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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
  • Police investigate armed robbery in Fairview Heights

    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Il. _Frightening moments in Fairview Heights overnight after a man walking down a street was robbed at gunpoint. It happened just after 1 a.m. this morning. Police say the male victim was walking on St. Clair Avenue in the area of Magdalena Avenue not far from the Fairview Heights Metrolink Station when he was confronted by two men who demanded his wallet. One of the suspects showed a gun during the robbery. The victim`s wallet was taken with […]

  • Sexual contact between students reported at Metro East summer camp

    SHILOH, Il. _Disturbing allegations of inappropriate sexual contact between students at a Metro East summer camp are being investigated this morning. The incidents allegedly happened at the SOAR Summer Camp at Whiteside Elementary School in unincorporated St. Clair County near Swansea. LaCretia Springfield says her eight year old daughter attended the SOAR Summer Camp at Whiteside. Springfield says a teacher told her last week that something had gone on involving some of the girls in the program. She says when […]

  • Firefighters work to extinguish smoldering mulch

      SAUGET, IL – A large mulch fire in the Metro East is still smoldering Tuesday morning, several hours after it started. Firefighters believe they have the upper hand. The mulch fire has been burning at Oldcastle Lawn and Garden since Tuesday morning. The chief of the Sauget fire department, Roger Thornton, says his crews cleared the scene at about 4am to get some rest. They will be back later Tuesday. Chief Thornton tells FOX 2 that crews first got […]

  • Groundbreaking for new SSM Health SLU Hospital

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _The future of medicine in Midtown took a major step forward this morning. Ground was officially broken on the new $550 million SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital and Ambulatory Care Center just off Grand. Work has been ongoing at the site for some time. The new hospital is being built next to SLU Hospital. It will be more than 800,000 square feet and will have 316 private patient rooms. It will also have an expanded level one […]

  • Albers, Ill. providing assistance to Hurricane Harvey victims

    ALBERS, Ill. – A woman from Albers, Illinois in Clinton County is now among those forced from their homes because of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. But people in and around her hometown are stepping up to help with a major donation drive. Lisa Albers-Sprehe grew up in Albers, Illinois, but has been living with her husband and their twin 10-year-old boys in Baytown, Texas, about 25 miles outside of Houston. On Monday night, the family left their neighborhood as water […]

  • Local aid for Houston, surrounding areas

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _What’s left of Hurricane Harvey is bringing more rain and flooding to Houston and surrounding areas. There is a growing call from relief agencies like the American Red Cross to help the thousands of people displaced by the powerful and deadly storm. It`s everything from financial donations to blood donations. Red Cross volunteers are also stepping up efforts to help the many people impacted by the incredible storm. The call for donations comes as water rescues continue […]

  • New state law lowers St. Louis minimum wage from $10 to $7.70 per hour

    ST. LOUIS (AP) _ On the day that thousands of St. Louis workers get pay cuts due to a new state law, Mayor Lyda Krewson, faith leaders and others will gather in support of a higher wage. A $10 minimum wage in St. Louis went into effect in May after a two-year court battle. Days later, the Republican-led Missouri Legislature passed a bill that requires a $7.70 per hour minimum wage statewide. Republican Gov. Eric Greitens signed the measure, which […]

  • Volunteers tackle trash along Meramec River and tributaries

    FENTON, MO – Operation Clean Stream marked its 50th anniversary Saturday with a huge clean up along many miles of the Meramec watershed. Around 1,500 volunteers turned out to clean up 500 miles along the Meramec River and four of its major tributaries, including the Big River, the Bourbeuse River, the Courtois River, and the Huzzah River. There were 75 sites where trash was being picked up including at George Winter Park. Fred Guillossou came to the park with his […]

  • Gearing up for Saturday’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500

    Madison, Ill. – Indy Cars race under the lights Saturday in the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Valvoline. Friday night, drivers completed their practice and qualifying rounds. The qualifying rounds determined where the drivers will start for Saturday evening’s big race. It appears Will Power had the fastest time, hitting nearly 190 mph. The one and a quarter mile track at Gateway Motorsports Park is not a normal oval. Rather it`s an egg shape with some turns tighter than others. […]

  • Pep Zone: Triad High School

    TROY, Il. _The high school football season is finally here and they couldn’t be more excited in Troy, Illinois! FOX 2’s Chris Regnier and Lisa Hart are live at Triad High School for Menard’s Pep Zone.

  • One person taken into custody after two shot in Kirkwood

    KIRKWOOD, MO – Two people were shot early Wednesday morning in Kirkwood. A 30-year-old man and 27-year-old woman were rushed to a hospital. One person is in custody. The shooting happened at around 1:30am near the intersection of Gordon and Ohlman near Big Bend.  A burgundy Ford Taurus at the scene has multiple gunshot holes in the windshield.  The victims were found by the vehicle. Both of the shooting victims were conscious and talking when first responders arrived on the […]

  • Missouri is set to execute a convicted killer. His lawyers say new DNA evidence proves he’s innocent.

    Missouri plans to put a 48-year-old man to death Tuesday, even as his lawyers say new DNA evidence proves his innocence. The execution of Marcellus Williams is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET, but lawyers for the death row inmate have asked the US Supreme Court to stop the execution and examine the new evidence. A brief filed Monday night with Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch said the appeal is not based on witness recantation. “In this case, there is conclusive scientific […]