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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.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail me at chris.regnier@tvstl.com


Recent Articles
  • Standoff with suicidal man ends peacefully in St. Ann

    ST. ANN, Mo. – A lengthy standoff in St. Ann between police and an armed man inside of his car is over this morning. That standoff lasted nearly six hours. Fortunately, it ended peacefully with the man giving up. This all happened in the parking lot of the Shop n Save store on St. Charles Rock Road in St. Ann. It finally ended about 2 a.m. with the man getting out of his car and surrendering to police. He was then […]

  • Two people rescued from fire in downtown De Soto

    DE SOTO, Mo. – A massive fire gutted two buildings in downtown DeSoto and sends one person to the hospital. Assistant Chief James Maupin, DeSoto Fire Department, said a fire captain noticed the fire on Main Street when he was driving by about 8:30 p.m. Monday night. Firefighters from the DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District were among the first to get to the scene. They rescued a man and a woman from an upstairs apartment. The woman went to the hospital […]

  • Tanker spills massive amount of paint in Jefferson County

    IMPERIAL, Mo. – A big rig crash in Jefferson County is impacting several bus routes this morning for the Fox C-6 School District. The superintendent sent a letter to parents warning of potential delays. The crash happened at Old Lemay Ferry Road near Frisco Hill.  The semi was filled with a massive amount of paint.  The spill has completely closed a stretch of Old Lemay Ferry Rd. Another pic of clean up at crash scene on Old Lemay Ferry. No serious injuries. Crash […]

  • Groups counting St. Louis area homeless population

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Groups have been out all over St. Louis city and county this morning trying to get an accurate count of the homeless population in our area. The volunteers who did the count for the city of St. Louis met around 4:30am this morning at places for people in the Central West End. The volunteers got their instructions then hit the streets. In addition to getting a homeless count, the volunteers are also bringing the homeless supplies like […]

  • Missing Alton woman last seen heading to church Sunday

    EDWARDSVILLE, IL — Investigators in Madison County are asking for the public’s help to find an Alton woman who has been missing since Sunday. The missing woman is identified as 39-year-old Adria Hatten. Captain Mike Dixon with the Sheriff’s Department tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that she was last seen leaving a friend`s houseat about 10:30am in Wood River, IL. She was reportedly on her way to church. Investigators say she did not return to her home on Stowell Street in […]

  • Fatal crash involving a semi and 5 cars closes I-64 for hours

    ST. LOUIS, MO — One person was killed and three others injured in a fiery crash involving a big rig Tuesday morning on Interstate 64. The accident occurred around 8:20 a.m. on I-64 east, just west of I-270. A Honda Accord caught on fire after being rear-ended during a collision with a tractor-trailer. Authorities said the big rig simply couldn’t stop in time. Five other vehicles were involved in the accident. Flames and smoke could be seen in the area of the […]

  • Community workshop Jan. 23 at Hazelwood Central High School

    FLORISSANT, Mo. -The Hazelwood School District is looking for community input as it considers a possible redistricting project that could impact which schools students in the district attend. District leaders say the first phase of possible redistricting is to engage the community in the process. That`s why they are holding meetings like the one scheduled to take place at Hazelwood Central High School. District officials are laying out a timeline for how they think the redistricting process will unfold. This […]

  • Wildwood City Council to vote on Hidden Valley zip line

    WILDWOOD, Mo. –  The Wildwood City Council is set to take a final vote tonight on a controversial plan for a zip line project to be built at the Hidden Valley Ski Resort. The expected vote comes after the Wildwood Planning and Parks Committee unanimously approved recommending the zip line at a meeting earlier this month with modifications. The battle over this project has been ongoing for months. Hidden Valley owners say they need a year-round zip line operation to […]

  • Hundreds bid farewell to Civil Rights icon Frankie Muse Freeman

    ST. LOUIS – Hundreds turned out Saturday for a final farewell to St. Louis civil rights legend Frankie Muse Freeman. Her funeral service was held this morning at the Washington Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in Midtown. Freeman was a long-time member there. The place where she always sat had a quilt and flowers on it. The church choir and several others performed before the many people who came out. There were political dignitaries there including St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, […]

  • Civil rights icon remembered Saturday morning

    ST. LOUIS – Frankie Muse Freeman is being laid to rest Saturday morning after she passed away a little more than a week ago. Freeman’s funeral is set to start at 9:30 am Saturday at the Washington Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church at 3200 Washington at the corner of Compton and Washington Avenues. Attorney Freeman was a long-time member of the church. More than 650 people attended Freeman’s visitation Friday night. Freeman was lying in repose in the Grand Hall of the Missouri History Museum. Jim […]

  • Visitation at Mo. History Museum for civil rights icon Frankie Muse Freeman

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Visitation is this evening for the late civil rights icon Frankie Muse Freeman. She died one week ago at the age of 101. Freeman served as the lead counsel in the landmark 1954 case Davis et al. v. the St. Louis Housing Authority, which ended legal racial discrimination in public housing. She was the first woman appointed to the US Commission on Civil Rights and was later inducted into the Bar Association Hall of Fame, the Civil […]

  • Man in custody after police chase, standoff in Brooklyn, IL

    BROOKLYN, Il. -One man is in custody after a home invasion turned into a police pursuit that crosses state lines and ends with a lengthy standoff. Police caught the 32-year-old male suspect about 1 a.m. Thursday. The incident started about 7:45 p.m. in north St. Louis. Investigators say the suspect committed an armed home invasion. When police arrived, the man sped off in a Pontiac Grand Prix. St. Louis city officers chased him into Brooklyn, Illinois where police say the […]