Regnier, Chris
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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
  • More than 50 people rescued from flooded trailer park near Festus

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- July is picking up where June left off with heavy rain causing flash flooding across the St. Louis region. The worst areas are in Jefferson County. More than 50 people were rescue from a mobile home park overnight. The rescue took place around 11:35p.m. at the Lakeside Manor Mobile Park off of Highway 61, south of Festus. Firefighters from three departments rescued the residents by boat. They were taken to a nearby shelter. Mobile homes and […]

  • St. Louis parking meter rates go up today

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Drivers will officially have to pay more to park in the City of St. Louis starting Wednesday, July 1st. Rates at metered spaces are officially going up this morning. The increase is between $0.25 and $0.50 cents an hour, depending on where you`re parking. Fees for not paying at the meters are going up as well. The increases are in conjunction with new electronic meters that are being installed in the city. They are replacing the […]

  • Missing teen found alive near Waterloo camp

    WATERLOO, IL (KTVI) – A 13-year-old girl who went missing Monday after taking an 80 mile cab ride to a Waterloo summer camp has been found safe. JaTea Lejla Frank ran off around 11 a.m. after taking a cab from her Mt. Vernon home to a faith-based summer program called Camp Wartburg, located in Waterloo, Illinois. Camp employees told police Frank got out of the cab, dropped her bags, and ran off on foot. Joyce Mathes, a searcher who lives […]

  • Crews work to clean up damage caused by storm in St. Charles County

    ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI)- Ameren crews worked through the night in St. Charles County after severe weather rolled through. Trees and power lines toppled over several areas near Silvers Road, north of I-70. At least 7 power poles were knocked over during the storm. Three of those poles are also in 3 feet of flood water. One resident’s carport and camper were both damaged. An Ameren spokesperson says nearly 200 customers are currently without power. No injuries were reported.   […]

  • Rising waters lead to evacuations in Lincoln County

    WINFIELD, MO (KTVI) – Torrential rains led to dangerous flash flooding and water rescues in Lincoln County Thursday night into Friday morning. Many of those rescues happened in and around Winfield. The most severe flash flooding happened on Highway 79, just south of Winfield. Cars, businesses, and at least one home, were swamped by the rising water. Authorities tell us the water came up incredibly quickly. The flooding in that area was primarily from nearby Bob’s Creek being out of […]

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    Fire sweeps through Brentwood apartment complex

    BRENTWOOD, MO (KTVI)- Scary moments overnight at a Brentwood apartment complex after a fire forces one of the buildings to be evacuated. According to Brentwood Fire Chief Ted Jury, the fire started about 2:30a.m. on the deck of a second story unit at the Brentwood Forest Condos near Eager Road. Crews were able to get the fire out quickly. The flames were contained to just  one unit. As a precaution, crews evacuated all eight apartments in the building where the […]

  • Person in custody in Pacific double homicide

    PACIFIC, MO (KTVI) – Two men were found stabbed to death at around 8:20 p.m. Monday night in a Pacific apartment complex. The Major Case Squad identified Aaron R. Hodges, 22, as the suspect in custody for the murders. Police said Hodges knew the victims and has admitted to stabbing them. Police identified the victims as 26-year-old Cory Dreiling and an as yet unnamed 35-year-old man. Dreiling’s mother discovered both victims in a second-floor unit at the Westmoor Place condos […]

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    MoDOT to reroute southbound Hwy 67 in West Alton

    WEST ALTON, MO (KTVI) –The Missouri Department of Transportation closed southbound Route 67 in West Alton on Saturday night due to high water covering part of the roadway, leaving motorists no choice but to find an alternate route. But MoDOT hopes to have both northbound and southbound traffic moving over the Clark Bridge by Monday afternoon. By 3 p.m., southbound traffic coming into Missouri from Alton should be able to use one lane of northbound 67. Crews still need to do […]

  • Meramec’s floodwaters cancel more than 200 ballgames in Kirkwood

    KIRKWOOD, MO (KTVI)-Plenty of flood concerns still remain Saturday along the Meramec River. It is still rising in some areas, but there may be some silver lining. Floodwaters from the Meramec have completely swamped the Kirkwood Athletic Association ball fields along Marshall Road in Kirkwood. Kirkwood Athletic Association officials say between recent rains and now this flood, some 200 baseball and softball games have already been postponed. That number is sure to rise even higher. What’s worse if that this […]

  • Flooding concerns persist at Kirkwood ball fields

    KIRKWOOD, MO (KTVI)- Rising water along the Meramec River is causing major flooding concerns in areas including the ball fields on Marshall Road. The Kirkwood Athletic Association is bracing for the worst. Marshall Road isn`t flooded yet but that is expected to come. Officials from the association evacuated and took down the fences that are in the direct path of the water flow and chained them to the ground. They are also leaving doors open on their garage which protects […]

  • New details emerge in Cardinals hacking investigation

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- More details are emerging about the federal investigation into whether Cardinals employees may have hacked into the Houston Astros database. The latest revelations come from an unnamed law enforcement official who is reportedly familiar with the FBI’s investigation into the Cardinals. That official told Yahoo Sports that the computer used to allegedly hack into the Astros network was located in a Jupiter, Florida house. Jupiter is of course where the Cardinals hold spring training. The law […]

  • Man dies while driving across flooded roadway near Meramec River

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- One man is dead after he tried to drive across a flooded roadway near Meramec State Park. Authorities say his car was swept away. The accident happened Tuesday night around 8:40p.m. on Hamilton Hollow Road, east of Sleepy Hollow Road. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 60-year-old John Lyons, of Sullivan, was driving west on Hamilton Hollow Road when he tried to drive his 1992 Lexus SC400 across a flooded roadway. However, the force of the water […]