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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
  • Classes cancelled at elementary school after burglar breaks in

    WASHINGTON, MO (KTVI) – Classes are canceled today for students at Saint Francis Borgia grade school after a burglar broke in overnight and vandalized the building. The suspect broke in through the back window and ransacked several classrooms, according to police.  Investigators found some blood in a classroom. A teen suspect with a fresh cut on his hand has made a confession to Washington police.  He tells investigators that they ransacked the school because, “They had nothing to do.”  He […]

  • New NFL plans revealed for downtown stadium

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- We are getting our first look this morning at the big time tax dollars that are already being spent on the proposed new NFL stadium along the St. Louis riverfront. The dollars are broken down in these documents obtained by our partners at the St. Louis Post- Dispatch and the St. Louis Business Journal. The documents show that a lot of public money is already being doled out for a stadium project where ground hasn’t even […]

  • Looters burglarize Dellwood Mobil Mart overnight

    DELLWOOD, MO (KTVI) – There was a troubling scene early Wednesday as looters busted into a Dellwood gas station and convenience store. Surveillance video given to us by the Dellwood Mobil Mart owner shows looters throwing a rock through the front door of the business about 1:40am. Moments later, people rush into the store at West Florissant and Chambers and grab whatever they can. One person is seen on the surveillance video loading up a trash can with merchandise; another […]

  • MoDOT project to close 16 side streets along Gravois Avenue

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- MoDOT is proposing significant changes to Gravois Avenue in south city that would include closing off access to the major thoroughfare from several side streets. The company says this is all about traffic flow and safety. One of the intersections to be impacted will be Pennsylvania Avenue at Gravois. Traffic would no longer be able to access Gravois from Pennsylvania both northbound and southbound. This is one of the intersections where there is traffic coming from […]

  • First morning commute since Poplar Street Bridge closures

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – Monday is the first commute since MoDOT shut down a second right lane on the westbound Poplar Street Bridge coming into Missouri from Illinois. There have certainly been some substantial back-ups heading to the bridge. The most serious traffic tie-ups have been on the approaches to the westbound bridge. MoDOT closed the far right westbound lane closed in May of last year while crews rebuild the ramp from the westbound Poplar to Interstate 44 […]

  • Soldier to be laid to rest 45 years after Vietnam War

    BRIDGETON, MO (KTVI)- Nearly 45 years after his helicopter went down in Cambodia during the Vietnam War, the body of a mid-Missouri soldier is finally returning home today. The remains of Sergeant Rodney Griffin are scheduled to arrive at Lambert Airport around 10:30a.m.  They will then be escorted back to the Mexico and Centralia areas of Missouri where Griffin grew up and where his services will take place.  He was 21-years-old when the helicopter he was on crashed near the […]

  • SUV slams into Ferguson home after police chase

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Two suspects were arrested after a lengthy pursuit in North County ended with the suspects crashing an SUV into a Ferguson duplex. There is still police tape up around the area near Marie and January Avenue where the SUV crashed into the home here. Investigators say the woman who lived in the home was shaken up but fortunately not hurt. The chase started earlier in Florissant when police responded to a burglary in progress call […]

  • Fire nearly destroys home in University City

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KTVI)- An early morning fire has damaged part of a home in University City. The fire started at a home located on Appleton south of Page, near 82nd Boulevard. Crews rushed to the scene when they got the call just after 3:30a.m., fearing they might have a rescue on their hands. There were initial reports that a 12-year-old child might have been inside the burning home. Fortunately, that was not the case. Authorities say the home is […]

  • Harris-Stowe 19th President Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack

    Harris-Stowe State University installs 19th president, Dr. Dwaun Warmack

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- It was an exciting and historic day at Harris-Stowe State University in Midtown. The university installed its 19th president, Dr. Dwaun Warmack. At only 38 years old, university officials say Warmack is one of the youngest presidents of any four year institution in the country. Warmack has actually been on the job since July but the university delayed the installation celebration because of events like the unrest in Ferguson. Harris-Stowe leaders say Warmack brings a positive […]

  • Rams Stadium Task Force to meet with NFL officials in New York

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Next week could be key in the efforts to keep the Rams in St. Louis. Leaders of Governor Nixon`s task force in charge of building a new NFL stadium along the north riverfront will pitch their plan to a committee of NFL owners. The meeting will take place on April 22nd and 23rd at the NFL Headquarters in New York City. A statement from the Stadium Task Force says the group led by former Anheuser- […]

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    Hit-and-run victim identified; suspect still at large

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- One man is dead after a horrifying hit and run in north St. Louis. Police are still trying to track down the driver of the car involved. Authorities do not have any details on the car who hit the man. Witnesses say the car was dark in color. Family members have identified the victim as 42-year-old Elijah Brooks. The father of five ran his own landscaping business. They say he was simply walking home when he […]

  • Investigators believe hybrid car may have sparked house fire

    BALLWIN, MO (KTVI) – A Ballwin family is forced out of their home in the middle of the night after fire engulfs part of their house. “The firefighters upon their arrival, they had a heavy volume of fire on the exterior of the structure. It was certainly a major fire at that point,” said Metro West Fire Protection District spokesperson Mike Thiemann about the fire at a ranch home on Holshire Way in Ballwin. Firefighters from four departments rushed to […]