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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
  • Driver hospitalized after car goes airborne, lands on parked SUV

    ST. LOUIS – An overnight car crash in the Walnut Park West neighborhood leaves behind a mess that was like a horror movie, according to a man who witnessed it unfold. Eudelle Lyons says a woman lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a fire hydrant. It happened around 12:45 a.m. on Goodfellow Boulevard near Emma. After crashing, she hit a street sign, went airborne and landed on his parked SUV. “We just got out five minutes ago and […]

  • Off-duty officer wounded by fellow cop in north St. Louis shootout

    ST. LOUIS_ An off-duty police officer was shot by a by a fellow cop overnight in St. Louis’ North Pointe neighborhood, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. One suspect was also injured. The incident began around 10 p.m. when a police license recognition system spotted a car stolen from Maryland Heights last week. Authorities used spike strips to stop the vehicle. Three people in the car fired shot at officers. A short time later, the car stopped at Park Lane and […]

  • $1 million Powerball winning ticket sold at St. Louis gas station

    ST. LOUIS –  A Powerball player in St. Louis is the 470th Missouri Lottery-made millionaire, after matching all five white-ball numbers drawn in Saturday’s drawing.  Officials say the ticket was purchased at QuikTrip located at 2851 Gravois. The winning number combination is 10, 13, 32, 53 and 62. “If you’re holding the winning ticket from Saturday, congratulations!” said May Scheve Reardon, executive director for the Missouri Lottery. This is the 44th time a Missouri Lottery Powerball player has won a […]

  • Miss Robbie of Sweetie Pies presents: Meet Me in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Miss Robbie Montgomery, founder of Sweetie Pies, has a show coming up! The St. Louis staple stopped by KPLR 11 to tells us about her very big day! Miss Robbie of Sweetie Pies presents: Meet Me in St. Louis Friday, June 23rd 9 p.m. BB’s Jazz, Blues & Soups 700 S. Broadway Tickets are available at Sweetie Pies on Delmar and West Florissant.

  • Suspects wanted for carjacking in Brentwood

    BRENTWOOD, MO– Two suspects are reportedly wanted in connection to a carjacking Thursday morning in Brentwood, MO. It happened around 7 a.m. in the 8800 block of Manchester Road. A red Dodge Challenger was taken. Authorities say a woman was struck in the head with a handgun during the incident. The suspects, described as two African-American males, are also responsible for causing an accident. The pair fled the scene separately in the Challenger along with a red Dodge Charger, that […]

  • Dunkin’ Donuts to open 9 new locations across St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS–“America Runs On Dunkin’” The all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods is opening nine new locations in the St. Louis area. According to a news release, this includes one multi-brand restaurant with Baskin-Robbins. The multi-unit agreement is in conjunction with franchisee, Sandwich Group, Incorporated. “We couldn’t be more excited to develop Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, two iconic brands, in St. Louis. The team we’ve formed has a deep understanding of what it takes to be successful in […]

  • Man wanted for murders in St. Louis city, county captured in Tennessee

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A man wanted for murders Thursday in St. Louis city and county has been taken into custody. Casey Lowery was found walking naked down a Tennessee road. The 36-year-old was wanted for a double shooting that left one woman dead, along with another murder on Dunn Road in north St. Louis County. The first shooting happened around 8:30 a.m. in the 1100 block Canaan Avenue. A 52-year-old man and 29-year-old woman were shot in the head. The woman, […]

  • Woman dead, man injured in north St. Louis shooting; suspect sought

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating after a man and a woman were shot in the head Thursday in north St. Louis. The shooting happened about 8:30 a.m. in the 1100 block Canaan Avenue in the Baden neighborhood. Both victims were taken to the hospital for treatment. The woman, identified as 29-year-old Keiva Jones, was pronounced dead and the man was said to be in critical and unstable condition. The 52-year-old male […]

  • Police investigating death of 6-month-old girl in Alorton

    ALORTON, IL (KPLR) – The St. Clair County Task Force is investigating the death of a 6-month-old girl. Officers responded to an area hospital for a report of an infant death on Monday around 6 a.m. The child, identified as Mariah McCorkle, was pronounced dead at Touchette Regional Hospital. It’s unclear if she died at the hospital or her home in the 4700 block of McCasland Avenue. Authorities close to the investigation confirmed that the family lost another child four years […]

  • Author shares ‘100 Things To Do In America Before You Die’

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-The St. Louis Arch is known as our city’s landmark by people around the world. If you have never been to top, you should get moving. Just in time for summer, a local author has come up with 100 Things To Do In America Before You Die. Bill Clevlan tells us more! Clevlan says the book is about experiences and not just destinations. For example, instead of just visiting Mount Rushmore, the book suggests that people eat […]

  • Bare Essentials Sock & Underwear Drive at West County Center

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-May is Foster Care Awareness Month and West County Center has teamed with the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition to collect much needed ‘Bare Essentials,’ children`s new underwear and socks. Sean Phillips and Heather Roberts talk about the importance of this event. When children are placed in emergency foster care, only arrive with the clothes on their backs. Many outlets provide donated clothing, but essentials such as socks and underwear are not immediately available. From now through May 31, donations […]

  • 1 killed in multi-vehicle crash near Scott Air Force Base

    Scott AFB, IL — One person was killed in a three-car crash Wednesday morning near Scott Air Force Base. The accident happened around 9 a.m. off of Interstate 64 at Mile Marker 21. There is no word on the cause of the accident. Illinois State Police are handling the investigation.