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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
  • Volunteers clean up River des Peres watershed Saturday

    ST. LOUIS – Saturday, October 21, 2017, is the 15th Annual River des Peres Trash Bash. Volunteers will clean up the rivers and creeks within the River des Peres watershed from 9 am to Noon and then enjoy an appreciation pizza lunch and celebration at Willmore Park from Noon to 2 pm. In past years, people have found some odd and interesting items in the rivers and creeks. Among them, swords and gun magazines. Prizes are actually awarded in this […]

  • Police investigate fatal fire at mobile home in Brighton

    BRIGHTON, Il. _Tragedy this morning outside of Brighton as a person is killed in an explosion and fire at a mobile home. It happened on Crystal Lake Road in a rural area.. Jersey County Sheriff John Wimmersberg tells us neighbors heard an explosion a little after 6am this morning and then three pops. When authorities arrived a short time later, Wimmersberg says the mobile home was fully engulfed in flames. The body was found once fire crews got the fire […]

  • Woman shot at vigil for man killed at Shell gas station

    ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Authorities say a woman has been shot while attending a candlelight vigil for a slain man in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the woman wasn’t conscious or breathing after gunfire erupted Thursday night as family and friends gathered at the site of a double shooting that happened one day earlier. Homicide detectives were called to investigate. The Wednesday shooting left a 28-year-old man dead and a 26-year-old man hospitalized with multiple wounds. The […]

  • Forest Park holding open house on improvements

    ST. LOUIS, MO — You can weigh in on new concepts aimed at improving how visitors get in and out of Forest Park in the future. An open house laying out a variety of ideas is taking place today at Dennis and Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center in Forest Park. The potential changes could impact transportation in a big way around the park. The ideas are particularly focused on pedestrians, bicyclists and on how to alleviate traffic jams. One concept […]

  • Blues sign 8-year-old boy to one-day contract

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _The St. Louis Blues are helping to put a smile on the face of an eight-year-old Troy, Missouri boy who has been through a lot of tragedy recently. Blues general manager Doug Armstrong and Blues chairman Tom Stillman signed Levi Ervin to the deal on Wednesday evening, which will allow him to travel with the team and be an official member of the club when the Blues meet the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena next Friday. He […]

  • Family of three escapes house fire near Minnesota at Marceau

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A fire overnight damaged a home in south St. Louis. Firefighters received the call shortly before 2:30 a.m. at a house on Minnesota Avenue near Marceau Street. A woman, her boyfriend, and her son made it out safely. The homeowner says she heard popping sounds from the basement. Investigators believe the fire may have been caused by something electrical. Family of 3 including a toddler is forced their south St Louis home after an overnight fire […]

  • Resolution supporting St. Louis police response to protests fails

    ST. LOUIS, Mo – The vote of five to three went along racial lines. The St. Louis Board of Aldermen eight person committee voted down Resolution 145 which would have recognized the work of police during protests on September 15th. Now, that resolution is gone and both sides are standing their ground. Alderman Joe Vaccaro of the 23rd Ward proposed Resolution 145 to honor police for their work but it was met with opposition. “Really, we need to get down to […]

  • 9 children, adult injured in school bus crash in O’Fallon, Mo.

    O’FALLON, Mo. _Nine students and one adult were injured in a school bus crash Monday morning in O’Fallon, Missouri. It happened when the driver of an SUV crashed into the back of the bus around 8:30 a.m. at Highway K and Pheasant Meadow Drive. According to police, four students were taken to the hospital for treatment. One student was taken by her parents and four others were treated at the scene. The driver of the SUV is hospitalized as well. Authorities […]

  • Police investigating after man, woman killed in separate shootings overnight

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _A violent weekend in the city of St. Louis intensifies after two murders overnight. Those killings are part of more than a dozen people shot over the weekend in St. Louis city. The two overnight murders happened just hours apart; one in north city and the other in south city. At this point, police don`t believe the cases are related. Police received the call for this shooting about 1 a.m. It happened on Minnesota near Hill. Police […]

  • Pep Zone: Pattonville High School

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. _It’s Friday and that means it’s time for the Menards Pep Zone! FOX 2’s Chris Regnier joins us live from Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights with more!

  • St. Louis detective shot near Jefferson, Cherokee in south city

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _A St. Louis detective is in stable condition after being shot overnight on the city’s south side. The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. near the intersection of Jefferson and Cherokee. According to Interim Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole, the 54-year-old was with several other detectives on a stolen vehicle investigation. He was inside of a police department vehicle when he was shot in the shoulder. He says the 25-year veteran did not return fire. O`Toole did not provide […]

  • Slain toddler’s relative arrested for killing suspect

    BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities say a relative of slain 3-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of killing the teenager accused of accidentally shooting the toddler. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police say 17-year-old Kameron Harvey was shot Oct. 4 while riding his bike in Bellefontaine Neighbors, a St. Louis County city. Harvey had been on house arrest while waiting to be tried on a manslaughter charge in the December 2015 death of young Xavier “Zae” Robinson. Harvey […]