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Katie reports for Fox 2 News in the Morning. She is thrilled to be able to tell you about big stories happening around St. Louis as you start your day.

Katie joined the Fox 2/News 11 family in September 2014 as a producer and backpack reporter. In January 2016, Katie was promoted to supervising producer and launched the 11 p.m. newscast on Fox 2.

Katie previously worked as a reporter at KFSM in Fort Smith, AR. She began her news career as a writer for the midday news show at WGN in Chicago.

Katie graduated from Purdue University with majors in Communication and Psychology and a minor in Organizational Leadership & Supervision. She earned a M.A. in Journalism from DePaul University in Chicago.

Recent Articles
  • City of Hazelwood to propose taking over for Robertson Fire Protection District

    HAZELWOOD, MO – The Hazelwood City Council announced Wednesday it will submit a proposal to the Robertson Fire Protection District (RFPD) for the City of Hazelwood to take over fire services for an annexed portion of the city. This proposal is in response to a lawsuit filed by the RFPD against the city and a proposal to de-annex from Hazelwood. In the 1990s, the City of Hazelwood annexed a portion of the RFPD’s service area known as the Northwest Territory. […]

  • New law to give Missouri school districts flexibility in making up missed days

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – For years, Missouri public schools were required to be in session for a minimum of 174 days and 1,044 hours each year, but a new law eliminates the required number of minimum days focusing solely on the number of hours instead. Earlier this month, Governor Mike Parson signed a measure changing the rules and giving school districts the freedom and flexibility to make up the time missed. The new law goes into effect for the […]

  • Overland family wants city to approve Airbnb permit

    OVERLAND, MO – An Overland family was running an Airbnb listing for about 15 months when it received a cease and desist letter from the city citing a zoning violation. They are now going through the appropriate channels to try to obtain a conditional use permit in hopes of getting their business back up and running. Sarah Warren lives in the Overland home she grew up in with her husband and four children. They bought the more than 100-year-old home […]

  • Keeping cool in St. Louis this weekend amid heat advisory

    ST. LOUIS – A heat advisory has been issued for the St. Louis metro area on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. After the recent excessive heat warning that affected the region, area venues say they are prepared for another round of warmer than usual weather. At the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater Friday, country music artist Chris Stapleton performed a sold-out show. The venue sold water bottles at a discount – $3 rather than $5. It also offered two water […]

  • $550 million awarded in lawsuit linking cancer, baby powder

    ST. LOUIS – After six weeks of hearing evidence and testimony, a St. Louis jury Thursday awarded $550 million in damages and another $4.14 billion in punitive damages to 22 plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson that claimed asbestos in the company’s talcum powder caused the plaintiffs to develop ovarian cancer. “The money really isn’t the important part,” said plaintiff Gail Ingham from O’Fallon, Missouri. “It’s for women to find out what was in talc.” There have been other […]

  • Vintage mopeds stolen from Affton garage

    AFFTON, MO – St. Louis County police are investigating after two vintage mopeds were stolen from a garage in Affton sometime between Sunday night (July 8) and Monday morning (July 9). Devon Hettenhausen unlocked and entered her garage Monday morning on her way to work and noticed the automatic garage door was wide open. She said she was sure she closed the garage door when she returned home Sunday evening. “I instantly thought, ‘Oh no, bikes,’” said Hettenhausen. She quickly […]

  • Mother charged for leaving 1-year-old in hot car

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO – A mother was arrested and charged with child endangerment Tuesday (July 10) after police said she left her one-year-old daughter in a hot car while she went shopping. Town and Country police were called to the Town and Country Crossings parking lot just before 4 p.m. where there were reports of a child left unattended inside a parked car. Police arrived on the scene to find several employees from a nearby business pulling the child […]

  • St. Louis hospitals ramping up efforts to head off OB-GYN doctor shortage

    ST. LOUIS – A recent study suggests an impending nationwide physician shortage particularly in the areas concerning women’s health. The study says St. Louis is one of the top ten cities that will be impacted, but local physicians say they are working to prevent the shortage from impacting their ability to care for patients. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists projects there will be a shortage of obstetricians and gynecologists by 2020, and it will continue to grow through […]

  • Popular south county attraction closes after over 50 years

    AFFTON, Mo. – After more than 50 years in business, a sports complex in south St. Louis County is closing. Visitors to Tower Tee (6727 Heege Rd.) will be able to golf and use the batting cages through Saturday, then the business will host a farewell party on Sunday (July 8). The free farewell concert will be held from 1-9 p.m. on the driving range. Three bands will play live music. Rogers & Nienhaus will perform from 1-3 p.m., followed […]

  • Six people rushed to hospital after Hazmat situation at Roxy’s Exotic Club

    BROOKLYN, Ill. – Six people were treated at a hospital when they became ill after coming in contact with an unknown substance at a business in the Metro East. Three of the people treated were first responders called to the scene to help. The call came in around 2:30 a.m. Friday (July 6) that several people at Roxy’s strip club had become ill and some had passed out. Lt. Antonio White with the Brooklyn Police Department said EMTs with MedStar […]

  • Jason Derulo headed to Arch grounds for Fair St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS –  Jason Derulo posted to Twitter Thursday , ”  I’m coming for ya, #STL! Head to the Enterprise Rent-A-Car stage at fairsaintlouis at 8:15pm for a show you won’t forget!” The Archgrounds will again play host to the thousands of people celebrating America’s independence for day two of Fair St.  Louis. Festivities begin at 4p.m. Friday. There are two big concert performers on the main stage.  Andy Grammer performs at 6:30p.m. and Jason Derulo takes the stage at 8:15p.m. There will be […]

  • Fire destroys Macklind Avenue Deli in south St. Louis; firefighters injured

    ST. LOUIS- Fire destroyed a popular South St. Louis deli early Thursday morning (July 5). The owners of Macklind Avenue Deli say they plan to rebuild and reopen. The fire started around 1 a.m. at the deli located at Macklind and Nottingham avenues in the South Hampton neighborhood. St. Louis City Fire Department Captain Garon Mosby said the first crew on the scene reported heavy fire in the building. Firefighters worked aggressively to fight the fire, but the fire grew […]