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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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    Fuel truck overturns on WB I-64 near Shiloh; Driver injured, hospitalized

    SHILOH/ O’FALLON, IL (KTVI)- Illinois drivers faced major traffic delays Friday morning after a fuel truck overturned on westbound I-64 near Shiloh. Police say the truck hit a guardrail and rolled over around 2:00a.m. The driver was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Investigators are unsure of what caused the accident. Emergency crews controlled access to the area during the morning commute. Authorities said there was no immediate hazard to the public. After being closed for nearly […]

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    Two suspects arrested after police chase ends in north St. Louis County

    FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged two in connection with a police chase that started in Florissant on Wednesday night. According to Florissant police, the incident began around 10:30p.m. and ended at New Halls Ferry and Woodwind in north county. Police said two men inside a stolen white Chevrolet Malibu sped off when a Florissant officer approached the car and noticed a gun inside. The officer was alerted to the men after responding to […]

  • Police investigating armed robbery at North County auto parts store

    NORTH COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis County police are investigating an armed robbery at a Spanish Lake auto parts store. The incident happened around 8:45p.m. outside of the O’Reilly Auto Parts store near the intersection of Bellefontaine at Parker Road. Authorities are saying this case is “strange” because one of the suspects was wearing a gorilla mask and the other had on some kind of Halloween mask. The two masked suspects came in both armed with handguns. Two employees and […]

  • Police investigating shooting at Chuck E. Cheese’s in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI)- St. Charles Police are searching for suspects this morning after a man was shot multiple times at a crowded Chuck E. Cheese`s. The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Monday night at the restaurant located near Highway 94, south of I-70. Police say victim remains hospitalized in serious condition. Two suspects in the case remain at large. The victim was shot in the entry way between two sets of doors that lead into the restaurant. Authorities believe […]

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    Hot spot policing returns to St. Louis’ Fifth Ward

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis police are kicking off three weeks of hot spot policing trying to address areas of the city that are being hit hardest by criminal activity. Chief Sam Dotson addressed roll call Monday morning at Central Patrol on North Jefferson. For the next week, city police will be stepping up enforcement in the Fifth Ward. That means parts of downtown, but primarily neighborhoods just north of downtown, including Old North St Louis, St. Louis Place, […]

  • Police investigating break-in at shuttered Jamestown Mall

    NORTH COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis County police are investigating an overnight burglary at Jamestown Mall in north St. Louis County. Authorities rushed to the scene after receiving a call from a security officer. This appears to be a case where a security guard was just doing his job and may have prevented something significant from happening. Around 12:45a.m. police say a security guard was making his rounds walking inside the shutdown mall. He heard glass break by the old […]

  • Police officer recovering after being hit by car, dragged

    NORTH COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis county police call it an assault on the life of one of their officers. A county officer was dragged nearly 300 feet during a traffic stop in Spanish Lake. The incident happened Thursday night around 7:45pm at the Oak Park Apartments near Bellefontaine Road. Two officers stopped a car on Estrada Drive in the complex for a license plate violation. One officer asked the driver- who was the only one in the car- for […]

  • 19-year-old shot, killed in officer-involved shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis police shot and killed a 19-year-old suspect who they say pointed a gun at them. That suspect was a passenger in a stolen car who investigators say was trying to get away from police.  St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Sam Dotson is calling the shooting by his officers justified given what he says the suspect did in the moments before the officers opened fire.  The shooting happened shortly before 10pm Wednesday night at Marcus […]

  • Police find victim of St. Louis’ 14th homicide in a vacant lot

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis City Police and homicide detectives have yet another murder on their hands this morning. Around 11p.m. Tuesday night, Hasani Johnson a 20-year-old African American male was found in a vacant lot between Marcus Avenue and North Euclid. Authorities say the man had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspect is a 19-year-old black male.  Police say the victim  was driving with two others at Tuesday night when they […]

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    Crews blast Chain of Rocks Canal bridge

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI)- A spectacular sight this morning in the Granite City area as crews blew up part of the Old Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge. About 400 feet of the old bridge is now in the canal after a big boom about just after 10:30am. Crews used 70 pounds of explosives to bring down the eastbound side of the Old Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge. The bridge deck was already gone-the steel truss is what came down. People […]

  • Man shot, killed outside movie theater in Creve Coeur

    CREVE COEUR, MO (KTVI) – The Major Case Squad is investigating a homicide in west St. Louis County after a University City man was gunned down outside a Creve Coeur movie theater Sunday night. According to Lt. Jon Romas, a spokesman for the Creve Coeur Police Department, the shooting happened around11:45 p.m. outside the AMC Creve Coeur 12 Theater on Olive Boulevard, just west of Lindbergh. Police found the victim, Ned R. Booker,  28, on the sidewalk with a gunshot […]

  • Area leaders discuss violence in St. Louis and effect on the region

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI)-Leaders from both Missouri and Illinois are expressing concern about how the series of murders in the city could impact the entire region. They are offering some solutions but realize there are no overnight fixes. “This has cast a huge cloud over the city of St. Louis. It is very concerning. It’s not only distracting but, most importantly, it’s disgusting,” said St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay about the recent violence. In the city of St. Louis, seven murders […]