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Jasmine Huda takes her love of news and the St. Louis community to Fox 2 News at 11 p.m., which she co-anchors with Shirley Washington. Jasmine joined The Fox 2 / News 11 team in January 2016.

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  • St. Louis teen takes basic health screenings to homeless shelters

    ST. LOUIS – Homeless men and women now have access to free health screenings. And it’s all thanks to a high school junior. As Fox 2’s Jasmine Huda reports, the 17-year-old says it all started over a game of chess.

  • Life-saving stickers: Police see high demand for special needs alert program

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. – More police departments in the St. Louis-area are giving away stickers; the kind of stickers that some say could help save lives. “We’ve already had over 20 applications from residents. So, it’s exciting,” said Heather Berding, Hazelwood Crime Victims Advocate. Berding’s department introduced a Special Needs Alert Program in early January. The program includes stickers that residents can place in their homes to denote that a resident has a special need or medical issue. The information on […]

  • Beauty shop bandits: Four stores hit on the same morning, police believe cases are connected

    MAPLEWOOD, Mo. – Four beauty supply shops in the St. Louis metro area were burglarized in the same morning and police are confident the cases are not isolated. “I believe they’re connected. All of them,” Maplewood Police Detective John LeClerc said Tuesday. Nu Fashion Beauty on Manchester Ave was broken into at about 1 a.m. on January 6. Surveillance video shows a rock was used to shatter the glass front door to the store. The four men can be seen […]

  • Hockey benefit for fallen officer’s children raises over $10,000

    ST. LOUIS – A big “thank you” from the friends and family of a police officer who was killed in the line of duty. A New Year’s Day hockey fundraiser at the Fenton Ice Rink brought in more than $10,000. The money will help support the children of fallen North County Police Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf. Langsdorf, 40, was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance call at a Wellston Market last June. Al Roth, an organizer of the […]

  • Missouri-based FOCUS Marines helps veterans adjust to civilian life

    ST. LOUIS – Marines who served in Iraq and Afghanistan spent a week in the St. Louis area – and the experience was intense. They opened up about stress, suicide, and other personal programs. Fox 2’s Jasmine Huda reports on how a local organization is “focused” on getting veterans the help they need. Website:

  • Sewing school provides immigrants and refugees skills, hope

    ST. LOUIS – A local organization is helping women immigrants and refugees – one stitch at a time. It’s providing them free classes on sewing, and in many cases, employment after education. As Fox 2’s Jasmine Huda reports, the work is giving the women a new skill – and a new purpose.

  • “He was a great dad to us” – Son remembers sacrifice, service of fallen St. Louis County police officer

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – It has been a painful past few weeks for the wife and five children of a St. Louis County police officer who was killed in the line of duty. “It’s a rough time. But we’re trying our best,” Ethan Ellis, 17, said. Ethan is the son of James “Mitch” Ellis. Mitch Ellis, 49, was killed in a vehicle accident on October 11. He was driving from the St. Louis County Police Jennings Precinct to his […]

  • Father prays for healing after St. Louis police officer shot at high school reunion

    ST. LOUIS – A family is asking for prayers after a St. Louis police officer was shot while attending a high school reunion. Detective Shawn Cleveland, 28, was among five people shot when a fight broke out at Normandy High School in early October. “He looked at his mom and said, ‘I’ve been shot.’ Because she was there, probably about 10 feet away from him,” said Michael Cleveland, the detective’s father. Cleveland’s son was trying to break up a fight, […]

  • Fighting with a purpose: Jason Kander discusses depression, PTSD, and help for veterans

    ST. LOUIS – He was a rising star in the Democratic party. Some even thought he was presidential material. But Jason Kander says calling it quits was the best decision he has ever made. Kander, 38, withdrew from the Kansas City mayor’s race in October 2018 to make a shocking, public announcement: that he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. “It got to the point where I needed to deal with it,” Kander said. Kander was a big […]

  • Funeral home owner anxious for answers, ups reward in arson case

    ST. LOUIS – Who would want to burn down a funeral home? It’s a question investigators are still trying to answer, months after someone set fired to the Kutis Funeral Home in south St. Louis County. As Fox 2’s Jasmine Huda reports, the owner of Kutis said is hopeful a larger reward will lead to an arrest.

  • State’s inaugural “Back the Blue” award honors fallen North County Cooperative Officer

    VINITA PARK, Mo. – A fallen police officer from the St. Louis area has been named the first honoree of the state’s “Back the Blue” award. “Our intention is to get around the state and honor the men and women across Missouri. But the very first one is here today,” said Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt. “They deserve to be respected and, in some instances, when officers give the ultimate sacrifice, like Officer Langsdorf.” Schmitt presented the inaugural award to […]

  • Shaw Park Ice Rink closed this winter; demolition and rebuild coming soon

    CLAYTON, Mo. – It’s winter tradition: lace up the skates and spend the holidays at the Shaw Park Ice Rink. But this year, the rink on South Brentwood Boulevard will be empty. After years of planning, the City of Clayton has secured funding to begin its much-anticipated project to demolish the nearly 60-year-old rink and build a new one. The rink promises to be a state-of-the-art facility that could operate year-round and not just 10 weeks out of the year, […]

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