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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.

Recent Articles
  • 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 […]

  • St. Louisans express sadness and hope at memorial for man fatally shot by police

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – There were no protests Saturday morning where a man died after a fatal officer-involved shooting in South St. Louis. Instead, many prayed for that man and for a night without violence. With balloons, toys and candles bunched together, one might think a birthday party would be at the corner of Shaw Boulevard and Klemm Avenue. “On the inhale, I think of love,” Rebekah Jarchow kneeled on the grass just feet away. “And on the exhale, I […]

  • Ferguson Farmer's Market Protest

    Protestors at Farmer’s Market call for arrest in Michael Brown shooting

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Ferguson city leaders tried to promote a message of unity in the community, while protestors reported getting assaulted Saturday at the busy Ferguson Farmers Market. “Arrest Darren Wilson! Arrest Darren Wilson!” Protestors shouted while walking through the popular market on the busy shopping morning. They moved their demonstration from West Florissant Avenue, where the white Ferguson officer shot and killed the unarmed and black 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9, 2014.  This time, the protestors were […]

  • Stage is set for Great Forest Park Balloon Race

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- The glow was gorgeous, but the big event is Saturday. The 2014 Great Forest Park Balloon Glow and Race is in its 42nd year, making it is the oldest free hot-air balloon event in the world. Events kick-off at Noon surrounding Central Field in Forest Park, with the race starting at 4:30pm. Should rain cancel the race, Sunday is the race-day alternative. All the glowing balloons Friday night made for very pretty pictures. And many Great […]

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    Friends and family say goodbye at Michael Brown’s funeral

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The family of Michael Brown may have been grieving, but they still counseled thousands of mourners Monday during his funeral. “He did not know how his name would be remembered,” said family member Eric Davis. “But we are here today remembering the name of Michael Brown.” It was once a common name. Now his is a household name for the teen who was black, unarmed, and 18 years old when a white Ferguson police officer shot […]

  • Actor and activist Hill Harper visits Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Yet another celebrity traveled to the embattled city of Ferguson. Residents weighed in on the visit from actor Hill Harper. “You can make your mouth say anything,” Sharon McGee mimicked open and shut lips with her hand. “But actions speak louder than words.” She lived just 150 feet from where 18-year-old Mike Brown died on August 9, 2014. A white Ferguson police officer shot the unarmed black teen. Since then, a stream of celebrities like rappers […]


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