Regnier, Chris
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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


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    Worker ambushed outside O’Fallon, Mo. business

    O’FALLON, MO (KTVI)- Police are investigating after a worker was ambushed Wednesday morning outside of a business in O’Fallon, Missouri. It happened around 4 a.m. near R& R Contracting Inc. in the 800 block of Lone Star Drive. Multiple shell casings were found at the scene. The shooting took place while the man was exiting his truck. Police say the victim, who works for the company, drove to a gas station at Lake St. Louis and Interstate 70 and called 911 for […]

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    Over 7,000 flags installed on Art Hill in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A moving memorial marking the upcoming September 11th anniversary is going up this morning on Art Hill in Forest Park. More than 7,000 American flags are being displayed—each flag representing an American military member killed while fighting the war on terror. A group called Flags of Valor is being this project. They have done memorials like this one before. On the 10th anniversary of 9-11, they put up close to three thousand flags on Art Hill to remember those […]

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    Judge says St. Louis Circuit Attorney must provide witness information to public defender

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – In a controversial ruling from a city judge, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce must disclose personal information about crime victims and witnesses to defense attorneys. This issue has been an ongoing battle between Joyce and Mary Fox, the city’s head public defender; it appears that even with this ruling, the fight may not be over. Joyce has had a long-standing policy of redacting dates of birth, Social Security numbers, telephone numbers, and addresses from police […]

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    Metro surveys riders at new North County Transit Center for improved service

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KTVI) – Metro wants feedback from its riders to try and improve its service now and in the future. Metro workers were at the new North County Transit Center near New Halls Ferry and Interstate 270 in Ferguson for several hours Tuesday morning, surveying riders about the new facility, which opened in March. Questions ranged from how riders feel about the new north county route structure, to amenities at the new center like restrooms and a food […]

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    Pedestrian struck and killed on Lilac overpass at I-270; driver wanted

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis County police are searching this for an SUV driver who was involved in a deadly hit and run in north county. A spokesperson telling us this morning that authorities believe the vehicle involved is a gold or silver Chevy Tahoe. A county police official said an officer on his way to another call found the victim lying in the street on the Lilac overpass above I-270 just after 8:30 p.m. last night. The victim […]

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    Puppies comforting patients at Children’s Hospital

    5 yr old Paris-patient at Children's Hospital-hanging out with two future service dogs from Support Dogs Inc. pic.twitter.com/YKPVxsZHbC — Chris Regnier (@chrisregniertv) August 29, 2016 ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Patients at Children’s Hospital and their families had some of the best treatment possible Monday with playful four-legged friends. Four lab puppies from Support Dogs Incorporated were brought to the Purina Family Pet Center at the hospital to spend time with patients and their loved ones. The dogs were among 10 […]

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    IDOT closing one lane on WB I-270 bridge near Granite City

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The Illinois Department of Transportation is closing one lane on the I-270 Mississippi River Bridge near Granite City. The westbound right lane will be closed from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. between August 29 and August 31. The lane closures are needed to repair the driving surface of the bridge deck. The company says there aren’t any plans for overnight or weekend lane restrictions. According to IDOT, the closure is needed to repair the driving surface on the bridge deck. The same closure also took […]

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    Three in custody following police chase across state lines

    STATE PARK PLACE, IL (KTVI) – Three suspects are in custody after a police chase and crash involving the Velda City police chief. Velda City Police Chief Dan Paulino said the chase began around 9:30 a.m. when he tried to pull over a silver Nissan Versa for speeding on Lucas and Hunt. Instead of stopping, the car sped off and he started chasing it. Paulino said someone inside the car threw something out the window; it’s unclear what that was. At some […]

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    MoDOT closing I-44 between Vandeventer and Jefferson this weekend

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A stretch of major interstate in the City of St. Louis will be completely closed this weekend. Interstate 44 between Vandeventer and Jefferson will completely shut down Friday night at 8 p.m. Grand Boulevard over I-44 will also completely close at 7 p.m., as will several ramps in the area onto I-44. The closures are needed so crews can take down the northbound side of the Grand Boulevard overpass. The work is part of the ongoing […]

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    IndyCar returning to St. Louis area

    MADISON, IL (KTVI) – For the first time in many years, IndyCar racing will be returning to the St. Louis area at Gateway Motorsports Park. The last IndyCar race at Gateway took place in August 2003. The first major race at Gateway was an open wheel event, back in 1997. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Gateway will host the 17th race in the IndyCar Series starting next year. The race is slated for August 26, 2017. […]

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    Single-engine plane makes emergency landing on Page; FAA investigating

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – A Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the circumstances surrounding a single-engine plane making an emergency landing on the Page Avenue Extension in Maryland Heights. The harrowing incident occurred just before 9 p.m. Monday on eastbound Highway 364. Two lanes of the highway were blocked for some time while authorities worked to move the plane to the side of the roadway. It was later towed to the Creve Coeur Airport, just off of Highway 141. Two […]

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    Body of Granite City soldier returns home

    MASCOUTAH, IL (KTVI) – The body of a U.S. Army staff sergeant from Granite City returned home Monday morning as his loved ones prepare to say a final goodbye. Army officials said Staff Sgt. Christopher Wilbur died August 12 in a non-combat related incident in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Wilbur was 36. He leaves behind a wife and two young children, among others. An exact cause of death has not been released. Wilbur’s obituary said he was a faithful and loving husband, […]