Regnier, Chris
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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
  • O’Fallon couple sentenced for caging autistic son

    O’FALLON, MO (KTVI) – An O’Fallon couple was sentenced Friday for keeping their autistic son inside a makeshift cage. After a three-hour sentencing hearing that featured witnesses and a family video, a St. Charles County judge sentenced Terry and Victoria Smith to seven years in prison and a $500 fine. The couple was immediately taken away in shackles by authorities. The Smiths were convicted last month of child endangerment. At that point, the jury recommended the maximum sentence of seven […]

  • Police investigating two overnight homicides

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The murder count in the St. Louis city is on the rise again this morning after two more homicides. The latest killings happened less than five hours apart and two and a half miles away from one another on the city’s north side. Around 9:50p.m. Wednesday a man was shot and killed at North Broadway and Doddridge. He was in his late 20’s. Police say he was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the […]

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    Family of 6-year-old killed in fire given her graduation certificate

    JENNINGS, MO (KTVI) – A 6-year-old girl who was one of three people killed in a house fire was remembered in Jennings Wednesday on what would have been a very special day for her. Six-year-old Kaliyah Dunger would have graduated from kindergarten today at Fairview Elementary School in Jennings. She along with her 4-year-old brother and 78-year-old great-grandmother were all killed in a University City house fire in February. Kaliyah`s family was honored with the certificate that Kaliyah would have […]

  • County police investigating second homicide in 24 hours

    NORTH COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- For the second night in a row, a teenager is murdered in north St. Louis County. Earlier this morning St. Louis county police released the name of the teen killed in the latest murder. He is 18-year-old DeMarco Watson from Ferguson. County police got the call for the latest killing just before midnight. It happened on Dennis Drive just off Chambers and West Florissant. Investigators say Watson was shot once in the chest and was found […]

  • Group seeks to recall Ferguson Mayor James Knowles

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- A group looking to oust Ferguson Mayor James Knowles is planning to present signatures on a petition today which could force a recall election. The petition, with those signatures, will be turned in to the city clerk at Ferguson City Hall. The group involved with the recall effort called Ground Level Support also plans to inform the mayor about the petition at tonight`s Ferguson City Council meeting. A group spokesperson says the petition has about 2,200 signatures […]

  • Services for fallen Vietnam veteran Friday at Jefferson Barracks

    SOUTH COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- An incredibly emotional journey for the family of an Air Force Veteran killed while serving in Vietnam. That journey will at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Louis Clever and nine others were on a plane that was on a secret mission over Laos in February of 1969 when the plane was shot down. Clever`s remains were finally returned to St. Louis on Wednesday for burial today at Jefferson Barracks. The story of how his remains were found […]

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    Permanent Michael Brown memorial to be built in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO  –  On what would’ve been Michael Brown Jr.’s 19th birthday, his memorial on Canfield Drive was removed. Michael Brown’s family and the city of Ferguson have come to an agreement about a permanent marker.  The makeshift shrine to Brown in the middle of Canfield Drive cropped up shortly after Michael Brown was killed last August and has remained. Officials say that there needs to be a more permanent memorial to the teen and objects in the street are […]

  • St. Louis police officers keep protesters back from the home of St. Louis Prosecutor Jennifer Joyce on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, a day after her office announced there would be no charges filed against the off-duty city police officer who shot VonDerrit Myers Jr. to death last October. Police arrived shortly after protesters began demonstrating at her south St. Louis home and made arrests. Photo by Christian Gooden,

    Protesters stage demonstration at home of St.Louis circuit attorney; 6 arrests made

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Demonstrators gathered in front of the south city home of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce after she decided not to charge the officer who shot and killed VonDerrit Myers Jr. At least six people were taken into custody. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post- Dispatch, the chanting protesters gathered at the home in the Holly Hills neighborhood shortly after 9 p.m. Close to 40 protesters were present. The Post reports that the […]

  • Police target five north St. Louis neighborhoods in hot spot policing effort

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis city police are kicking off another ‘hot spot’ policing effort today. It started with a 10a.m. roll call at North Patrol on Union. This time around the officers are targeting five north St. Louis neighborhoods that have all seen dramatic increases in crimes against people. The five neighborhoods where police are increasing their presence are Kingsway East, Lewis Place, the Ville, the Greater Ville and Vandeventer. The latest numbers show crimes against people […]

  • Man accused of murdering SIUE student headed to grand jury

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- The suspect in the Craigslist killing of a 19-year-old SIUE student is headed for a grand jury.  The judge tentatively set a June 29 preliminary hearing. Michael Gordon 24, remains behind bars on first degree murder and armed criminal action charges. His bond is $1 million. Investigators say Gordon shot and killed Taylor Clark at a Hazelwood truck driver training school where Gordon worked. Clark was trying to sell his car on Craigslist and Gordon responded to […]

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    Missouri to vote on new house speaker amidst sexting scandal

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KTVI)- Missouri lawmakers will begin the last day of this legislative session by voting in a new house speaker. This comes after former speaker John Diehl from Town and Country resigned amidst a ‘sexting’ scandal. The new speaker is Republican Todd Richardson, 38. Originally from  Poplar Bluff, Richardson is in his third term. He was the House Majority Leader but was tapped to take over the speaker’s job after the resignation. Richardson was introduced Thursday night after […]

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    Missouri House speaker resigns after intern sexting scandal

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri House Speaker John Diehl has resigned after screen shots of text message conversations were published in the Kansas City Star on Wednesday.  He was attempting to repair his reputation and retain his powerful position while seeking forgiveness for what he describes as his “poor judgment” with a 19-year-old legislative intern. Diehl said Thursday that he is resigning both from his House speaker’s position and from his elected job as a Republican representative from suburban St. […]