Katie joined the Fox 2/News 11 family in September 2014 as a producer and backpack reporter. In January 2016, Katie was promoted to supervising producer and launched the 11 p.m. newscast on Fox 2. She transitioned to reporting in January 2017.
Katie previously worked as a reporter at KFSM in Fort Smith, AR. She began her news career as a writer for the midday news show at WGN in Chicago.
Katie graduated from Purdue University with majors in Communication and Psychology and a minor in Organizational Leadership & Supervision. She earned a M.A. in Journalism from DePaul University in Chicago.
TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. – Police in Missouri and Illinois are asking for the public’s help identifying multiple suspects who were caught on camera stealing from unsuspecting victims. With the busy shopping season here, detectives hope to catch the suspects before they strike again. Fox 2/News 11 first reported about these suspects in late October after they stole a man’s wallet in Fairview Heights. Surveillance footage helped investigators connect that crime with another wallet theft in Town and Country. On […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged a 19-year-old for shooting and killing a woman following an argument and fight. According to Sgt. Benjamin Granda, a spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, the shooting occurred inside a home on Dennis Drive near Chambers Road, in an unincorporated part of the county. The victim, 20-year-old Johanna Kimple, and her boyfriend were staying at the residence on Dennis Drive and the two got into […]
ST. CHARLES, MO – Several store owners in Old Town St. Charles filed a lawsuit against the city over changes made to holiday parking which they argue could cause irreparable harm to the future of their businesses. The city of St. Charles announced it will shut down vehicle traffic on several blocks in the historic district to accommodate the growing weekend crowds. Eleven businesses on south Main Street filed a lawsuit on Tuesday (Dec. 3) asking for a restraining order. […]
ST. LOUIS – While many are indulging in sweets and treats this holiday season, members of a church in north St. Louis will not be giving in to temptation. They believe fasting and prayer will lead to a decrease in violent crime in the St. Louis area. Bishop Lawrence Wooten has been the pastor at Williams Temple Church of God in Christ (1500 Union Boulevard) for 40 years. The church sits near the corner of Union Boulevard and Dr. Martin […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Many retailers have been offering Black Friday sales online this week but a handful of discounts were reserved for shoppers who shopped in-store on Friday. Several stores offered doorbuster deals on electronics like televisions, tablets, computers and coffee makers. “Earlier this week, we did have about 60 percent of our Black Friday ad live already, so it’s been really good for us,” said Jordan Lee from Best Buy in Brentwood. “It’s been a lot easier […]
BRENTWOOD, Mo. – While many people were filling up plates with Thanksgiving dinner, others were filling shopping carts with merchandise as holiday shopping season is underway. Shoppers braved the rain and chill to stand in line outside the Best Buy and Target stores in Brentwood. They hoped to get big discounts on big-screen televisions. Best Buy handed out tickets to customers who arrived early which gave them first dibs on a 58-inch television for $199. Target also offered a selection […]
ST. LOUIS – The 33rd Annual Guns ‘N Hoses happened Wednesday night (Nov. 27) at Enterprise Center before a sold-out crowd of more than 18,000 supporters. There were 15 matchups of first responders from across the region. These fighters have been training for months, and their hard work was put to the test inside the ring. The event raises money for The Backstoppers, which supports families of first responders who have died or been catastrophically injured in the line of […]
CLAYTON, MO – The St. Louis County woman found dead in Lincoln County one week ago was pregnant when she died, according to a source close to the investigation. The source adds, the woman’s husband, who is charged with her murder, was having an affair. Beau Rothwell, 28, is being held at the St. Louis County Justice Center without bond. He is charged with second-degree murder and tampering with physical evidence in connection with the death of his wife, Jennifer. […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Two Korean War veterans reunited in south St. Louis County after more than 60 years apart. The old friends picked up right where they left off. Al Nadolny and Dick Witham were photographers for the US Army during the war. They bonded over their shared interest in taking photographs. When the men returned from the war, their friendship continued to develop. However, over the years, the communication broke down. “He got married, I got married. I […]
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police said a victim of a deadly shooting may have been targeted. Investigators released surveillance footage showing a possible suspect, and they hope the public can help identify him. Around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 19), police got a call for a shooting at the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive and Arlington Avenue. When officers arrived, they found Trey Neal, 31, had been shot. Neal was taken to the hospital but died from his […]
GLASGOW VILLAGE, Mo. – A toddler was rushed to a hospital Wednesday afternoon following a shooting. According to a Sgt. Benjamin Granda, a St. Louis County Police Department spokesman, the shooting took place in the 200 block of Tay Road. Police said they were originally dispatched to a home on that street around 3:35 p.m. for a report of a child being electrocuted. The child later died after arriving at the hospital. Police would not say who else was in […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Thousands of holiday wreaths will be placed at Jefferson Barracks National Ceremony in south St. Louis County next month as volunteers pay tribute to American heroes. Event organizers are putting out the call for more sponsors and volunteers. ‘Tis the season to remember, honor, and teach. Wreaths Across America aims to remember and honor veterans through the laying of remembrance wreaths on the graves of fallen heroes and saying the name of each veteran aloud. […]