Regnier, Chris

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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    MoDOT clears main traffic arteries, now moving to secondary roads

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – The Missouri Department of Transportation has been working non-stop trying to clear roadways after our first substantial snowstorm of the season. MoDOT officials tell us that all of the major interstates and major state routes are in pretty good shape as of mid-day. The big focus now for MoDOT crews: ramps, shoulders, and secondary roads. MoDOT has been at full staff since late Tuesday morning, with more than 200 trucks and over 400 employees working 12 […]

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    St. Louis area events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Marchers braved a bone-chilling cold Monday morning to mark the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. They marched through the streets of downtown St. Louis, from the Old Courthouse to the Washington Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church. An interfaith service then took place at the church. Organizers say Washington Tabernacle was the first place Dr. King spoke in St. Louis. The march started a little after 11:30 a.m. this morning. Before the march, there was singing and dancing […]

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    At least 3 winning tickets sold for $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot

    LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Lottery officials in Tennessee say the winning ticket for the record Powerball jackpot in their state was sold in Munford, north of Memphis. The holder of that ticket will share the $1.6 billion jackpot with winners in Southern California and Florida. A news release from Tennessee lottery officials says the state also has a ticket that won $2 million. There were some sizable winners in Missouri and Illinois. The biggest winners came in Illinois where two […]

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    Slay – Kroenke, Goodell ‘pathetic’ for way they treated St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Strong words this morning from St Louis Mayor Francis Slay in the wake of the announcement about the Rams moving to Los Angeles. In fact, Mayor Slay came out swinging at a Wednesday morning news conference at city hall. His main targets: the NFL and Stan Kroenke. Slay said the league misled St. Louis and was not honest with the city when it came to the stadium issue. The mayor accused the NFL and Kroenke of […]

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    Rams fans react to Los Angeles relocation

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- The St. Louis Rams are no more. The team is moving back to Los Angeles in time for the 2016 NFL season. News of the team leaving St. Louis for Los Angeles broke as fans were heading into the Blues game last night. Some were ready to say good riddance to the team and Stan Kroenke who they feel didn`t want to be in St. Louis. Others were upset saying the move leaves fans here out […]

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    Joe Boccardi’s re-opens in limited capacity after Eureka flooding

    EUREKA, MO (KTVI)- A landmark Eureka restaurant heavily damaged during the recent flooding is getting creative to re-open, at least in a reduced capacity. While repairs are ongoing inside the popular Joe Boccardi`s Restaurant, workers have set up a temporary restaurant in the back parking lot. There is a massive tent along with a trailer holding a huge oven. Joe Bocccardi’s was among the many businesses and homes that were flooded by waters from the Meramec River. The restaurant had about four feet of water […]

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    Powerball jackpot now $675M

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- You’ll have another chance to win the giant Powerball jackpot. There weren’t any winners in last night’s drawing. It was the sixth-largest lottery prize ever offered in the United States. Players can look for long lines at the stores again this week, because Saturday night’s drawing will be at least $675 million. That would be the largest jackpot of any lottery game in U.S. history. The odds of winning are still one in 292 million. Last night’s winning numbers were […]

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    MoDOT updates on road closures post flooding

    WEST ALTON, MO (KTVI)- On the flood watch, the cleanup continues in many areas as drivers head to work today for the first time since the flooding. MoDOT says all interstates in the region are open. However, southbound Highway 67 from the Clark Bridge to the Missouri River is still shutdown because of flooding. In the past, the company has had one lane of traffic going both ways in the higher northbound lanes. But that isn`t possible this time around because the floodwaters are so […]

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    High Ridge water treatment plant back online, boil order continues

    HIGH RIDGE, MO (KTVI)- There is good news for residents of High Ridge and surrounding parts of northern Jefferson County. The High Ridge Public Water Supply District 2 water treatment plant that was flooded out on Wednesday, December 30, 2015,  is now back up and running. The pumps along the Big River were able to be able to be brought back online Sunday morning but it will take some time to refill water tanks and get operations back up to […]

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    Both directions of I-55 closed for Meramec river flooding

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KTVI) – The Missouri Department of Transportation closed Interstate 55 at the Meramec River on Wednesday night. MoDOT closed northbound lanes on I-55 at Meramec Bottom Road (the last southbound exit before the river) around 9:45 p.m. The southbound lanes were closed just before 10 p.m. As the Meramec River continued to rise, MoDOT crews were working to keep I-55 open to north and southbound traffic between St. Louis and Jefferson counties. Unfortunately, river levels increased too […]

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    Underground explosion damages busy south St. Louis street

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-An underground explosion overnight is creating issues for drivers on a busy south St. Louis street. Ameren Missouri says a faulty cable caused what’s called an electrical arc to happen underground at Chippewa and Childress around 1:30am Sunday. The resulting explosion buckled the street above. Ameren says about 200 customers were out of power for a time but all of the electricity has been restored.   No one was injured. St. Louis Police have taken Chippewa between Childress […]

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    Renderings for ‘New Westport Plaza’ unveiled Tuesday

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Big time plans have been announced for what`s being termed a New Westport Plaza in Maryland Heights. A major part of those plans is the new headquarters for World Wide Technology, Inc. It’s a $95 million project. The details of this massive project were revealed at a10a.m. news conference. An artist rendering shows what the new World Wide Technology Incorporated headquarters will look like. World Wide Technology, Inc. brings in nearly $7billion in revenue and is […]