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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
  • Illinois looking at sports betting as a way to infuse revenue into the cash strapped state

    Illinois may turn to expanding gaming as a way to raise revenue in the cash-strapped state. From slot machines to video gaming to horse races, there are already many ways to gamble in Illinois. But more options may be coming including sports betting, where people can bet on live sporting events like games. Sports betting has been going on for years in Nevada but was largely outlawed in all other states. That was until a Supreme Court ruling in May […]

  • Woman wounded in East St. Louis rolling gun battle

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL -Bullets flew early Saturday morning in East St. Louis after investigators say that people inside two vehicles were involved in a rolling gun battle. It went down about 6:30am on South Main, right off the interstate and not far from the East St. Louis Police Department. A Nissan Rogue was riddled with bullet holes. Police tell us the driver, an adult woman, was shot three times, once in her hand and twice in her buttocks. She […]

  • Person struck and killed on I-70 near Grand

    ST. LOUIS, MO – A man was struck and killed overnight on I-70 in north St. Louis. It happened in the eastbound lanes near the Grand exit in north St. Louis. Police were called just before midnight. Accident reconstruction crews were called to the scene and part of the interstate was completely closed between Midnight and 2:00am. The name of the victim hasn’t yet been released. Authorities don’t know why the man was on I-70 when he was hit by […]

  • Pep Zone – Highland High School

    HIGHLAND, Ill. – Time to show your school spirit!  The Scott Credit Union Pepzone is at Highland High School in Highland, Illinois.  FOX 2’s  Chris Regnier is hanging out at the home of the Bulldogs for his last Pep Zone.

  • Hyper-loop study says I-70 corridor ideal for project

    ST. LOUIS – A new study out says a proposed hyperloop that would make it possible to travel between St. Louis and Kansas City in about 30 minutes is feasible. The nine-month feasibility study was conducted by the Kansas City-based Black and Veatch and was done on behalf of the Missouri Hyperloop Coalition. It analyzed a proposed route through the Interstate 70 corridor that would connect St. Louis, Columbia and Kansas City. The study concluded that travel between St. Louis […]

  • No winning Mega Millions ticket; jackpot climbs to $868M

    ST. LOUIS –  No winning lottery ticket was sold for the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to $868 million. Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $667 million grand prize in Tuesday night’s drawing. The numbers were 3, 45, 49, 61, 69 and Mega Ball 9. The next drawing will be Friday. The estimated jackpot for that drawing would be the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history. The record lottery […]

  • MoDOT to hold public meeting on Route 109 road work

    ST. LOUIS-  Planned improvements to a busy bridge and stretch of roadway in Wildwood will be the focus of an open house style meeting Tuesday, October 16. The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to widen the 109 bridge over Route 100 and also make several intersection improvements between the bridge and Manchester Road. There has been quite a bit of development in this area including new homes and traffic can be a significant issue. The headquarters and Central Firehouse for the Metro […]

  • Construction starts Monday in passenger pickup zones at Lambert Airport

    ST.LOUIS- Travelers and drivers at St. Louis Lambert International Airport will also notice some changes starting Monday, October 15. Crews are going to resurface the roadway and also reconstruct the staircase between the Departure and Arrival drives. The work will be done in two phases and will involve lane closures as well as shifting many ground transportation pick-up zones. During phase one starting Monday the lanes south of the Arrivals Drive center island where the rental car and off-airport parking shuttles usually operate, […]

  • Pep Zone: Festus Senior High

    FESTUS, Mo. -It’s Friday and that means it’s time for the Scotts Credit Union Pep Zone! FOX 2’s Chris Regnier joins us live from Festus Senior High with more!  

  • Ferguson police chief stepping down; city seeking replacement

    FERGUSON, Mo. –  The police chief in Ferguson is resigning after almost two and a half years on the job.  Delrish Moss was hired as Ferguson was still struggling to deal with the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting. Moss was sworn in back in May of 2016. Ferguson Mayor James Knowles says Moss is going to return to Florida to care for his ailing mother. Moss came to Ferguson from Miami where he had been a homicide detective and […]

  • Second chance for soccer in St. Louis, Enterprise family makes bid for MLS team

    ST. LOUIS –   The new push to bring MLS Soccer to St. Louis was announced Tuesday, October 9 and is much different from last year`s effort. This time voters will not be asked to approve any kind of a tax increase, which city voters said no to this idea last year. Much of the funding for this new pitch is private. It will be supplemented by a tax on tickets and concessions. The main players are the Taylor family of Enterprise Rent-A-Car and […]

  • Three killed in one neighborhood over 5 hours

    ST. LOUIS – It was a violent Monday afternoon into Monday night in the City of St. Louis as multiple shootings claimed the lives of three people. At this point, police don’t think any of the three killings are connected. The shootings all happened in about a five-hour time span from late Monday afternoon into the evening in north St. Louis. Police said suspects were taken into custody in connection with two of the three murders. Police got the call […]