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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
  • Bomb threat forces evacuation at Northwest High School in Cedar Hill

    CEDAR HILL, Mo. – Students at Northwest High School in Jefferson County were evacuated due to a bomb threat. Authorities have taken an 18-year-old student into custody. Sheriff David L. Marshak says that he has been charged with making a terrorist threat. Investigators say the student mentioned a bomb and pending detonation within the school. The school resource officer was notified by school staff at around 11:30am. The school was evacuated and additional officers were sent to the school. The […]

  • Man in custody after shooting 3 people in Taylorville, IL

    TAYLORVILLE, IL. – A manhunt has ended for the suspected shooter in Taylorville, Illinois after three people were shot including a 13-year-old child.  The shootings happened Monday morning in the 500 block of South Walnut Street. A statement sent to FOX 2 from police says that all three victims were taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital before being transferred to Springfield area hospitals for treatment. The man wanted in connection to the shootings is 43-year-old Lee Wayne Kennedy.  According to multiple […]

  • C3 Fitness- Indoor Cardio Workout

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – It’s Tuesday and Cason from C3 Fitness has some tips for a healthier you. He joined Angela Hutti on the KPLR 11 set to demonstrate the Indoor Cardio Workout. Indoor Cardio Workout – Repeat 3-5 times · 30 jumping jacks · 5 push ups · 25 high knees · 7 burpees · 10 crunches · 7 squats · 5 push ups · 10 crunches · 5 pushups · 7 squats · 30 jumping jacks · 1 minute […]

  • Weekend lane closures from I-55/44 split to Poplar Street Bridge

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. –  Know before you go. MoDOT is closing northbound Interstate 55 and eastbound Interstate 44 in downtown St. Louis this weekend starting tonight at 8 p.m. Workers will be repairing the pavement and drainage where the interstates pass over South Third Street. The Poplar Street Bridge will remain open during the work but the ramp from I-55/44 northbound to the bridge will close tonight at 7 p.m. The roads should reopen by 5 a.m. Monday. Crews will […]

  • Bomb threat causes evacuation at Compton-Drew ILC Middle School

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A St. Louis City middle school was evacuated Friday morning due to a bomb threat. According to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, officers were notified of the threat at Compton-Drew Investigative Learning Center around 10 a.m. The school, located near the St. Louis Science Center, was immediately evacuated. “Out of an abundance of caution, the students were evacuated,” officials told FOX 2. Nearly 500 children attend the magnet school, that concentrates on math and science. […]

  • Three shot to death in Bellefontaine Neighbors murder-suicide

    BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. – The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis was activated Friday after three people were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Bellefontaine Neighbors. Their bodies were discovered at a home in the 1200 block of Hoyt Drive, south of Interstate 270. “It’s a shame. I just would not expect it right here and then being so close to my home,” said neighbor Miceala Redmond. Around 11:50 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 22), a male caller told a police […]

  • Child struck near elementary school in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – An investigation is underway after a student was struck by a car Thursday morning in Ferguson. The incident happened shortly before 9 a.m. near Griffith Elementary School, in the 200 block of Day Drive. Police say the third-grader was hit while crossing Chambers Road. They believe she ran across the street and the driver was unable to stop in time. She was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Her injuries did not appear to be life-threatening. “In a situation […]

  • Semi carrying latex paint overturns in Jefferson County

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – Authorities are investigating after a semi overturned Wednesday morning in Jefferson County. The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. near Old Highway M at Kneff Road. The tanker was reportedly carrying 43,000 pounds of latex paint. Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX Helicopter flew over the scene. No injuries have been reported at this time.  

  • Schools closing across St. Louis area due to icy road conditions

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Schools across the St. Louis area are closed or have a late start this morning due to icy road conditions. Here’s a current list:   School Closings Last Updated: 02/21/2018 09:15am ALEX Recovery School Desloge | CLOSED Bismarck R 5 | CLOSED 2/21/18 Boncl R 10 | CLOSED Bowling Green R 1 | CLOSED Brussels School Dist. 42 | DELAYED 1 1/2 hours Calhoun Dist. 40 | DELAYED 2 hours Carrollton CUSD 1 | DELAYED 2 hours Central R 3 Park Hills | CLOSED Christian […]

  • Threat at Wentzville area high school turns out to be hoax

    WENTZVILLE, Mo. – Tense moments at Timberland High School Tuesday morning as rumors of a threat against the school sparked students to call parents. Some parents did pick up several students early, despite it being a hoax. The rumor was that a threat had been made against the school by a current student. Wentzville Schools Superintendent, Dr. Curtis Cain, “Everyone is exceptionally sensitive right now for the appropriate reasons.” Dr. Cain says they were alerted last week to the social media […]

  • Suspect in fatal Florissant bar shooting released from custody

    FLORISSANT, Mo. – The suspect who fatally shot another customer at Show-Me’s in Florissant has been released from police custody. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the 54-year-old man, from Bellefontaine Neighbors, was initially booked on suspicion of second-degree murder. His name was not released because he has not been charged with a crime. On Friday, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch said the Show-Me’s Restaurant shooting remains an active investigation. The suspect was released pending the results of that investigation. McCulloch […]

  • Man found dead in Lafayette Avenue house fire

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A man was found dead after a fire Tuesday morning in south St. Louis. It happened around 10 a.m. on the second floor of a two-story building in the 4300 block of Lafayette Avenue, west of Tower Grove. Police have identified the victim as 56-year-old Lamont Hill, of the 4400 block of Shaw. Officials originally reported the home was vacant. According to St. Louis Fire Captain Garon Mosby, there were bars on the doors so firefighters had to make […]