Ayesha Khan joined FOX 2 in January 2017 as a general assignment reporter. Prior to joining FOX 2 and KPLR 11, she worked as a reporter at ABC 30 in St. Louis.
Ayesha has also worked as a multi-media journalist and weekend morning anchor/reporter at WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland and spent three years as a reporter and fill-in anchor in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Ayesha graduated from the American University in Washington D.C. with a degree in Psychology. She began her career as an on-air producer for a radio talk show on 630 WMAL in Bethesda, Maryland while volunteering as a reporter for CTV-News in LArgo, Maryland..
The Midwest is a huge change for the East Coast native but she is thrilled to call it her new home. Ayesha is a self-proclaimed foodie and couldn’t be more excited to explore St. Louis’s food scene. Ayesha is also an avid runner while keeping busy with teaching indoor cycling classes.
Ayesha is always looking for compelling story ideas. If you have one, don’t hesitate to send her an email at: Ayesha.Khan@tvstl.com.
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis City police officer has found himself on the wrong side of the law. According to the Circuit Attorney’s Office, 34-year-old Christopher Childers is facing fourth-degree assault charges for trying to hurt his fellow female police officer with a department-issued taser. There were no details on whether they were both on duty. In a probable cause statement released Wednesday, police said, Childers was the passenger while the female officer drove their patrol car on North […]
LADUE, MO – An officer-involved shooting at the Ladue Crossings shopping center in Ladue had more questions than answers Tuesday night. The shooting happened just after 3 p.m. in the 8800 block of Ladue Road. The Ladue Police Department said it all started after a call for shoplifting at the Schnucks store located inside of the shopping center. Schnucks tells Fox 2/News 11 that the shoplifting suspect ran out of the store prior to the shooting being reported. The St. […]
BETHALTO, IL – A walk to the store turned into a robbery and kidnapping for one man in Bethalto. The Bethalto police said that around 1 p.m. Monday, a woman driving a green 2000’s model Chevy Uplander offered a ride to a man as he walked along Rue Des Chateau Road near Chateau Apartments. Authorities said the man was on his way to a Dollar Tree store on east Bethalto Drive. Once inside the van, the woman started driving before […]
ST. LOUIS – A north St. Louis alderman’s passionate plea to residents – take care of O’Fallon Park or don’t be in it at all. Alderman John Collins-Muhammad’s ongoing push for a safer and cleaner park continues. The alderman said it isn’t the first time he’s put out such a request and it probably won’t be the last. He added that the city and its residents will have to step up and do their part. Filthy lake water, scattered empty beer […]
ST. LOUIS – Neighbors helping neighbors fight crime. Some people living in the Shaw Neighborhood are finding high-tech ways using private cameras to keep each other safe. Dan Powell, president of the Shaw Neighborhood Ownership Model is the brainchild behind the private camera ownership initiative that encourages residents who have surveillance cameras to voluntarily register their technology on to an online portal. It’s a new idea that Powell believes no other neighborhood currently has. “It’s a one-stop spot to go […]
ST. LOUIS – Images from the burning of the Notre Dame Church in Paris had a lot of people in St. Louis talking and reminiscing about the time they spent making memories at the iconic monument. French teacher and executive director Isabelle Heidbreder with Alliance Française talked about that time from her childhood years while looking at a sketch of the church hanging on her classroom wall. “One of the first memory is how big it was,” Heidbreder said. Monday […]
ST. LOUIS – Between the high jumps, the flips and the colorful flare of pom-poms at the Tandy Recreation Center, 14-year-old Rayana Tribbitt took on the dance floor Wednesday night, where she said she looks forward to finding a positive outlet every week. “It keeps me off the streets and it makes me happy,” said the dance student, “like if I’m going through things and I dance, I don’t think about it all. When I’m dancing that’s my main focus.” […]
ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Supreme Court Rules St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner cannot block a grand jury search warrant of her office. The ruling allows the St. Louis police department and a special prosecutor to gain access to the Circuit Attorney’s office computer servers. This comes after her appeal to block a grand jury search warrant. That was part of a perjury probe of the man hired to investigate former Gov. Eric Greitens last year. The grand jury […]
ST. LOUIS – Dozens of residents turned out Monday night for an ‘Evening with Kim Gardner’ at the Tower Grove Baptist Church in south St. Louis City hosted by the Shaw Neighborhood Ownership Model-St. Louis (STL NOM) along with Benton Park West, Tower Grove East, Princeton Heights and Tower Grove Heights Safety Committee. Many people wanted to know what is being done to reduce crime in their neighborhoods and bridge their communities together. Some people asked what Gardner is doing […]
BARNHART, MO – A desperate search for a man’s best friend. A family from Barnhart is hoping the community can help find their therapy dog of thirteen years that escaped from their backyard last Tuesday. “He may have gotten out of a hole in our fence,” explained Misty Whetstone, “Stitch is Mike’s therapy dog.” Whetstone said, her 18-year-old son Michael Perrone has autism. Stitch, a black lab was brought in when her son was 5-years-old to help him function in […]
ST. LOUIS – Neighbors in one South St. Louis community are coming together to keep an eye on crime in their community. Some people living in St. Louis Hills said that while crime has been down in the last six months, it’s not too late to get ahead without burdening taxpayers. Julie Donovan said that she feels safe in her community but she also knows that crime doesn’t discriminate. “October 2017, my daughter was carjacked right here on our street […]
ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The slaying of a 21-year-old University of South Carolina student is prompting some St. Louis area ride-sharing drivers, passengers, and law enforcement to raise awareness about safety. Austin Schultz of St. Charles uses the ride-sharing services Lyft and Uber every so often but said he makes sure he’s getting into the right car. “They tell you exactly what vehicle to look for,” said Shultz Monday. “So, I mean, if you’re looking for a Nissan, obviously you […]