Anne Allred

Anne Allred

Anne Allred anchors the 5pm news with Mike Bush. She also reports for the 10pm newscast.  A native St. Louisan, Anne joined NewsChannel 5 in January of 2013. Anne has travelled extensively to cover some of the biggest new stories including the Beijing, Vancouver and London Olympics. She comes to KSDK from WHDH, the NBC affiliate in Boston, where she worked for 6 years. Anne was the weekday morning and noon anchor. Her work at WHDH recently resulted in an Emmy nomination for best news anchor in 2012.  She has also worked at WSYX/WTTE in Columbus, Ohio, WCTI in New Bern, N.C. and for NPR.  Anne is excited to be back in her hometown rooting on the Cardinals. But, she says NewsChannel 5 feels like home as well. Anne got the journalism “bug” when she interned at KSDK in college.

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Stories by Anne Allred

Essential oils: Are they safe?

More and more moms are overhauling their medicine cabinets, touting the healing powers of essential oils instead of pharmaceuticals.

Heroin commercial hits home with STL family

The local St. Louis chapter of the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse debuted a chilling commercial during halftime of the Super Bowl.

Gracie Gold seeks U.S. figure skating title

The U.S. Figure Skating Championships are on live this weekend on NewsChannel 5, and the golden girl with bi-state roots is back again.

Holiday hackers using the 'dark net'

Think you've survived all the massive credit card breaches of 2014? Think again.

CWE lights Christmas tree

The Central West End was alive with the sound of carolers Saturday night as the community came together for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Maryland Plaza.

Ferguson police chief denies CNN report that he'll step down

Following months of protests and unrest over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson will step down, CNN reported.

STL Fire Chief talks fire prevention

Every October, fire departments around the country spend the month spreading the word about fire prevention.

New invention protects from medical ID theft

NewsChannel 5 learned of a St. Louis based company trying to protect people from medical ID fraud.

Getting prescription drugs off the streets of MO

Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic in the U.S. and Missouri is the only state that doesn't have a prescription drug monitoring program.

Spotting fraudulent job posts, offers

There are some legitimate organizations who can help you get your credit card debt in order.