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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    43-year-old man shot in head, chest dies in hospital

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A man was shot and killed overnight in north St. Louis. The shooting happened around 11p.m. in the Baden neighborhood. Officers arrived to find the 43-year-old victim with gunshot wounds to his head and chest. It’s unclear if it was an outside scene. He was rushed to a local hospital where he later died. His name has not been released. This is the City of St. Louis` 150th homicide this year. There were 159 homicides in […]

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    Deck failure causes lane closure on Poplar Street Bridge

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – A deck failure on the Poplar Street Bridge might make it a rough commute this morning. One lanes is closed for emergency repairs. IDOT closed the lane where the failure is Tuesday around 7p.m. There are additional eastbound lane closures as well on the bridge close to the actual failure. The failure is just east of the Poplar on the portion of the roadway that services ramps to Sauget and East St. Louis then […]

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    Wainwright cleared to resume pitching; Molina out with torn ligament

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A September surprise for the Cardinals as a big name pitcher who many thought was lost for the year to injury could be on the verge of coming back. Adam Wainwright could be ready to pitch by next week. He is scheduled to pitch a simulated game this weekend and we will see what develops from there. Wainwright tore his Achilles tendon while trying to run out of the batters box back on April 25th […]

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    Illinois districts back Rauner in effort to undo school mandates

    EAST SAINT LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – Financially strapped Illinois school districts are trying to eliminate costly mandates now have a new ally in their fight, Governor Bruce Rauner. The state of Illinois imposes well over 100 mandates on local school districts. They cover a wide variety of areas but Rauner is focusing on a few in particular. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Rauner’s move against unfunded mandates is part of a larger proposal to freeze property […]

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    City of Wildwood celebrates Park(ing) Day

    WILDWOOD, MO (KTVI) – There was one less parking place in front of Wildwood City Hall today and it was done in the name of green space. The City of Wildwood was among communities around the world today taking part in PARK (ing) day. It’s a movement that started several years ago in San Francisco where parking places are transformed into park-like settings for one day to acknowledge the importance of parks. The event takes place on the third Friday […]

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    MoDOT repaving project of I-44 bridge over the Meramec river could stall traffic

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – There is a new lane set up on I-44 west this morning at the Meramec river bridge near I-270 that could impact commuters, especially for this evening`s rush hour. It`s all part of MoDOT`s ongoing repaving project of the I-44 bridge over the Meramec. MoDOT started the paving project on I-44 west over the bridge here right after Labor Day. For the past week and a half or so, the far right lane on westbound […]

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    Ameren workers teach 4th graders about safety around electricity

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Fourth graders in the Parkway School District had a special day of fun learning about safety. For the third year in a row, Safety Day was held at Bellerive Elementary School in Creve Coeur. Fourth graders from four different schools in Parkway took part. They went through all kinds of safety stations including one where Ameren crews taught kids not to touch power lines. Ameren workers burned hot dogs to show the kids what can […]

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    Four suspects wanted after chase that led to officer-involved shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A high speed police chase ends with St. Louis City officers opening fire on four suspects after at least one of the suspects allegedly pointed at gun at the officers. No one is in custody at this time. Chief Sam Dotson says no officers were hurt but one of the suspects may have been wounded. The shooting ended on Hamilton near West Florissant in Jennings. The four suspects were in a black Mercedes Benz which was […]

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    Portion of Southwest Avenue to remain closed until January

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A busy street along the St. Louis/Maplewood border is going to remain closed months longer than originally expected as part of a MSD sewer upgrade project. Southwest Avenue between McCausland and Bellevue closed in April so that MSD crews could put in a massive new rainwater sewer pipe under the street. The pipe is meant to help alleviate basement back-ups and sewer overflows. MSD originally thought Southwest Avenue would be back open by mid-July, but […]

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    Body found near community garden in south city

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Investigators with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are working to determine the circumstances surrounding a dead body discovered near a community garden next to a liquor store in the Patch neighborhood Monday morning. According to Leah Freeman, a police spokeswoman, a young man walking to a bus stop on his way to work spotted the body of a woman in a grassy area near the intersection of Alabama Avenue and Davis Street around 7:30 a.m. […]

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    Ferguson panel recommends police, court reform, transparency

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – A report from a reform panel formed after the Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown has several suggestions including consolidating the metro area’s police departments and municipal courts. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, which received a copy of the Ferguson Commission’s 198-page report, says it recommends changes in several areas to address social and economic divisions highlighted since the shooting. Other proposals from the 16-person commission include establishing a statewide use-of-force database to track police shootings and making […]

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    Gov. Rick Perry announces end of presidential run while in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Governor Rick Perry has made a major announcement during a conservative forum in St. Louis.  The Texan says he is ending his run for president of the United States. “That is why today I am suspending my campaign for the presidency of the United States.” According to remarks prepared for delivery at the Eagle Forum in St. Louis that were released by his campaign, Perry will say deep financial problems have left him with limited […]