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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    Show Me Arts Academy students meet Beyoncé

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The students of Show Me Arts Academy scored a meet-and-greet with Beyoncé during her St. Louis stop on the Formation World Tour. The students came to the Dome at America’s Center armed with the lyrics to their favorite Bey songs. They belted out “Love on Top” on the sidewalk as thousands streamed into Downtown St. Louis. “We are healing other people,” said Jaden Noble. “We are making people strong. And it just touches my heart.” She […]

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    St. Louisans gather for Beyoncé concert

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR – Thousands started Saturday by packing into Downtown St. Louis for the Beyoncé Formation World Tour Concert and the Cardinals game at Busch Stadium. The Dome at America’s Center was the finish line in a slow journey for local Beyoncé fans. Anyone buying last-minute tickets found out early that getting to the concert would be more of a process than a quick trip. They packed their positive attitudes and a plan. “I sat there maybe 20 minutes,” […]

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    Volunteers board up buildings with murals of prominent St. Louisans

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Better Family Life and volunteers boarded homes Saturday with the pictures of influential St. Louisans. They got help from an employee whose family is still reeling from a huge loss. “It feels tragic that it happened.” Anthony Johnson is 18-years-old and still carries the sting of his little brother’s murder. “Now that I got saved and entered God I be like, he’s in a better place.” Antonio was just 11-years-old when he was shot and killed […]

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    Rainy forecast may dampen business at Fair St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Vendors at Fair St. Louis worried a soggy forecast would dampen profits after seeing thin crowds on day one of the July Fourth weekend. Camellia Dennis listed all the reasons why her stands had the best food at the fair. “We have corndogs, lemonade, we have funnel cakes here.” She admitted that this year, the food would not be enough to make everyone brave the traffic to get to Forest Park for the July Fourth weekend. “The […]

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    Fair St. Louis underway in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – With a big party come big-time concerns about security, especially when thousands of neighbors are celebrating the Fourth of July in Forest Park. But as of late Saturday afternoon, thousands had not yet made it to Forest Park. The lines for corn dogs and funnel cakes were virtually empty.  And, it was sitting-room only near the main stage on a rainy Day One. Still, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Sam Dotson said there were plenty of […]

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    Shoppers swarm “World’s Largest Garage Sale” at Fairmount Park

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KPLR)-Thousands headed to Fairmount Park Race Track Sunday morning for WIL’s “World’s Largest Garage Sale,” presented by Goodwill. John Forter looked over the hundreds of people who were filing into the orange plastic gates before sunrise. “Like some of the parties I used to go to when I was in college,” he saw the staff checking wristband and directing traffic. “Everybody was here about 3:30 waiting to get in.” Hubbard Radio, parent company for WIL 92.3, 101ESPN and 106.5 The […]

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    Undy Run/Walk fights colon cancer this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – FOX2 /News 11 reporter Roche Madden survived colon cancer at age 55 and emceed Saturday’s Undy 5000 Run / Walk, after a University of Michigan study estimated 1 in 7 diagnosed with the disease were under the age of 50. The team names were risqué: “Papa Jack’s Pooper Scoopers” “Fear the Rear” “Storhlin’ for Joan’s Colon” Those surviving the disease seemed to get younger than in years before. “I was 46,” said Vicki Ganniger. Her cancer […]

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    Man taken into custody in homicide on Alcott Avenue

    Update:  A North St. Louis man has been taken into custody in connection to the shooting death of his mother. ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis Police found a woman shot to death Saturday night behind a home in North St. Louis and arrested a suspect who may also be the victim’s son. St. Louis Police say witnesses called around 6:45 pm for help after a shooting on Alcott Avenue near Theodore Avenue. Medics found a woman shot several times […]

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    4 suspects in police custody following home invasion

    PINE LAWN, MO (KPLR) – Four men were arrested after a home invasion in Pine Lawn, but the victim’s family members accused the suspects of harassment and intimidation. Pine Lawn Police Chief Maurice Brown said this all started Wednesday with a call for help from a home on Margaretta Avenue near Darby Street. Police reported seeing two men loading flat screen televisions into a car. The chief said two more men held a woman at gunpoint inside the home. He […]

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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 […]