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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
  • One dead, two injured following an overnight shooting north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS –  St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting in north St. Louis. Police say the victims were along Penrose Street at north Newstead Avenue when they were gunned down around midnight Monday. The two surviving victims were shot in the arm and were taken to a nearby hospital. They are in stable condition at this time. According to authorities, the deceased; a man in his 20’s was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at […]

  • Pedestrian bridge construction closing Forest Park Parkway

    ST. LOUIS-   St. Louis County officials say Forest Park Parkway between Big Bend and Skinker will be completely closing to traffic from Friday morning until midnight on Monday. Authorities tell FOX 2 the closure is needed so that crews can continue the construction of a new Washing University Pedestrian Bridge over Forest Park Parkway. The new pedestrian bridge is replacing the one in that location which has already been demolished. The new bridge is going to be twice as wide […]

  • Visitation for former Florissant Mayor Robert Lowery

      ST. LOUIS-   Visitation will be held Thursday for the former mayor of Florissant Robert Lowery, Sr, he passed away after a half-century of public service. Most people throughout Florissant called him Bob Lowery.  He served the city of Florissant in different capacities for 50 years becoming a force in police work and politics Robert Lowery, Sr. rose from the ranks of a police officer to police chief in Florissant in 1979 he served in that position for 22 years.  He then became the mayor of Florissant […]

  • Two women taken to hospital after St. Louis stabbing

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Two women were taken to the hospital Wednesday at around 9:30am after a stabbing inside the Winter Garden apartment complex in 5700 block of Kingsbury Place.  It appears both victims were conscious when they were taken from the scene.  Police say that the suspect is still at large.  This appears to be a domestic dispute. A woman, who was inside the building, tells FOX 2 that she heard gunshots and yelling on the fourth floor. That […]

  • IDOT repairs could impact drivers traveling between Missouri and Illinois

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. –  Illinois Department of Transportation is making some needed repairs August 1 that could impact drivers traveling between Missouri and Illinois. IDOT has closed the right eastbound lane of I-70 at the mile marker apart of repairs across the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge; while crews make emergency repairs on a bridge joint. According to officials, the closure is slated to start around 6:30 a.m. and should re-open by 3 p.m. Wednesday. Drivers heading eastbound into Illinois can expect significant […]

  • New Cortex MetroLink station is now open

    ST. LOUIS-  The first new Metrolink station to be built in more than a decade in St. Louis is officially open Tuesday morning. This is Metrolink’s 38th and the first quarter-mile section of the Chouteau Greenway is providing a new transportation option for many in the Central Corridor. The new station is located between the Central West End and Grand stations where parking is at a premium. The location of this new station is critical, assuming more than 4,000  people work in […]

  • St. Charles officials unsettled with I-70 study

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – MoDOT’s “Envision I-70” study talks about possible improvements to I-70 along a 40 mile stretch of the highway from just west of the I-70/ I-64 interchange in Wentzville to the end of the express lanes in downtown St. Louis. The ideas include upgrading interchanges, improving roads parallel to the highway and bettering the ability of bicyclists and pedestrians to get across I-70. However, our partners at The St. Louis Post Dispatch report that St. Charles County Executive […]

  • President Trump speaks at Granite City Steel Mill

    GRANITE CITY, IL – President Donald Trump will be at the U.S. Steel Mill in Granite City today touting how he believes his trade policies including steel tariffs have helped to bring jobs back there. The President will tour the facility then speak to a crowd of about 500 people inside the Mill this afternoon. Times have been tough for the steelworkers in Granite City in recent years with many layoffs. But now things are rebounding and officials with U.S. Steel, […]

  • Fisherman recovers body from lake at Frank Holten State Park

    CENTREVILLE, Ill. – A fisherman made a disturbing discovery while fishing with his girlfriend at a Centreville lake Tuesday evening as the couple pulled a body from the water. According to investigators, the body was discovered just before 8 p.m. The fisherman, a 71-year-old East St. Louis man, was in Frank Holten State Park. He said he’d hooked the body with his line and told his girlfriend to call police when he realized what he’d found. Illinois State Police confirmed the body is that […]

  • Affton firefighters use donated school buses for rescue training

    AFFTON, Mo. – The start of school is just around the corner and with that, hundreds of school buses will be on the roads. Tuesday morning, firefighters from the Affton and Lemary fire protection districts began training on how to respond to school bus crashes and rescue those, including children, who might be trapped in the bus after a wreck. The training took place at Fire Station #2 on Valcour, just off Gravois. Two school buses were donated to the Affton […]

  • Lane closures on I-270 between Page and I-70 until August

    ST. LOUIS-   Drivers who use Interstate 270 between I-70 and Dorsett Road should prepare for alternate routes throughout the next month as part of the next phase in the Fee Fee Creek Bridge Project. There are additional traffic issues Monday morning along a stretch of 270 in Maryland Heights that already has seen even more back-ups than usual in recent weeks. Crews have reduced the southbound 270 lanes between 70 and Dorsett from five to three lanes, also there is a […]

  • Saint Louis Science Center celebrates 49th anniversary of Apollo moon landing

    ST. LOUIS –  The 49th anniversary of the moon landing is July 20. This historic anniversary for the US Space program is being celebrated Thursday in many places all over the world including The Science Center in St. Louis. The St. Louis Science Center is throwing a party to mark the Apollo 11 moon landing mission featuring the perfect special exhibit to commemorate this special day; The Destination Moon. This multi-day celebration of the Apollo 11 mission features rocket launches, science demos, gravity suitcases, brain teasers, […]