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.
SOUTH ROXANA, IL – One child was killed and three other people were taken to the hospital after a horiffc crash Sunday evening. The violent crash took place around 6:15 p.m in South Roxana on Route 111 at the intersection of Broadway. Two vehicles were involved and police say the cause is unknown. The investigation is ongoing. Details about the crash are still coming in but at this point, however, authorities are confirming that the child who was killed was […]
ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis city Board of Aldermen could take another important step forward in making the new MLS stadium downtown a reality. Votes are scheduled to happen at the Board of Aldermen meeting Friday on two bills critical to the stadium project. We’re told the full Board of Aldermen will vote to perfect Board Bills 215 and 216. Those bills are important because they authorize the redevelopment plan for the stadium. The project includes the 22,500 seat […]
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. – The Major Case Squad has been activated after a teenager was murdered at his metro-east home. Police responded to a residence in Fairview Heights around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday night. Officers said Kameron Dorsey,18, died from a gunshot wound in garage of his home. Family members who were home at the time heard the gunfire, found their relative, and called police. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say at this point they’re not sure if the shooting […]
ST. LOUIS – We’re learning more about what the new National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Headquarters is going to look like. The new massive “NGA” West Headquarters is being built in north St. Louis at Jefferson and Cass. Today, new street-level renderings of what the facility will look like are set to be revealed at the Griot Museum of Black History located at 2505 St. Louis Avenue. Visitors can meet members of the team working on the project and offer your feedback from […]
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. -Plans are in the works to bring major new life to the now dying Chesterfield Mall. But it doesn’t have anything to do with preserving the mall that many of us have known it for years. If you like the AMC Theatre or the Cheesecake Factory at Chesterfield Mall, you’re in luck because both of those businesses are staying. But under the new plan, the rest of the mall will basically go away and be redeveloped into what […]
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – Commuters should prepare for some potentially big traffic problems that could last until November. Prep work on the Blanchette Bridge begins Monday and in March, crews will begin the rehabilitation phase as they focus on the Blanchette Bridge’s eastbound span. The $33 million project includes replacing expansion joints, repairing steel, and repainting the entire structure. MoDOT’s solution: Every day between Monday, Feb. 17, through Friday, Feb. 21, crews will close the following: Two eastbound right […]
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – Increased disinfecting efforts are underway throughout the Rockwood School District after a slight increase in flu cases is noticed districtwide. Fox 2 caught up with cleaning crews Thursday night at Marquette High School in Chesterfield, one of 33 schools in the Rockwood district. Crews hit that campus hard with cleansers including a strong disinfectant and they will be doing the same thing at buildings across Rockwood. Crews are, of course, doing their normal cleaning including wiping down […]
ARNOLD, MO – A focus on flooding Wednesday evening at a meeting in Arnold. The Army Corps of Engineers laid out recommendations for how communities impacted by flooding might be able to better deal with high water in the future. The recommendations by the Corps are not binding on any community. But rather they are ideas on how to reduce the impact of future floods. The Corps findings and recommendations are from a year and a half long study called […]
ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis city school board withdraws a resolution designed to help promote gun safety then board members refuse to speak about it. In fact, the resolution did not even make it to a vote at the school board meeting downtown at the district headquarters on Tuesday night. Board member Dr. Joyce Roberts sponsored the resolution. It would have required a letter be sent home to all parents or guardians of city school district students talking about […]
CLAYTON, Mo. – St. Louis County reaches a settlement for more than $10 million-dollars with a St. Louis County police lieutenant in a major workplace discrimination suit. This comes on the same day that St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar announces his retirement. Chief Belmar says he is going to retire at the end of April. St. Louis County Executive Sam Page says there is no direct connection between Belmar`s retirement and the lawsuit settlement with Lieutenant Keith Wildhaber. But […]
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – Authorities believe an East St. Louis, Illinois woman with a history of theft cases against her ran an online boutique out of her basement where she was selling stolen merchandise. Now she is behind bars after pleading guilty in a separate stealing case. Investigators say the woman hit most all of the retail areas in Chesterfield. Sgt. Keith Rider, Chesterfield Police Department, says some $20,000 worth of stolen merchandise was discovered at the East St. Louis home of 29-year-old […]
BERKELEY, Mo. – Fox 2 has learned new details on the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District’s investigation into a clogged sewer main that caused raw sewage to back up into at least four homes in Berkeley. We brought you the story exclusively on Wednesday night. The incident all unfolded earlier that day on Madison Avenue just off Interstate 170 in Berkeley. There was about a foot of raw sewage in one basement. On Thursday, we were granted access as MSD […]