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Rebecca Roberts joined the FOX 2 news team in September 2012. She came to St. Louis from Huntsville, AL, where she worked as a reporter and weekend anchor for the ABC affiliate, WAAY-TV. During her time in the Rocket City, Rebecca covered a wide range of stories, including the aftermath of the April 27th, 2011 tornadoes that devastated North Alabama. Rebecca also served on the Huntsville Young Professionals Executive Board of Directors.

Prior to her time in Huntsville, Rebecca worked for WRAL-TV in Raleigh, NC. Rebecca graduated cum laude from Duke University, with a major in Psychology and minor in Political Science.

When she isn't reporting the news, Rebecca enjoys fitness, photography, fine dining, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring all that St. Louis has to offer.

If you've got any story ideas or just want to say hi, Rebecca would love to hear from you!

Recent Articles
  • Fire in St. Peters apartment complex displaces 2 families

    ST. PETERS, MO (KPLR) – A St. Peters apartment went up in flames Wednesday afternoon.  The two-alarm fire broke out at the Ridgewood Village apartment complex, just off Suemandy Drive, around 3 o’clock. When Central County Fire and Rescue responded to this scene, the back of a top floor apartment was completely scorched, the vinyl siding melted.  The tenant wasn’t home when his apartment caught fire. Central County Assistant Fire Chief Steve Brown says the fire originated on the outside […]

  • Suspect in custody after four hour stand-off in Fergsuon

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Police were involved in two stand-offs in north St. Louis County.  The two hour standoff in St. John was most likely from a false police report.  A man in Ferguson barricaded himself into a home after shooting his brother.  The victim is expected to survive. Police were involved in a standoff after responding to report of a shooting in Ferguson.  The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Lorenzo Foster, 40, barricaded himself into a home in the 400 […]

  • Mother upset that daughter was forced to remove glasses for school picture

    O’FALLON, MO (KPLR) – A St. Charles County mom feels her special needs daughter was discriminated against on school picture day.  Now, she’s hoping school photographers will become more aware, and better equipped to capture the essence of all children. Meet Abby Lubiewski.  The bubbly 3 and a half-year old loves her family, her pretzels, and sparkly jeans.  She only sees them, thanks to her thick glasses.  Abby was born with cataracts, due to a rare genetic syndrome, called Hallerman-Streiff. […]

  • Regulators approve rate increase for Ameren Illinois

    MARYVILLE, IL (KPLR)- Ameren Illinois customers are facing at least a 10 percent increase on their electric bills. One component of the overall electricity price called capacity,  jumped to about nine times what it was last year. Illinois capacity prices are now going to be 50 times what they are in neighboring states. It’s something that consumer advocates see no rationalization for. Basically, the capacity price is what energy providers, like Ameren, pay to power plant owners in the coming […]

  • Blues fans gearing up for game 1 of Stanley Cup Playoffs

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Blues fans are gearing up for game one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight, against the Minnesota Wild. FOX 2’s Rebecca Roberts is live at the Scottrade Center with a look at the post-season excitement!

  • Driver injured after car crashes into St. Charles bar

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KPLR)- A St. Charles bar will be closed for quite some time after a driver rammed his Ford Mustang into the building Tuesday night. The crash happened at Field Box 2 located at 3721 Mexico Road. Investigators say the Mustang hit the air conditioning units and turned sideways before smashing into the bar, making the impact more the size of a pickup truck. One witness says she saw the Mustang traveling at a high rate of speed […]

  • Job fair held for veterans and military personnel

    BRIDGETON, MO (KPLR) – Tuesday more than 100 companies with over 500 job opening held a job fair in Bridgeton for veterans, active military personnel, and spouses. Participants rose early this morning to shop for suits and business attire before heading to the job fair. The shopping trip was free of charge, service members, spouses and veterans sharpen their interview skills, resumes by attending workshops before the job fair. The workshop and shopping were geared to helping military personnel, veterans […]

  • 5th Annual Hiring Our Heroes job fair underway in Bridgeton

    BRIDGETON, MO (KPLR)- New jobs will be available today for military members and veterans. More than one hundred employers will be in Bridgeton, looking to hire. The 5th Annual Hiring Our Heroes job fair will take place at the Machinists Building located at 12365 St. Charles Rock Road. Jobs for a wide-range of skill sets will be offered by a variety of companies, from Express Scripts, Enterprise and Monsanto, to dozens of smaller companies. The job fair begins at 1p.m. Starting […]

  • Ferguson residents to vote for new city council members

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR)- Today is election day in Missouri and Illinois. All eyes will be on Ferguson where voters will fill half of the city council seats. It was in ward 3 where Michael Brown was shot and killed, and today it`s where residents will be coming out to vote at 6a.m. Tuesday morning. Ward 3 is also known for it`s incredibly low voter turnout. More than 3400 registered voters live in the area, but most of the time, barely […]

  • Belleville residents rally to provide a proper burial for a homeless man

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KPLR) – There was a tremendous outpouring for a homeless man buried in Belleville Monday morning.  The community rallied around him to pay their respects, and give him the funeral they say he deserved. On one of the last cold nights of the year, 56 year-old Randy Glore was huddled outside a gas station, wearing just a light jacket. “He had laid cardboard down, and nobody thought it was going to get that cold that night, but it […]

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    Murder charges filed in south city triple shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-  A St. Louis man has been charged with murder after a weekend shooting in south city left one man dead and two others injured. Anthony Altick. 27, is in custody. Police say he`s responsible for a triple shooting that happened on Saturday morning at an apartment building on Jamieson and Delor, in St. Louis Hills. Authorities say Altick and at least one of the victims knew each other and the shooting does not appear to be […]

  • Zoo Easter Treat

    St. Louis Zoo celebrates Easter

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Celebrating Easter isn’t just for humans and the Easter bunny.  Animals at the St. Louis Zoo enjoyed Easter, in a way that benefited both them and those who came to visit. The lemurs didn’t know what to make of the bright, round objects they discovered in their habitats. After gingerly approaching the oversized Easter eggs, they realized they were filled with treats.  Zoological Manager of Primates Joe Knobbe says that’s one of the main ideas […]


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