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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.

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    Workers test ballot machines in St. Louis City

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Workers for the St Louis Election Board spent Friday making sure ballots that are cast in next month`s election are recorded correctly. Workers validated 350 machines to put into 116 polling places in the city for the November 4th election. Both the touch screen and optical scan machines are undergo  ‘logic and accuracy’ tests. Election officials say state law requires that the machines be tested but it’s also about being transparent with the public. “It’s […]

  • Protesters gather in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Protesters once again took to the streets of St. Louis overnight blocking intersections and keeping police busy. It started in South City and ended near SLU. Police say at the height of the demonstration, there were more than 100 protesters taking part. The protesting began around midnight at Grand and Shaw in south St. Louis. Several dozen protesters blocked the intersection. Police surrounded the demonstrators on both sides of Grand while a police helicopter flew above […]

  • New autopsy results for Vonderitt Myers Jr. to be released Thursday

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The family of Vonderritt Myers Jr. plans to release results Thursday of an independent autopsy done on the 18-year-old`s body. Myers was shot and killed by an off duty St. Louis Police Officer after he allegedly shot at the cop. The Myers’ family brought in renowned Pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht, to perform an independent autopsy on his body. Myers was shot and killed on October 8th in the Shaw Neighborhood by a St. Louis Police Officer […]

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    Source gives Darren Wilson’s account of Michael Brown shooting

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch have released new information on two different aspects of the case. A source has revealed Darren Wilson’s account of the incident and the final autopsy report on Michael Brown is now available. That source lays out substantial detail of Wilson`s version of what happened. The source says that when Wilson first saw Brown and his friend Dorian Johnson, he realized that Johnson`s clothing matched a radio report about a suspect […]

  • Senator Nasheed released from jail; says her arrest was a message to protesters

    ST. ANN, MO (KTVI) – After spending the night in jail, Senator Jamilah Nasheed walked out of the St. Ann Police jail Tuesday just before 11 a.m.  Nasheed was arrested around 8:30 p.m. Monday in Ferguson when she refused to get out of a road. Nasheed told reporters she went to Ferguson with the intention of being arrested.  She said she was engaging in an act of civil disobedience to find justice for Michael Brown. “I wanted to send a […]

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    Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed arrested in Ferguson overnight

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed was arrested in Ferguson overnight. She was arrested outside of the Ferguson Police Department during a protest. The senator still remains behind bars at the St. Ann Police Department. According to a volunteer from her office, Senator Nasheed was sitting in the street outside of the Ferguson Police Department when she was arrested. She reportedly sat down in the street and would not move after she was repeatedly told by county police […]

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    Nurses want national effort to protect against Ebola

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The nation`s largest nurses` union chose St. Louis to kick off a national week long campaign focused on keeping health care workers safe who treat Ebola patients. Members of the National Nurses United union gathered outside SLU Hospital Monday morning. They wore stickers with the names of the two Dallas nurses who contracted Ebola after treating a man who died from it. The union wants President Obama and Congress to set a national safety protocol that […]

  • Two women shot on WB I-44 near Washington Avenue

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Multiple shots were fired into a car as it was heading westbound on I-44 near Washington Avenue. The shooting occured around 2:40a.m. Monday morning. Investigators say the women were driving along westbound I-44 when they heard a bunch of shots fired and a car speed by them. There were three adult women in the car. Two of them were shot multiple times from the waist down. The third woman in the car was not injured. The […]

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    Deadly accident shuts down I-70 at First Capitol for two hours

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – The eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 were shut down in St. Charles County for about two hours Friday morning after a driver reportedly hit a pedestrian. The Missouri Highway Patrol did confirm the fatality but did not give any other details.  The accident happened at 4:15 a.m. just after First Capitol Drive.  Accident reconstruction crews were on the scene. All eastbound traffic was  diverted off the highway at First Capitol. Traffic was backed up for […]

  • Workers climb Gateway Arch in search of stains

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – History is being made today at the Arch as crews are repelling down the outside of the iconic symbol for the first time since it was built. A team of workers is laying cables and brackets as two of them slowly repel and scale down the north leg of the Arch. They`re repelling so that they can take samples from a stained area of the Arch. Those samples will tell crews if the stains are […]

  • Burglar shot in face, hospitalized during attempted home invasion

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A home invasion suspect is hospitalized after police say he tried to break into a home and was shot by the homeowner. Authorities say the man was shot once in the face. He was taken away in critical but stable condition. The shooting happened around 1:40a.m. Thursday morning on Helen at Madison Street. Investigators say the intruder was trying to break into the home when he was confronted by the homeowner who opened fire on him. […]

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    Know Before You Go: IDOT to close WB right lane of Chain of Rocks Bridge

    MADISON COUNTY, IL (KTVI)- Drivers who use the new Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge to come into Missouri from Illinois could face traffic tie ups later Monday morning into the afternoon. One lane will be closed for several hours. IDOT officials say crews will close the westbound right lane of the Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge from 9a.m. until 2p.m. The closure is for a bridge inspection. There are only two lanes on the bridge and that could lead to […]