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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
  • Watch free: HBO’s ‘Atomic Homefront’ film about radioactive waste in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Army Corps of Engineers will host a meeting Thursday to update residents on clean-up of radioactive waste in north county. They expect a large turnout because of the documentary Atomic Homefront, currently airing on HBO. The program focuses on the nuclear waste from the 1940’s Manhattan Project at the West Lake Landfill, next to the underground fire at the Bridgeton Landfill.  You can watch the entire documentary online for a limited time.  HBO is offering a free stream […]

  • Child struck near elementary school in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – An investigation is underway after a student was struck by a car Thursday morning in Ferguson. The incident happened shortly before 9 a.m. near Griffith Elementary School, in the 200 block of Day Drive. Police say the third-grader was hit while crossing Chambers Road. They believe she ran across the street and the driver was unable to stop in time. She was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Her injuries did not appear to be life-threatening. “In a situation […]

  • Army Corps of Engineers to host public meeting on Coldwater Creek

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. –  The Army Corps of Engineers will host a meeting Thursday to update residents on clean-up of radioactive waste in north county. They expect a large turnout because of the documentary Atomic Homefront, currently airing on HBO. The program focuses on the nuclear waste from the 1940’s Manhattan Project at the West Lake Landfill, next to the underground fire at the Bridgeton Landfill. People along Coldwater Creek may have also been exposed to the radioactive waste. Tonight’s meeting is […]

  • MoDOT treating roads as wintry mix moves in

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. – Road crews on both sides of the river are out this morning as temperatures drop below freezing on wet roadways raising icing concerns. MoDOT and IDOT crews started coming in at midnight and have been out ever since. Road crews have been dropping salt where necessary. There was really no pre-treatment because of the rain…so crews are doing the best they can after the precipitation stopped falling. Earlier this morning, MoDot was actually encouraging people […]

  • MoDOT open house on I-270 north improvement plans

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. – MoDOT wants to know what drivers think about planned improvements along Interstate 270 in north county. They’re hosting an open house on the plans Tuesday, February 20. The proposal includes rebuilding most of the existing interchanges, including the ones at Lindbergh and Route 367. MoDOT has $100 million available for the first phase of the project. Today’s open house is from 4-6 p.m. at the Hazelwood Civic Center on Dunn Road.

  • Man using Letgo app accused of north St. Louis County robberies, shooting

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Normandy Police are investigating multiple cases where people responded to apps and links to buy items but then were robbed and in one instance shot. Two of the cases involved ‘Letgo,’ an app where people can buy and sell used items. Another one involved a buy/sell/trade link on Facebook. The two ‘Letgo’ cases happened in the 5800 block of Bermuda Drive Sunday at 5 p.m.  and 5:30 p.m. Investigators say the victims went to meet someone allegedly […]

  • Board of Aldermen takes up issues from horse-drawn carriages to tax breaks

    ST. LOUIS, MO – From horse-drawn carriages to tax breaks, several issues were before the St. Louis Board of Aldermen downtown Friday. Alderman Joe Vaccaro’s bill that would prohibit horse-drawn carriages on city streets has been put on hold while a similar statewide bill is debated in Jefferson City. Vaccaro says there could be a meeting soon between city leaders and the horse carriage industry where potential regulations could be discussed. A bill that could give tax breaks to redevelop […]

  • Fatal wrong-way crash closes I-70 near Troy, Il – 5 others hurt

    TROY, IL – One person is killed and six others are hurt after a wrong way crash overnight on I-70 not far from Troy, Illinois. It all unfolded just after midnight on I-70 west at the 16 mile marker near Route 4. Illinois State Police Trooper Calvin Dye tells us a Ford truck was going the wrong way east in the westbound lanes of I-70 when it slammed head-on into a Toyota Sequoia SUV. Trooper Dye says there were two people in […]

  • St. Louis County Police monitoring area schools after Florida shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO — School districts across the country, including St. Louis County, will be on high alert as students head back to class in the wake of the Florida tragedy. Officers from the St. Louis County Police Department will be keeping a close watch at schools Thursday. Area school leaders are speaking out as well. Lieutenant Colonel Troy Doyle, the commander of special operations for St. Louis County Police, posted this tweet, “My prayers are with those affected by the […]

  • Several churches offering ‘drive-thru’ service for Ash Wednesday

    SUNSET HILLS, Mo. — People who couldn’t make it to church to get their ashes on this Ash Wednesday had another option to take part in the religious practice. The St. Thomas Holy Spirit Lutheran Church in Sunset Hills hosted what’s called Ashes To Go. The church pastor and others set up shop in the parking lot, allowing people to drive up and receive their ashes, as well as a blessing. While some people got out of their car, many did […]

  • Major Case Squad investigating St. Clair County homicide

    ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Il. – The Major Case Squad is investigating the murder of a 19-year-old Belleville man. Information is limited at this point; the investigation into this murder is still in its early stages. Authorities believe the shooting happened at the home in the 100 block of Paulette Dr. in unincorporated St. Clair County. The street is just outside of Belleville near Route 15 and Frank Scott Parkway. This morning investigators are identifying the victim as Cole Weirciszewski. Authorities say […]

  • Illinois State Police unit, pedestrian struck on Poplar Street Bridge

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A crazy sequence of events this morning downtown involving an Illinois State Police unit and a pedestrian both getting hit by a driver. It all started about 9:20 a.m. with a minor two-car crash on the Poplar Street Bridge. Authorities say as the vehicles were being escorted off the bridge by IDOT and an Illinois State Police trooper, one of the drivers involved in the wreck had an apparent medical issue. That driver then hit a […]