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Chris Regnier joined FOX 2 News as a general assignment reporter in January 2001. He previously reported at KFOX-TV in El Paso. He reported from Kuwait during Operation Desert Fox, from Oklahoma City during the deadly tornadoes, and from New Mexico when wildfires were destroying parts of the state.

Chris also spent time in radio, hosting and producing a medical news talk show on KELP in El Paso.

Before that, Chris was a weekend anchor/reporter/producer at KAUZ-TV in Wichita Falls, Texas and he began his career as a morning anchor/reporter/producer at KVTV in Laredo, Texas.

Chris received his Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from the University of California in San Diego.

He’s been a part of news reports that have won such awards as the Edward R. Murrow Award, Emmy Awards and Associated Press Awards in Texas as well as New Mexico.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail me at chris.regnier@tvstl.com

Recent Articles
  • Tanker truck fire shuts down eastbound I-70 in St. Peters

    ST. PETERS, MO – Dramatic scenes early Monday morning in St. Peters after a tanker truck crashes just off I-70 near Mid-Rivers Mall Drive and bursts into flames. It all happened around 4:00am. I-70 Eastbound at Mid-Rivers Mall Drive was completely closed for about two a half hours, all lanes reopened about 6:30am this morning. Trooper Dallas Thompson with the Missouri Highway Patrol says the tanker truck hit the guardrail and concrete median area right off the highway. Thompson says […]

  • Hundreds turnout for Best Buddies Friendship Walk

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO – Hundreds of people put on their walking shoes Saturday morning to support a very worthy cause. The annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk took place at Creve Coeur Lake Park in Maryland Heights. Best Buddies is an international group dedicated to ending social isolation for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. People volunteer for the group and then become ‘buddies’ with those in the program. They go to various events together and become close friends. Today`s walk […]

  • Children learn about Earth Day in Florissant

    FLORISSANT, MO – Students in the Ferguson-Florissant School District spent part of their Saturday learning about the environment and celebrating Earth Day. One of the highlights was the Ferguson-Florissant Superintendent Joe Davis releasing a red-tailed hawk back into the wild. The bird had been shot in the wing and was rehabilitated at the World Bird Sanctuary near Valley Park. Three schools in the district received ‘green ribbon’ awards for their environmentally conscious programs with a focus on recycling. Saturday`s event […]

  • Sen. Blunt wants the legal and legislative process to play out with Greitens

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt is among those weighing in on the latest charge against Governor Greitens. Blunt tells us that unlike many others he is not calling on Greitens to resign. He says from the beginning of this whole episode with the Governor he has been an advocate for letting the legal and legislative process play out. We asked Blunt if he believes Greitens can still effectively govern under the cloud that has been created. “People […]

  • Time running out for potential case involving Gov. Greitens’ charity

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Many people will be watching the activity around the Carnahan courthouse closely Friday to see if more legal trouble hits Governor Eric Greitens. This time the focus could be on alleged wrongdoing concerning The Mission Continues charity Greitens founded, and his campaign for governor. The statute of limitations on this potential case runs out on Sunday, so any action must be taken soon. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley revealed earlier this week that an investigation concluded the […]

  • Criminal privacy case against Gov. Greitens to move forward after ‘sanctionable conduct’

    ST. LOUIS – The judge in the felony invasion of privacy case against Governor Eric Greitens rules that the case will go forward and will not be thrown out. In allowing the case to proceed, Judge Rex Burlison had some stiff words for the prosecution team. The dramatic and high-stakes hearing went down this morning inside the Carnahan Courthouse. It was supposed to start at 9am this morning. But before anything happened in open court, all of the attorneys from […]

  • More lawmakers call for Greitens’ resignation as ruling looms in privacy case

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The legal and political firestorm surrounding Governor Eric Greitens is growing amid new calls for him to resign and more potential legal trouble. On Thursday, St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison will rule on a motion by Greitens’ attorneys to throw out the felony invasion of privacy case against him. Late Tuesday night, more than a dozen Democratic lawmakers in Jefferson City filed a resolution that would allow the special House of Representatives committee investigating the […]

  • Missing Pevely baby found safe

    PEVELY, Mo. – An endangered person advisory has been called off after a missing 7-month-old from Pevely, Missouri was found and reunited with her mother Tuesday afternoon. Pevely Police Chief Tony Moutray said young Aubrey Gardner was discovered safe, as was the non-custodial parent she was with — Dalton Gardner. Police believe Aubrey went missing after an incident involving Dalton Gardner at the mother’s home in the 900 block of Peggy Drive. Police did not elaborate on what happened during that […]

  • Judge in Greitens case says he’ll rule on dismissal request this week

    ST. LOUIS – Significant developments in court Monday morning regarding the invasion of privacy case against Governor Eric Greitens. Judge Rex Burlison says he will decide on whether to dismiss the case on Thursday. The defense team for Governor Greitens has been asking the judge to throw out the case for some time for several reasons. On Monday, they renewed their request again after pointing out what they believe are more problems with the prosecution`s case including how they have […]

  • Major Case Squad investigating murder of former track star

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Investigators are asking for the public’s help in tracking down the person who killed a former East St. Louis High School track star over the weekend. The Major Case Squad is handling the investigation into the murder of 21-year-old Roosevelt Davis Jr. from Cahokia. The squad is working out of the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department. Authorities said there have been no arrests thus far in the investigation. The Major Case Squad is looking for […]

  • New Life Evangelistic Center and volunteers aid the homeless

    ST. LOUIS – People came together in downtown St. Louis Saturday to help the homeless and others in need of assistance. The “Spring Fling” as it was called was put on by the New Life Evangelistic Center and took place outside of the group’s now shuttered shelter downtown. 12 churches, additional groups and dozens of volunteers all provided items to the homeless and others in need free of charge. There was everything from food to clothes to blankets and hygiene […]

  • One injured in overnight shooting in the Grove

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A shooting occurred early Saturday morning in the Grove near Vandeventer and Choteau. Police got the call just after 3:30 this morning. Investigators have not revealed where the man was hit or how many times he was shot, but they do say he was conscious and breathing and was transported to the hospital in critical/unstable condition. Initially, homicide detectives were called in but police tell us it was determined that the case could be handled by […]