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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
  • MSD working to repair storm damage

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- It has been a busy overnight for MSD crews as they deal with the aftermath of massive storms. The incredible amount of rain that fell left behind big time flooding in places like West County. Manchester Road in the West County area looked like a river when the torrential rain hit. MSD officials have had 325 calls since yesterday`s storm. About 131 of those calls were for street flooding while 171 were for water back-ups into […]

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    Inmate mistakenly released in St. Ann

    ST. ANN, MO (KTVI) – The search is on for an inmate who escaped from the jail in St. Ann in a case of mistaken release. According to St. Louis County police, 32-year-old Jemayle Johnson escaped around 10:30 p.m. Monday night after being arrested around 3:30 a.m. that day on misdemeanor warrants from St. Ann and Bellefontaine Neighbors, as well as a probation violation for a felony drug charge. At the time of his escape, Johnson was in a holding […]

  • Portion of Southwest Avenue to close Monday for sewer repair

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Know Before You Go: Traffic trouble for drivers started today with a stretch of road shutting down from West St. Louis into Maplewood. MSD crews are shutting down Southwest Avenue basically from McCausland in West St. Louis to Bellevue in Maplewood as part of a major project to install massive storm sewer pipes underneath Southwest. The official closure happened at 9am Monday morning. Southwest will now stay closed between McCausland and Bellevue near Schlafly Bottleworks for […]

  • Preparing for Passover in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The beginning of Passover tonight means it`s one of the busiest days of the year for a Creve Coeur market. All kinds of items were flying off the shelves at Kohn`s Kosher Meat and Deli on Old Olive Street Road. The market prepares lots of meals and other items that customers pick up for the Passover Seder tonight and tomorrow night. Passover marks the historic exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt and their transition […]

  • 1 dead, 5 injured in 3 separate double shootings across St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Detectives are investigating after three separate double shootings left one person dead and five people injured Thursday across St. Louis. The shootings happened in a span of four and a half hours. Around 8:30p.m., investigators found a man in his 30`s on Cates Avenue who had been shot multiple times in the chest. Then a short distance away, cops discovered another man shot in the chest on Kingshighway Boulevard. He was conscious and breathing at the scene. […]

  • Mayor Slay says no new taxes for proposed NFL Riverfront stadium

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – It appears St. Louis City residents are off the tax hike hook to support the new football stadium – at least for now. Mayor Francis Slay says the proposed riverfront stadium won’t be built unless there’s a strong investment of at least 450-million-dollars in the stadium from the National Football League and team owner. Slay says if there are any new taxes associated with the proposed stadium they would come from parking or game tickets, if […]

  • St. Louis County funds “not necessary” for new NFL stadium

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- There are new questions over the funding plan for the new proposed NFL stadium on the riverfront just north of downtown. This comes after the st. Louis county executive says the county won`t be helping to fund the project. St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger says the county isn`t pulling out of the new stadium deal. But rather, he says Governor Nixon`s office has told the county that its funds aren`t needed for the project. Governor […]

  • Two dead, 9-year-old wounded in south city shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis police are searching for suspects who fired multiple shots into a car south of downtown killing two adults and wounding a nine-year-old girl. The girl`s mother was one of the two people who were killed. Police don’t have any suspects nor do they have any suspect descriptions. Shortly before 7p.m. Monday, police say the car with the victims inside was east on Park Avenue at South 14th Street. Another car started chasing the victim`s […]

  • Heartbroken mother warns high schoolers about dangers of heroin

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) – A heartbroken mother shared her story of loss to students at Granite City High School during a special seminar Friday, a life lesson of how heroin and prescription drugs can turn into killers. ‘’My son died of a heroin overdose on November 4, 2013,” said Kari Karidis, describing the death of her son, Chaz, who overdosed on heroin at 23 years of age. Kari was one of several speakers talking with the students about the […]

  • Police swarm two homes of man charged with federal gun crimes

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- There is still concern this morning in a north city neighborhood after law officers swarmed two homes owned by a man charged with federal gun crimes. Authorities were worried that the homes might have been booby trapped. Investigators haven`t revealed all of the details on what has been recovered although some guns were taken from the property. David Hagler was arrested Wednesday and is facing federal charges including possessing unregistered weapons and possessing weapons and ammunition […]

  • Man targeted in fatal North County shooting

    NORTH COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- A North County man was shot and killed overnight outside of his home while his wife and young child were inside. The killing is the latest in a series of homicides in North County. The shooting occurred around 1:15a.m. Police say 41-year-old Abusalam Heggs was shot and killed just feet from the front door of his condo on Sea Lane Drive. A family member says Heggs` wife heard his truck as he arrived home and parked. […]

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    Victim identified in University City shooting; suspect sought

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KTVI)- Police are continuing their search for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a woman at a University City office complex. Our partners at the Post- Dispatch have identified the victim through family members as 43-year-old Keisha Powell of Northwoods. Powell was featured in a 2004 Post story documenting her fight to get custody of her three younger brothers and sisters. Powell`s siblings spent years in foster care without her knowledge after they were abandoned by […]