Regnier, Chris
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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


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    St. Louis Post-Dispatch prints special edition holiday ad

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- It`s one of the most anticipated newspapers of the year in our area, the Thanksgiving edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. That`s because the paper is full of Thanksgiving and Black Friday insert ads. A Post-Dispatch spokesperson says tomorrow`s paper will have 59 different inserts. It weighs more than four and a half pounds. Each insert is an ad for a different store. But retailers aren`t waiting until the Thanksgiving paper to get their ads out. […]

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    Police investigate burglary at Boathouse in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A Forest Park landmark was hit by thieves overnight. Right now police are still trying to assess the damage and figure out what was taken at the Boathouse restaurant. The restaurant was scheduled to open at 11 a.m. this morning but that was delayed because of what transpired. An evidence technician from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department arrived at the scene around 10:40 a.m. Boathouse Manager Marsha Recks says the break-in happened sometime between when […]

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    St. Louis voluntary desegregation program to be phased out

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – It’s an historic day for the decades-old desegregation program in St. Louis area schools. The governing board of the program voted Friday morning to extend it for a final time but then end it. The board for the Voluntary Interdistrict Choice Corporation (VICC) met at Education Plus, located just off Craig Road in Creve Coeur. The board voted unanimously to extend the program through the 2023-2024 school year, but then end it after that. The VICC […]

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    60th ‘Old Newsboys’ campaign raises money for children’s charities in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Celebrities and other volunteers hit the streets around St. Louis Thursday morning to sell newspapers for a good cause. Thursday was the annual Old Newsboys Day. Billy Busch was the chairperson and was among those selling newspapers in Clayton. Lou and Jackie Brock along with Fredbird were also out. Volunteers sold special editions of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch from 5am until 9am. Drivers gave whatever they wanted to get a copy of the paper. The […]

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    Old Newsboys Day annual fundraiser to benefit children’s charities

    BRENTWOOD, MO (KTVI)- Local celebrities and others hit the streets around St. Louis this morning selling newspapers. It’s all a part of the annual Old Newsboys Day campaign, a major fundraiser benefiting children`s charities. Billy Busch is the chairperson for this years Old Newsboys Day. He was among those selling newspapers this at Maryland Avenue and Brentwood Boulevard in Clayton. Also making an appearance at the same location, Lou and Jackie Brock and Fredbird! The Brocks have been involved with […]

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    Maryland Heights development plan backed by Stan Kroenke dropped

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)-A proposal for a new massive development in Maryland Heights that would have involved Rams owner Stan Kroenke has been dropped. Details on this story are appearing in our partner the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. At a special meeting Tuesday night, Maryland Heights officials revealed that Kroenke and his investment partner Alan Bornstein have pulled their proposal from the table. That plan involved among other things a retail, entertainment and sports district. The land that`s been under consideration is […]

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    Students hold unity walkout, rally over ‘culture of fear’ at SIUE

    EDWARDSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – SIUE students, faculty and others joined together in a march across campus Tuesday morning to protest what they call hate and bigotry on campus along with a culture of fear. The protest began at the Vadalabene Center at 10:30 a.m., with demonstrators marching a quarter-mile to Rendleman Hall in the campus’ main quad. Some 250 to 300 people participated in the march, with many of the organizers dressed in black. The group was protesting allegations of […]

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    MoDOT: Eastbound I-70 to northbound I-170 ramp closed for one week

    BRIDGETON, MO (KTVI)- A ramp closure starting Tuesday morning could have a big time traffic impact for the next several days. Around 3 a.m., MoDOT closed the ramp from eastbound I-70 to northbound I-170 for preventative maintenance work. To detour around the closure drivers take southbound I-170 to Natural Bridge Road, then turn onto northbound I-170. The company says all work is weather permitting.  

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    Community discussion on Jamestown Mall redevelopment Nov. 14

    FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI)- State Representative Alan Green will host a community discussion today, regarding the redevelopment of the Jamestown Mall in Florissant. After 41-years of business and gradual deterioration, the 1.2 million-square-foot mall property closed in 2014. Now residents are concerned about what will become of the building. The meeting will take place tonight at 6:30 p.m. at West Side Missionary Baptist Church on Dunn Road. Jamestown Mall Community Discussion  Monday, November 14th 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. West Side Baptist […]

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    Man in critical condition after Hanley Hills church fire

    HANLEY HILLS, MO (KTVI)- One man is hospitalized after an intense fire overnight at a Hanley Hills church in north county. Authorities say the 32-year-old man was rushed from the church to a hospital in critical condition. So far a cause for the fire is still under investigation. It all happened at the Mount Beulah Missionary Baptist Church on Racine just off Page. The Bomb and Arson investigators were called in because it is a church fire and a person was […]

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    Family, friends gather to remember young boys murdered by their father

    FENTON, MO (KTVI)- A community is reeling after a father kills his two sons and then himself. The young boys were remembered in an emotional candlelight vigil Sunday night. Hundreds of people filled the soccer fields at St. Paul Catholic School, supporting the family of five-year-old Ethan and four-year-old Owen Cadenbach. The boys were killed Saturday night by their father, shortly after an Amber Alert was issued. Their father, Christopher Cadenbach had spent the day with his sons and his own […]

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    Lake St. Louis man shot, killed would-be car thief

    LAKE ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) _ Police in the St. Louis suburb of Lake St. Louis are investigating after a homeowner shot and killed a suspected car thief. The shooting happened about 1 a.m. Friday. Names have not been released. Police say a resident heard his car alarm and went outside, where he says he confronted a man trying to steal his 2009 Volkswagen Passat. The homeowner was not hurt. Officers found the Passat about a block away, where it […]