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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
  • Jennings Junior High students march against violence

    JENNINGS, MO (KTVI) – Dozens of students from Jennings Junior High School put on their walking shoes today to take a stand against violence. The students- some of whom are in the Jennings College Prep Academy-marched from their school several blocks to Jennings city hall. 49 sixth, seventh and eighth graders took part in the event for their language arts class. Their teacher says the march was the student`s idea on how they could make a difference in promoting peace. […]

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    One man dead after fire rips through home in south city

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- One man is killed after flames gut part of a home on The Hill in South St. Louis. Now investigators are trying to find out how the fire started. It happened at a single family brick home at Shaw and Edwards. Firefighters received the call about 9:40am for a fire with people trapped in the home. When they arrived, crews got into the home and found a man 35 to 40 years old in the middle […]

  • Protesters gather in Ferguson for “Million Mask March”

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Three protestors were arrested and a news vehicle was vandalized in Ferguson overnight. The protesters are gearing up for training sessions to prepare for the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case. After gathering at the Ferguson Police Department on Wednesday night, protesters marched into the neighborhood near Elizabeth Avenue. The demonstrators shut down the intersection of South Florissant Road and Airport Road for several minutes. The group then made their way back to the police […]

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    Stenger acceptance speech disrupted by protesters

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- Democrat Steve Stenger won the St. Louis County Executive race by less than 2,000 votes. Although it was a very tight race between Stenger and Republican Rick Stream, Stenger’s moment of victory was interrupted by protesters. During his acceptance speech, demonstrators started yelling.  Some even chanted “Free Speech” while being escorted out of the victory party by St. Louis County police. A group of about 15 protesters then gathered outside of the building.  Some were arrested. In […]

  • Several Illinois races coming down to the wire

    EDWARDSVILLE, IL (KTVI)-Polls across the state of Illinois open at 6a.m. Tuesday morning and will close at 7p.m. tonight.  A lot of eyes are are on the Governor`s race. Incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn was in East St. Louis on Monday, drumming up support with the help of among others Senator Dick Durbin. Meanwhile, Republican challenger businessman Bruce Rauner was in Springfield making his last minute pitches. Polls have this race very close. The latest surveys seem to be giving Governor […]

  • Man dies after being struck by MetroLink train in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A Metrolink train struck a man near the Union Station stop Monday just before 9:00am. That man later died from his injuries. Authorities say the 63-year old white man who was hit was going across the pedestrian crossing over the tracks at the Union Station stop when a westbound train was approaching. The man ignored the train’s whistle and was struck. The man was rushed to a hospital in critical condition with head and other […]

  • County set to repair century old water main below Hanley Road

    CLAYTON,  MO (KTVI)- There could be significant traffic tie-ups starting Monday that will continue for the next several months on a main thoroughfare into and out of Clayton. There will be lane restrictions on Hanley Road while crews dig up and replace an aging break-plagued water main. Drivers should expect daily lane closures because of this major project. Crews say it will last for at least the next five months and could go on for seven months. The impacted area […]

  • Police led on chase through 3 towns before suspects fled on foot

    GLENN CARBON, IL (KTVI)- Metro east police were led on a chase through three towns before the suspects bailed on foot. Authorities say the pursuit never hit extremely high speeds, but it definitely went through streets in Glenn Carbon. At one point during the chase, the car bumped into a Glenn Carbon police unit. That vehicle was damaged. The chase ended at Route 159 at Cougar Road when two males who were inside of a white Buick Mercury, jumped out […]

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    Head Start students help set new Guinness World Record

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Some very young St. Louisans helped set a new Guinness World Record today. Thirty kids from the Grace Hill Head Start Carondelet location in south city took part in the largest vocabulary lesson ever conducted for preschoolers. The kids were among more than 4,000 children across the country who were read to from a book called Mr. Tiger Goes Wild at the same time. PNC Bank sponsored the event as part of its ‘Grow Up […]

  • Officer Darren Wilson dropped as witness in several pending felony cases

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- More details have been released on how prosecuting attorney Bob McCulloch will handle pending felony cases where Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson is a potential witness. Wilson is a witness in ten cases of the nearly 4,200 pending felony cases in the St. Louis County Circuit  Court. Mcculloch says Wilson can move forward in some cases, while others are being dropped. The main reason is because Wilson hasn`t shown up to testify in court for those cases. […]

  • Massive reform package developing in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Big changes may be coming to the Ferguson Police Department. A source tells FOX 2 that Chief Tom Jackson could be stepping down. CNN is also reporting that information but the chief has denied the claims. A source familiar with the discussions about Ferguson changes says leaders from local mayors to state lawmakers to members of congress are working out details of a massive Ferguson reform package. That plan could be revealed in the coming days or […]

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    Rams help give Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club a facelift

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Rams stepping up today to help give a major facelift to the Mathews-Dickey Boys and Girls Club in north city.  It`s all part of the ‘Hometown HJuddle’ program. That`s a league wide NFL and United Way community service effort going on this week. About 100 volunteers with Rams including players, front office employees and fans all helped out at the James ‘Cool Papa’ Bell athletic complex off Kingshighway at I-70. They re-painted bleachers, fencing […]