Regnier, Chris

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.

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    Tornado hits home near Bourbon, MO

    CRAWFORD COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- It is a day of clean up near Bourbon after a tornado tore through the area leaving behind a trail of damage and destruction. The tornado ripped through the area last night about 8:15pm. The National Weather Service was in the damage zone this morning surveying the devastation. Crawford County Emergency Management officials say that the weather service has rated this an EF2 tornado with wind speeds up to 135 miles per hour. One home off a […]

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    Aircraft arriving for Spirit of St. Louis airshow this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Spirit of St. Louis airshow is this weekend. Some of the aircraft for the show are arriving today. Spirit Of St. Louis Air Show U.S. Navy Blue Angels May 14th – 15th Spirit-Airshow.Com Navy Week Now through May 15th Outreach.Navy.Mil./Navy-Weeks

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    Sen. Mark Kirk claims NGA has history of wasting taxpayer money

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Illinois Senator Mark Kirk has asked the U.S. Comptroller General to review the decision to keep the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency in St. Louis. Kirk claims the NGA has a history of wasting taxpayer money when it relocated its NGA East site in Virginia. Kirk also points out the Army Corps of Engineers made mistakes in its report on the NGA West sites, confusing St. Clair County, Illinois with St. Clair Counties in Missouri and Michigan.

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    BJC starts construction of new hospice center in West County

    CREVE COEUR, MO (KTVI) – A new major BJC project is out to make emotional end of life decisions more comforting for families. Ground was broken in Creve Coeur today on the BJC West Campus for a new hospice house. The 18,000 square foot facility will have 16 beds and will serve both adults and children in hospice care. It`s going to be called ‘Eveylyn`s House’ in recognition of the Eric P. And Evelyn E. Newman Foundation which donated five […]

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    St. Charles County leaders may cancel sales tax holiday

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- St. Charles County could be the latest local government to opt out of the annual Missouri sales tax holiday. County leaders are considering a plan to use the tax dollars that would be saved to fight heroin abuse. A bill was officially introduced at a county council meeting last night by St Charles County Council member Joe Brazil. The funds from saved sale taxes would be used to hire two full-time additional narcotics detectives for the […]

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    Strangers sexually assault and rob woman at Belleville home; police search for suspects

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Police are searching for suspects after a frightening crime and police chase. Investigators say a woman was robbed and sexually assaulted when she arrived home and her car was stolen. A spokesperson for the Belleville Police Department says that it appears that the attack was random, and that the victim did not know the suspects. Police say there were three suspects involved in the frightening episode. At this point, only one is in custody. The victim, […]

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    Blues host Stars in Game 4 at Scottrade Center

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Let’s go Blues! They host the Stars in game four of their Stanley Cup Playoff series tonight at seven at the Scottrade Center. Captain David Backes has been busy this week with the game winner in overtime on Sunday then two more goals in game three Tuesday night. Coach Ken Hitchcock says it’s not an extra effort for the playoffs it’s just Backes doing what he always does! Blues Playoff Plaza Parties Thursday, May 5th: Game 4 Rally […]

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    Blues take on Stars tonight at Scottrade

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Let`s go Blues!!! The Note on home ice tonight at the Scottrade Center for game three of the western conference semi-finals against the Dallas Stars. The series is tied at one after a big Blues overtime win Sunday in Dallas. A major transformation took place at Scottrade Center last night into this morning to get the arena ready for playoff hockey. That`s because WWE Monday Night Raw was at Scottrade last night. Workers removed the surface […]

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    Young Taiwanese students visit St. Louis to study abroad

    BALLWIN, MO (KTVI) – The Parkway School District is playing host to families from Taiwan including many students. A welcoming assembly was held for the delegation this morning at Claymont Elementary School in Ballwin. About 60 visitors from Taiwan, including 42 children, will be staying with 21 families from Claymont Elementary and Parkway West Middle School. The Taiwan students are from the Starlight Academy and are here for a storytelling festival. The students will also be attending school at Claymont […]

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    Stretch of Conway Road closed near St. Luke’s Hospital until August

    CREVE COEUR, MO (KTVI)- Know Before You Go: A busy stretch of road in Town and Country near St. Luke’s Hospital completely closed this morning for months. Conway Road is closed from Maryville University`s Athletic Field Drive to just west of the Conway Road entrance to St. Luke`s Hospital. The distance of the closure is relatively short but the impact is significant because access to Highway 141 from Conway is now severely restricted. Drivers are still able to access St. […]

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    Starbucks to open this weekend in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Residents in Ferguson will soon have a place to go enjoy a cup of coffee. A new Starbucks is opening there on Saturday. It’s part of the company’s goal to open new locations in low-income communities across the country. Last November the coffee giant broke ground on West Florissant Avenue. The store will feature cakes from Natalie’s Cake and More. Plus it will have a classroom area where local non profits will do job skills training classes for […]

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    First Robotics competition this weekend at America’s Center

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Thousands of kids and their robots will be taking over the America`s Center downtown today as the  Fiirst Robotics Competition officially gets underway. The set up is all in place and in a few hours the floor will be crowded with kids and their robots. Students from kindergarten through high school take part in the competition. Close to 40,000 people are expected including 20,000 students.