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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
  • Authorities search for suspect after police chase ends near Overland

    OVERLAND, Mo. _A Maryland Heights police chase, involving a stolen car, ended with one suspect in custody and another still on the loose. The incident began about 7:40 a.m. near the intersection of Lackland and Schuetz. Investigators say Maryland Heights police attempted to pull over a silver Hyundai when the driver tried to hit a Maryland Heights police car and sped away. That`s when the chase started east on Page Avenue. During the chase the Hyundai, which was stolen from […]

  • Suspect charged after Imo’s delivery driver kills robber during shootout

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _A man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting involving an Imo’s Pizza delivery driver. The Circuit Attorney’s Office issued warrants for one count of Murder 2nd and one count of Robbery 1st against Montel Smith, 24, of the 1400 block of Hoage. His bond was set at $500,000 cash only. The delivery driver shot and killed a man who tried to rob him in south St. Louis on Thursday, November 30. Officers were dispatched […]

  • Man in custody after teacher shot near Francis Howell High School

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – A man was taken into custody near Francis Howell High School less than 24 hours after a teacher was shot while jogging on a nearby trail. Police say he is a “person of interest.” The shooting occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday on the Hamburg Trail, south of the school and adjacent to the baseball field. The school was placed on lockdown Thursday morning after investigators found a tent in the woods. Other area schools were also placed […]

  • Suspect shot after attempt to carjack St. Louis investigators; officer injured

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – There has been an increase in suspects committing carjackings with assault-style rifles in the City of St. Louis. Police say officers were investigating this crime trend Tuesday morning when a suspect pointed a rifle at them. Detectives with the Special Operations Division were parked in an unmarked vehicle in the 5900 block of Page. They were wearing tactical gear with the words “Police” across their chests. The officers were running plates on a stolen Nissan Altima […]

  • One adult dead, juvenile wounded in officer-involved shooting in St. Louis City

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – An adult male is dead and a teenager wounded following an officer-involved shooting in St. Louis City. The shooting happened shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of College Avenue and Conde Street, in the College Hill neighborhood of north city.  According to interim St. Louis Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole, two officers were in a marked patrol car when a vehicle pulled out from an alley and struck a curb. Four occupants exited the vehicle […]

  • Girl, 5, found safe at St. Louis Galleria after north county carjacking

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A five-year-old girl is safe after a carjacking Wednesday morning at a north St. Louis County gas station, but authorities said the suspect remains on the loose. The chain of events started around 8:20 a.m. at the Conoco gas station, located in the 2400 block of Chambers Road, near the Moline Acres Police Department. The child’s aunt said she was pumping gas. Moments after she finished and was starting her vehicle, a man rushed up to her, […]

  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Black Friday shopping

    ST. LOUIS – Here’s some interesting Thanksgiving meal material; it’s information that could keep someone at your table from being burned like an overcooked turkey. Scott Schaffer from Blade Technology visits Fox 2 News in the Morning with ways to secure your money on Black Friday. Black Friday Do’s and Don’ts DO’S 1.   Use Credit over Debit, if your credit card provider offers purchase protections, such as extended warranties, etc.      a.     Consider one-time use credit card numbers if your provider […]

  • Conservation Connection – Chronic wasting disease

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The November portion of Missouri’s firearms deer season just ended. Opening weekend was also the second year the state undertook mandatory sampling to test for chronic wasting disease. Dan Zarlenga, with the Missouri Department of Conservation, gives a us a recap of the season.

  • Mathews-Dickey Sheer Elegance No. 29 Fashion Show

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – It’s a tradition in St. Louis and it’s all about girl power. Dr. Sharonica Hardin-Bartley, Superintendent of the University City School District and Wendell Convington Jr., President and CEO of the Mathews-Dickey Boys and Girls Club, tell us all about Sheer Elegance! The fundraiser supports young women’s programs and spotlights 40 girls. It features Project Runway alumni, celebrity escorts, exciting door prizes, hors d’oeuvres during reception, awesome entertainment and a chance for our young women to shine. Dr. […]

  • Woman, child safe after car goes into Robertsville pond

    ROBERTSVILLE, Mo. _A woman and a child are safe after their vehicle went into a pond near Robertsville. It happened around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday near Calvey Creek Road. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the woman self-rescued. “She unbuckled her seatbelt and climbed into the backseat to unbuckle the child in safety seat,” says Chief Gary Graf. “As the car started to sink, the woman with the child in her arms, climbed into the very back of the vehicle and kicked the […]

  • Crews battle massive fire in East Saint Louis

    EAST SAINT LOUIS, Il. _EAST SAINT LOUIS, Il. _Smoke could be seen for miles this morning after a building right next to a gas station and convenience store in East St. Louis went up in flames. It happened at the intersection of 26th and Louisiana. Firefighters received the call a little before 7 a.m. When they arrived, the fire was already intense. East St. Louis Fire Chief Jason Blackmon says the building that burned is vacant. It was once home […]

  • Crews battle 5-alarm fire at south St. Louis warehouse

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Two firefighters and an employee were injured during a five-alarm warehouse fire in south St. Louis. It started around 10:30 a.m. in the basement of Park Warehouse Services located at 3937 Park Avenue, near St. Louis University Hospital. According to Garon Mosby, Public Information Officer for the St. Louis Fire Department, about 12-15 people were inside of the one-story building at the time. One employee was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation and two firefighters suffered […]