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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.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail me at chris.regnier@tvstl.com


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    STATE PARK PLACE, IL (KTVI) – Three suspects are in custody after a police chase and crash involving the Velda City police chief. Velda City Police Chief Dan Paulino said the chase began around 9:30 a.m. when he tried to pull over a silver Nissan Versa for speeding on Lucas and Hunt. Instead of stopping, the car sped off and he started chasing it. Paulino said someone inside the car threw something out the window; it’s unclear what that was. At some […]

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    MoDOT closing I-44 between Vandeventer and Jefferson this weekend

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A stretch of major interstate in the City of St. Louis will be completely closed this weekend. Interstate 44 between Vandeventer and Jefferson will completely shut down Friday night at 8 p.m. Grand Boulevard over I-44 will also completely close at 7 p.m., as will several ramps in the area onto I-44. The closures are needed so crews can take down the northbound side of the Grand Boulevard overpass. The work is part of the ongoing […]

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    IndyCar returning to St. Louis area

    MADISON, IL (KTVI) – For the first time in many years, IndyCar racing will be returning to the St. Louis area at Gateway Motorsports Park. The last IndyCar race at Gateway took place in August 2003. The first major race at Gateway was an open wheel event, back in 1997. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Gateway will host the 17th race in the IndyCar Series starting next year. The race is slated for August 26, 2017. […]

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    Single-engine plane makes emergency landing on Page; FAA investigating

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    Body of Granite City soldier returns home

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    Soulard Business Association making plans to host 2016 Oktoberfest

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    Classes return to repaired Catholic school in Alton

    ALTON, IL (KTVI)- It is a very special first day back at school today for students and staff at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School in Alton. Students and staff returned to the school on State Street Tuesday for the start of the school year after they were forced out of the building late last year because of structural problems. The school principal Harry Cavanaugh says the heavy rains last December were simply too much for the school`s drainage system to handle. […]

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    Evacuations, water rescues in De Soto

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    Parkway School District children return to class

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    Suspect fatally shot, father killed in St. Charles County home invasion

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    Missouri shoppers ready for tax-free holiday weekend

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI)- Shoppers can save some money over the next few days during Missouri`s sales tax holiday weekend. The event is designed to help families shopping for back to school items. The Missouri sales tax holiday started Friday at midnight and runs through Sunday, August 7th. During this three day period, Missouri`s state sales tax is waived statewide on certain back to school items. Those items include clothes, school supplies, personal computers and other computer related software and devices as well as graphing calculators. While some […]

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    AB InBev works out details of merger with SABMiller

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