Kim Hudson came to the FOX 2 team, from News 11, in 2006 as a freelance engineer. She honed her skills with a talented behind-the-scenes team at both stations as a master control, dubbing, live-truck and graphics engineer. She also worked as freelance journalist for STL-TV, the government-access station for the City of St. Louis. In July 2010, Kim stepped in front of the camera for the FOX2/News 11 family.

She is truly a hometown girl, being a product of the St. Louis Public Schools and a graduate of the University of Missouri – St. Louis and its Pierre Laclede Honors College.

Kim has over ten years experience in St. Louis television and print, working as an engineer at KMOV Channel 4 (CBS) and as a contributing writer for the St. Louis Argus, St. Louis American and St. Louis Magazine.

Kim is passionate about all things St. Louis and supports the FOX2/News 11 family as a mulitmedia journalist.

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    Two rescued in south St. Louis house fire

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-A south St. Louis house fire forced a family into the street and left two people injured Saturday afternoon, including an elderly woman. St. Louis Fire Captain Greg Favre said firefighters got the call for a fire in the 7700 block of Alaska around 4:30 p.m. They found Dennis Flippen on the street with his sister. Flippen said his 25-year-old nephew and his elderly mother were still inside and that this fire was actually the second emergency to […]

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    More volunteers needed for Greenwood Cemetery clean up

    HILLSDALE, MO (KPLR) – Volunteers spent another Saturday morning hand-cutting the eight-foot brush covering the 141-year-old Greenwood Cemetery, the final resting place for thousands of African-American community leaders, statesmen and military veterans. Mother Nature and Father Time continued battle over the 31-acre cemetery. Volunteer Cecelia Elliott recently learned she has several family members buried at Greenwood. “I haven’t even gotten to where my family is yet.” With only a rake as a weapon against tall weeds and dense brush, Elliott laughed […]

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    Sugarfire serves up vegan ribs to fight hunger

    St. LOUIS (KTVI) – Sugarfire Smoke House will help fight food insecurity Thursday with a “H.A.M. Sandwich” and vegan ribs. The sandwich special is named for Hunger Awareness Month. The restaurant will donate half of these sales to Food Outreach, which provides nutritional support for men, women and children living with HIV / AIDS in the St. Louis Metro area. The effort is part of the Plant and Pig collaboration between the Sugarfire barbecue spot and Caryn “STLVegGirl” Dugan, a […]

  • Alderman calls for change in St. Louis city leadership, following vigil for Mansur Ball-Bey

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A St. Louis alderman called Saturday for the city’s mayor and police chief to resign after several early-morning shootings left one man dead and three others injured in North St. Louis. St. Louis Metropolitan Police rushed to East Obear Avenue and Emily Street just after 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Officers said a resident called for help, reporting hearing gunshots and seeing a body in an alley. “In this case a young man died, being in the […]

  • Finishing touches being put on St. Jude Family Dream Home

    ST. PETERS, MO (KPLR) – Crews from Payne Family Homes and other designers worked Saturday to put the finishing touches on the St. Jude Family Dream Home. “It’s about 600 bottles of storage,” said Cory Lamp of Lamp Wine Cellars. “There’s some LED lights in here. We’ve got room for large format bottles, regular bottles, there’s a display row for certain bottles” The cellar sits in the basement of the home which will be raffled off from the appropriately named […]

  • Investigation continues into shooting of pizza delivery driver

    ARNOLD, MO (KPLR) – A man was taken into custody by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, accused of shooting a pizza-delivery driver Friday night in Arnold and throwing homemade bombs at police during his failed getaway attempt. “Boom, boom, boom, boom, boom,” remembered Jennifer Eich. “It seemed like it didn’t stop.” “I was outside,” said Abigail Boone. “But, my parents and my daughter were inside.” A bullet flew through Boone’s home at the Vogel Manor Mobile Home Park, where her […]

  • JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- ATF investigators along with police from Jefferson County, St. Louis City, and St. Louis County are on the scene in a Arnold-area mobile home park after what authorities say was a pizza delivery gone wrong. Lt. John Dolan with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department says that around 9:30pm Friday, a would-be customer at mobile home on Vogel Road shot a Papa John's pizza delivery driver in the chest and back after calling in an order. Neighbors called 9-1-1.  Vogel Road Near Arnold, Mo  A neighbor tells FOX 2 that the wounded driver came to his house, bleeding and asking for help.  That neighbor was applying first aid to the wounded man when the suspect and two others came to the neighbor's house looking for the victim.  Police arrived and the suspected shooter led them on a car chase into Illinois then back into Missouri, driving along I-55, I-64, and I-170. The chase ended at I-170 and Page where police used spike strips. The suspect tried to run but was taken down by a police K9. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, during the chase, the suspect threw several homemade explosive devices out of the car.  They didn't detonate and police were able to recover them.  Vogel Rd. Trailer Being Investigated 031415  Due to the use of would-be explosive devices and the fact that the chase crossed state lines, ATF agents along with the St. Louis County bomb and arson squad have been searching the suspect's mobile home since midnight Saturday, looking for more explosives with a robot. Neighbors and media have been moved about two blocks from the home.  The delivery driver was taken to a hospital in critical condition. He is expected to recover.  The suspect was taken to the hospital to be checked out then released to police custody. Charges are pending.  Jefferson County Sheriff Glenn Boyer says the lead on the other two suspects has been investigated.

    Pizza delivery driver shot, suspect throws explosive devices during police chase

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- ATF investigators along with police from Jefferson County, St. Louis City, and St. Louis County are on the scene in a Arnold-area mobile home park after what authorities say was a pizza delivery gone wrong. Lt. John Dolan with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department says that around 9:30pm Friday, a would-be customer at mobile home on Vogel Road shot a Papa John’s pizza delivery driver in the chest and back after calling in an order. Neighbors […]

  • Police locate 10-year-old girl kidnapped from O’Fallon, MO

    O’FALLON, MO (KPLR)- A 10-year-old girl reported kidnapped was reunited with her family Thursday morning in O’Fallon, Missouri. The child was reported missing around 5:30a.m. from her home located on McCluer Drive. According to the Post-Dispatch, police found evidence that her home was burglarized. At that point, police set up a checkpoint in the Prairie Village subdivision, not far from the girl’s home. Around 6a.m., authorities located the girl and the suspect near the intersection of Brassel Drive and South […]

  • Red Cross helping families burned out of apartments

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The Red Cross of Eastern Missouri helped families burned out of the Norwood Court Apartments Saturday morning move from survival mode into the first phase of recovery. “Typically, we provide housing for three nights,” Red Cross Spokesperson Peggy Barnhart looked over one of three charred buildings. “Just to give people time to figure something out.” She admitted that survivors had a lot to figure out after fire forced those families into the street. The warming centers […]

  • Suspect in overnight standoff dies of self-inflicted gunshot

    ST. JOHN, MO (KPLR) -Police could be seen coming in and out of a home in the 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue in St. John Sunday morning after an overnight standoff. Officers from St. John, Charlack, and St. Louis County were on the scene. St. Louis County police confirm that officers from the St. John Police Department responded to a disturbance call around 9:00pm Saturday night. When they arrived, two women ran from the home and told them that a […]

  • Business owner faces closing after being looted 3 times

    JENNINGS, MO (KPLR) – A business owner in Jennings says Monday’s rioting has left her piece of the American dream in jeopardy. Sonya Roberts owns the S&K’s P-X Liquor store on West Florissant Avenue and Carl Avenue. She said vandals stole product, broke her windows, and left behind $25,000 dollars in damage. She added this was not the first time her store was targeted. “Actually, this is the third time in the last 90 days that I have been looted […]

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    Rev. Al Sharpton asks St. Louis church members to reach out

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – The Reverend Al Sharpton visited Ferguson and North St. Louis, offering his support to a church that burned the night of an announcement that former Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson would not be charged with a crime in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Grey skies hung over West Florissant and McClaran in Ferguson. “My God, why would they burn a church?” asked Patricia Wilhart A man walked past a hollowed-out church, bearing a cross. “There’s […]


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