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. She transitioned to reporting in January 2017.
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.
WENTZVILLE, MO – General Motors employees across the country are voting on a new contract and it could mean a billion-dollar investment for the Wentzville plant. If the deal is approved, it will end the five-week strike and send 49,000 GM employees back to work. If GM workers approve the deal, the Wentzville plant will get $1.5 billion in investments. In July, Governor Mike Parson committed to tax breaks for GM as long as the company committed to $750 million […]
GODFREY, IL – The widow of a fallen Godfrey firefighter shares her story with Fox 2/News 11. Captain Jake Ringering of the Godfrey Fire Protection District was killed in the line of duty this spring. Allison Ringering said she spent half of her life with her husband, and Ringering spent nearly half of his life fulfilling his calling as a firefighter. When it came to his two loves, family always came first. Ringering first met Allison in high school. The […]
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – The children of a Maryland Heights firefighter who died in the line of duty this summer are receiving support from the community. As the children of first responders, Tori Moore, 13, and CJ Moore, 11, are used to offering help but now the tables have turned. Three years ago, Tori and CJ hosted a lemonade sale to raise money for Ballwin Police Officer Michael Flamion who had been shot and critically wounded while conducting a traffic […]
WATERLOO, Ill. – The widow of an Illinois state trooper shares her story and struggles in the weeks following her husband’s death. Less than two months after Trooper Nick Hopkins was killed in the line of duty, Whitney Hopkins tells Fox 2 she is still figuring it out. “I had my routine, he had his, and together, we made a team, and he was my person,” said Whitney. The couple was together for 15 years and got married in 2008. […]
ST. LOUIS – Football has returned to the Gateway City! After this week’s XFL draft, the St. Louis BattleHawks have a full roster. Quarterback Jordan Ta’amu met with passionate fans Thursday night at Westport Social in Maryland Heights. Ta’amu said he was thrilled to get the call from head coach Jonathan Hayes. “(Coach) said, ‘You’re going to be our guy, the quarterback that we build our team around,'” said Ta’amu. The Hawaii native and Ole Miss graduate has been getting […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged two brothers in connection with Monday’s road rage shooting in south county. And Fox 2 uncovered court documents that show the men have been accused of aggressive confrontations in the past. Monday’s shooting took place just after 3 p.m. in the 6200 block of S. Lindbergh Boulevard between Tesson Ferry Road and Interstate 55. According to prosecutors, brothers Nicholas and Joseph Marino got into a road rage […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A man who was shot during a suspected road rage incident while driving with his children in south St. Louis County on Monday is expected to recover from his injuries. Two suspects are in police custody. According to a county police spokesperson, a man in his 30s was shot by a suspect traveling in another car. The victim’s children—ages 11, 9, 5, and 3—were with him at the time of the shooting. The children were […]
ST. LOUIS – The cold weather came upon us quickly across the St. Louis area, which means a lot of people probably have flowers and vegetation still on their porches or in their yards. Fox 2’s Katie Kormann visited Steve Rush at the Garden Heights Nursery to find out what we should be doing to protect those plants.
ST. LOUIS – Cold temperatures have moved into the St. Louis-area Friday night. While some are welcoming the cooler weather, some fire officials are educating people about fire prevention. People heading to Oktoberfest at Soulard Market may want to wear leggings under their lederhosen. Friday night temperatures could dip into the 30s and the high temperature on Saturday will be in the low 60s. The two-day event celebrates all things German: music, beer, food, entertainment, and activities. The festival benefits […]
(UPDATE: The day after the pet food was stolen, Gateway Pet Guardians announced on Facebook that the community donated thousands of dollars and Purina offered to replace all of the stolen goods.) ST. LOUIS – Local animal lovers have stepped up to support the Gateway Pet Guardians after dozens of bags of pet food were stolen Thursday afternoon. The staff said surveillance cameras captured three people stealing large bags of pet food stacked near the front door of the facility […]
ARNOLD, Mo. – A local food pantry is looking to make a small change in hopes of making a big impact on the environment. The Arnold Food Pantry has been making a difference for the people of Jefferson County since 1983. Soon, it will also make a difference for the planet. “When I took over the position earlier in the year, I did some math and figured out we were using anywhere from 60,000 to 80,000 plastic bags,” said Ed […]
ARNOLD, Mo. – The Arnold Food Pantry will expand services to ensure no veteran goes hungry. The organization already serves an estimated 13,000 Jefferson County residents each year. “No veteran should worry about where their next meal is coming from,” said Phil Amato, board president of the Arnold Food Pantry. “That’s sinful.” More than 200 people attended the annual Taste of Arnold at the Arnold VFW, the Arnold Food Pantry’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The Arnold Food Pantry does not […]