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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.

Recent Articles
  • Six violent deaths in 24 hours in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-St. Louis police have another murder investigation on their hands this Friday.  This time it’s a double homicide Friday morning in north city. The latest violence brings the number of homicides to six in the city in less than 24 hours. So far there have been no arrests. The latest double homicide happened around 8am Friday morning on Goodfellow and Julian. Two African American men in their late 20’s to early 30’s were discovered with multiple puncture […]

  • Police identify brothers shot to death Friday morning

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) -St. Louis police have another murder investigation on their hands. And the victims are reportedly related. Two men were killed Friday morning. Police identified the victims as James Dent, 34, and Steven Dent, 25.  Both men lived in the 5700 block of Bartmer.  The two were found just before 8 a.m. on Goodfellow near Julian Avenue. James was on the sidewalk on Goodfellow and Steven was just around the corner on Julian. Officers responded after residents reported […]

  • Department of Justice officially opens investigation into Ferguson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (KTVI) – Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will be looking into several issues in the Ferguson Police department.  In a news conference Thursday, Holder said they’ve gathered enough pieces of evidence to launch an investigation. The Justice Department will also be looking into the St. Louis County Police Department saying Chief Belmar has voluntarily asked to be included in the review. Among the things the Justice Department will analyze will be the use of force […]

  • U.S. Department of Justice to investigate practices of Ferguson police department

    (KTVI)- An official announcement could come today on a new federal department of justice investigation into the Ferguson Police Department. Sources have told multiple media outlets that the investigation will be a top to bottom review of the Ferguson police department`s practices. It will be conducted by the civil rights division of the Department of Justice. One official tells CNN that the review will examine previous incidents and complaints involving Ferguson police. It will also look at the training of […]

  • St. Charles bans texting while driving for all ages

    (KTVI)- You better put your phone down if you drive in St. Charles. On Tuesday night the St. Charles city council voted to prohibit texting while driving for all ages. The bill passed overwhelmingly nine to one and will go into effect as soon as it is signed by Mayor Sally Faith. Our partners at the Post-Dispatch are reporting that Faith will sign the ordinance. The ordinance that will prohibit texting and driving regardless of the driver`s age is stiffer […]

  • Lightning strike starts blaze at home in Webster Groves

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KTVI)- A Webster Groves home sustained heavy damage after it was likely struck by lightning that sparked a serious fire. The homeowner David Addison, says the boom, probably the lightning strike,  happened about 11 p.m. Monday night. Addison says power went out for a time on the second floor. Everything seemed normal for about an hour and a half. Shortly before 1 a.m., smoke detectors went off in the house. He noticed smoke in the attic and […]

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    66 Hazelwood Prairie Farms Dairy plant workers lose jobs

    HAZELWOOD, MO (KTVI) – Dozens of workers at a Hazelwood Prairie Farms Dairy plant came into work Friday only to find out that they had lost their jobs effective immediately.  66 workers were given pink slips. Workers left the plant with their belongings Friday.  Hazelwood police outside of the plant which is on Lindbergh.  Police say they were asked to be there by Prairie Farms in case there were problems. They tell us there were none. Workers say they were […]

  • Two police officers out of jobs following actions during Ferguson protests

    (KTVI)- Two police officers are out of jobs Friday morning because of their actions during the Ferguson protests. One officer was fired  while the other resigned. The impact of the protests can still be seen all around West Florissant. Windows of businesses that were looted are still boarded up. Now there is more fallout from the demonstrations with what has transpired with these officers. Lt. Ray Albers with the St. Ann Police Department was caught on cell phone video pointing […]

  • Man charged in 6-year-old’s death

    CALLAWAY COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – What started out as a missing child report has turned into a murder investigation in Callaway County, Missouri.   The victim was a six-year-old boy with Down Syndrome. The child was reported missing early Thursday morning from a residence on Primrose Drive.   Around 3:15 a.m., the Missouri Highway Patrol helicopter was called in to help search.  The boy’s body was found around 4am in the suspect’s bedroom.  He was shot multiple times. Scottie Willet,  27, […]

  • Mayor of St. Peters wants temporary ban on use of red light cameras

    (KTVI)- The mayor of St. Peters wants a temporary ban on the use of red light cameras.  According to the Post-Dispatch, Mayor Len Pagano wants the ban because of confusion surrounding whether people should pay the tickets. In 2006, St. Peters became the second city in the St. Louis area to begin using the system. At a meeting scheduled for Thursday night, the mayor will ask the Board of Aldermen to suspend using the cameras until The Supreme Court of […]

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    Parkway school bus drivers get active shooter training

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Parkway School District bus drivers spent part of Tuesday getting training that they hope they never have to use. The drivers came to Parkway South High School to learn about dealing with an active shooter either on or around a school bus. It was the first time Parkway has ever had active shooter training for its bus drivers. The seminar was put on by retired Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Gary Moore. He`s with the Center […]

  • Quiet night in Ferguson following Michael Brown’s funeral

    (KTVI)- It was a quiet night along West Florissant with police not responding to any calls. The peace came after Michael Brown`s family called for people not to protest on the day he was laid to rest. It`s because of a march planned for Tuesday night along West Florissant. Captain Ron Johnson with the Missouri Highway Patrol says the march is planned for 6pm. It will begin at the Greater St. Mark Family Church then proceed along West Florissant. A […]