Aprylete Russell joined KTVI in March of 2014 as a Community Affairs Assistant for FOX 2 News. She now creates web content for community events and charitable programs.

Aprylete is a native St. Louisan and a graduate of Hazelwood West High School. Pursuing a B. S in Media Studies with an emphasis is in Broadcast Journalism from the University of St. Louis Missouri.

In addition, Aprylete is a Radio Personality for Radio-One, St. Louis and former Freelance Reporter/ Host for STL Live TV. She is making her mark for the City of St. Louis.

Recent Articles
  • Man in custody as Jefferson County standoff ends

    CEDAR HILL, Mo. – Jefferson County authorities have a man in custody following an hours-long standoff Wednesday morning in Cedar Hill. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 8400 block of Eastview at around 5:30 a.m. They encountered a man holding a firearm when they arrived on the scene.  They also spotted the lifeless body of a woman on the front porch.  Police said the man pointed a gun at them during the encounter. Sheriff Dave Marshak […]

  • Crews fight four separate house fires in Washington Park neighborhood

    WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. –  Two firefighters are injured battling four separate house fires over the course of a few hours early  Wednesday morning. The fires all started between 2:30 and 3:30a.m. in Washington Park. Several Metro-east fire departments responded to the fires which were all within a seven square block radius of each other.  Two homes were on North Park Drive. All of the buildings appear to be vacant. One of the firefighters was taken to the area hospital. No word […]

  • Cardinals host blood drive June 12-14

    ST. LOUIS – The  Cardinals kick off their 15th annual Blood Drive June 12. Tuesday through Thursday the Cards are teaming up with the Red Cross at several area locations including Potosi and St. Charles.  All you need are two forms of I.D. be in good health and weigh above 110 pounds. Everyone who attempts to donate will receive a specially designed St. Louis Cardinals T-Shirt.  Since 2004, more than 10,000 donations of blood have been collected through this drive. For […]

  • Martha Stewart coming to St. Louis Friday

    ST. LOUIS- One of America’s most beloved TV personalities is coming to St. Louis Friday June 15. After her canceled March appearance Martha Stewart will make a stop at the St. Louis Art Museum to promote her latest book, “Martha’s Flowers: A Practical Guide to Growing, Gathering, and Enjoying.” She will be joined by co-author Kevin Sharkey Friday in the Farrell Auditorium at 2p.m. Those who purchased tickets for the March event will use those for admission. No new tickets will […]

  • St. Charles City Council to vote on alcohol curfew on Main Street

    ST. CHARLES, Mo- The St. Charles City Council will vote on the controversial ordinance for bars in the historic area to stop serving alcohol at 11p.m. The St. Charles city council is considering a bill that would require 18 bars within a four-block stretch between Clark and Jefferson to stop serving alcohol at 11p.m. Backers of the bill say it would decrease the amount of crime taking place on Main Street, whereas bar owners say the bill would crush their business and […]

  • IHOP reveals the mystery of IHOb

    ST. LOUIS-   There is currently a verified twitter account for IHOb, that has about 360k followers. They tweeted out Monday what the mystery B stands for in the new name change; Burgers. Dear Internet, we abbreciate your batience. Now let’s see who guessed right. B-hold!!!!! #IHOb pic.twitter.com/Fh3SkZ7s3Y — IHOb (@IHOb) June 11, 2018 IHOP said on Monday that it’s temporarily changing its branding because the B stands for burgers. It’s only a marketing campaign. IHOP isn’t changing its name. But the […]

  • Early morning fire rips through vacant Liberty Bell Oil Company Building

    ST.LOUIS- Blazing flames ripped through a vacant commercial building in south St. Louis Thursday morning. The fire broke out just after 4a.m. along Vandeventer Ave near Boyle Fire officials tell FOX 2 the old Liberty Bell Oil Company Building was vacant, however, one homeless man was inside at the time but got out unharmed. The cause on the fire has not been determined. The fire is under investigation. Stay with FOX 2 for more information on this developing story.

  • Shooting victim drives to Overland gas station for help

    OVERLAND, Mo-  Police are searching for a gunman who shot a man in Overland Thurday morning. The incident happened around 1:45a.m. on Woodson Road near Midland Boulevard. The victim was able to get help at a nearby Quick Trip where the staff called the police. The investigation is ongoing. No word on the victim’s condition.

  • Smash-and-grab thieves hit Ballwin ITechShark store

    BALLWIN, Mo-  Ballwin police are investigating an early morning smash and grab. The incident happened at iTechShark off Manchester Road around 2:30a.m. Wednesday.  According to police two masked men broke into the store by smashing through the enrty door window. Surveillance video shows the suspects making their way to the store. It is reported that the men walked into the storage room and took off with several computers. The suspects sped away in a black BMW going 110 miles per […]

  • More affordable option for young people to get around the city this summer

    ST. LOUIS-Metro transit launched a summer program for young people. The Youth Fare Program  runs from June 1 through August 31. The special pass will allow people ages 13 to 25 to purchase discounted fares to get to camps, summer jobs, recreational programs and other destinations around the region. Visit: http://www.metrostlouis.org/gatewaygo/   Introducing the Gateway Go card, an exciting new option for young people to take transit where they need to go this summer. https://t.co/aYIYfUYUK5 pic.twitter.com/sp1Y0u0RyI — Metro (@STLMetro) June […]

  • Summer Food Program kicks off June 1 in St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS-  St. Louis County summer food program begins June 1.  Children in need will be able to get breakfast and lunch at participating churches, day camps, and community centers. Officials want to make sure children have access to meals with school being out for summer break. They plan to provide 2500 meals per day free of charge for students 18 and under. The program will run from June 1-August. St. Louis City begins its summer food program on June […]

  • Man found shot to death in the Soulard neighborhood

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a man outside a Soulard bar early Tuesday morning. According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting occurred just after 12:15 a.m. on Russell Boulevard and Menard Street, just outside of Bastille Bar and Grill. Police found the victim, identified as 51-year-old John Keene, was found with a gunshot wound to the stomach. He was pronounced dead at the scene. According to […]