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Danielle Scruggs began her career as a Digital Content Producer for KTVI FOX 2 in May of 2014. She completed two internships with the station before setting off on her own.

She is a former News Producer for WICS ABC 20 and WRSP FOX 55/27 in Springfield, Illinois. In addition to producing, Scruggs worked for the City of St. Louis as an intern and host for STL TV Live.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism and Television from Columbia College Chicago.

A St. Louis native, Scruggs loves covering stories in her hometown.


Recent Articles
  • Blues sign 8-year-old boy to one-day contract

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _The St. Louis Blues are helping to put a smile on the face of an eight-year-old Troy, Missouri boy who has been through a lot of tragedy recently. Blues general manager Doug Armstrong and Blues chairman Tom Stillman signed Levi Ervin to the deal on Wednesday evening, which will allow him to travel with the team and be an official member of the club when the Blues meet the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena next Friday. He […]

  • Missing 11 & 14-year-old St. Louis County girls found safe

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. _Two girls reported missing from St. Louis County have been found safe. Police say Kareema Martin, 14 and Kormorah Gilbert, 11, returned home, unharmed around 8 a.m. The investigation revealed that the girls willingly left their home to join a group of juvenile males, who are known to them. No weapons were seen during the course of the incident. Based on the current information, no criminal charges of any kind will be sought. Previous story: St. […]

  • Documentary ‘For Ahkeem’ now playing at 24:1 Cinema in Pagedale

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The documentary film, For Ahkeem, is getting rave reviews and it was made here in St. Louis. It’s the coming of age story of Daje Shelton, a 17-year-student, who tries to complete high school. For Ahkeem details Shelton’s obstacles as a teen parent and living in a marginalized neighborhood on the city’s north side. She, along with the film’s Executive Producer, Jeff Truesdell, joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning with more about the film. For Ahkeem will run through […]

  • Circuit Judge Jimmie Edwards named St. Louis’ Director of Public Safety

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Circuit Judge Jimmie Edwards has been named the new Director of Public Safety for St. Louis, effective November 6. Mayor Lyda Krewson’s office made the announcement Friday morning. “I am thrilled to announce Judge Edwards’ appointment,” said Krewson. “His experience, temperament and focus will bring new perspective, energy and leadership to our police, firefighters, correction employees, our Building Division and the Civil Service Bureau.” Edwards has served as a St. Louis Circuit Judge since 1992. The current Public […]

  • Hillsdale police vehicles broken into on department parking lot

    HILLSDALE, Mo. – A Hillsdale police officer’s personal jeep was stolen from the department’s parking lot. And it’s not just the jeep, but what was inside of it that had police concerned about the theft. Hillsdale Police Chief Herb Simmons was not happy to learn of this. “We are told that the officer car was recovered late (Thursday) afternoon, but officials say the officer’s personal weapons and work badge are still out there,” he said. “The suspect broke into multiple vehicles on […]

  • St. Louis detective shot near Jefferson, Cherokee in south city

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _A St. Louis detective is in stable condition after being shot overnight on the city’s south side. The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. near the intersection of Jefferson and Cherokee. According to Interim Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole, the 54-year-old was with several other detectives on a stolen vehicle investigation. He was inside of a police department vehicle when he was shot in the shoulder. He says the 25-year veteran did not return fire. O`Toole did not provide […]

  • Attorney General Hawley announces run for U.S. Senate

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. “We have to do all we can to win a better future for our country.” Attorney General Josh Hawley has announced his decision to run for U.S. Senate in 2018. He will have a formal campaign kickoff next year. “Erin and I have been thinking a lot about the future and the path our country is on,” Hawley said in a YouTube video. “But D.C. looks a lot like the past. Even after the last election, the […]

  • ‘Autism Speaks Walk’ Saturday, October 14 in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Autism Speaks Walk is Saturday, October 14 in Forest Park. Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Zenobia Perry, Team Captain of Ryan`s Rappers, joined us with more about the walk. Autism or autism spectrum disorder, refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. Experts say there is not […]

  • Feminine hygiene product found at middle school mistaken for fetus

    CAHOKIA, Il. _The St. Clair County Sheriff is investigating a report of a suspicious item found in a bathroom at a Cahokia Middle School. A custodian made the discovery Wednesday night at Wirth- Parks Middle School. A the time of the discovery, it was reported to be a fetus. However, the investigation revealed it was a feminine hygiene product. Police say it was difficult to make a positive determination at the scene due to the way the item was wrapped.

  • 16-year-old girl missing from St. Louis County found safe

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. _Update: Raven was located this morning, in good health, at a relative’s house. Authorities have issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing 16-year-old girl. Raven Cole was last seen Wednesday afternoon in the 3000 block of Wintergreen Drive. She is African American, 5’0″ and weighs approximately 165 pounds. Raven has a red mohawk, brown eyes, medium complexion, with a wrist tattoo of a semi-colon and heartbeat. The teen has a previous history of suicide attempts […]

  • Pharmacist works to dispel flu-related myths

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – It’s that time of year when you need to take steps to stay healthy throughout the winter. The cold and flu season can take you by surprise, if you’re not prepared. Experts say one of the best means of prevention is to get a flu shot. Dr. Nicole Gattas, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at St. Louis College of Pharmacy, stopped by FOX 2 to dispel a few myths. STLCOP is encouraging individuals to get their flu […]

  • 6th Annual ‘Barktoberfest’ Oct. 17 in Midtown

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. and the Young Friends of the Humane Society of Missouri are hosting the 6th Annual ‘Barktoberfest’ October 17 in Midtown. The event will feature a doggie costume contest with prizes for best costume, best owner/dog duo and most Oktober-festive ensemble. There will also be tasty treats for both you and your pet. Come out to enjoy games for pups and people, including a doggie polka contest. Tickets, which are available for $20 and […]