residents at a nearby senior living home will not stop feeding the cats. Neighbors said the feral cat problem has been going on for more than a decade, and one neighbor said he has trapped more than 95 […]