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Jasmine Huda takes her love of news and the St. Louis community to Fox 2 News at 11 p.m., which she co-anchors with Shirley Washington. Jasmine joined The Fox 2 / News 11 team in January 2016.

Recent Articles
  • Neighborhood Nuns: Pink Sisters Add Color to Neighborhood with Hope, Prayers

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Women of faith are doing their part to make a difference in a north St. Louis neighborhood plagued by crime. Since the doors opened to Mount Grace Convent in 1928, the Pink Sisters, formally known as The Holy Spirit of Adoration Sisters have been praying around the clock. “The Lord has protected us all these years, from anything happening to our convent. Our sisters,” Mother Superior Mary Catherine said. The “pink” associated with the Pink Sisters […]

  • Man linked to 11 business break-ins in St. Louis

    (KPLR) St. Louis police are connecting nearly a dozen business break-ins to one man. Marvin Dale Davis, 49, has been charged with several counts of robbery and stealing. St. Louis Police report that in a single night, Davis broke into a half dozen businesses in the Soulard and Benton Park neighborhoods. Howard’s Restaurant and Bar, Ninth Street Deli, Tropical Liqueurs, Mission Taco, Ernesto’s Wine Bar and Sidney Street Café were all hit between January 28 and 29, after the businesses […]

  • Ferguson Police: Officer who suffered broken nose during protests returns to work

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – The police officer who was injured during protests in Ferguson Sunday has returned to work. The officer, 24, was assaulted as demonstrators gathered outside the Ferguson Market on West Florissant Avenue. The St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office charged Alecia Rhone, 25, of St. Ann with third degree assault and resisting/interfering with an arrest, both felonies. Rhone struck the officer in the face, breaking his nose, police said. The officer insisted he remain on duty, Ferguson Police […]

  • 76 refurbished iPhones Stolen in less than a minute in west county

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – It was one hefty iPhone heist. Nearly $36,000 worth of refurbished iPhones were stolen in 48 seconds, Des Peres police said. Surveillance video shows a group of men take the phones moments before the items were to be shipped from West County Center, Des Peres Police Detective Trent Koppel said. “Somebody was doing their homework. They were watching. They were studying the time frames when the trucks were loading and unloading, and when the […]

  • “I’m Unsafe” – Emergency app keeps loved ones in contact during severe weather

    (KPLR) A new tool could mean the difference between life and death when severe weather strikes, the American Red Cross said. The Red Cross’ Emergency App not only provides weather alerts, it allows you and your loved ones to check on each other. In the aftermath of the recent Perryville and Wentzville tornadoes, some residents had difficulty reaching friends, family and neighbors. The app can help keep people in contact, even when cell phone towers are down. It includes a […]

  • In the wake of violent attacks, Indian community in St. Louis mobilizes, raises awareness

    BALLWIN, MO (KPLR) The Indian community in St. Louis is mobilizing in response to violent, hate-driven attacks in other cities. “When there’s an incident like this, either locally or nationally, we as a community need to have some kind of a first response,” Uma Segal, of the India Association of St. Louis said. Segal and Aruna Tailor moderated a discussion about intolerance and hate crimes. The event, held Saturday afternoon at the Mahatma Gandhi Center in Ballwin, was in response […]

  • “Your nephew is in jail” – Crooks convince trusting victims to spend thousands on gift cards

    GLENDALE, MO (KPLR) – A phone call telling you a family member is in jail might sound suspicious, and even ridiculous, but consider this: residents are, in fact, falling for it, and it’s costing them thousands of dollars. “We received two different calls from different sets of victims,” Glendale Police Captain Bob Catlett said. People posing as either attorneys or police officers have called people, telling them a relative was arrested in another state. In one instance, a couple purchased […]

  • Female offenders partnered with puppies for special training in Missouri

    (KPLR) Most people are familiar with the valuable work of assistance dogs.  But they might not be aware that some of those dogs once did “hard time.” Fox 2’s Jasmine Huda got an inside look at the special training happening inside a women’s correctional center in Vandalia, Missouri. Click here for more information on CHAMP Assistance Dogs.

  • One week later, heightened anxiety over University City cemetery vandalism

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR) The latest case of vandalism against a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia is adding to anxiety in the St. Louis area. It remains unclear who desecrated nearly 200 headstones at the Chesed Shel Emeth cemetery in University City. Detectives continue to review surveillance video, police said Monday. The investigation is happening as another wave of bomb threats were reported at Jewish community centers in other states. And over the weekend, gravestones at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Philadelphia […]

  • Middle school students join cleanup effort at vandalized Jewish cemetery

    CREVE COEUR, MO (KPLR) – Vandalism at a Jewish cemetery in University is inspiring young people to take action. A group of middle school students at Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School in Creve Coeur joined the cleanup effort Wednesday afternoon. Lucas Bernstein, 14, said it is important for teens to stand up against acts of violence and bigotry. “We’re the next generation. If we learn how to change and make a stand now, we can do it even better in […]

  • Police still searching for leads in cemetery vandalism investigation

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR) – After nearly 200 headstones at Chesed Shel Emeth Society were knocked over or destroyed, many see this act of vandalism as a clear sign of anti-Semitism. However, police said at this point in the investigation, there is no evidence to suggest this was a hate crime. Detectives spent Monday and Tuesday going door-to-door interviewing neighbors and collecting surveillance footage from surrounding businesses. Thus far, police have not uncovered any clear leads. The cemetery dates back […]

  • Stress, violence trigger increase in calls to local help lines

    (KPLR) Whether they feel overwhelmed or unsafe, more families are needing help to deal with a crisis at home. “A 33% increase in our crisis calls,” Rachel Crowe said. Crowe is a professional instructor with the St. Louis Crisis Nursery. The increase was marked in the month of January for The St. Louis Crisis Nursery’s help line, Crowe said. “One call might be domestic violence, another might be homelessness,” she said. “When I was looking through the majority of reasons people […]