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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
  • At least 20 guns stolen in latest gun store theft

    O’FALLON, MO_ Thieves broke into an O`Fallon, Missouri gun store and took at least 20 guns. Now, police think this crime could be connected thefts at other stores which carry guns. It`s because of the way that the crimes were carried out. The incident happened at Eagle Armory just off Main Street and Interstate 70 around 2:30 a.m. Monday. Thieves broke the front door glass, then stole rifles and handguns. Two Toyota Camry`s might have been used. According to our […]

  • 2 EB lanes of Poplar Street Bridge re-open after repairs

    ST. LOUIS – Know Before You Go. Emergency road repairs overnight to the eastbound Poplar Street Bridge kept MoDOT crews busy and caused lanes to be closed. That work, however, is not taking a toll on bridge traffic Tuesday morning. It is done and the eastbound lanes that were closed are back open. The situation, however, certainly caused concern for some time. Crews closed the two right lanes eastbound from about 6 p.m. last Monday until around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. […]

  • Confederate monument to be removed from Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS (AP) _ A Confederate monument will be removed by Friday from a St. Louis park under a deal between the city and the Missouri Civil War Museum. As part of the agreement announced Monday by the city, the museum will pay for the removal of the 38-foot-tall granite monument and store it until a new permanent site can be found. The city says the new location must be a Civil War museum, battlefield or cemetery. The announcement of […]

  • Caseyville man arrested for taking pictures of girls at local water park

    COLLINSVILLE, IL – A Caseyville man is facing a disorderly conduct charge after he was arrested for allegedly taking photos and videos of young girls and adult women at a popular water park in southeast Illinois. It all happened at the Splash City Waterpark on Gateway Drive off I-55/70 in Collinsville. The suspect was identified by police as 59-year-old Melvin Hock. A worker at the water park called police Wednesday saying that Hock was taking pictures of young girls at […]

  • Suspect in custody for sexual assaults near Tower Grove Park

    ST. LOUIS — Police say they have a person of interest in custody related to a series of sexual assaults in neighborhoods surrounding Tower Grove Park. Residents in a south St. Louis neighborhood are on edge after multiple women say they’ve been sexually attacked recently in broad daylight. Police believe the same man may be involved in all of the assaults. The latest attack happened Wednesday about 10 a.m. The victim in the attack says it happened near the alley on […]

  • Man struck, killed by train in O`Fallon

    O’FALLON, MO – Authorities are investigating after a person is struck and killed by a train in O`Fallon, Missouri. It happened about 6:30 p.m. Sunday near the railroad crossing on Genteman Road north of I-70 and Bryan Road. The man, 62-year-old Daniel Kelly, was pronounced dead on the scene. Authorities believe he committed suicide. A Norfolk Southern spokesperson says Kelly was on the tracks but that the incident did not happen specifically at the designated crossing. She was not able […]

  • Deadly officer-involved shooting at south St. Louis gas station

    ST. LOUIS – An off-duty police officer shot and killed an armed robbery suspect overnight in south St. Louis. The gunman walked into the Shell gas station on Arsenal Street near Interstate 55 around 11:30 p.m. and announced a robbery. A plain-clothed police officer, who had just gotten off of his shift, was in the building, which is a police sub-station. Two clerks and a customer in the store were not injured. Police recovered a handgun and have surveillance video […]

  • Officer shot, suspect killed during burglary call in Jerseyville

    JERSERYVILLE, IL – A suspect is dead and a Jerseyville police officer wounded after a burglary call overnight. It happened around 1 a.m. when police responded to a burglary alarm call at D.J.’s Bar and Grill on W. Prairie Street. The business was closed at the time. Jerseyville Police Chief Brad Blackorby said when officers arrived on the scene, a male suspect ran out of the building. Two officers began chasing after the suspect on foot. A Jersey County sheriff’s […]

  • Know Before You Go: Lane closures on Clark Bridge near Alton

    ALTON, IL – Drivers who use the Clark Bridge in Alton over the Mississippi River could face delays for the rest of the month. Lanes are scheduled to close Monday so crews can do work on the bridge deck. IDOT says crews will shut down one lane in each direction during the daylight hours. That will leave only one lane open going each way over the bridge for drivers. However, there will be some exceptions during the morning and afternoon commute […]

  • Lane closing on eastbound Poplar Street Bridge until summer 2018

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Roadwork that began overnight on the eastbound Poplar Street Bridge could affect your commute until the summer of 2018. This lengthy project is all about improving driving conditions on the eastbound bridge, but to get there drivers will have to deal with lane closures and delays for a while. Crews closed the 6th Street ramp to the Poplar Street Bridge at midnight Wednesday to move barriers and clean the ramp. Around the same time, crews also […]

  • St. Louis police respond to three overnight crashes

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – First responders were busy overnight with a trio of unrelated car accidents. At least one person was transported to a hospital in one of the wrecks, but police said us none of the crashes was deadly. The first of these crashes occurred about 12:15 a.m. Police responded to a one a vehicle rollover at Broadway and Bissell in north city. In this case, officers found a SUV with some significant damage. It’s unclear what caused the […]

  • Memorial Day ceremony at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – It is an emotional Memorial Day around the St. Louis area and the entire country, as people take time to remember our fallen veterans who were killed defending our freedom. One of the larger events of the day in the region took place at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in south St. Louis County. The Memorial Day ceremony there has been going on since 1960. Like in the past, many people came out today to honor […]