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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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    Store owner shot in the head at north city business; suspect at large

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A beloved owner of a north St. Louis market is fighting for his life after being shot Thursday morning. According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting happened at Sam’s St. Louis Packing Company, located at Shreve and Anderson in the Penrose neighborhood, at about 8:30 a.m. The store was open when someone came in and opened fire on the owner, who was behind the counter. Several shots were fired and […]

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    Man shot, killed during attempted robbery in the Central West End

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis police believe an attempted robbery of a couple turned into a murder overnight in the Central West End neighborhood. According to a spokesperson with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting took place just before 1:15 a.m. in the 4500 block of Olive Boulevard. The 21-year-old female victim told investigators she and a 28-year-old friend were walking west on Olive when a dark-colored vehicle approached and two armed men got out and announced […]

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    East St. Louis property taxes increase between 200 and 400 percent

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – Landlords and property owners in East St. Louis say their property taxes are too high compared to other nearby communities. Members of the East St. Louis Landlords Association tell the Belleville News Democrat that in some cases property tax bills have increased 200 to 400 percent. At the same time, the group says it cannot increase rents to deal with the tax hikes because tenants are on fixed incomes and cannot afford it. The […]

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    Schlafly Bottleworks expanding Maplewood brewery location

    MAPLEWOOD, MO (KTVI) – SchlaflyBottleworks is undergoing a major expansion in Maplewood and that means the beer brewer will stay at its location there for years to come. Schlafly has already spent more than a million dollars in the first of two expansion phases. The first phase which started in January and is already done included changes to the bottling line, updating how the beer is packaged and putting in new labeling equipment. The second phase which is still to […]

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    Expansion at Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood

    MAPLEWOOD, MO (KTVI) – Schlafly Bottleworks is undergoing a major expansion in Maplewood and that means the beer brewer will stay at its location there for years to come. Schlafly has already spent more than a million dollars in the first of two expansion phases. The first phase, which began in January and is already completed, included changes to the bottling line, updating how the beer is packaged, and installing new labeling equipment. The second phase, which is still to come, […]

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    St. Louis establishes prescription drug monitoring program

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay signed a bill Tuesday to officially establish a prescription drug monitoring program within the city limits; the effort follows a similar move by county leaders. Mayor Slay and other city leaders gathered at the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse for the signing of Board Bill 36. The legislation enables leaders in the city and county to put together a cohesive system for tracking the purchase of prescription drugs, with […]

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    Scottrade renovation project to cost $160 million

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Big time renovation plans are in the works for the Scottrade Center. Many of the ideas are could enhance the experience you have when you go to the arena. Details on this story are appearing in our partner the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The plans which are in the preliminary stage are not cheap—the price tag is $160 million. The money would come from bonds that have not yet been issued. The facility opened back in 1994. […]

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    Major Case Squad activated for murders in Bellefontaine Neighbors and Wellston

    BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, MO – The Major Case Squad has been called in on two separate overnight murders- one in Bellefontaine Neighbors, the other in Wellston. Some 20 major case detectives are on each case. Authorities say although both killings happened around the same time they do not appear to be connected. The murder in Bellefontaine Neighbors happened about 12:45am this morning. Police are identifying the victim in that case as 29 year old Jerome Keith Williams. Investigators believe Williams was shot once on Kilgore […]

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    St. Louis father turns self in after being accused of killing 8-month-old son

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Sam Dotson says that a fatal child shooting suspect has turned himself in to his lawyer and is now under arrest. Diata R. Crockett, 34, is accused of  shooting and killing his 8-month-old son during an argument with his wife, then fled with two of his other sons in a rental car.  Those boys later were found unharmed at a relative’s house, police said. Diata Crockett is in custody after turning himself […]

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    Lindbergh students call walk-out for higher teacher salaries, fair treatment

    SOUTH COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- Finals aren`t the only thing on the minds of Lindbergh High School students this week. Some are planning a walkout this morning to support higher salaries for teachers in the district. The demonstration is slated to take place outside of Lindbergh High School on Lindbergh Boulevard in south St. Louis County around 9 a.m. Concerns over teacher pay in this district have apparently been ongoing for some time. There are a lot of social media postings about the planned […]

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    St. Louis Blues planning new facility in Maryland Heights

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Blues are spearheading plans to build a major new facility in Maryland Heights. Plans for the St. Louis Ice Center were announced this morning at the Scottrade Center. The $35 million facility would have four sheets of ice for youth hockey and other activities. The Blues would also practice there. The center would be built on land just south of Highway 141 near Creve Coeur Lake currently owned by St. Louis county. The Blues are […]

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    Blues take on Sharks Monday night at Scottrade

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Sunday was an off day in the NHL Western Conference Final. Both the Blues and Sharks have two wins in the best of seven game series. Monday is the all important Game five of the series and the Blues will stick with the Game 4 goalie, Jake Allen. The young goalie stopped 31 shots in leading the Blues to a 6-3 win and a series tying victory. Blues Head Coach Ken Hitchcock confirmed his starting goal […]