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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, St. Louis Jewish Community Center, the ALS Association of St. Louis, the American Liver Foundation, A Safe Place; Provident of St. Louis, HavenHouse St. Louis, Safe Place for Youth in Need, St. Vincent’s Home for Children, and The Salvation Army.

Recent Articles
  • SSM Health Medical Minute: New effort to increase kidney transplant utilization

    ST. LOUIS – SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital is one  of 56 hospitals in the country that is taking a second look at utilizing high risk donor kidneys that would have been discarded in the past. The COIIN (the Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network) is a three-year project intended to increase kidney utilization and study new methods of quality monitoring. COIIN is in its second pilot phase and through the addition of programs like SLU Hospital, the number of participants […]

  • Scouting volunteer helps thousands of kids after her children grow out of program

    ARNOLD, MO – An Arnold woman didn’t stop volunteering for the Scouts even though her children grew out of the program. Jen Barton has spent decades showing love to thousands of Girl and Boy Scouts. The motto for both the Boy scouts and Girl scouts is “Be Prepared.” But Jen Barton, a Scout Master and adviser for the Scouts’ Venture Crew program, was not all prepared for what was about to happen. Her friend Cyndi Moore surprised her with the […]

  • Egg tossers will be caught soon, De Soto police says

    DE SOTO, Mo. – De Soto police have a warning out for some vandals who egged nearly two dozen vehicles overnight. Teresa Hagedorn’s white Jeep is cleaned now, but when she and her husband woke up Friday morning, they noticed egg stains all along the left side of the car and broken egg shells on the ground. Most of the vandalism was reported on Second and Fourth streets on the north end of town. Video surveillance shows four individuals purchasing 20 […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute: Local hospital leads research that may end open heart surgery

    ST. LOUIS – A new procedure may change the approach to a heart procedure that used to require open heart surgery. Transcatheter mitral valve replacement allows surgeons to replace a difficult to reach valve without open surgery. SSM Health SLU Hospital will soon be one of the research sits for the procedure. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement has been around for about 10 years. Since there is no open surgery, it has led to shorter hospitalizations and quicker recovery, and set the […]

  • Teen pulled from basement in amazing Alton house fire rescue

    ALTON, Ill. – A teenager is lucky to be alive after being rescued from a house fire in Alton. Firefighters had to break through security bars on a basement window to make a heroic rescue. Flames engulfed the small frame home on Marsh Street as Alton firefighters arrived. Firefighters said they were told in a 911 call that someone was trapped in the basement, but that other occupants, including children, escaped the fire. A 13-year-old girl was trapped inside the […]

  • Illinois school superintendents ask Gov. Rauner for more funding

    BRIGHTON, Ill. – Illinois school superintendents met Tuesday to pressure Governor Bruce Rauner into signing Senate Bill 1, which would change the funding formula for school districts. With the school year set to begin in a few weeks, superintendents from around the state are worried classes in their district may not start on time unless the governor signs the bill. The legislation changes the funding formula to an evidence-based system, which means lower-income districts who don’t have a strong property base […]

  • Vandals armed with BB guns target south city businesses, residents

    ST. LOUIS – BB gun vandals are angering south St. Louis businesses and residents after more than a dozen reported incidents of glass windows being shot out. Late Saturday night, the Hartford Coffee Company was targeted as someone drove by in car firing a BB gun. Three large windows along the side of the building were shot out. Plywood covers them Monday as the owner adds up the damage it may cost about $3,000 to replace the large windows. Employees […]

  • New details about the death of Fire Captain John Kemper

    ST. LOUIS – The fire chief is sharing new details about the death of Fire Captain John Kemper last week.  An investigation continues into the fire he was on days before his death. Chief Dennis Jenkerson was out of town when Captain Kemper passed away. He got back today and held a news conference to update the investigation into the fire and provide information about funeral arrangements. The 59 year old Kemper died Wednesday following injuries he suffered battling a […]

  • St. Louis firefighters mourning death of Capt. John Kemper

    ST. LOUIS – First responders are mourning the death of a St. Louis City fire captain. John Kemper died just days after being injured fighting a fire last week. He was one of four firefighters taken to the hospital the night of July 4-July 5. Flags are flying at half staff at St. Louis Fire Department Headquarters are black bunting is draped on the front of the building to honor Captain Kemper. A special team of investigators went back to […]

  • SSM Health Medical Minute: Bone marrow patients can be outpatient

    ST. LOUIS – A growing number of hospitals are performing bone marrow transplants on an “outpatient” basis, allowing patients to go home each evening rather than face a lengthy hospital stay. What does that mean? SSM Health SLU Hospital is the only center in the region offering outpatient transplant and was one of fewer than 10 nationally when it opened in 2012. An inpatient stay for a bone marrow transplant can take 2 to 5 weeks. The outpatient program — about […]

  • Gov. Greitens lays out plan to make the City of St. Louis safer

    ST. LOUIS – Tempers flaring at a news conference where Governor Eric Greitens, unveiled his new plan to curb violence in the City of St. Louis. The Baden neighborhood of north St. Louis, an area that has struggled with violent crime and poverty for years hosted the governor Monday after another crime plagued weekend in the city. The governor pointed out there were five people were gunned down in ten shooting in the last 48 hours and Governor Greitens announced […]

  • Heat blamed for burst water mains across the city

    ST. LOUIS – Water pipes are bursting around parts of St. Louis and the heat could be to blame. Many St. Louis City residents and businesses experienced a drop in water pressure Friday because of at least 17 main breaks throughout the city, but a number of them in south St. Louis. The south side YMCA had to stop operations for the afternoon because of a drop in water pressure. The breaks happened within the last 24 hours as July […]