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.
CLARKSVILLE, Mo. – The flood fight is underway in Clarksville. The Pike County community sits along the Mississippi River and has dealt with major flooding issues for years. They could be dealing with a historic battle against Mother Nature this spring. The Mississippi River is still in its banks at the moment but that is expected to change soon. The river is projected to rise to major flood stage here in a matter of days. And that could threaten the […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A St. Charles woman is lucky to be alive after falling into the Missouri River Wednesday evening. It all happened before 8:45 p.m. just north of the Blanchette Bridge in the Riverwoods Park and Trail area of St. Louis County. The 47-year-old woman clung to tree roots for about half an hour until rescuers could locate her. “It was very intense,” said Jim Usry, the Assistant Chief for the Pattonville Fire Protection District. Usry said […]
WATERLOO, Ill. – The Federal Aviation Administration is taking the lead in investigating the cause of a single-engine plane crash just outside Waterloo, Illinois. The three people on board the small plane—including a young child—survived the crash. A final report won’t be out for some time but authorities said preliminary indications pointed to some sort of mechanical problem with the plane. The crash happened around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of Floraville and Gilmore Lake roads. Authorities identified […]
ST. LOUIS – An Overland wife and mother at the center of a deportation dispute has new life in her efforts to stay in America. Ilsa Guzman-Fajardo was released from custody Tuesdays and legal developments have put any potential deportation back to her native Honduras on hold. Surrounded by friends and family, the 48-year-old walked out of the Robert A. Young Federal Building in downtown St. Louis around 12:15 p.m. And she couldn’t hold back her emotions. “I can’t believe […]
ST. LOUIS – A 14-year-old East Carondelet boy is hospitalized after one of his hands was nearly severed in a horrific forklift accident at a Dupo quarry. A second 12-year-old boy with him was also hurt. It all happened Sunday evening at the Falling Springs Quarry just off I-255. “I`ve never, ever, ever seen anything so horrific in my life,” said Jayme Ruffner about the hand injury suffered by her 14-year-old son Sethen Robertson. “It`s like living a nightmare and […]
ST. LOUIS – New developments in the Ilsa Guzman-Fajardo deportations case Monday night. Fox 2 has learned that Guzman’s deportation order has been halted by a judge. Guzman was facing deportation, and now an immigration hearing set for Thursday, March 14th on the legality of her detention. Guzman has been in custody in Southern Illinois at the Pulaski County Detention Center. Guzman is married to a U.S. citizen Steve Miller and has an 18-year-old who is also a U.S. citizen […]
DUPO, Ill. – A 14-year-old boy remains hospitalized after his hand was nearly severed in a horrific forklift accident at a Dupo quarry. A 12-year-old boy with him was also hurt. According to the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department, the incident happened before 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Falling Springs Quarry, just off of Interstate 255. The two boys trespassed onto the property Sunday afternoon. Authorities said the boys found a forklift apparently with the keys still in it. As […]
HAZELWOOD, Mo. – More questions are being raised about Amazon drivers after another delivery truck is found parked in a handicapped space. This discovery comes after an Amazon driver was shot and paralyzed earlier this week following a confrontation about him parking in a disabled parking place. The latest incident of an Amazon delivery truck being parked in a handicapped space was sent to Fox 2 News Thursday about 11:30 a.m. A picture of the truck was taken outside of […]
ST. LOUIS – We are learning more about the two St. Louis-area Army reservists who were killed earlier this week in a horrible crash in Kuwait. Sgt. Holli Bolinski and Spc. Jackson D. Johnson died March 5, 2019, as a result of a non-combat related incident. Bolinksi, 37, was from Pinckneyville, IL; Johnson, 20, was from Hillsboro, MO. An Army spokesperson said Bolinski, Johnson, and another Army reservist were in an SUV on a routine mission when it collided with […]
ST. CHARLES, MO — A dispute over a disabled parking space outside a St. Charles Target store ends with an Amazon driver shot and one man in custody. Investigators tell us the Amazon driver is a 21-year-old man from the St. Louis area. We`re told he was shot once in the back and is hospitalized in critical but stable condition. The suspect is a 65-year-old St. Charles man. The incident happened just before noon Tuesday in the parking lot just outside […]
CLAYTON, Mo. – A former worker at a Pine Lawn daycare who was captured on video throwing a three-year-old against a piece of furniture was arrested by police Friday. Authorities tracked her down hiding in a home after a warrant was issued against her. Wilma Brown, 27, was brought to the St. Ann Police Department after her arrest Friday afternoon before being taken to the St. Louis County Justice Center in Clayton. Authorities had been looking for her since Thursday night. Fox […]
PINE LAWN, Mo. – Two people were taken into custody Wednesday after a raid at a suspected drug house in Pine Lawn. Authorities with the North County Police Cooperative seized drugs, guns, and cash in the raid. There was a suspected heroin/fentanyl mix, along with marijuana, oxycodone pills, four guns, including a machine gun with a Louis Vuitton strap, a blender, and some $4,000 in cash. “The investigation’s been ongoing for a couple of months. A lot of information was […]