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.
WOOD RIVER, IL – They have been gone for more than a century but the only two officers ever to die in the line of duty at the Wood River Police Department are still top of mind for the Chief there. “What they did helped build the City of Wood River and now we`re a part of that to keep continuing building that and we just hope to do our thing by memorializing them in the right way,” said Wood […]
MONORE COUNTY, IL – We have a follow-up on a story we originally brought you last fall on a controversial move to potentially put up a wind farm in Monroe County. The Monroe County Zoning Administrator Mike Fausz confirms that the Monroe County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a moratorium on all wind farm projects in the county for up to 18 months. That decision came on Monday. Fausz says the Monroe County Planning Commission will now review the county`s […]
OAKVILLE, Mo. – Call it a drainage disaster for one Oakville homeowner. Part of his backyard has been turned into a swampy mess after a broken sewer line was repaired as part of a construction project. Now the homeowner wants to know who is going to deal with the problem that appears to have developed through no fault of his own. “It’s knee-deep, knee-deep; it’s disgusting!” said Dave Thompson. “Smells like a sewer, that’s exactly what it smells like.” Thompson […]
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police are investigating at least its 126th homicide in the city. Police say a 16-year-old was shot atter 2:00am in north St. Louis in the 1300 block of Hogan Street near Murphy Park and Jefferson Elementary School in Carr Square. When detectives arrived at the scene they found a teen with multiple gunshot wounds who later died. The teen has been identified as Jason Eberhart of the 5000 block of Tennessee in St. Louis, Missouri. […]
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – A disturbing discovery. Used needles located just feet from a Jefferson County school bus stop. It happened at Highway 141 and Fiedler Lane near Fenton. The needles were found right by a stop sign. Two parents say they saw blood and a brown substance on one of the needles. While the needles have been disposed of, many are troubled that the needles were found so close to a bus stop. “There’s, like, five needles just [lying] […]
COLUMBIA, Ill. – Authorities are searching for suspects that are targeting high-end lawn and landscaping businesses on both sides of the river. Bi-County Small Engine Center, located just outside Columbia, Illinois, is among the businesses which have been hit. The Metter family, which owns the business, says two men came in last Friday and bought $32,000 worth of equipment from mowers to weed eaters. They paid with a card, which was initially approved. But after the men left with the […]
ST. LOUIS – Fox 2 has obtained surveillance video of an altercation between a plainclothes St. Louis police officer and a customer at a convenience store. This happened last Thursday morning at a gas station and Crown Food Mart convenience store at Vandeventer and Dr. Martin Luther King in north St. Louis. As you can see in the video, a customer starts a conversation with the officer; the situation quickly escalates and turns physical. The conflict was caught on multiple […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Sunday is the forth and final stop of this year’s amnesty program. This is the 19th year of the program and it offers people the chance to take care of warrants for overdue traffic tickets or other misdemeanors without the fear of going to jail. The program begins at 10 a.m. Sunday at the America Center and runs until 5 p.m. Since 2000, the St. Louis Metropolitan Amnesty Program has helped more than 20,000 local residents […]
O’FALLON, Mo. – Police rescued a child that had been sitting in a hot car for over five hours near CarShield Field ballpark at TR Hughes and Tom Ginnever Ave Friday. Officers tell FOX 2 that they arrived in the parking lot after receiving a call at around 1:40pm. They found a 19-month-old girl that was left in the vehicle since 8:00 am. The child was taken to the hospital. Police say the toddler is awake and alert. A family […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — New details are emerging about the quadruple shooting and fiery crash in north St. Louis Wednesday that killed two people and sent two more in the hospital. Family members of the two people who were killed did not want to speak on camera. But they did say that the two fatal shooting victims were first cousins. Many questions still remain as police try to piece together what exactly happened. The cousins who were killed were both […]
FERGUSON, Mo. – As the five year anniversary of the Michael Brown shooting approaches, a major project, and investment are announced to bring new economic revitalization to the Ferguson and Dellwood areas. The project is a new business strip mall on West Florissant in Dellwood that will be called the Urban League Plaza. It would be anchored by First Bank. Sweetie Pies would move there from its location across the street. At Home Care would also be in the center. […]