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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    Walk to remember teen killed in front of home, plea for less violence

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Members of a north St. Louis community where a 15-year-old girl was murdered outside of her home on Tuesday night came together for a march with meaning. The group walked through part of north St. Louis remembering Toni Stevenson. They walked with a common cause, finding justice for Toni and stopping the violence that took Toni`s life. The walk started at 8 am at the Northwest Academy of Law High School on Riverview in north […]

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    St. Louisans head to Women`s March on Washington

    BRENTWOOD, MO (KTVI)- It is Inauguration Day for Donald J. Trump in Washington D.C. and there are many Missouri connections to the historic event. Many people from the show-me state are in Washington, D.C. for different reasons. A busload of about 100 people, mostly women, left at 6 a.m. this morning for our nation`s capitol from the Brentwood I-64 Metrolink station. They will be taking part in tomorrow`s Women`s March on Washington. There are 11 buses leaving across Missouri today […]

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    Girl, 15, fatally shot by masked gunmen overnight

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Police are investigating after a 15-year-old girl was murdered overnight in St. Louis city. It happened shortly before 7:00 pm in the 6000 block of Thekla Avenue in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. The victim was sitting in her car at the time. A spokesperson for the St. Louis Public Schools identified her as Toni Stevenson, a student at Northwest Academy of Law High School located at 5140 Riverview Boulevard. Toni was very involved in the schools, excelling […]

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    Plans to repeal Obamacare spark protests in Missouri

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)-People across Missouri held rallies this morning protesting plans to gut the Affordable Care Act commonly known as Obamacare. Demonstrations took place at several locations including in front of Senator Roy Blunt`s office in Clayton at Bonhomme and South Hanley Road. Blunt has been a critic of Obamacare and supports repealing the law. Today`s protests come after the House and Senate both voted last week to pass budget resolutions that will begin dismantling Obamacare. The group Missouri Health […]

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    Events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. across St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Several events are planned around the St. Louis area today marking the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. A civic ceremony took place at 9:30 a.m. at the Old Courthouse downtown followed by the Annual Freedom March at 11:30 a.m. It will end with an interfaith service at 12:30 p.m. at the Leonard Missionary Baptist Church located at 1100 North Compton. Organizers say St. Louis has the second largest MLK celebration in the United States. The Gateway Region YMCA is […]

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    MoDOT ends emergency operations after salting streets for final round of icy weather

    WEST ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – The final phase of the ice storm meant a busy early Sunday morning for MoDOT crews. The Missouri Department of Transportation had more than 200 trucks out overnight and kept those full crews out on the roads through much of the morning because temperatures were holding close to the freezing mark. A degree or two can make a big difference in freezing roads or just wet. District Maintenance Engineer Mark Croarkin says generally […]

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    Hundreds of MoDOT trucks still salting roads to keep Missouri ice free

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – There is cautious optimism from MoDOT Saturday morning about road conditions on this day two of the ice storm. But MoDOT is not letting its guard down just yet. District Maintenance Engineer Mark Croarkin says he had full crews overnight and he plans on keeping full crews out Saturday.That means more than 200 trucks will be on the roads. Croarkin says temperatures are too close to freezing to let anyone go home yet. However, he does […]

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    Ice Storm in effect for St. Louis area; state of emergency declared

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has declared a state of emergency, calling in the National Guard to assist with icy roads, downed trees and power lines. MoDOT has more than 1,500 trucks out statewide, including 200 in the St. Louis region. Missouri Highway Patrol troopers are working extended shifts. The governor urges everyone to stay off the roads today, unless it’s an emergency.

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    MoDOT, IDOT preparing for icy road conditions

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO (KTVI)- As the potential ice storm approaches, road crews and law officers are doing all they can to prepare for the wintry weather. MoDOT, the Missouri Highway Patrol and AAA spoke earlier today about the incoming storm at MoDOT`s Transportation Management Center in Town and Country. MoDOT called the storm a potentially historic event. Crews plan to pre-treat all of MoDOT`s roadways today by using a mixture of salt brine and beet juice. MoDOT will keep some […]

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    Car crashes into St. Charles pond following police chase; suspect sought

    ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI)- One suspect is in custody and police are still searching for another after an overnight chase in St. Charles County. Investigators say it began around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday when Lake St. Louis police officers spotted a stolen 2015 Kia Optima with two people inside it. Captain Chris DiGuiseppi, the Assistant Police Chief in Lake St. Louis, tells us officers tried to pull the car over but it sped off. Lake St. Louis officers chased the Optima […]

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    St. Charles firefighter knocked unconscious battling blaze

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) _ A suburban St. Louis firefighter is recovering after being knocked unconscious while battling a blaze. The fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. Monday between two buildings in St. Charles, both with businesses on the first floor and apartments on the second. The cause of the fire is under investigation. One of the buildings sustained significant damage. Authorities say the firefighter was injured when falling debris struck him in the head. He was taken to a […]

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    Lambert Airport feels impact from Ft. Lauderdale tragedy

    LAMBERT AIRPORT (KTVI) – Although the Fort Lauderdale airport has reopened, airports across the country including at Lambert are still feeling the ripple effects from the tragedy in Florida. Normally, Southwest has flights arriving from and departing to Fort Lauderdale from Lambert on a regular basis. However, two Southwest flight scheduled to arrive at Lambert later today from Fort Lauderdale have been canceled: one Southwest flight that was supposed to leave Lambert earlier this morning for Fort Lauderdale was also canceled. […]