Molly Rose is excited to be back home in St. Louis after spending three years as a reporter in Kansas City. Before that, she worked as a reporter and anchor in Charlottesville, Virginia. She is a proud graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism (Go Tigers!) and loves her St. Louis Cardinals.
It’s been a lifelong dream for Molly to work as a journalist in St. Louis. She started her journalism career more than a decade ago when she served as editor-in-chief for her high school newspaper. Molly lived in Dellwood until second grade and attended Griffith Elementary School. She grew up just across the river in Edwardsville and graduated from Edwardsville High School. You can catch Molly’s traffic and news reports on FOX 2 news in the evenings.
One of Molly’s favorite places in St. Louis is Forest Park. She and her husband were recently married at The Jewel Box. Molly is a huge animal lover and spends a lot of time outside with her 7-year-old black lab rescue dog Avery.
Molly appreciates that journalism allows her to investigate wrongdoings. She is the recipient of a 2014 National Edward R. Murrow Award for one of her investigations revealing an incident in which the University of Virginia Hospital mistakenly sent a family home with their deceased loved one’s amputated body parts. She has also been recognized by the Virginia Associated Press for her work.
Do you have something you want Molly to investigate? What about a feel-good story you want to share? She would love for you to connect with her on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. You can also email her at email@example.com.
ST LOUIS – With the possibility of snow moving into the St. Louis region overnight, the Missouri Department of Transportation said its crews have been preparing the roadways. MoDOT posted on Facebook that they’ve had crews out throughout the day on Friday spreading brine bridges and overpasses, and they plan to keep those crews out all night. MoDOT wants to remind drivers to give their crews room while working and to stay far back from the trucks. Be especially careful […]
CAHOKIA, Ill. – Employees at the Boost Mobile store on Camp Jackson Road said a bullet came flying through the roof of their building on New Year’s Eve. Thankfully, nobody was working in the store at the time. They said the bullet entered the store in the area of the cash register and if somebody had been working, they could be dead. Staff said they watched surveillance video to see when the bullet came flying in.
CHESTERFIELD, MO – Firefighters with the Monarch Fire Protection District rescued a construction worker who was injured and trapped from a mudslide on Tuesday morning. Firefighters said the man was working on a construction site off Schoettler Road in the area of Grantley. They said the man was trapped more than 25 feet below ground level. FOX 2/News 11spoke with the firefighters about the elaborate rescue process and the training they go through to practice for incidents such as this […]
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – St. Louis County Police confirm an evidence technician unit is on the scene of an officer-involved shooting at the outlet mall in Chesterfield. An employee at a store at Chesterfield Outlets Mall confirms the incident happened in the parking lot around 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Police tell FOX 2 that officers arriving on the scene located a suspicious vehicle on the parking lot. Officers ordered the occupants of the vehicle to exit the car. The driver of […]
CAHOKIA, IL – A Cahokia woman said after falling victim to a crime, she is being asked to fork out cash to retrieve her stolen property. Shanelle Tompkin said police found her car the same day it was stolen from her driveway but said she still doesn’t have it back because a tow lot is asking her to pay up $625 to retrieve it. “Wait a minute I am the victim here, why am I being charged so much to […]
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – If a piece of newly proposed legislation becomes law, there could soon be more help for women suffering from postpartum depression. Missouri State Senator Jill Schupp (D-Creve Coeur) pre-filed the legislation earlier this week. Schupp said Senate Bill 788 would require certain health care providers to give information on postpartum depression to new mothers and offer voluntary screenings for them during their regularly scheduled well-woman and well-baby checkup after giving birth. Schupp said Missouri ranks as […]
ST LOUIS, Mo. – Read the fine print before you sign a contract. That’s the message from the Better Business Bureau to anyone who is looking to start a fitness journey in the new year. The BBB said they’ve taken more than 4,000 complaints against fitness centers and health clubs in 2019 alone. Most of the complaints were about gyms that refused refunds to customers who moved or weren’t happy with the gym itself. Don O’Brien with the BBB said […]
FERGUSON, MO – For many, Christmas is a holiday spent with loved ones, but for area first responders it oftentimes means another day at the office. FOX 2/News 11 caught up with firefighters at the Ferguson Fire House station #1 to see how they were spending the holiday together. The crew of firefighters cooked up a feast and enjoyed a Christmas meal together. Thankfully, the firefighters were not sent on a fire call during their meal as they have in […]
FLORISSANT, Mo. – A Florissant family was in tears on Friday night after they were surprised with an early Christmas gift. A local Marine returned home and surprised his family while disguised as Santa Claus. Firefighters with the Florissant Valley Fire Protection district assisted Marine Zack Dodson in his mission to surprise his family. They let Dodson ride on their sleigh they use each night to take through neighborhoods during the month of December. Dodson arrived at his family’s home […]
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Days after a man was shot and robbed in a parking garage at the Galleria, his attorney said the mall could be slapped with a lawsuit. Attorney Cole Rosenblum wants to know why it took so long for his client to get help and said he will be looking into if the Galleria is doing enough to protect shoppers. The shooting happened Saturday, December 14 around 11:45 a.m. Richmond Heights police officers found a man with […]
WASHINGTON – Leading up to President Trump’s impeachment, local Illinois and Missouri lawmakers talked to FOX 2’s Washington Bureau reporters, to tell them how they planned to vote. In Missouri, Congressman Lacy Clay voted in favor of impeachment. Ann Wager, Jason Smith and Blaine Luetkemeyer voted against it. In Illinois, Representatives Rodney Davis and Mike Bost voted against impeachment. Congressman John Shimkus was not in Washington. Congresswoman Ann Wagner released the following statement on the impeachment vote: “Today I chose […]
KIRKWOOD, Mo. – Thousands of dollars’ worth of toys are going under the Christmas trees for kids in our area, who might have woke up on Christmas morning without any. On Tuesday night, a local organization called Kegs for Kids, alongside Marines with Toys for Tots purchased toys at the Kirkwood Target. This year, Kegs for Kids raised more than $7,500 to purchase gifts for kids. The money was raised at their annual fundraiser. They said the effort to help […]