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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
  • Finalists announced for St. Louis police chief

    ST. LOUIS – We now know the names of the six finalists hoping to be the next chief of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. On Wednesday, eight semifinalists—five candidates from out of town and three from within the department—took a test focusing on areas including leadership and budgeting skills. Earlier Thursday, the semifinalists sat through in-person interviews with the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Citizens Advisory Committee. The top six candidates were selected based on scores […]

  • Search for St. Louis Police Chief intensifies this week

    ST. LOUIS, MO — The search for the next St. Louis city Police Chief intensifies Wednesday with the eight remaining semi-finalists taking an important test. That is just the beginning of a busy few days for the candidates. From written tests to in-person interviews to a town hall meeting, the remaining candidates have several challenges ahead of them. The eight semi-finalists will take a management simulation test tonight at Webster University. That will focus on leadership abilities, the ability to prioritize and budget, […]

  • Shake Shack opens in St. Louis Monday – Menu features local delicacies

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Some have waited for it to come to St. Louis for years. It is finally happening today. The world famous Shake Shack restaurant will open its first St. Louis location in the Central West End at the corner of Euclid and West Pine. It officially opens at 11am. There are a lot of items with St. Louis connections on the menu.  There’s Fitz’s root beer, a gooey butter cake concrete and a cheeseburger with provel cheese. […]

  • Marshall Faulk suspended for sexual harassment at NFL Network

    ST. LOUIS – Former Rams running back and NFL Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk has been suspended from the NFL Network amid allegations of sexual harassment by a coworker. According to a report in Bloomberg Business, Faulk is one of several retired players and studio analysts to be suspended. The lawsuit is laid out in 30 pages. It was filed by Jami Cantor, a former wardrobe stylist, who worked for the NFL network from 2006 until she was fired in October […]

  • Thieves targeting unlocked cars in Swansea, Il.

    SWANSEA, Il. _Neighborhoods in Swansea hit hard by car break-ins. This morning police are warning residents to be alert especially during this holiday season. In fact, Swansea Police have issued what`s called a Code Red Alert to residents warning them to keep their car doors locked and report any suspicious activity. Swansea police say at least nine cars were rummaged through on Wednesday night in two neighborhoods within a half mile of each other. A Facebook post from Swansea Police […]

  • Business leader Jim Smith dies in Chesterfield plane crash

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. _Investigators are on the scene this midday of a single engine plane crash that killed a St. Louis business leader. The crash happened when the plane went down in a Chesterfield BP gas station parking lot at Long Road and Chesterfield Airport Road. The wreckage of the plane is still at the scene. Federal investigators including the NTSB have been combing over the plan for much of the morning. The pilot who was killed is identified as Jim […]

  • Several injured after car collides with Metro bus near cemetery

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _A car crashed into a Metro bus overnight injuring several passengers. The accident happened about 12:30 a.m. on West Florissant Avenue at Emerson. Police say the bus driver saw the driver of the car lose control and spin out, hitting the bus. The bus went through a fence, ending up in Bellfontaine Cemetery. Eight people were on the bus, including the driver. The drivers of the car and bus had the most serious injuries. Some of the bus […]

  • Authorities search for suspect after police chase ends near Overland

    OVERLAND, Mo. _A Maryland Heights police chase, involving a stolen car, ended with one suspect in custody and another still on the loose. The incident began about 7:40 a.m. near the intersection of Lackland and Schuetz. Investigators say Maryland Heights police attempted to pull over a silver Hyundai when the driver tried to hit a Maryland Heights police car and sped away. That`s when the chase started east on Page Avenue. During the chase the Hyundai, which was stolen from […]

  • St. Charles County Police Department striving for CALEA Accreditation

    O’FALLON, Mo. _The St. Charles County Police Department has opened it’s doors to an assessment from public safety experts. The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies is examining all aspects of the department’s policy, procedures, management, operations and support services. The department volunteered for the assessment, in hopes of gaining accreditation from the agency. As part of the process, the community is invited to offer comments at a public information session Monday, December 4. It begins at 5:30 p.m. […]

  • Walk-through metal detectors added to Chaifetz Arena

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Chaifetz Arena on the Saint Louis University campus is beefing up security measures, starting tonight. The women’s basketball game will be the first where fans will have to go through metal detectors before entering the arena. Spectra Venue Management, which has been running Chaifetz since it opened in 2008, is stepping up security with the walk through devices. They are similar to the ones at Busch Stadium and the Scottrade Center. New walk-through metal detectors set up […]

  • Police investigate gun store burglary in Edwardsville

    EDWARDSVILLE, Il. _Authorities are investigating a burglary at an area gun store. It happened around 3 a.m. at Michael’s Arms and Accessories on South Buchanan in Edwardsville. The suspect or suspects tried to throw an object through some glass to get inside the store. but an Edwardsville police official says at this point it does not appear that anything was taken. This is at least the sixth gun store break this month in the St. Louis area. There were two […]

  • Wildwood seeks compromise on Hidden Valley zip line plan

    WILDWOOD, Mo. _There’s still hope the Hidden Valley Ski Resort won’t close after this season. The Wildwood City Council opened the door to a possible compromise. Many people turned out for the city council meeting Monday night. Hidden Valley wants to install a zip line because the ski resort has lost money the last two years. Wildwood’s Planning and Zoning Commission put restrictions on the plan, which Hidden Valley said would kill the plan. They withdrew their formal proposal on […]