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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
  • Mizzou considers new policies to make campus, Greek community safer

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Changes could be coming to fraternities and sororities at the University of Missouri. A 40-member task force made recommendations to the university Tuesday after nearly a year of discussion. University leadership said the conversations began as they sought ways to ensure student safety, address longstanding issues like alcohol abuse and improve diversity. “What’s been on the minds dealing with these recommendations has been safety,” said Christian Basi, spokesperson for the university. “How do we make sure that […]

  • Little piggy found on I-44, now recovering at rescue ranch

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A little piglet found herself in quite the pickle when she landed on a busy St. Louis interstate. Some Good Samaritans made sure she found a safe place to recover and call home. Pickles the Miracle Pig’s story is quite the miracle. Just a few short weeks ago, Pickle’s future was doomed. “She fell off a commercial truck with a bunch of piglets going to their final destination,” said Randy Grim, founder of Stray Rescue in […]

  • St. Louis County law enforcement have active shooter training before school starts

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – School resource officers with 20 different departments within St. Louis County will have completed active shooter training by the time students return for the first day of school. The two-day training, conducted by the St. Louis County Police Department’s Tactical Operations Unit, has been held in small groups throughout the summer to maximize learning potential. Officer Mike Schira has been a school resource officer going on six years. He works with students and staff in […]

  • Police investigating a drive-by shooting in Pontoon Beach

    PONTOON BEACH, IL – The Pontoon Beach Police Department and Illinois State Police are investigating after a drive by shooting in a mobile home community Wednesday evening (July 25). Police say they located the vehicle used in the shooting, and they are still searching for a possible suspect. The incident occurred at the Holiday Manufactured Home Community off Horseshoe Lake Road in Pontoon Beach. Pontoon Beach Police Chief Christopher Modrusic said a white vehicle drove by a home and fired […]

  • Rats! Some Overland residents are dealing with unwanted visitors

    OVERLAND, MO – Some residents in Overland are dealing with unwanted visitors in their neighborhood. City officials confirm they have received complaints about rats in the area. The Overland Police Department employs a Health and Rabies Officer who is working with the community to help get rid of the problem. Barb McBride is one of many residents in Overland dealing with rats on her property, and it is putting a damper on her summer. Her grandchildren visit her home often, […]

  • Metro buses collide in Berkeley

    BERKELEY, Mo. – Police, firefighters, and EMTs scrambled to the scene of a serious bus collision in Berkeley Monday afternoon that injured more than a dozen people. The accident occurred around 3:15 p.m. at N. Hanley and Stella Avenue. Around 15-17 people were taken to the hospital after the accident, according to a captain with the Berkeley Fire Department. Their injuries were not life-threatening. All of the passengers were said to be conscious after the accident. Most of those injured […]

  • Proposed tariffs on cars could negatively impact vintage car industry

    ST. LOUIS – The Trump administration has proposed a plan that would increase the import tax for autos and automotive parts tenfold. A vintage car dealer from the St. Louis area said this kind of increase could have a major negative impact on his business, so he took his concerns to Washington D.C. Mark Hyman, owner of Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars in Maryland Heights, spoke last Thursday (July 19) before the U.S. Commerce Department along with representatives from the industry who […]

  • West County EMS and Fire wants residents to be READY in case of a medical emergency

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A new program is available to some west St. Louis County residents that could save time and money during a medical emergency. Recently, Manchester resident Woody Bassman woke during the night and headed down the hallway. Bassman said he could barely stand and had a “horrible roaring sound” in his head. He knew he needed help and called 911. Bassman had previously registered with West County EMS and Fire through its Rapid Emergency Assisting Documents for […]

  • 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 […]