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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
  • Mo Attorney General moves to assist families with loved one buried at Oak Grove Cemetery

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Some relief could be on the way for families whose loved ones are buried in a north St. Louis County cemetery.  Attorney General Chris Koster is suing the owner of Oak Grove Cemetery for allowing it to fall into disrepair. Neal Breitweiser has four generations buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, and regularly pays his respects.  But he’s been upset lately about the cemetery’s poor conditions.  Last Memorial Day, he mowed the grass himself, simply […]

  • Arnold woman attacked on Walmart parking lot

    ARNOLD, MO (KPLR) – A brave grandmother fought off a criminal in a Walmart parking lot.  He and his three accomplices are still on the loose. The attack happened around 6:45 pm Monday night in the back of the parking lot, near a retaining wall.  The victim’s niece, Danielle McCoy, works at the Arnold Walmart.  During her Monday shift, she started hearing rumors of an attack in their parking lot.  She was shocked to find out the victim was her aunt; Danielle had […]

  • St. Charles couple charged in the death of 22-month-old daughter

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A St. Charles County couple grieving the loss of their baby girl is now facing felony charges for her death. Their daughter died in August 2014, after the family dog attacked her. It happened all-too suddenly.  22-month old Deriah Solem was at home with her grandmother and older brothers, when the family dog lunged toward her. Deriah`s grandmother tried to pry the dog away and lost several finger tips in the process. Deriah ultimately died. […]

  • Dozens of Jack Russell terriers rescued in Washington County

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – More than 50 Jack Russell Terriers have a new lease on life.  The Humane Society of Missouri rescued them from horrific conditions in Washington County on Wednesday. “I’ve not seen another property that was quite as bad as this. To say that it was filthy would be an understatement. There was feces caked on everything inside,” says HSMO Animal Cruelty Task Force Director Mike Perkins. Perkins says it was a roughly one-acre lot with about […]

  • Sullivan teen files false report of kidnapping

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – For the past two days, Franklin County investigators worked tirelessly to track down the man who supposedly abducted a 14 year-old girl.  But it turns out those efforts were wasted. A 14 year-old Franklin County girl told authorities she was abducted at the Sullivan Circle K gas station at around 1 am Monday morning.  She says she was forced to remove her clothing near some woods nearby, then was left there, unharmed. When the 14 […]

  • Fatal hit & run driver gets probation; victim’s friends devastated

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) –Friends of a young man killed in a hit and run say the justice system failed them Friday.  29 year-old John Foster Courtney was fatally struck while walking in St. Louis’ Grove neighborhood on July 4th, 2011.  On Friday, his killer was sentenced.  Courtney’s killer was found guilty of leaving the scene of an accident, but the involuntary manslaughter charge was dropped. His best friend is devastated by this outcome.In 2004,  Courtney and Jason Hall both […]

  • School bus driver charged with statutory rape of St. Louis student

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR) – A school bus driver is charged with statutory rape, after police say he had sex with a student.  It happened in University City, but involves a St. Louis Public Schools student. According to St. Louis County court documents, 38-year-old Charles Laden, Jr. drove this student to and from school every day. That’s how they got to know each other. University City Police Captain Mike Ransom says the statutory rape happened at a residence in the […]

  • St. Louis County Police release more surveillance video of looters

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis County police are asking the public to help identify more looters who stole from Ferguson-area businesses the night of the grand jury decision. Last week, News 11 showed pictures of 28 looters at the Phillips 66 in north St. Louis County. Thanks to viewers, five of those looters are identified. On Tuesday, St. Louis County police released surveillance from two more vandalized businesses. At around 10:30, on the night that grand jury […]

  • Police bust credit card thieves from Detroit

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – Maryland Heights police are urging you to check your credit card statements closely.  A clever group of Detroit criminals was caught using credit card data, stolen from St. Louisans. These arrests may be part of a larger identity theft ring that local, federal, and international authorities are investigating. It started with a routine traffic stop, at 141 and Riverport Drive, on January 8th. Maryland Heights Police Officer Mark Fedak says, “The officer became a little […]

  • Webster Groves police investigating carjacking

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KPLR) – Webster Groves police are looking for at least two suspects involved in a carjacking.  It happened on the Eden Seminary campus Tuesday night around 10:30, just off North Bompart and East Lockwood Avenues. Police say a dark-colored SUV pulled up behind two victims, parked in their Nissan Maxima.  The suspects approached the Nissan, and ordered the driver and passenger out of the vehicle at gunpoint.  The suspects fled the scene in the stolen car, which […]

  • Police release surveillance pics of Ferguson looters

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – On Tuesday, the St. Louis County Police Department released surveillance video and pictures of looters connected to the riots that occurred in the aftermath of a grand jury’s decision to not indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of an 18-year-old. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch announced the grand jury’s decision on the night of November 24. Rioting and unrest occurred in Ferguson and surrounding neighborhoods in the hours following. […]

  • Rewards being offered to find the killers of a Charlack father of 3

    CHARLACK, MO (KPLR) – Two cash rewards are now being offered to help catch the killers of a Charlack father of three. 41 year-old Keith Inge, Jr. was shot to death at the San Rafael apartments last Tuesday, by two men, who police believe were trying to steal his car. The victim’s father, Keith Inge, Sr., is desperate for his son’s murderers to be caught, before they commit another crime. “My son was a strong man who loved his children […]

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