Regnier, Chris
  • Follow me on:

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

Recent Articles
  • promo310923225

    American Airlines flight diverted to Lambert for security alert

    Update “American Airlines aircraft cleared to continue to Phoenix, AZ after security check.” BRIDGETON, MO (KTVI)-  An American Airlines flight from Columbus, Ohio to Phoenix, Arizona was diverted Thursday morning to Lambert-St. Louis Airport for a security check. The flight number is 534. Officials say five crew members and 113 passengers were on board. They were taken to a secure area on buses provided by Lambert. According to the Belleville News Democrat, the flight left Columbus at 6:09 a.m. and arrived in St. Louis […]

  • promo310821522

    St. Louis County officials kick off Prop. P sales tax campaign

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI)-The campaign to pitch Proposition P to St. Louis county voters kicked off this morning with high profile support. County Executive Steve Stenger and County Police Chief Jon Belmar spoke in favor of the measure at the St Louis County Police Communications Center in West County. Prop. P will be on the April 4th ballot. If approved by voters, the measure would raise the St. Louis county sales tax by one half cent and generate $80 […]

  • promo310756228

    Firefighter injured while battling blaze in Manchester

    MANCHESTER, MO (KTVI)-A firefighter is recovering after he was hurt battling an overnight blaze at a Manchester duplex. It happened on Big Bend Crossing Drive just off of Big Bend. A spokesperson for West County EMS and Fire-the department which the firefighter who was hurt works for-tells us the firefighter has been treated and released. Crews rushed to the scene just before 2:15 a.m. Tuesday. The Assistant Chief of the Valley Prk Fire District, Rolland Piotraschke, tells us the injured firefighter […]

  • promo310669847

    Man, woman shot while sitting in car in Soulard

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Violence erupted overnight in Soulard after a man and a woman were shot multiple times. Investigators say both victims are hospitalized this morning but are expected to survive. The case is being handled at the district level; homicide detectives have not been called in. It happened at 7th Street and Sidney, close to the AB In-Bev brewery. Police received the call just after 12:40 a.m. A man in his early 30`s and a woman in her late […]

  • promo310301587

    Gov. Greitens to deliver budget address in Nixa, MO

    NIXA, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is laying out his plans for the state budget amid financial strain and lagging revenue. Greitens is to announce his proposed budget Thursday at a Nixa public school. He broke from tradition by not outlining his budget during his January State of the State address. Greitens’ budget proposal will come during what’s shaping up to be a challenging time for state finances. Revenues so far this fiscal year have been lower than […]

  • promo310239836

    Aldermanic Committee considers new soccer stadium funding plan

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The economics of the proposed Major League Soccer stadium downtown will be front and center tonight at a key committee meeting. The Aldermanic Ways and Means Committee will be looking over the financing agreement between the city of St. Louis and the MLS investor group. That meeting is set to start at 5:30 p.m. this evening at City Hall. The current proposal has the city contributing $60 million for the new stadium which would be built near […]

  • schoolbusdumptruckcrash

    School bus, dump truck collide on Highway DD at Schwede

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KTVI)-The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating an accident involving a school bus and dump truck Tuesday morning in St. Charles County. It happened around 7:30 a.m. on Highway DD at Schwede Road in the New Melle area. Officials say the bus was en route to Francis Howell Middle School. According to Sergeant Al Nothum, the dump truck was traveling northbound on Highway DD when the school bus failed the yield. “As the school bus pulled out, […]

  • promo310131025

    Smash-and-grab burglary at jewelry store in Manchester

    MANCHESTER, MO (KTVI)-Police in Manchester are investigating an overnight smash and grab at a jewelry store. It happened at The Diamond Family Jewelry Store at Manchester and Baxter Road. The owners are trying to take inventory and figure out what was taken. Police rushed to the scene about 2:45 a.m. after a getting a call about the smash-and-grab from an alarm company. Investigators say the suspect or suspects hurled two huge rocks about 15 pounds each through the front window. Whoever […]

  • promo309784975

    Maryland Heights to establish committee for development plan

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS,  MO (KTVI)-Maryland Heights city leaders are establishing a special committee to try and figure out what to do a large plot of land that was once eyed for development by Rams owner Stan Kroenke. The land is just off Highway 141 not far from Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park and Highway 364. It`s approximately 2000 acres of mostly agricultural land in what`s called the Maryland Park Lake District. Last year, Kroenke and his real estate attorney pitched a […]

  • promo309698976

    Amended St. Louis Major League Soccer stadium passes after initial defeat

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The future of a proposed soccer stadium for St. Louis was up for debate Thursday morning. The Board of Aldermen Ways and Means Committee passed the proposal for the proposed stadium after some wheeling and dealing. The Ways and Means committee passes the Major League Soccer proposal to the full Board of Aldermen after earlier defeat. The vote was 5-4. The committee agreed to waive half of the city’s entertainment tax on ticket sales at the stadium. […]

  • promo309626253

    Suspect arrested after police chase ends in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI)-A St. Charles city utilities truck was stolen Wednesday morning leading to a lengthy police chase that ended with a suspect in custody. The chase stopped on Highway 94 immediately north of I-70 in St Charles just after 8:30 a.m. The stolen truck ran over spike sticks that police laid down and eventually couldn`t drive anymore. The spike sticks were put down just north of the St. Charles city limits. The chase began about a half hour earlier […]

  • promo309612217

    County planners consider St. Louis Ice Center for Blues, youth hockey

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)-The St. Louis Blues could be getting a new training facility and you can have your chance to weigh in on the proposal. The Blues currently practice at the St. Louis Outlet Mall. Now they’re proposing a new location at Creve Coeur Park in Maryland Heights. The St. Louis Ice Center would include four ice rinks on 40 acres of county owned property. The $35 million facility would not only be used by the Blues but by area […]