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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
  • Police, protesters clash in south city; 8 arrests made

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Protesters squared off with police in south city for the second night in a row. The demonstrators are seeking justice for armed teen, Vonderitt D. Myers. Myers, 18, was shot and killed by an off-duty St. Louis police officer on Wednesday, October 8th. The corner of Grand Avenue and Arsenal was the center for the latest round of protests Thursday night. The unrest began around 12:15 a.m. at the intersection near Tower Grove Park. The confrontations […]

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    Report: Myers was shot five to seven times by off-duty officer

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The St. Louis Post Dispatch says Vonderrit Myers, Jr., who was shot and killed Wednesday night by an off-duty police officer, was shot five to seven times. The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. on Shaw Boulevard.  The officer was patrolling an area of the Shaw Neighborhood when this incident unfolded. Vonderrit Deondre Myers, 18, was fatally shot Wednesday by an off-duty St. Louis police officer, Myers’ attorney, Peter Cohen, said Thursday. Dotson says while working security, […]

  • Possible lightning strike sparks 3 alarm fire at Oakville apt. complex

    OAKVILLE, MO (KTVI)- Authorities believe a lightning strike may have caused a fire that did heavy damage to part of an Oakville apartment complex. The fire occurred at the Hunter`s Ridge Apartment Homes off of Lemay Woods Drive in Oakville. Fire crews received the call around 8:40a.m. Thursday morning. The fire quickly grew to three alarms. Authorities evacuated residents from several units in the immediate area surrounding the fire. When crews arrived, flames were shooting out of a third story […]

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    Cardinals advance to NLCS; Beat Dodgers 3-2

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- For the fourth year in a row, the Cardinals are playing in the National League Championship Series. Red October in St. Louis is rolling on after the Cardinals beat the Dodgers 3 to 2 in a game that started yesterday afternoon and ended in the evening. All of the Cardinals scoring came in the 7th inning. Matt Adams blasted a three run homer after two redbirds had singled. The home run put the Cards up three […]

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    Cardinals, police prepared for any possible Mike Brown demonstrators during playoffs

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The thousands of people heading to Busch Stadium for tonight`s game could be met with demonstrators protesting the Michael Brown case. The potential protests at Busch come after a surprise demonstration this past weekend at another event. A Cardinals spokesperson tells us team officials have been talking with Major League Baseball and local law enforcement about security issues including the potential for Michael Brown protestors to stage a demonstration at Busch. A letter written by local […]

  • Michael Brown protesters interrupt St. Louis Symphony performance

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – It was a moment that many at Powell Symphony Hall did not expect. Mike Brown demonstrators started singing and chanting just before the orchestra and chorus started performing a piece. The incident happened around 8:45 on Saturday night inside Powell Hall. “It was certainly unexpected. I think it took everyone in the hall by surprise,” said Erika Ebsworth-Goold, the publicist for the St. Louis Symphony. She was backstage when it all took place. She says the […]

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    Dr. Pestello officially installed as 33rd President of SLU

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Saint Louis University holds a historic inauguration ceremony for its new president and it ended with confetti falling from the raptors. Fred Pestello was officially installed as SLU’s 33rd president at the ceremony Friday morning at the Chaifetz Arena which included a lot of pomp and circumstance. Pestello is the first lay president in SLU`s nearly 200 year history. Pestello is the permanent replacement for father Lawrence Biondi, who retired in September of last year under […]

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    Tweet concerning Officer Darren Wilson grand jury proceedings under investigation

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI) – Authorities are investigating whether a member of the grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting case may have leaked information. Our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, report that a woman with the Twitter handle @thesusannichols tweeted, “…I know someone sitting on the grand jury of this case. There isn’t enough at this point to warrant an arrest. #Ferguson.” That account has since been deleted. St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob Mcculloch told the paper that he […]

  • AG Koster’s roundtable focused on policing, Ferguson

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster hosted a roundtable to get more minorities on local police forces. But the conversation was mostly about Ferguson and minority policing. The meeting took place at the University of Missouri- St. Louis Wednesday morning. There were 18 politicians,  law enforcement officials,  and other community leaders on the panel including St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, Chief Sam Dotson, St. Louis County Chief Jon Belmar, County Executive Charlie Dooley and more. Minority representation […]

  • World War II veterans board Honor Flight to D.C.

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- It is going to be a very special day for nearly two dozen St. Louis area veterans. They are going to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial courtesy of the Honor Flight Program. Inside of the Southwest Terminal, 22 veterans are getting ready to board a flight that’s bound for Baltimore. From there, they will take a bus to Washington D.C. for a day they will surely never forget. Earl Kunnemann, 92, from […]

  • 8 protesters arrested outside of Ferguson Police Dept.

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Moments became tense in Ferguson Sunday night as several people were arrested outside of the Ferguson Police Department. The arrests were a part of the latest round of protests over the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Authorities say a total of eight people were taken into custody. They were charged with failing to disperse and resisting arrest. Nearly 150 people were protesting. According to a Ferguson police official, that crowd would not leave South Florissant Road. […]

  • Know Before You Go: Stretch of I-44 closed this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- There could be major traffic headaches for drivers heading downtown this weekend. MoDOT completely closed Interstate 44 between Kingshighway Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue in both directions  at 8pm Friday night. The closures include the ramp from northbound I-55 onto westbound I-44. Everything on I-44 is set to reopen by 5am  Monday morning. Crews are going to remove the driving surface on the Compton Avenue bridge that sits over I-44. Drivers need to plan for an alternation […]