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.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – St. Louis County police discovered a vehicle belonging to a 70-year-old man reported missing two days prior. According to police, George Huber was reported missing from his home in the 6600 block of Ashbury Drive at 7:30 a.m. on June 16. Huber’s 2011 Honda CRV was discovered Tuesday at Jefferson Barracks Park. Several county police vehicles surrounded the CRV as it was loaded onto a tow truck. Police described Huber as a Caucasian man, standing […]
ST. LOUIS – An officer with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department filed a federal lawsuit Monday (June 17) against the city of St. Louis and a fellow officer accused of shooting him in the arm. The officer said the injuries he sustained have left him permanently disabled, unable to work, and he is at risk of losing his home. On June 12, 2017, a chase involving St. Louis police and a stolen car came to an end near Park […]
ST. LOUIS – A sports-themed mural painted at a bar in downtown St. Louis was completed Sunday night (June 16) when a recently won trophy was added to the wall. Seven years ago, artist Aerin Soroka was commissioned to paint a mural inside Hair of the Dog (1212 Washington Ave.) in downtown St. Louis. The mural pays tribute to St. Louis sports and other teams beloved by the bar owners. However, without a hockey championship to claim, Soroka could only […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTRY, Mo. – A standoff with a barricaded gunman in unincorporated north St. Louis County exceeded 14 hours Thursday. The man fired a gun at police several times throughout the day. “That suspect is very aggressive, possibly trained, but is also using something with a little bit of power to it,” said Sergeant Ben Granda with the St. Louis County Police Department. The standoff began around 8:15 a.m after US Marshals attempted to arrest a man in his […]
ST. LOUIS – The family of a 3-year-old girl shot and killed during a drive-by shooting gathered at the place where her life was tragically cut short one day prior. Kennedei Powell’s family said she was full of joy and had a big personality, and they are asking why someone would drive down a residential street and shoot at a group of children playing in the front yard of a home. St. Louis police said around 8:30 p.m. Sunday (June […]
ST. ANN, MO – People across the St. Louis area are reacting to the new developments in the 25-year-old murder of a young girl. Three local mothers joined together a few years ago and vowed they would not rest until they got some answers. It seems that day has finally arrived. “I jumped up and down, and I said, ‘Good, let’s go get this monster,'” said Trisha Trout. Trout, Debbie Klingler, and Amy Bittner met while working towards a common […]
ST. LOUIS – The City of St. Louis has built flood walls at low points along River Des Peres to protect nearby communities from the rising waters. One company has learned from past flooding events and built another layer of protection between it and the potential floodwaters. Crews a food ingredients manufacturer, ICL, spent four days building a flood wall at its Carondelet plant at Germania Street and Alabama Avenue. Plant manager Bryce Tinker said the company has been around […]
ST. LOUIS – Whether fans are “Bleeding Blue” or sporting Cardinal red, downtown St. Louis is the place to be this weekend. There is a heated face-off happening at Busch Stadium and the Stanley Cup Final continues at Enterprise Center. There is action planned all day Saturday leading up to both games. Ballpark Village will open its doors at 11 a.m. and expand the party into its northeast parking lot at 2 p.m. Join Fox 2 and News 11 for […]
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. – A Franklin County police department held a swearing-in ceremony Thursday, May 30 to welcome its newest officer. New Haven Police Department K9 Officer “Jet” was rescued from an animal shelter in Philadelphia. An organization called Animal Farm Foundation chose Jet because of his loving temperament and willingness to work, according to Jet’s handler, Officer Kyle Walters. “It’s amazing that you can take a dog like this that was in a rescue, in a shelter, and make him […]
LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. – Drivers traveling between St. Charles and Lincoln counties should be alert to high water along Highway 79 at Cuivre River. Officials in both counties said Missouri Department of Transportation crews planned to assess the roadway late Thursday night (May 30) to determine when the roadway will need to be shut down. Water could be seen pooling on the shoulders by sunset Thursday. County officials said they expected the road will be closed overnight or early Friday […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A south St. Louis County hockey club is seeing a spike in athletes signing up to suit up. The club’s director credits the increase to the success of the St. Louis Blues and the US Women’s Hockey Team bringing home a gold medal in 2018. The Lady Liberty Hockey Club is an all-girls hockey club in Affton. More than 100 girls play on the nine Lady Liberty teams. “A lot of times you’ll see hockey, […]
ST. ANN, Mo. – A speeding driver lost control of her vehicle and flipped onto the front porch of a home late Tuesday night, St. Ann police said. According to a police spokesperson, the crash occurred in the 3400 block of Ashby Road. Police said the incident began as a domestic verbal disturbance at a nearby apartment complex. A woman left the apartment with a passenger and flipped her car a short time later. Both the driver and passenger were […]