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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:

Recent Articles
  • Crestwood first responders make one rescue at Whitecliff Park

    CRESTWOOD, Mo. — One person was rescued Wednesday from the floodwaters at Whitecliff Park in Crestwood. According to Crestwood Fire Chief Lou Hecht, first responders were called to the park after hearing that a vehicle had been swept away. Chief Hecht said Gravois Creek flooded and trapped several people in a parking lot near the quarry at Whitecliff Park. They rescued the one person at that location. “There’s a bridge there and that’s where the water makes a 90-degree turn, […]

  • Catholic priests group meets with Poplar Bluffs man fearing deportation

    MAPLEWOOD, Mo. – Hundreds of Catholic priests from all over the country were in St. Louis for a convention Tuesday. But a dozen of them are also fighting for what they said is justice for illegal immigrants. About 50 members from the Association of US Catholic Priests got to meet Alex García, a Poplar Bluffs man who has been facing deportation back to Honduras. Part of their mission is to advocate for immigration reform throughout the country. García has been […]

  • Snake bites in Missouri keeping poison center busy with high call volume

      ST. LOUIS – Snakes, some of them venomous are washing up and biting people in the St. Louis region. The recent flooding may be to blame. “So, what we have seen is a definite increase in our call volume with the number of snake bites that we are seeing every day,” said Julie Weber, director of the Missouri Poison Center at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Weber said that a majority of the bites have been Copperheads.  “Which can […]

  • MoDOT closes lanes of Highway 141 in Maryland Heights due to flooding

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – You might have thought the worst of flooding was over but a major highway closed Tuesday, affecting thousands of drivers for the evening rush hour. The Missouri Department of Transportation closed the northbound lanes of Highway 141 in Maryland Heights. “It’s very frustrating,” said Tracy Cernicek, who was on her way to meet a colleague at Hollywood Casino late Tuesday afternoon. “With all the flooding going on around this area and just getting around St. Charles […]

  • Child struck by foul ball at Busch Stadium

    ST. LOUIS – A scare in the stands Monday night at Busch Stadium when a young girl was hit by a ball in the top of the 4th inning. The Marlins Starling Castro was at bat when he hit the foul ball. According to the Cardinals the young girl was treated at the ballpark and returned to finish watching the game.

  • Owner of South County exotic animal center believes stolen boa may have bitten one of two thieves

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY – Thieves pretending to be customers steal and drive off with a boa constrictor. It happened at the Exotic Amphibian Reptile Center on Lemay Ferry Road in South St. Louis County. “The entire box, the whole cage and took it,” said owner James Brumley about the Sunday theft. Brumley said the two women posing as customers first inquired about a particular pet. “The girl (employee) was here by herself so she had to go the other room […]

  • St. Louis County Police Department could soon be equipped with 600 body and in car cameras

    CLAYTON, MO – The St. Louis County Police department could be equipped with body and in-car cameras as soon as this summer. Police Chief Jon Belmar said the money would be taken from the voter-approved Prop P fund to help pay for 600 cameras. “Ultimately it’s really vital that the public trusts law enforcement so we work really hard on that every day,” said Belmar. Belmar said the ‘extra eyes’ in their arsenal is something that was needed for a […]

  • City of Wildwood to end decade-long relationship with Meridian Waste after mounting resident complaints

    WILDWOOD, MO – Mounting frustrations for many Wildwood residents with what they say is mounting trash. Many of them told Fox 2/News 11 Monday that Meridian Waste hasn’t been picking up garbage on time for the past several months. “It’s full,” said Stan Parsons whose trash was supposed to be picked up last Friday but no one from the company came by. “Somebody told me they came by this (Monday) morning,” explained Parsons who lives in the Cambury Square subdivision. […]

  • Village of 700 people in southern Illinois makes thousands of sandbags in two days

    PRAIRIE DU ROCHER, Ill. – Flooding fears Wednesday in a small town of 700 people in Randolph County. People living in Prairie du Rocher are worried about how high the Mississippi River will crest. “I don’t want to see our town go away,” said Stephanie Bievenue, who was filling sandbags Wednesday afternoon. “We don’t know exactly when the crest is going to stop cresting,” said Stephen Gonzalez, Commissioner of the Prairie Du Rocher Levee. “We went from 45.3′ to now […]

  • Debate continues over Missouri’s last abortion clinic facing potential shutdown Friday

    ST. LOUIS – A fight for Missouri’s final abortion clinic in the state as its Central West End location could end abortion services on Friday when its current license expires. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services will decide whether to renew the clinic’s license to provide abortions. Planned Parenthood filed a suit in Circuit Court Tuesday to stop that from happening. The licensing dispute centers on the investigation of an unspecified complaint against Planned Parenthood. “We here in […]

  • Sunset ceremony marks and honors 14th Memorial Day at National Cemetery in Alton

    ALTON, IL – A time to reflect while paying their respects. That’s what many people did at the 14th Annual Sunset Service at the National Cemetery in Alton Monday night. Participants include high school and middle school students from Alton High School and Alton Middle School; plus, the Alton High School R.O.T.C. Cadet Color Gard and Saber Team. The annual gathering is personal for veteran Sandra Larochelle who brought her husband, also a veteran along with their young daughter. “I […]

  • Safety on the minds of people taking MetroLink following deadly shooting on train

    ST. LOUIS – An altercation between two people on a MetroLink train is what St. Louis County police said led to one of the men being shot to death Wednesday morning. Police said the unidentified victim was on the eastbound red line train before it stopped at St. Charles Rock Road and shots rang out. The shooter took off running. “My friends and I refer to the MetroLink as ‘crime link,’” said Cyndi Luebke. “I don’t feel safe on it.” […]

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