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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
  • Man shot in the chest in north St. Louis

    (KTVI) – St. Louis police are investigating a shooting in north St. Louis.   It’s the fifth shooting in the area since Monday night.   It happened on Cote Brilliante just north of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive. Authorities were called to the scene around 8:30 a.m. for an African-American male who had been shot in the chest.   He was rushed to an area hospital where his condition is unknown. On the scene, numerous shell casings were found a crime […]

  • Man shot in neck near Bel Ridge overnight

    BEL RIDGE, MO (KTVI)- One man was rushed to the hospital after he was shot in the neck early Monday morning in Bel-Ridge. The man showed up at the QuikTrip at I-170 and Natural Bridge for help. He got that help quickly because two Bel-Ridge police officers just happened to be inside the business getting a cup of coffee when the victim came in bleeding profusely from his neck. Officers from several departments responded when it all went down about […]

  • Man shot at overnight, crashes car into fire department headquarters

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A man is  hospitalized after he was shot at near the  St. Louis Fire Department Headquarters Friday morning. The 25-year old victim told police that he was driving a Camero north on Jefferson just after 2:00am when another car drove up and someone inside began shooting at him. He ducked to avoid the shots and that caused him to crash through the fence on the St. Louis Fire Department Academy at Jefferson and Thomas in north […]

  • Highland, Illinois teachers begin first ever strike Thursday

    HIGHLAND, IL (KTVI)-  Classes are cancelled today in Highland, Illinois as the first ever teacher`s strike in that district begins. The move comes after months of talks between the teachers union and administration produced no deal. As Chris Regnier reports, the strike could have a significant impact beyond just the classroom. Teachers have been picketing at all six schools in the district since 8 a.m. Thursday morning. The Teacher`s Union President, Shianne Shively says this strike is all about economics […]

  • EF-0 tornado touched down Tuesday night in St. Peters

    ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI)- Wednesday will be a day of clean up in St. Peters after the National Weather Service confirms an EF-0 tornado touched down in the area Tuesday night. Some vinyl fencing was ripped apart by the force of the storm near McClay and Jungermann Road. Tree limbs and even whole trees are also down in several areas. Part of a tree also fell onto a car. According to a weather service official, the tornado touched down around […]

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    New mobile outreach van could help the homeless in Downtown St. Louis

    (KTVI) – Three St. Louis agencies are teaming up for the first time ever to try and help address the homeless problem in the Downtown area. The St. Patrick Center, The Bridge and the Partnership for Downtown St. Louis are all involved in the project. They are using things like a newly acquired mobile outreach van for the St. Patrick Center to try and find as many members of the downtown homeless population as they can to see what services […]

  • Suspect arrested after going through roof of Pawn Shop

    (KTVI) – One suspect is in custody after police say he broke into a north city pawn shop and was caught trying to steal merchandise. It all went down between 6:30-6:50 a.m. Tuesday  at the Pawn King at Union and Dr. King. Police say the suspect moved an air conditioning unit on the roof to get into the store. Then he started putting power tools and a tablet in an area between the ceiling and roof. At that point, police […]

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    McCaskill leads Senate hearing on local police militarization

    (KTVI) – The situation in Ferguson will take center stage Tuesday in Washington, D.C.  Senator Claire McCaskill will lead a hearing into the militarization of state and local police departments. You can expect to hear a lot of perspectives from different players involved with the issue including local law enforcement. WATCH LIVE NOW All is quiet in Ferguson now, but there were many of those violent clashes between police and protesters happened after the Michael Brown shooting. In the wake […]

  • Man found shot inside burning car dies; St. Louis murder count up to 95 for 2014

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Police detectives are working yet another homicide and a shooting in St. Louis City.  This comes after several homicides late last week in a very short time period. Now the city’s murder count for 2014 is up to 95. The latest murder unfolded at Skinker and Hodiamont just north of Delmar. Police say they responded to the scene after getting word of a car fire. When officers arrived, they found a man inside the car who […]

  • Six violent deaths in 24 hours in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-St. Louis police have another murder investigation on their hands this Friday.  This time it’s a double homicide Friday morning in north city. The latest violence brings the number of homicides to six in the city in less than 24 hours. So far there have been no arrests. The latest double homicide happened around 8am Friday morning on Goodfellow and Julian. Two African American men in their late 20’s to early 30’s were discovered with multiple puncture […]

  • Police identify brothers shot to death Friday morning

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) -St. Louis police have another murder investigation on their hands. And the victims are reportedly related. Two men were killed Friday morning. Police identified the victims as James Dent, 34, and Steven Dent, 25.  Both men lived in the 5700 block of Bartmer.  The two were found just before 8 a.m. on Goodfellow near Julian Avenue. James was on the sidewalk on Goodfellow and Steven was just around the corner on Julian. Officers responded after residents reported […]

  • Department of Justice officially opens investigation into Ferguson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (KTVI) – Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will be looking into several issues in the Ferguson Police department.  In a news conference Thursday, Holder said they’ve gathered enough pieces of evidence to launch an investigation. The Justice Department will also be looking into the St. Louis County Police Department saying Chief Belmar has voluntarily asked to be included in the review. Among the things the Justice Department will analyze will be the use of force […]