Regnier, Chris

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.

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    Scottrade renovation project to cost $160 million

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Big time renovation plans are in the works for the Scottrade Center. Many of the ideas are could enhance the experience you have when you go to the arena. Details on this story are appearing in our partner the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The plans which are in the preliminary stage are not cheap—the price tag is $160 million. The money would come from bonds that have not yet been issued. The facility opened back in 1994. […]

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    Major Case Squad activated for murders in Bellefontaine Neighbors and Wellston

    BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, MO (KPLR) – The Major Case Squad has been called in on two separate overnight murders- one in Bellefontaine Neighbors, the other in Wellston. Some 20 major case detectives are on each case. Authorities say although both killings happened around the same time they do not appear to be connected. The murder in Bellefontaine Neighbors happened about 12:45 a.m. Thursday. Police are identifying the victim in that case as 29-year-old Jerome Keith Williams. Investigators believe Williams was shot once on […]

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    St. Louis father turns self in after being accused of killing 8-month-old son

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Sam Dotson says that a fatal child shooting suspect has turned himself in to his lawyer and is now under arrest. Diata R. Crockett, 34, is accused of  shooting and killing his 8-month-old son during an argument with his wife, then fled with two of his other sons in a rental car.  Those boys later were found unharmed at a relative’s house, police said. Diata Crockett is in custody after turning himself […]

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    Lindbergh students call walk-out for higher teacher salaries, fair treatment

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Finals aren’t the only thing on the minds of Lindbergh High School students this week. Some are planning a walkout this morning to support higher salaries for teachers in the district. The demonstration is slated to take place outside of Lindbergh High School on Lindbergh Boulevard in south St. Louis County around 9 a.m. Concerns over teacher pay in this district have apparently been ongoing for some time. There are a lot of social […]

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    St. Louis Blues planning new facility in Maryland Heights

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Blues are spearheading plans to build a major new facility in Maryland Heights. Plans for the St. Louis Ice Center were announced this morning at the Scottrade Center. The $35 million facility would have four sheets of ice for youth hockey and other activities. The Blues would also practice there. The center would be built on land just south of Highway 141 near Creve Coeur Lake currently owned by St. Louis county. The Blues are […]

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    Blues take on Sharks Monday night at Scottrade

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Sunday was an off day in the NHL Western Conference Final. Both the Blues and Sharks have two wins in the best of seven game series. Monday is the all important Game five of the series and the Blues will stick with the Game 4 goalie, Jake Allen. The young goalie stopped 31 shots in leading the Blues to a 6-3 win and a series tying victory. Blues Head Coach Ken Hitchcock confirmed his starting goal […]

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    Portion of Interstate 70 to close this weekend in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KPLR) – A portion of Interstate 70 in St. Charles will be closed this weekend. MoDOT will close all lanes of eastbound I-70 between Highway 94 and Fifth Street starting at 8 p.m. Friday. The westbound portion in St. Charles will be down to just one lane. Crews are tearing down the Fairgrounds Road Bridge. The interstate will be closed until 5 a.m. Monday. The detours include I-64., Route 370 or the Page Avenue Extension.

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    MoDOT shifting traffic on I-55 at Reavis Barracks around construction

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Look for a new traffic pattern Wednesday on the Interstate 55 bridge over Reavis Barracks Road. MoDOT is splitting traffic on the bridge as a part of ongoing rehab work. Crews will close two southbound lanes on the interstate from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Two northbound lanes on I-55 will also close from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. When the lanes re-open, traffic will split around construction work int he middle of the […]

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    Blues to host Sharks tonight at Scottrade Center

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Downtown St. Louis will be busy tonight! The Cardinals open a three-game series against Colorado tonight at Busch Stadium and the Blues host game two of the Western Conference Finals against the Sharks at Scottrade Center. The Blues won game one against the Sharks Sunday night and look to take a two-game lead in the series before heading to San Jose for games three and four. The Sharks have reached the conference finals four times in […]

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    Know Before You Go: Route 141 Design Build project

    VALLEY PARK, MO (KPLR)- MoDOT is about to start big time changes to a major southwest St. Louis County interchange and intersections nearby. Some of the biggest changes are happening right around Highway 141 and Interstate 44. There will also be work going on at two 141 intersections further to the north. MoDOT hopes the changes will improve the flow of the traffic in this area and help reduce the significant back-ups that can take place. Among the most significant […]

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    Blue Angels to headline Spirit of St. Louis Air Show in Chesterfield

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI)- If you like air shows, this is your weekend in Chesterfield! The Blue Angels are headlining the Spirit of St. Louis Air Show and S.T.E.M. Expo May 14th and 15th.  You can see Blue Angel number 7, the back up jet in case anything happens with the main jets, in the show. Saturday’s show is already sold out! Sunday tickets are still available but show organizers are suggesting that you get your tickets quickly. The Blue Angels fly St. Louis […]

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    Aircraft arriving for Spirit of St. Louis airshow this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Spirit of St. Louis airshow is this weekend. Some of the aircraft for the show are arriving today. Spirit Of St. Louis Air Show U.S. Navy Blue Angels May 14th – 15th Spirit-Airshow.Com Navy Week Now through May 15th Outreach.Navy.Mil./Navy-Weeks


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