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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.


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    Police investigating serious crash on Route 3 in Granite City

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI)- Illinois State Police are investigating a serious crash Thursday morning in Granite City. It happened on Route 3 at Interstate 270. Our FOX 2 Rogue Runner Jamar Black is on the scene gathering the details. Authorities received a call for a wrong-way driver around 1:20 a.m. Three people were injured and taken to an area hospital. This is a developing story. FOX 2 will keep you updated as details become available.

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    St. Louis County man charged with beating girlfriend’s children

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A St. Louis County man has been charged with beating his girlfriend’s two young children. Michael Green, 31, was charged with two counts of abuse or neglect of a child. He is being held on a $50,000, cash-only bond. Police say the victims, ages 3 and 4, indicated that “Mikey,” “whooped” them and “made (them) bleed.” Their grandfather reported the abuse after observing multiple welts, bruises, and scars on both children. Officers took photos […]

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    American Airlines flight diverted to Lambert for security alert

    Update “American Airlines aircraft cleared to continue to Phoenix, AZ after security check.” BRIDGETON, MO (KPLR)-  An American Airlines flight from Columbus, Ohio to Phoenix, Arizona was diverted Thursday morning to Lambert-St. Louis Airport for a security check. The flight number is 534. Officials say five crew members and 113 passengers were on board. They were taken to a secure area on buses provided by Lambert. According to the Belleville News Democrat, the flight left Columbus at 6:09 a.m. and arrived in St. Louis […]

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    Cardinals sign Carlos Martinez to 5-year deal worth $51 million

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Carlos Martinez has agreed to a five-year contract worth $51 million with the St. Louis Cardinals. The details were announced Thursday morning at a news conference at Busch Stadium. The 25-year-old’s deal includes two additional option years worth $17 million and $18 million. He is set to make $4.5 million in 2017. “I’ve secured my future and I’ve secured my family’s future,” said Martinez. “I’m just happy to be here.” According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, […]

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    White Hall business district building fire may be worst in city history

    WHITE HALL, IL (KPLR) – A fire broke out in a building in the business district of White Hall, Illinois. According to WLDS, it began at a storage building in the 100 block of North Main Street. It is being called the worst fire in at least 40 years, and possibly ever, in White Hall, Illinois. The fire broke out around 9am in a 150 year old building on Main Street that was being used as a home. The fire quickly […]

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    Crews battle large fire in White Hall, Illinois

    GREENE COUNTY, IL (KPLR) – Crews are on the scene battling a fire in the business district of White Hall, Illinois. According to WLDS, it began at a storage building in the 100 block of North Main Street. Multiple emergency agencies have responded to the area. No injuries have been reported at this time. This is a developing story. FOX 2/KPLR 11 will keep you updated as details become available. White Hall is located in Greene County, north of Jerseyville.

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    Girl, 15, fatally shot by masked gunmen overnight

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Police are investigating after a 15-year-old girl was murdered overnight in St. Louis city. It happened shortly before 7:00 pm in the 6000 block of Thekla Avenue in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. The victim was sitting in her car at the time. A spokesperson for the St. Louis Public Schools identified her as Toni Stevenson, a student at Northwest Academy of Law High School located at 5140 Riverview Boulevard. Toni was very involved in the schools, […]

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    St. Louis Blues, Country Financial to host shower for military moms

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- All moms could use a helping hand but the St. Louis Blues and Country Financial are saying thanks to some local military moms. They’re teaming up with Operation Shower to provide expectant mothers with baby items. A baby shower will be held at the Peabody Opera House on January 24th. You can donate items to be used as gifts given to expectant military moms. People are encouraged to donate new born pajamas to any the Country […]

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    Variety, The Children’s Charity Trivia Night at SLUH

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- FOX 2 has been a proud supporter of Variety, The Children’s Charity for a long time and we’ve known our friend Nick George for a long time as well. He joined us on the morning show to talk about Variety Trivia Night. The event will take place on February 4th at St. Louis University High School. FOX 2’s John Brown is the emcee. There will be free drinks, Variety Pizza Packs for sale, raffles, balloon pops and more! Doors open […]

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    Vehicle crashes into tree near NB I-55 in Festus; 1 dead

    FESTUS, MO (KPLR) – Troopers with the Missouri Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal accident Friday morning south of Crystal City. According to Sergeant Al Nothum, it happened on northbound I-55 near Highway 61. The vehicle crashed off of the interstate and into a tree. Motorists are driving too fast for these road conditions, said Nothum. “If the speed limit is 65 don’t drive 80 in this type of weather.” Slow your speeds down during the next 48 hours if you […]

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    State board restores accreditation for St. Louis Public Schools

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The Missouri State Board of Education voted to restore full Accreditation to Saint Louis Public Schools. According to a news release, it was a vote of confidence in SLPS and the significant improvements they’ve made over the past nearly 10 years since the District lost its accreditation. “Reaching this milestone has taken hard work and unwavering dedication from the Special Administrative Board and all of our incredible stakeholders—students, staff, families and community partners.” According to […]

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    Ron Isley to host benefit for full-ride scholarships to Harris-Stowe

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A St. Louis Grammy Award winner is giving a big gift to Harris-Stowe State University. Singer Ron Isley, of the Isley Brothers, will host annual event to provide full-ride scholarships for at least two first-year students. It kicks off with a Black Tie Gala and Concert at the Peabody Opera House, on Saturday, May 20th. Mr. Isley, Harris-Stowe State University President, Dr. Dwaun Warmack and Rickey Whittington with the Whittington Foundation joined us in the FOX […]