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Dan Gray joined the KTVI Fox 2 News team in 2004 and the KPLR News 11 team in 2008. He anchors Fox 2 News at 11 AM and News 11 at Noon and reports weekdays for both stations. Dan also does part-time anchoring at KMOX Radio.

From 1992 to 2003, Dan was an anchor/reporter for KSDK-TV in St. Louis. He also worked as an anchor/reporter at KOVR-TV in Sacramento, California and KETV-TV in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dan has won several journalism awards including seven Emmy awards. He received the “Best Anchor” Emmy four times. He has been nominated for Emmy awards numerous times.

He has interviewed presidents , celebrities and covered major events including floods, earthquakes, elections and papal visits.

Dan is a native St. Louisan and a frequent speaker at schools, charity and civic organizations. He has been active in the Backstoppers Organization, St. Louis Jewish Community Center, St. Louis Chapter of the ALS Association, St. Vincent’s Home For Children and The Salvation Army.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: dan.gray@tvstl.com


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    ALS patient’s family turns private photos into art exhibit

    O’FALLON, MO (KPLR) – A photo exhibit chronicling a day in the life of a local ALS patient has helped an O’Fallon, Missouri family put an emotional face on the bitter reality ALS patients must confront. Photographer Sarah Howell of St. Louis said she was contacted by her friend Teri Eddy to shoot a day life of her father, Larry Tyler, who was diagnosed with ALS. Last February, Howell spent the day with the Tyler family, taking dozens of pictures. […]

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    SSM Health Medical Minute: How stress and heart attacks are linked

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Activity in the amygdala, a region of the brain associated with fear and stress, can predict your risk for heart disease and stroke, according to a study published in the journal The Lancet last Wednesday. The new study involved 293 adults who underwent PET and CT scans at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston between 2005 and 2008. The scans recorded brain activity, bone marrow activity, spleen activity and inflammation in the heart arteries. Some animal studies have […]

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    Nerinx Hall denies creation of student LGBTQ club

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KPLR) – The president of Nerinx Hall Catholic High School admitted Tuesday he misunderstood the Archdiocese of St. Louis’ position on the formation of LGBTQ clubs in Catholic schools, sparking backlash from alumni. The confusion started after students at the all-girls high school asked—and were denied—permission to start a gay-straight alliance club. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, an alumna reached out to school president John Gabriel, who responded with an email claiming the archdiocese does not allow […]

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    Pay It Forward: Warren County teen gives time, love to homeless animals

    HAWK POINT, MO (KPLR) – A Warren County girl,who loves animals so much that she spends her birthdays at a pet shelter, is our Pay It Forward Recipient for February. Britney Gifford has just turned 13. For the past four birthdays, the Warrenton, MO, girl has refused gifts for herself. Instead she asks that donations be made to the PALS no-kill pet shelter in Hawk Point. Katie Ulibarri nominated Britney for FOX 2’s Pay It Forward award, but she couldn’t be […]

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    Ted Drewes receives award for, ‘Best ice cream shop in the world’

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – It really is a big award guys, and gals. Ted Drewes Frozen Custard of St. Louis is back in the international spotlight. Last fall when an Irish marketing firm voted Ted Drewes as the best ice cream shop in the world. St. Louis’ iconic custard shop, in business since 1929, got word of the award last September and the big trophy arrived Monday. Soolnua is a branding and marketing firm in Dublin Ireland that publishes […]

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    Thieves swipe boa constrictor from St. Clair County pet store

    O’FALLON, IL (KPLR)- An St. Clair County exotic pet store needs your help. On Thursday, two men were inside the Tye-Dyed Iguana, located along U.S. 50 near the Fairview Heights/ O’Fallon, IL line, when one of them reached into a case and picked up a Red Tail Boa Constrictor. Surveillance video shows the man place the snake in his pocket just before a employee walks over. The two men then leave the store. The store is offering a $100 reward if you can […]

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    Dairy Queen reopens in Troy MO after devastating fire

    TROY, MO (KPLR) – A local Dairy Queen is reopening for business after a fire last fall closed the local favorite ice cream stop.  The owner wanted to make sure her employees were taken care of during the tough Time. The fire broke out about 4 am in the morning of October 20th of last year.  It was a devastating night for the owner after eight and a half years in business. She said about $700,000 in damage was caused […]

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    SSM Health Medical Minute: Female sexual dysfunction

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – One out of 10 women experience problems with sexual desire, low libido, arousal, orgasm or pain at some point in their lives. Sexual problems can occur for many reasons, including pregnancy and delivery, menopause and other medical issues such as diabetes or cancer. Sometimes sexual problems just happen. It can be difficult to talk about, but the good news is there are treatments to help improve your sex life, enhance your relationship, and restore your well-being. […]

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    SSM Health Medical Minute: Women and heart disease

    The fact is: Heart disease is the number one killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute! Dr. Stephanie White, cardiologists at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital says the warning signs of a heart attack can be very different for women than they are for men. In the United States, 1 in 4 women dies from heart disease. The most common cause of heart disease in both men and women is narrowing or […]

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    Pay It Forward – South city woman knits blankets for clients at BJC Behavioral Health

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A south St. Louis woman who has to spend a lot time in her home is helping dozens of people who don’t have a home. Dianne Baumgartner spends a lot of time at home because she suffers from the lung disease COPD. But she uses her time to help others. She knits blankets for clients at BJC Behavioral Health. Her mission is to keep the poor and homeless warm.

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    St. Louis Catholics travel to D.C. for ‘March for Life’

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Thousands of St. Louis Catholics are gathering to travel to Washington D.C. to participate in the March for Life, the annual protest against legalized abortion. Approximately 3,000 people, representing at least 60 parishes and schools in the St. Louis Archdiocese, are meeting at one of six locations before departing by bus for our nation’s capitol. They include teenagers, young adults, adult chaperones, volunteers, catholic priests, seminarians, and other pro-life supporters. The march is held each year […]

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    South St. Louis County man dies after police use stun gun

    OAKVILLE, MO (KPLR) – A 57-year-old Oakville man died Monday night after St. Louis County police officers used a stun gun on him. According to police, the incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. at a home in the 2900 block of Gladwood Drive off Milburn Road. A family member had contacted police and said Tereance Klein was hurting himself, destroying their home, and possibly under the influence of drugs. When police arrived at the home, the family said they’d barricaded Klein […]