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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


Recent Articles
  • Fire destroys two south St. Louis businesses

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A south St. Louis neighborhood has lost two of its businesses after a fire Thursday night. The businesses damaged are the Ho Wah Chinese Restaurant and the Southside Discount Market next door. They were located in a small stip mall at the corner of Virginia and Delor. The fire broke out around 10:15 p.m. Cierra Hatchet, a neighbor and customer, said, “It’s a neighborhood store. Everybody comes here. Anything that you need they have […]

  • Driver hits big rig along I-55, crashes into flood water

    ARNOLD, MO (KTVI) – Dramatic moments this morning in south county when a suspected drunk driver hits a big rig then his car ends up in Meramec River floodwaters just off I-55. Doug Robinson, 46, from south county was able to get out of his Ford Contour after it wound up partially submerged in a flooded embankment off I-55 south. We were on the Meramec Bottom Road overpass reporting on 55 south reopening after flooding when the scene unfolded. We talked […]

  • Eureka battling flood waters as river crests

    EUREKA, MO (KTVI)-There is cautious optimism this morning in Eureka. The massive sandbag wall that was built around Old Town businesses is holding after the Meramec River crested. The town’s long days of sandbagging are over. Nearly 200,000 sandbags created a levee around businesses on South Central Avenue. The Coast Guard is also standing by to monitor the area as the water continues to rise. Nearby, Eureka High School is an island, surrounded by a wall of sandbags. Officials have been […]

  • Interstate 44 closed from I-270 to Route 100

    VALLEY PARK, MO (KTVI)-Interstate 44 is closed between I-270 and Route 100 in Gray Summit. MoDOT closed that stretch of interstate just before midnight, as rising water from the Meramec River threatened parts of the highway. That makes Route 100, Manchester Road, the main detour. MoDOT says a trip that normally takes minutes could take hours today. Crews have also shutdown Highway 30 from east of 141 to Rahning Road due to flood waters from Meramec. Flooding forced the closure of hundreds […]

  • Giant oak tree smashes into O’Fallon, Missouri home

    O’FALLON, MO (KTVI) – The stormy weather of the past few days, combined with Monday morning’s gusty winds, likely led to a dramatic scene in O’Fallon, Missouri as a large oak tree fell into home. The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. on Winding Oaks Circle Drive. The family who lives in the house was not there at the time. Authorities did rescue three dogs from inside the home; the pets were all okay. Police think the gusty winds and a […]

  • MSD cleaning drains ahead of heavy rainfall

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The heavy rain heading our way is raising major concerns about flooding. Th Metropolitan Sewer District is doing its best to stay ahead of the storm. MSD crews have been clearing debris out of drains and sewers to help prevent street flooding and other backups. That is a big job. MSD has more than 160,000 street inlets and almost 10,000 miles of sewers to maintain. MSD spokesperson Lance LeComb said the amount of rain being forecast could very […]

  • Tree falls on parked cars in Central West End

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Overnight storms leave behind a downed tree in the Central West End. That toppled over tree wound up on top of some cars on Westminster Place near Taylor. The tree that fell wound up on top of three vehicles. Police received the call about 1:45 a.m. this morning. When they arrived, they found the tree on top of a BMW, an older model Ford Bronco and a Toyota SUV. It appears the BMW took the worst of it […]

  • Missouri State Auditor releases blistering audit of the Ferguson’s Municipal Court

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released a blistering audit of the Ferguson Municipal Court. Galloway released her findings downtown this morning at the Wainwright State Office Building. The audit looked at the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Galloway says the audit found that the Ferguson Municipal Court was in disarray with disorganized case files and uncooperative workers. Some files were in an unsecured storage garage with water and mold damage. Galloway says her team also discovered $26,000 in […]

  • 3 murdered in Pine Lawn; suspects at-large

    PINE LAWN, MO (KTVI) – The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has been activated for a triple homicide Wednesday morning in Pine Lawn. he shooting happened shortly after 10 a.m. in the 4500 block of Rosewood, near Jennings Station Road. Police arrived to find three male victims suffering from gunshot wounds. They were pronounced dead on the scene. The shooting victims have been identified as Andrew Green, 29, of the 4600 block of Pope, Marquise Cooper, 23, of the 600 block […]

  • Loop Trolley wires go live for testing

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KTVI)-The Loop Trolley is powering up Tuesday. Crews will electrify the wires that will power the trolleys. The live wire testing starts today and runs through Friday. Crews will be working from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. each day. The Loop Trolley is set to open for service later this summer. It will run a total of 2.2 miles through The Delmar Loop and on DeBaliviere Avenue to the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park.

  • Governor Greitens signs law allowing ride sharing statewide in Missouri

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Ride sharing businesses such as Uber and Lyft are legal statewide in Missouri. In recent years, there has been a patchwork of regulations from local government to local government regulating ride sharing companies. Governor Eric Greitens says the new bill sets up a consistent statewide framework for the companies to operate within. “And frankly, it’s time for Missouri to join the rest of the country by rolling back these regulations, taking on special interests, and allowing […]

  • State auditor defends decision to subpoena documents

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway is defending her decision to subpoena documents related to her audit into how quickly Missouri tax refunds are issued. Last month, Galloway announced the audit looking into whether the Missouri Department of Revenue is complying with state law and sending out refunds within 45 days of someone filing. Galloway says for weeks, she talked with officials including leaders in Governor Greitens office about getting the documents she needed. But she says she […]