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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
  • MSD cleaning drains ahead of heavy rainfall

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The heavy rain heading our way is raising major concerns about flooding. Th Metropolitan Sewer District is doing its best to stay ahead of the storm. MSD crews have been clearing debris out of drains and sewers to help prevent street flooding and other backups. That is a big job. MSD has more than 160,000 street inlets and almost 10,000 miles of sewers to maintain. MSD spokesperson Lance LeComb said the amount of rain being forecast could very […]

  • Tree falls on parked cars in Central West End

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Overnight storms leave behind a downed tree in the Central West End. That toppled over tree wound up on top of some cars on Westminster Place near Taylor. The tree that fell wound up on top of three vehicles. Police received the call about 1:45 a.m. this morning. When they arrived, they found the tree on top of a BMW, an older model Ford Bronco and a Toyota SUV. It appears the BMW took the worst of it […]

  • Missouri State Auditor releases blistering audit of the Ferguson’s Municipal Court

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released a blistering audit of the Ferguson Municipal Court. Galloway released her findings downtown this morning at the Wainwright State Office Building. The audit looked at the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Galloway says the audit found that the Ferguson Municipal Court was in disarray with disorganized case files and uncooperative workers. Some files were in an unsecured storage garage with water and mold damage. Galloway says her team also discovered $26,000 in […]

  • 3 murdered in Pine Lawn; suspects at-large

    PINE LAWN, MO (KTVI) – The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has been activated for a triple homicide Wednesday morning in Pine Lawn. he shooting happened shortly after 10 a.m. in the 4500 block of Rosewood, near Jennings Station Road. Police arrived to find three male victims suffering from gunshot wounds. They were pronounced dead on the scene. The shooting victims have been identified as Andrew Green, 29, of the 4600 block of Pope, Marquise Cooper, 23, of the 600 block […]

  • Loop Trolley wires go live for testing

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KTVI)-The Loop Trolley is powering up Tuesday. Crews will electrify the wires that will power the trolleys. The live wire testing starts today and runs through Friday. Crews will be working from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. each day. The Loop Trolley is set to open for service later this summer. It will run a total of 2.2 miles through The Delmar Loop and on DeBaliviere Avenue to the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park.

  • Governor Greitens signs law allowing ride sharing statewide in Missouri

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Ride sharing businesses such as Uber and Lyft are legal statewide in Missouri. In recent years, there has been a patchwork of regulations from local government to local government regulating ride sharing companies. Governor Eric Greitens says the new bill sets up a consistent statewide framework for the companies to operate within. “And frankly, it’s time for Missouri to join the rest of the country by rolling back these regulations, taking on special interests, and allowing […]

  • State auditor defends decision to subpoena documents

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway is defending her decision to subpoena documents related to her audit into how quickly Missouri tax refunds are issued. Last month, Galloway announced the audit looking into whether the Missouri Department of Revenue is complying with state law and sending out refunds within 45 days of someone filing. Galloway says for weeks, she talked with officials including leaders in Governor Greitens office about getting the documents she needed. But she says she […]

  • Report: Gunman upset over electric bill before shooting Laclede Gas employees

    ST. LOUIS – Investigators are trying to determine what led a gunman to open fire on two utility workers in a residential neighborhood in St. Louis, killing both of them before fatally shooting himself. Sources tell the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the shooter was upset about an unpaid electric bill.  Family and friends of the shooter tell police that he was concerned about not paying Ameren Missouri. That could be a possible motive in the fatal shootings. They did not know why he would shoot himself. […]

  • Man shot in head while sitting on bed inside apartment

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-One man is critically injured after a bizarre shooting Wednesday morning inside a home in The Ville neighborhood of north St. Louis. Police received the call on Cottage Avenue about 8:30 am. The shooting happened inside of a home that has been converted into three apartment; one upstairs and two in the basement. Police say the victim, 34-year-old Charles Petty, was sitting with his girlfriend on a bed in one of the basement apartments. That`s when investigators […]

  • Search on for new St. Louis city police chief

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The search is on for a new St. Louis city police Chief. This comes after Chief Sam Dotson announced his retirement on the first full day in office for new Mayor Lyda Krewson. The search will apparently go nationwide. Krewson says the search for a new St. Louis police chief will include looking at candidates from both inside and outside of the city. Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed telling us it could be a long process […]

  • Blues take on Minnesota Wild tonight at Scottrade

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Let`s go Blues! The Note can wrap up their first round series tonight against the Minnesota Wild. The Blues will be going for a sweep at the Scottrade Center after winning 3-1 at home on Sunday. That win came after two huge Blues victories in Minnesota in games one and two, the Blues winning both of those games 2-1. Blues goalie Jake Allen has been incredible during the entire series. The 26-year-old has stopped 114 of 117 […]

  • I-255 closures between Route 15 and State Street

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI)-Drivers along a busy stretch of a Metro East highway could face delays because of lane closures starting this morning. IDOT says crews will close the left lane in each direction along I-255 between Illinois Route 15 and State Street. The lane closures began at 5:30 a.m. and will remain closed until Friday. The company says both lanes will re-open by 4 p.m. Friday afternoon. The closures are needed so crews can put concrete light foundations in […]