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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.

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    St. Charles man dead following officer involved shooting

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – An officer involved shooting in Granite City has left one St. Charles man dead.  Around 4:15 a.m. Wednesday morning, police received a call for a distraught individual at the Phillips 66 gas station on Route 203 at Maryville Road.  When Granite City officers arrived, they found a man inside of his car located behind the building. As two officers approached the car, the individual pointed a gun at them.  Officers gave the man several commands […]

  • Festus Police Chief under fire following no confidence vote

    FESTUS, MO (KTVI) – Longtime Festus Police Chief Tim Lewis is under fire after a convincing vote of no confidence against him by his own officers.  The union representing the Festus police officers is calling Chief Lewis incompetent but the chief says he has done nothing wrong.  Lewis has been with the Festus police department for 32 years and has been the chief for about 15 and a half years. Bill Stark, a representative with the officer`s union- Laborers Local […]

  • Settlement reached in priest sex abuse trial; details will remain confidential

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A settlement is reached in a civil sexual abuse case against the St. Louis Archdiocese and former priest Joseph Ross. The deal was announced just before the case was set to go to trial this morning downtown at the Carnahan Courthouse. Jury selection was slated to start for the case. Instead, a settlement was announced at a short hearing before Judge Jimmie Edwards at 8am. Ross was the first priest defrocked by the St. Louis […]

  • Innocent bystander shot in shoulder while at downtown bar

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – An innocent bystander was shot when a gunman started firing in the parking lot of a Downtown St. Louis fast food restaurant early Friday morning.   Police are still looking for the shooter. Police say the man who was shot is 22 years old. He was a total innocent victim and was hit in the left shoulder.  Investigators say the man was in the outside patio bar area of the Broadway Oyster Bar at Broadway and […]

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    Suspect charged after dragging trooper by car

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper has been hospitalized this morning after she was dragged by a car during a traffic stop in St. Charles. The trooper was taken by ambulance to St. Joseph’s  Health Center on First Capitol Drive.  Sgt. Al Nothum, a spokesperson for the Highway Patrol, said that the trooper suffered non-life threatening injuries. St. Peters police pulled over the car that allegedly dragged the trooper at Highway 79 and Salt River Road.  […]

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    Cyber-bullying seminar to help cases succeed in court

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Area law officers came together on Wednesday to hear how to build cyber-bullying cases that can succeed in court. About 30 officers from different departments came to the event at the Engineers Club on Lindell. Tina Meier was a featured speaker. Her daughter Megan hanged herself in October of 2006 after receiving nasty ‘Myspace’ messages. 16 year old Mollie Bone who says she was bullied at school also addressed the officers. Meier says putting together […]

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    Convicted killer John Winfield executed overnight

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The state of Missouri carried out its fifth execution of the year overnight.  John Winfield was put to death for murdering two St. Louis County women in 1996.  The rampage left another woman blind.  The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals inside lifted a stay of execution in Winfield`s case Tuesday.  The U.S. Supreme Court then refused to stop it and Governor Nixon denied clemency. Winfield was put to death by lethal injection at the prison […]

  • Major Case Squad investigating teen’s murder, family devastated

    BELLEFOUNTAINE NEIGHBORS, MO (KTVI) -Major Case Squad detectives are tracking several leads in connection with the murder of a Bellefontaine Neighbors teenager found dead in his home. The crime that has left friends and family members devastated. By all accounts, friends and neighbors say Antoine Hall, 19, was a nice young, man with a bright future, and didn’t deserve to die in such a violent manner. Police were called to a home in the 1200 block of Laire in Bellefontaine […]

  • Plant breeding company chooses St. Louis as world headquarters

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – KWS, is a German-based plant science company that is making St. Louis the headquarters for its new North American research center. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon joined others in announcing that KWS’s “Donald Danforth Plant Science Center” will be located in Creve Coeur. The company will invest millions in a campus building and will create at least 75 new jobs. KWS could get $1.75 million dollars in economic incentives from the state, as well as $100,000 […]

  • 11-year-old, two adults shot overnight

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Three people including a child were shot at a north St. Louis apartment complex on Goodfellow Boulevard near Gladys.  Police say an eleven-year-old girl was shot in the leg.  The other two victims are adult men, one in his early 30′s and the other in his early 40′s.  One of the men was shot in the neck and the other in the torso.  Police say the girl is in stable condition and the adults are […]

  • Suspect found passed out on roof after attempted home invasion

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) -  A suspected burglar was spotted on the roof of a home on Michigan Avenue near Primm.  Around 2:15a.m., police say a homeowner came home and heard glass breaking in front of his house.  St. Louis firefighters were called to the scene to help officers find the man.  That’s when authorities say the would be burglar jumped onto a flat roof of the house next door.  After firefighters put a ladder up to the roof, officers found […]

  • Know Before You Go: I-44 Ramp closure

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A major ramp closure involving the Poplar Street Bridge could effect your evening commute.  At 9:00a.m. Thursday morning, MoDot will close the ramp from eastbound I-44/ northbound I-55, onto Memorial Drive and Walnut Street.  This latest ramp closure is part of the larger project to tear down and rebuild the main exit from the Poplar Street Bridge into downtown.  The ramp will reopen at 6:00p.m. Thursday.  On Friday, crews will close the same ramp during […]