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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    Home gutted by fire in Richmond Heights

    RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- A Richmond Heights home is gutted after a fire this morning. Fortunately the couple who lived there wasn`t home at the time and are okay. Crews received the call for the fire on Warner near Big Bend about 7:30 a.m. When they arrived, flames were already pouring from the house. A neighbor tells us a man and his girlfriend in their 60`s lived in the home. They were around the corner at another relative`s home when the fire started. […]

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    Time running out for candidates to file for mayor in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- If you want to run for St. Louis Mayor in the upcoming election, today is the last day to file to get on the ballot for the March primary. You can officially file until 5 p.m. today at the St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners office downtown on Tucker. So far a total of 12 candidates have filed to replace current Mayor Francis Slay who is not running for re-election. There are seven Democrats running. They […]

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    MoDOT urging drivers to stay off area roads

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI)-MoDOT crews have been out for hours plowing where needed and treating interstates and main thoroughfares with a rock salt/beet juice combination. That work has certainly been needed. There have been lots of problems with crashes and spin outs and the company is urging drivers to be extra careful on the roads. MoDOT says some ramps and roadways could still be partially snow covered or may have slick spots. A MoDOT spokesperson tells us full crews started at 10 […]

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    Man shot overnight in Kirkwood; suspects sought

    KIRKWOOD, MO (KTVI) – Kirkwood police are searching for suspects after an overnight shooting sends one person to the hospital with critical injuries. Investigators say the person who was shot is a 21-year-old man who actually called police himself after the shooting. Detectives tell us they do not believe this was a random attack. Police rushed to the scene near the intersection of Geyer and Big Bend about 1am this morning. Investigators say the shooting victim was found in the roadway […]

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    Street, highway crews prepare for winter weather

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO (KTVI)-Road crews on both sides of the river have been on standby for much of this morning in case a round of winter weather moved in with the rain. MoDOT`s message this morning has been clear–they wanted to be ready for anything especially after last Friday`s icy mess and they took action to make sure they were prepared. MoDOT started bringing crews in at 5 a.m. Friday in the event any winter weather became an issue. […]

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    Man dies in house fire in Spanish Lake

    SPANISH LAKE, MO (KTVI)- A tragedy just days before Christmas in Spanish Lake. One man is killed after an overnight fire at his home on Criterion Avenue not far from Belletontaine Road. The man who lived in the house alone was killed in the fire. Family members identify him as 64 year old Herman Williams. His niece Brigette Williams, said, “This is really shocking. We didn`t think he would go this way…He was just a great man, he would help […]

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    Runaway horse drowns in Missouri River in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI)- A horse-drawn carriage ended up in the Missouri River late Wednesday night after the horse got spooked and took off. The incident occurred around 10:15 p.m. in the 1000 block of South Riverside Drive, near Frontier Park. The horse got excited and ran into the river, damaging several cars along the way. Nobody was in the carriage at the time of the incident. The carriage belonged to St. Louis Carriage Company.

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    Fort Leonard Wood soldiers heading home for the holidays

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Lambert Airport is a sea of soldiers in camouflage this morning. The annual holiday block leave from Fort Leonard Wood is underway where thousands of soldiers in training get to go home for Christmas. Close to 4,500 soldiers from Fort Leonard Wood started to arrive at Lambert around 1am Wednesday morning. Many of the soldiers involved in the holiday block leave are either in basic or initial training. For some, this will be their first trip […]

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    Meet the TSA’s bomb sniffing dogs at Lambert Airport

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The holiday season means more travelers at Lambert and an increased focus on security. Authorities with the Transportation Security Administration or ‘TSA’ showed off their canines today. There are 12 canines at Lambert. All of them receive TSA training for detecting explosives.  But three have extra training. Those dogs will be in security lines with TSA officers while the nine others will be with Lambert police in other areas. TSA officials are expecting an 11% increase in travel […]

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    Vote delayed on state tax credits for MLS stadium

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The Missouri Development Finance Board was set to vote today on tax credits for a new St. Louis soccer stadium. However, the meeting has been postponed. St. Louis City is asking for $40 million in state tax credits to help pay for the $200 million stadium next to Union Station in downtown St. Louis. The city also plans to ask voters to approve a sales tax increase to pay another $80 million. Missouri Governor-Elect Eric Greitens said on […]

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    Firefighters deal with bitter cold and several area fires

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Flames started a vacant warehouse just after midnight Sunday at O’Fallon and Lewis in St. Louis. Fire crews are still on the scene and they could be for some time. The fire, at one point, went to four alarms. Much of the major fire has been put out but thick cork-like insulation is still burning. Firefighters rescued two homeless people from inside the warehouse. One firefighter was hurt, suffering moderate second degree burns. Fortunately, he […]

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    Winter storm leaves numerous vehicles in ditches

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The first round of our winter weather weekend last night left many drivers in need of tow trucks today. Lots of cars wound up in ditches after drivers slid off icy roads. Other cars were simply left abandoned. AAA tow truck driver Cody Rasche called today busy and non-stop. He spent a lot of time pulling cars out of ditches. Among the drivers Cody helped was Joe Koors from Creve Coeur. Was on his way to […]