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

5 On Your Side Investigates: Going under the knife, "on the cheap"

It's called Plastic Surgery Tourism: Patients from first-world countries flying to second, or even third, world health facilities for cosmetic procedures they couldn't otherwise afford.

Experts: Co-sleeping fad could kill your baby

Expert say up to half of all parents will co-sleep or share a bed with their baby.

STL churches staying young through creative means

some St. Louis congregations are hoping they can stop those statistics in their tracks by using an unusual and creative approach.

Kids at Cardinal Glennon have all the right moves

You wouldn't think a sick child in the hospital would be encouraged to get up and dance, but that's just what the doctored ordered at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital.

New synthetic marijuana worrying many

There's a brand new synthetic marijuana hitting the streets and it's totally different than anything the experts have seen before.

Twist of fate saved pair during Joplin tornado

On May 22, 2011 an EF-5 tornado ripped through Joplin. How could anyone survive and live to tell the story?

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.