Iris Perez serves as a multifaceted reporter/fill-in anchor at FOX 9 in the Twin Cities. Her live reports often lead the station’s primetime 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts.
Iris has extensively covered the officer-involved shooting death of Philando Castile, Justine Damond, the decades-old Amy Sue Pagnac case, and was the first reporter on the scene when the body of missing fourth grader Barway Collins was discovered. Tips regularly make their way to Iris’ phone and inboxes, as she’s known for her keen, compassionate, yet no-nonsense ability to tug at the heart of any story, from crime to community interest.
Outside of the newsroom, Iris enjoys a healthy podcast regimen, reading, yoga, biking with friends, and discovering new R&B/Soul music.
A southwest Detroit native, Iris is also a proud graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she earned her Bachelors of Arts in Communication Studies & Spanish. Go Blue!
A member of a group of serial burglars, believed to be involved in more than 140 incidents in 36 cities, is behind bars Tuesday night.
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Catholic Bishops are considering a proposal that would allow some married men to become priests.
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The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office announced they will accept vaping devices for the first time during next weekend's Drug Take Back Day.
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Trash collection has been a hot topic in the city of St. Paul and now the Minnesota Supreme Court has spoken.
The St. Paul City Attorney’s office joined a new task force to improve the fight against domestic violence. The initiative aims to keep guns out of the wrong hands.