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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
  • Man found murdered in Dellwood

    DELLWOOD, MO – St. Louis County Police are asking for the public’s help to solve the murder of a father shot and killed on Father’s Day. A father looks on as the county medical examiner removes his son’s body. The victim’s daughter wipes away tears. 32-year-old Terrell Greer, a son and father was shot and killed Father’s Day morning, and his family wants answers. “I just want to be told how many times he got shot. If he suffered. Did […]

  • Aldermanic Black Caucus seeks study on effects of slavery

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Board of Aldermen Black Caucus plans to introduce a resolution this week asking the city to study the effects of slavery. The resolution for reparations calls for the city to acknowledge its role in the history of slavery and to commit to studying how the effects of slavery have contributed to crime and poverty. 21st Ward Alderman John Collins-Muhammad is one of the sponsors. He says if it passes, the resolution could be the […]

  • Woman killed, man injured in shooting on Euclid

    ST. LOUIS – One woman was killed and a man was injured in an overnight shooting in north city. The shooting happened just before 9:45 p.m. on Euclid Avenue at Terry. The woman, identified as 23-year-old Shanae Walker, was shot several times. Walker was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later. The man, 29, was shot in the side. He is expected to survive. Police have no released no information on a suspect or motive.

  • Homeless man struck by speeding vehicle on Natural Bridge at Kingshighway

    ST. LOUIS- A homeless man was struck crossing Natural Bridge Avenue at Kingshighway Boulevard around 2:30 Friday morning (June 9) by a speeding vehicle. The driver fled the scene after the accident. The victim’s identity has not been released. A St. Louis Fire Department official said based on the severity of the man’s injuries, the vehicle was traveling traveling at a high rate of speed when it struck the pedestrian. The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition. […]

  • First piece of Forest Park Confederate Memorial removed

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis aldermen are considering a plan to remove all confederate monuments, statues, flags, and memorials in city parks. A public meeting to be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. (June 8) by the Parks and Environment Committee comes after city workers put up barriers around the Confederate Memorial in Forest Park Wednesday morning (June 7) creating a 50-foot perimeter around the statue. By 7 a.m. Thursday, crews had returned to the park to begin removing the monument. Crews […]

  • Father charged after Las Vegas tip leads to decomposed body of Metro East child

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A woman sought refuge at a women’s shelter in Las Vegas, and told authorities her husband forced her into prostitution, abused their children, and killed their young daughter. This information led St. Clair County authorities to a vacant home in Centreville Tuesday morning (June 6) where the body of a child was discovered in a bin inside the detached garage. Investigators said the body of the child found in the garage was so badly decomposed, they […]

  • Violent crime continues across St. Louis area

    ST. LOUIS– St. Louis city has seen ten homicides in the first five days of June. Two more people were wounded in shootings Monday night (June 5). Around midnight, a man was shot in the stomach and leg on Hogan Street near Cass Avenue in North St. Louis’ Carr Square neighborhood. The victim was conscious and breathing when taken to the hospital. Police have not released a suspect or motive in that case. Around 8:45 p.m. Monday, a man in […]

  • FEMA to begin registering flood victims

    ARNOLD, MO – Relief is coming for hundreds of flood victims in throughout the State of Missouri. FEMA crews will be going door to door beginning Monday to help people who live in 27 Missouri counties included in a federal disaster declaration. The declaration was approved by President Trump last Friday. If you are a flood victim you may see FEMA representatives knocking on doors for assistance and to answer questions about the process. The closest county in our area […]

  • Several injured after police chase ends in crash after concert

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO — A police chase ended in a six-vehicle wreck that sent five people, including one Maryland Heights police officer, to the hospital. Accident reconstruction was on the scene for more than three and a half hours. A lieutenant with the Maryland Heights Police Department said it happened around 12:50 a.m. Friday at on Riverport Drive at Highway 141 following a sold-out concert at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater. As the concert was letting out, a vehicle believed to […]

  • Search continues for teen in river near House Springs

    HOUSE SPRINGS, MO – Search efforts continued Thursday for a teen who was swept under the waters of the Big River Wednesday. Missouri State Highway Patrol said finding the teen has shifted to a recovery mission rather than a rescue. MSHP launched a boat equipped with sonar technology to search the area. The MSHP dive team was also deployed. Investigators said Devon Lavelle Cotton, 14, arrived at Rockford Beach Park with a group of friends Wednesday afternoon. Cotton, known to […]

  • Mother of missing teen says daughter is “coming home”

    DENT COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – The mother of a missing Dent County girl said her daughter is “coming home.” An Amber Alert was issued early Wednesday morning for 13-year-old Trinity Lewis, who was abducted around midnight from Salem, Missouri. Salem is about 27 miles south of Interstate 44 and Saint James. The alert was officially rescinded at 7:10 a.m. Police had been searching for a maroon, two-toned extended cab pickup, and two men: a 50-year-old man with a black beard and another […]

  • O’Fallon City Hall reopens following water main break

    O’FALLON, MO (KPLR) – The Municipal Centre in O’Fallon, Missouri will Tuesday afternoon after a water main break last week. A water main ruptured on the morning of May 25, just below the main lobby. Water spilled into the first floor for at least 20 minutes before it could be shut off. City employees were sent home. A city spokesperson said the repairs should be covered by insurance, but an estimate has not yet been released. The building is expected […]