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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.


Recent Articles
  • Missing 4-year-old Cuba girl reunited with her mother

    CHESAPEAKE, VA (KPLR) – A Missouri mother her daughter are reunited for the first time since May. The Cuba woman flew to Chesapeake, Virginia after learning her daughter was found safe with her grandmother who postponed her return. The woman explains her emotional roller-coaster as she waited for the reunion. Previous Coverage: Missing Cuba, MO girl found safe in Virginia Follow Mandy Murphey on Facebook and Twitter: Mandy Murphey on Facebook   Mandy Murphey on Twitter Email: mandy.murphey@tvstl.com

  • Temper tantrums, an early sign of ADHD in toddlers

    (KPLR)- There is new research that shows toddler temper tantrums could be an early sign of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. In studies before, ADHD could only be found in children over 6 years old. A new book titled “Toddlers and ADHD” explains several signs that health professionals will look for that may signal a problem.  

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    Maryland Heights Police host golf tourney to raise money for hospital

    (KTVI)- There was a big crowd on hand as the Maryland Heights Police Officers Association raises money for the Ranken Jordan Pediatric Hospital. The association hosts the tournament each year, raising money to buy gifts, for Christmas, for every child at Ranked Jordan. The tournament is located at the Golf Club in Florissant, MO.        

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    After huge success, the St. Louis County air show may return

    (KPLR)- The overwhelming success of this year’s St. Louis County Air Show has organizers looking at bringing the event back. The air show, and the Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, attracted between 125,000-175, 000 people. The show raised more than $100,000 for charity. The organizers say they will be talking to their major sponsors about bringing the air show back to St. Louis.  That couldn’t happen until 2016 at the earliest.

  • Missing children and adults in St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KPLR) – You might be surprised to learn that more than 650 kids and adults were reported missing last year in unincorporated St. Louis County. Most of them were found but the search for them is brutal on their families. This is the time of year when many of the juveniles in our area tend to runaway. Police stay busy chasing missing teen reports. Of the 659 missing person’s reports in St. Louis County in 2013, 242 […]

  • Tour the new renovations at the St. Louis Arch and riverfront

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – We’ve heard about changes coming to the St. Louis arch grounds. Now, those changes are actually starting to take shape. The giant lid that will make one large green-scape from the old courthouse to the arch will be going up soon. MoDOT is doing prep work on memorial drive and will soon demolish the Chestnut and Market street bridges. Large girders will be laid across Interstate 70 as the lid is put into place. One […]

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    Lambert police to be integrated into St. Louis police

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department announced Tuesday they will take over police operations at Lambert International Airport. St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson told FOX 2 the department change will take effect on July 1, 2014. He met with Lambert employees Tuesday. A tweet from Mayor Slay’s Chief of Staff Jeff Rainford stated the work for the transition starts Tuesday. This comes after Airport Police Chief Paul Mason announced his retirement last week. @ChiefSLMPD […]

  • Huge crowd expected at debate on legalizing marijuana in Missouri

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Wednesday night a huge crowd is expected to hear both sides of the passionate debate on whether to legalize marijuana in Missouri. The group trying to makepot legal is working hard to drum up support to change the law as early as next year. I will be the moderator Wednesday night, but Tuesday night I sat down with the both sides for a preview. Show Me Cannabis Executive Director John Payne will face off with Sgt. […]

  • Sexual predators targeting teens through latest apps

    PATTONVILLE, MO (KTVI)– The new way for sexual predators to target kids is through applications on their phones and iPads that many parents haven’t even heard of.  St. Louis County police get two to three calls a week from parents who have found conversations between their children and strangers and suspect it’s not only inappropriate but criminal. Teenagers will tell you they know more about computers and cell phones than most parents.  One group we spoke with from Pattonville High […]

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    New law could have big impact on speed cameras in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)– A new law is going into effect Wednesday that could have a big impact on speed cameras in St. Louis and how much money communities can collect from the tickets. Strong opinions on why some want these speed cameras banned and whether the radar is accurate. FOX 2’s Mandy Murphey has the story. Related Stories: Pine Lawn drivers continue fighting speed camera tickets Hundreds could be arrested if speed camera tickets left unpaid

  • Go behind the scenes at the new outlet mall in Chesterfield

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The St. Louis Premium outlet mall is crawling with workers right now laying asphalt, putting up shelves, fountains and more.  It is a mad dash to get the mall ready to open on August 22nd. Simon Properties gave us a sneak peak inside the mall to see the layout and where the stores will be located.  The mall will be a racetrack design so shoppers can drive up to the stores they want to go […]

  • Sex abuse survivor using her story to help other teens

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KTVI)– Cari Hill just finished her first year of college.  The former Miss Webster Groves is using her painful past to make a real difference in the lives of other teens who are considering suicide or have been sexually abused. Cari shared the story of how her father sexually molested her when she was 11 so other children might hear that it’s ok to tell a trusted adult.  Richard Hill is now serving a 20 year prison […]