Dan Gray joined the KTVI Fox 2 News team in 2004 and the KPLR News 11 team in 2008. He anchors Fox 2 News at 11 AM and News 11 at Noon and reports weekdays for both stations. Dan also does part-time anchoring at KMOX Radio.
From 1992 to 2003, Dan was an anchor/reporter for KSDK-TV in St. Louis. He also worked as an anchor/reporter at KOVR-TV in Sacramento, California and KETV-TV in Omaha, Nebraska.
Dan has won several journalism awards including seven Emmy awards. He received the “Best Anchor” Emmy four times. He has been nominated for Emmy awards numerous times.
He has interviewed presidents, celebrities and covered major events including floods, earthquakes, elections and papal visits.
Dan is a native St. Louisan and a frequent speaker at schools, charity and civic organizations. He has been active in The BackStoppers, St. Louis Jewish Community Center, the ALS Association of St. Louis, the American Liver Foundation, A Safe Place; Provident of St. Louis, HavenHouse St. Louis, Safe Place for Youth in Need, St. Vincent’s Home for Children, and The Salvation Army.
FRANKLIN COUNTY Mo. – Four people were killed Friday afternoon in an accident on Highway 47 at Forest View Drive near Union. The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) said the crash involved a semi tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle. The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. State police said a 2010 Chevy Cobalt traveling southbound on Highway 47 crossed the center line and struck a tractor-trailer heading northbound. The Cobalt was crushed. Two other vehicles were damaged in the accident. “Almost like […]
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Illinois officials are putting out alerts to prepare for on-going flooding now and possible high water later in the Spring. St. Clair County officials are taking a proactive approach and already filling sandbags. Workers in Belleville have been operating a sandbag filling machine, filling about six hundred bags an hour. There is no flooding now in the county but St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency Director Herb Simmons says officials are not being complacent about the threat of flooding. […]
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – The bodies of two Army reservists returned home to the St. Louis-area Monday. Sgt. Holli Bolinski and Spc. Jackson D. Johnson died March 5 as a result of a non-combat related incident. Bolinksi, 37, was from Pinckneyville, Illinois; Johnson, 20, was from Hillsboro. An Army spokesperson said Bolinski, Johnson, and another Army reservist were in an SUV on a routine mission when it collided with a civilian water truck. Bolinski and Johnson were killed […]
ST. LOUIS – Most people with Hepatitis C have no symptoms for several years. In fact, up to 80 percent of people who carry HVC show no symptoms until it’s too late and liver damage has occurred. As a result, federal disease experts recommend screenings for baby boomers, the group most likely to be infected without knowing it. Symptoms may include: Fatigue, Fever, Abdominal pain, Bloating, Fluid in the abdomen, Dark urine, Loss of appetite, Nausea, Bleeding Hepatitis C is a […]
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – Scam artists who want your information and money are spoofing calls with the St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department’s phone number. The scammer tells the victim they will be arrested if they don’t immediately pay fines for missed jury duty or outstanding warrant. The victim is then told to buy a prepaid card and deposit the fine amount on the card. The scammer asks for the number on the back of the card. St. Charles County […]
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. — There is an ongoing investigation into allegations of an employee having inappropriate contact with a student at Francis Howell North High School. St. Charles police learned of the accusations from a school resource officer around noon Thursday. A spokesperson for the Francis Howell School District said it’s cooperating with law enforcement officials and added that the employee in question had been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. Police said the alleged […]
ST. LOUIS – Women with or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) have a history of irregular menstrual bleeding and often have difficulty getting pregnant. They also may have unwanted hair growth in places such as on the face, mainly on the upper lip and chin, between their breasts, in the lower part of the abdomen, and on the inner thighs. In severe cases, PCOS can head to balding, lowering of the voice, and bigger muscles. Many women with PCOS produce too much […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – You can dine out for a good cause Tuesday evening, as several St. Louis-area restaurants have pledged to donate a portion of their sales to a scholarship fund named for a slain hotel manager. The Concord Grill, known for its great burgers and known for great generosity, are one of 23 restaurants in the area donating a portion of their proceeds to the Scott Knopfel Scholarship Fund. Knopfel was the night manager at the Drury […]
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – Jefferson County residents are expressing concerns about vaccinations now that a confirmed case of measles has been reported in the county. Kelley Vollmar, the director of the Jefferson County Health Department, says the adult who has the measles had contact with a small number of people and has self-quarantined. She says this is not a countywide problem. The department learned last week the infected patient got the disease while in another state, though department officials did […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A pet cat who ran from his home to escape the wildfires in northern California last year was reunited with his family in St. Louis today. Paul Ritchie was as nervous as a cat. He and his wife Sandra even had a chauffeur-like sign to make sure the rescue organization representative accompanying Dexter wouldn’t miss them. High anticipation turned to tender emotion when they finally got Dexter out of his personalized carrier. “Oh Dexter baby,” Sandra […]
ST. LOUIS – Missing out on sleep can affect a child’s behavior, appetite, growth and even their performance in school. Getting a good night’s sleep is essential to everyone at every point in life, but we are only now beginning to understand how important a factor sleep deprivation is, especially in kids. Kids who do not get enough sleep can struggle with ADHD and behavior problems. But, Dr. Joseph Muenster, a pediatrician at SSM Health Medical Group says that kids need […]
ST. LOUIS – Most major highways in the St. Louis area are clear of snow tonight, but MoDOT crews will be busy tonight in the brutally cold weather. The concern tonight with temperatures in the teens, that roadways may refreeze. The snow is over but bitter cold temperatures remain. MoDOT says drivers should still take it easy because ice patches may be developing tonight or tomorrow. MoDOT says highways and secondary roads in the St. Louis area and across the […]