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Mandy Murphey is anchor of Fox 2 news at 5 and 9 p.m. Mandy became a full time anchor of FOX 2 News in January 1993, only a year and a half after she joined KTVI FOX 2 as the Contact 2 reporter.

Mandy has been honored with 13 Emmy awards and 4 Edward R. Murrow awards. She prides herself on being an anchor who can report. In 2011, Mandy celebrated her 20th anniversary with KTVI.

She has been promoted numerous charitable organizations over the years. Mandy has served on the board of directors for Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. She is committed to helping families through the grieving process after the loss of a child to miscarriage, stillbirth or shortly after birth.

Before joining FOX 2, Mandy worked in both radio and television. At WPSD-TV in Paducah, Kentucky she was an anchor, consumer reporter and news producer. Mandy graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism.

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


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    Hazelwood police officer battles back from paralyzing car crash

    DENVER, CO (KPLR) – News 11 traveled to outside of Denver Colorado to meet with Hazelwood police officer Craig Tudor and his wife Christine.  They’ve been at the world renown therapy hospital for spinal cord injuries for 8 weeks.  In a strange and tragic twist of fate, another St. Louis police officer Mike Flamion was already at the same hospital when Tudor arrived.  The Ballwin officer was also paralyzed on the job, but his injury was caused by a suspect […]

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    St. Ann police see pursuits as the right thing to do

    ST. ANN, MO (KPLR) – Police are seeing more criminals running from being arrested now more than ever before. Fox 2’s Mandy Murphey tonight went to one department that is treating police chases differently from most. St. Ann police are involved in one to two police pursuits every day! St. Ann police say chasing bad guys is the right thing to do. A white car leads police on a high-speed chase through the streets of St Ann. Through red lights barely […]

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    McCaskill gets senate to bring contempt charges against Backpage

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    More women turning their placenta into pills after giving birth

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    Ballwin Police Chief talks about his officer’s catastrophic injuries

    BALLWIN, MO (KPLR) – Ballwin police chief Kevin Scott sat down with Fox 2’s Mandy Murphey one on one to talk about the prognosis of his police officer who was shot in the line of duty on July 8th.  Officer Mike Flamion is now paralyzed from the neck down.  The bullet entered his neck and severed his spinal cord.  The Chief says he is alert and beams when his fellow officers come into his hospital room.  Chief Scott’s main focus […]

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    St. Louis man writes best seller after surviving burns in a house fire

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – John O’Leary wasn’t supposed to live after being burned over 100 percent of his body as a 9-year-old in January of 1987. He wanted to see what it would look like to put gasoline on a piece of cardboard and set it on fire. The gas can exploded. John went through 8 months of excruciating pain, surgeries and therapy. His fingers were amputated. John has now written a book released in March that details how […]

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    Super Tuesday: Clinton, Trump pick up big wins; Cruz takes Texas

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    FDA mandates new warnings, new data for Essure contraceptive device

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    Women share Essure stories as FDA prepares its ruling

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Any day now, the federal government could announce its evaluation of  the popular birth control device Essure. Fox 2 News gathered 10 women in our studios who said they experienced life-altering complications from the non-surgical, permanent birth control procedure. The FDA’s website shows more than 5,000 complaints. Women affected testified last September at hearings in Washington D.C. No recommendations have been made since the hearings, but one is expected by the end of February. A Pennsylvania lawmaker […]

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    Heart Association issues warning on differences in heart attacks for men and women

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    Divorced St. Louis County couple battles over frozen embryos

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  • Tim Hortons Cafe and Bake Shop to open first St. Louis location

    MAPLEWOOD, MO (KPLR) – The first Tim Hortons Cafe and Bake Shop will open in Maplewood tomorrow morning at 6am.  It’s located at Big Bend and Manchester and will be the first of the popular Canadian chain to open west of the Mississippi.  FOX2’s Mandy Murphey was invited inside today to get a look at last minute preparations.  There are more than 4,500 Tim Hortons locations in Canada and the United States.  The exclusive St. Louis developer Show Me Hospitality […]