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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

Recent Articles
  • Sen. McCaskill kicks off town hall series in Hillsboro

    HILLSBORO, MO (KTVI) – One of Missouri’s U.S. Senators spent part of Wednesday morning in Hillsboro speaking directly with constituents. Sen. Claire McCaskill held the first in a series of town hall meetings at Jefferson College. She answered questions for an hour on many topics. Audience members wrote down questions as they arrived and then the senator answered them. There were questions on big picture issues including the Russia investigation and the future of Obamacare. There were also questions on local […]

  • Homicide detectives called after body found at retirement home

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Homicide detectives were called to a retirement home in a south city neighborhood Tuesday morning after body was discovered inside the facility. According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the retirement home is located in the 6800 block of Michigan Avenue, just off of Loughborough, in the Carondelet neighborhood. Someone at the Carondelet Retirement Manor found the body around 2:20 a.m. When the medical examiner arrived, he saw something that compelled him […]

  • State auditor says developers abuse special sales tax benefit

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Missouri’s auditor issued a blistering report Monday on what are called Transportation Development Districts around Missouri. Auditor Nicole Galloway released her findings at the Wainwright State Office Building downtown. Transportation Development Districts or ‘TDDs’ allow sales taxes to be raised in certain areas to fund infrastructure improvements. There are 205 TDDs statewide. According to Galloway, property owners and developers abuse and mismanage the funds, and weak state laws allow them to do it legally. Galloway said […]

  • Blues going to Stanley Cup Playoffs for sixth straight season

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The St. Louis Blues will be going to the NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs for the sixth straight season next week. The team finished the regular season with a 46-29-7 record good for 99 points and third place in the Central Division. Their first round opponent will be the team finishing second in the division, the Minnesota Wild. This series has drama even before it begins next week. The Wild knocked the Blues out of the playoffs […]

  • Man shot, killed outside bar and grill in St. Louis city

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-One man is dead after an overnight shooting outside of a north St. Louis bar. The violence unfolded on Kossuth Avenue near Grand around midnight. The victim has been identified as Darnell Duff, of the 7200 block of Normandy Place. Police responded to Marsha’s LTD Bar and Grill located at 3501 Kossuth and observed Duff lying inside the entryway of the business. He was unconscious and suffering from gunshot wounds to the chest and legs. The 34-year-old was […]

  • Lightning strikes MICDS campus

    LADUE, MO (KTVI) – It’s a day of clean-up at the Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS) in Ladue after lightning struck a smoke stack on the campus. The strike happened during overnight storms. It did substantial damage to a chimney on the middle school building, knocking several bricks off. It’s the oldest building on the MICDS campus. Fifth through eighth grade attend classes there. Students who normally have classes on the top floor of the building […]

  • MLS stadium measure fails in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The potential of bringing Major League Soccer to St. Louis appears to be dead this morning. This after St. Louis city voters defeated a measure to help fund the building of an MLS stadium downtown. The ownership group behind the push to bring MLS to St. Louis says there is no plan b. Proposition 2, which asked St. Louis city voters to approve $60 million to help build the stadium, failed with nearly 53 percent of voters saying no […]

  • Missouri AG outlines plan to stop human trafficking

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley will be in St. Louis Monday to announce what he calls major new initiatives to combat human trafficking. The announcement is going to be made at a secure safe-house for human trafficking victims in St. Louis. Hawley says this new initiative will make Missouri a leader in the fight against human trafficking. There are several components of Hawley’s plan. His effort will include first in the nation regulations that will use […]

  • Sessions vows to fight violent crime and heroin in St. Louis speech

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – America’s top law enforcement officer is in St. Louis Friday. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is speaking at the Eagleton Federal Courthouse in downtown St. Louis. Before becoming the Attorney General, Sessions was a longtime Senator from Alabama. There have not been a lot of details released about Session’s visit to our area. A release from the his office says Sessions will speak here about efforts to combat violent crime and restore public safety. We understand […]

  • Second Loop Trolley car arrives in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Loop Trolley project took another step forward today with a very special delivery. The second of the first three trolley cars arrived at the Loop Trolley headquarters on Del Mar from Iowa where it was rehabbed. The blue and cream car was brought in on a flatbed then meticulously taken off and moved in to the headquarters. Like the first car that arrived in mid-February, this one will be tested in the headquarters facility […]

  • MLS Town Hall meeting Thursday in south city

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Leaders of the group hoping to bring Major League Soccer to St. Louis are taking their message directly to voters. Dave Peacock and Jim Kavanaugh will be promoting soccer stadium funding again tonight. It’s a Town Hall Forum at 6:30 p.m. at St. Raphael the Archangel Church in south St. Louis. Supporters made another pitch Wednesday night to members of the Bosnian community in St. Louis. Soccer has remained popular in the close knit community. Backers of […]

  • Woman killed in wrong-way accident on I-55 near Arsenal

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-One person is dead and two others taken to the hospital after an overnight three car crash involving a wrong way driver on I-55 in south city. The crash happened about 1 a.m. this morning on southbound I-55 near the I-44 split. Police say an unidentified woman driving a 2006 Honda Civic was getting on I-55 south at the Gravois entrance ramp. Investigators say for some reason, the woman drove down a grass embankment along the side […]