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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.


Recent Articles
  • Highway closures this weekend on I-64 and I-170

    (KTVI)-  Parts of two major highways will be closed this weekend starting Friday night.   That could make for some significant traffic trouble if you’re heading to Clayton or Downtown St. Louis. At 8 p.m. MoDOT will shut down Highway 40 East between Hampton and Forest Park Avenue.  All ramps in the area will be shut down as well.  However, one lane of 40 East will remain open between Hampton and Kingshighway. The closure is necessary so crews can remove, repair […]

  • Ferguson-Florissant School District to receive crisis training Thursday

    (KTVI)- Staff in the Ferguson-Florissant School District will receive special training Thursday on how to help kids deal with the crisis in Ferguson. The special training is called RISE, or Response, Intervention, Support and Education. It’s designed to help staff members recognize kids who are struggling with the crisis. Griffith Elementary is less than a mile away from the main hot zone of the crisis. The district has actually expanded its bus routes so that more kids can ride the […]

  • Mostly peaceful, but some more arrests in Ferguson overnight

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Demonstrators have taken to the Ferguson streets again Tuesday night.   Their presence was peaceful until about midnight.  That is when protesters started throwing objects at police officers.  Police told protesters to disperse and the media to go back to the designated media area.  When demonstrators did not comply they started to make arrests. Officers from the Missouri Highway Patrol, and local communities have stood by making sure their first amendment right to protest is carried […]

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    Ferguson protesters spar with police; 31 arrests, 2 shootings

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Missouri Governor Nixon ordered the National Guard into a St. Louis suburb early Monday morning.  Over the past week demonstrations have erupted over the police shooting death of Michael Brown.  Monday night was a test to see how those protesters and military police would interact. Peaceful protests began early in the evening near the Family Dollar in Ferguson.  St. Louis rapper Nelly arrived to speak to the crowds.  Media, protesters and fans gathered around him as […]

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    One shot, multiple arrests after police enforce Ferguson curfew

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – More tear gas and gun-fire in the streets during another violent night in Ferguson and leaving many to wonder when will it end. One person shot, a police car hit by gun-fire, and seven arrests as police enforced the governor’s new curfew.   Police fired smoke bombs and tear gas at protesters who didn’t want to leave after the midnight curfew rolled around.  Police got reports of people on the roof at Red’s Barbecue.  Then they saw […]

  • Officer’s name released; Michael Brown allegedly involved in convenience store robbery

    (KTVI)- Chief Tom Jackson confirms that the name of the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown is Darren Wilson. Michael Brown was allegedly involved in a convenience store robbery that occurred on August 9th. The dispatch records and video footage of the strong arm robbery that occurred between 11:52:58 and 11:54 am have been released. The chief did not discuss the attempted apprehension of Brown. That portion of the investigation will be conducted by the county prosecutor’s office. The […]

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    Alderman Antonio French free; says he was arrested because “I didn’t listen”

    (KTVI)- St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says he was arrested because, “I didn’t listen.”   French was released from the Ferguson city jail just after 7:00 a.m. Thursday. French told reporters he was out with demonstrators Wednesday evening and around 9 p.m. police said they had to disburse. French says he got into his car and rolled up his windows when police threw tear gas.   Moments later, he was taken out of his car and arrested.  French said, “I don’t think […]

  • Raw Video: Sen. McCaskill calls Ferguson crisis “heartbreaking” in press conference

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Sen. Claire McCaskill held a press conference at the Fire station in Ferguson.   She calls the “militarization” of police Wednesday night something that hurt situation raising tensions.  She calls Ferguson crisis heartbreaking, says demilitarization of police department response critical to ease tensions.

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    Matt Mitchell publicly apologizes for Uhl Sisters’ death

    MT. VERNON, IL (KTVI)- For the first time since the fatal accident in 2007, former Illinois State Police trooper Matt Mitchell has publicly apologized for the crash that killed 18-year-old Jessica Uhl and her 13-year-old sister Kelli. He was back in the Secretary of State’s office Wednesday trying to get his drivers’ license back.  This is his 5th attempt. The hearing started at 10 a.m. but was delayed after hearing room recording devices malfunctioned.  During the first part of the […]

  • Looters break into south St. Louis shoe store overnight

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Looters broke into a south St. Louis shoe store overnight.  Police say shortly before 12:00 a.m. Tuesday, the Shoe Carnival located on Bamberger Avenue near Grand at Gravois was damaged. Ten to 15 cars with nearly 30 people pulled up, broke into the store and stole multiple pairs of shoes. The suspects also attempted to rob  a nearby Radio Shack but were scared off by a security guard. The front window at that store is partially […]

  • Protesters demonstrate outside St. Louis County Police Headquarters

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI) – Demonstrators upset over the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown are marching in Clayton, Missouri. The protesters say they want the St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Bob McColluch’s office to release the following regarding the death of Brown: For the officer who killed Brown to be identified.   For the officer who killed Brown to be fired and charged with murder. They want the police department’s “Protocol Handbook” released to the public. They want the Ferguson Police […]

  • Nearly 32 arrested in Ferguson overnight: Active looting has ceased

    (KTVI) – A community is on edge after a night of mayhem and rioting in Ferguson. The looting started around 9:00 p.m. Sunday and ended close to 1:30 a.m. Monday morning. The SWAT team was called in to make arrests and try to restore order. FOX 2’s Chris Regnier is live at the police command center at Lucas & Hunt at West Florissant. St. Louis County Police spokesperson Brian Shellman says active looting has come to an end.     […]