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Katie reports for Fox 2 News in the Morning. She is thrilled to be able to tell you about big stories happening around St. Louis as you start your day.

Katie joined the Fox 2/News 11 family in September 2014 as a producer and backpack reporter. In January 2016, Katie was promoted to supervising producer and launched the 11 p.m. newscast on Fox 2.

Katie previously worked as a reporter at KFSM in Fort Smith, AR. She began her news career as a writer for the midday news show at WGN in Chicago.

Katie graduated from Purdue University with majors in Communication and Psychology and a minor in Organizational Leadership & Supervision. She earned a M.A. in Journalism from DePaul University in Chicago.

Recent Articles
  • Council votes Monday on proposal to bring trash transfer station to St. Charles County

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The St. Charles County Council will vote Monday on a controversial plan to build a trash transfer station near the Family Arena. The proposed facility would be built on an eight-acre site next to the old quarry at Arena Parkway and Friedens Road. The plans for the trash transfer station would allow for small trash collection trucks to drop garbage in an enclosed building. The trash would be pushed off a ledge to a larger truck parked below […]

  • Police Memorial Breakfast honors fallen St. Louis City officers

    ST.LOUIS, MO – The 32nd Annual Memorial Breakfast was held Friday morning (May 18) to pay tribute to St. Louis Police officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice. The Memorial Breakfast honors the 165 St. Louis Police officers killed in the line of duty between 1863 and 2011. The event was held the Grand Ballroom of the America’s Center in downtown St. Louis with an estimated 1,100 people in attendance. The ceremony began with the St. Louis Police honor guard […]

  • Person struck, killed by patrol vehicle in St. Peters

    ST. PETERS, MO-  A man was killed after he was struck by a St. Charles County Police Department patrol vehicle on Interstate 70 Wednesday night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. According to investigators, around 10:15 p.m., the officer was driving his patrol vehicle westbound on I-70 just east of the Cave Springs exit in St. Peters when he struck a pedestrian walking in the center of the westbound lane. Witnesses reported to the highway patrol, the […]

  • Workers rescue cow stuck in mud in Wentzville

    WENTZVILLE, Mo. – Wentzville firefighters and a Good Samaritan work together to rescue a pregnant cow stuck shoulder-deep in muddy water. The cow’s owners are grateful for the support they received to save their beloved animal. Dorothy Harris said she and her husband, Sam, noticed a few of their cows near the pond Tuesday evening (May 16). Due to the high temperatures in recent days, they assumed the cows were just trying to keep cool. Wednesday morning (May 17), as Harris […]

  • Belleville News-Democrat moving its print operations to Kansas City

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Two dozen Belleville News-Democrat employees will lose their jobs when the newspaper move its print and packaging operations to Kansas City later this summer. The announcement was made during a meeting of production employees Monday. The BND will be printed by the Kansas City Star beginning August 18. Both publications are owned by McClatchy. The 24 full-time and part-time employees in the print production team will receive severance payments and other company benefits along with local and […]

  • Employer suspends bus drivers after accusations of organized absence

    CASEYVILLE, Ill. — Seven bus drivers were suspended from work Tuesday morning (May 15) accused by their employer of coordinating an organized group absence. However, the drivers say their absences are legitimate, and they have documentation to prove it. Fox 2 spoke with five women who were suspended this morning when they arrived for work at the Illinois Central Bus Company in Caseyville. The drivers transport students in Caseyville and East St. Louis. According to Catina Wilson, Vice President of […]

  • Violent weekend in St. Louis leaves three injured in multiple shootings

    ST. LOUIS – Three separate shootings have left three people wounded Sunday. The violence continued into early Monday morning. Just before 1 a.m., a person was shot while driving in their car. The driver stopped at a stop sign on Euclid Avenue when someone approached and asked for money. The driver said ‘no’ and drove away, then heard gunshots and realized they had been hit. The driver then stopped at a nearby business for help. A nearby witness told FOX 2, it […]

  • School board restores East St. Louis boys’ track season

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – The East St. Louis boys’ track team was reinstated by the school board Monday morning, reversing a previous decision by the district superintendent. However, that might not be the end of the matter. Student, athletes, and supporters gathered at the District Administrative Offices in East St. Louis morning as a last-ditch effort to save their track season. Monday was the last chance for the decision to be reversed for students to be able to participate in the […]

  • Several road construction projects across the St. Louis metro over the weekend

    VALLEY PARK, MO-  After nearly two years of construction, the new flyover ramp from southbound Route 141 to eastbound Interstate 44 in Valley Park is set to open May 12. To prepare, crews will close one lane in each direction on Rte. 141 from 7 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Saturday. When the lanes reopen, the new flyover ramp will open as well. Missouri Department of Transportation suggests southbound drivers enter eastbound I-44 using the new ramp on the right […]

  • Small explosion causes shutdown at Panera in Richmond Heights

    RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO-  Firefighters with the Richmond Heights Fire Protection DIstrict were called to a St. Louis Bread Company location Thursday morning after a small fire and explosion occurred in an oven. The call came in just after 4:15 a.m. for an incident at the St. Louis Bread Company on the 6700 block of Clayton Road at Big Bend Boulevard. Several employees were inside the building at the time. Battalion Chief Greg Steffen said all employees made it out safely and […]

  • Fire destroys one house in the Metro East, damages another Wednesday morning

    CAHOKIA, Ill. – The fire started at a home on the 500 block of Saint Barbara Lane around 1 a.m. Three adults were living in the house where the fire started. They were not home at the time. A woman living in that home told Fox 2 someone broke into their home a few hours before the fire started. She said the back door was kicked in and the house had obviously been rummaged through. After the break-in, the residents […]

  • ‘May the Fourth Be With You’ Denny’s restaurants celebrate Stars Wars Day

    ST. PETERS, MO-  Friday, May 4th is also known as “Star Wars Day,” or, in other words, “May the Fourth Be With You.” It’s a day when Star Wars fans celebrate the iconic movie franchise, and with the new Star Wars movie coming out later this month, there is even more reason to celebrate. Denny’s is offering a new menu to coincide with the release “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” Until June 25, diners can order dishes like “Two Moon Skillet,” […]