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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.


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    66 Hazelwood Prairie Farms Dairy plant workers lose jobs

    HAZELWOOD, MO (KTVI) – Dozens of workers at a Hazelwood Prairie Farms Dairy plant came into work Friday only to find out that they had lost their jobs effective immediately.  66 workers were given pink slips. Workers left the plant with their belongings Friday.  Hazelwood police outside of the plant which is on Lindbergh.  Police say they were asked to be there by Prairie Farms in case there were problems. They tell us there were none. Workers say they were […]

  • Two police officers out of jobs following actions during Ferguson protests

    (KTVI)- Two police officers are out of jobs Friday morning because of their actions during the Ferguson protests. One officer was fired  while the other resigned. The impact of the protests can still be seen all around West Florissant. Windows of businesses that were looted are still boarded up. Now there is more fallout from the demonstrations with what has transpired with these officers. Lt. Ray Albers with the St. Ann Police Department was caught on cell phone video pointing […]

  • Man charged in 6-year-old’s death

    CALLAWAY COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – What started out as a missing child report has turned into a murder investigation in Callaway County, Missouri.   The victim was a six-year-old boy with Down Syndrome. The child was reported missing early Thursday morning from a residence on Primrose Drive.   Around 3:15 a.m., the Missouri Highway Patrol helicopter was called in to help search.  The boy’s body was found around 4am in the suspect’s bedroom.  He was shot multiple times. Scottie Willet,  27, […]

  • Mayor of St. Peters wants temporary ban on use of red light cameras

    (KTVI)- The mayor of St. Peters wants a temporary ban on the use of red light cameras.  According to the Post-Dispatch, Mayor Len Pagano wants the ban because of confusion surrounding whether people should pay the tickets. In 2006, St. Peters became the second city in the St. Louis area to begin using the system. At a meeting scheduled for Thursday night, the mayor will ask the Board of Aldermen to suspend using the cameras until The Supreme Court of Missouri rules on the future […]

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    6-year-old dead in Callaway County, Mo; person of interest in custody

    (KTVI) – Authorities in Callaway County Missouri are investigating the death of a 6-year-old child and a person of interest has been located. The crime scene is on Primrose Lane near County Road 318 off of US 54, just southwest of Fulton, Missouri.   Callaway County Sheriff Dennis Crane confirms they are investigating a death, but would not go as far to confirm that the victim was a 6-year-old child. SkyFOX flew the scene Thursday morning and reports a home on that road […]

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    First day of classes for Ferguson-Florissant School District

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – After a nearly two week delay, students in the Ferguson-Florissant School District finally began their school year Mondayd  morning. The district hadn`t been able to start because of the Ferguson unrest. But that all changed this morning. Parents were outside Ferguson Middle School welcoming kids as they arrived for the first day of class. The Ferguson-Florissant School District was slated to start back on August 14th. Erica Williams came to Ferguson Middle with a sign reading […]

  • Ferguson hoping for a second night of peace

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Two weeks after Michael Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson demonstrators are still making their voices heard. Saturday tension and emotions are still simmering in Ferguson, but community workers and volunteers are working to bring the divided community together. So far police have arrested one protester near the McDonald’s on West Florissant. But several dozen protester are refusing to move and police officer are talking with group to get them moving […]

  • Highway closures this weekend on I-64 and I-170

    (KTVI)-  Parts of two major highways will be closed this weekend starting Friday night.   That could make for some significant traffic trouble if you’re heading to Clayton or Downtown St. Louis. At 8 p.m. MoDOT will shut down Highway 40 East between Hampton and Forest Park Avenue.  All ramps in the area will be shut down as well.  However, one lane of 40 East will remain open between Hampton and Kingshighway. The closure is necessary so crews can remove, repair […]

  • Ferguson-Florissant School District to receive crisis training Thursday

    (KTVI)- Staff in the Ferguson-Florissant School District will receive special training Thursday on how to help kids deal with the crisis in Ferguson. The special training is called RISE, or Response, Intervention, Support and Education. It’s designed to help staff members recognize kids who are struggling with the crisis. Griffith Elementary is less than a mile away from the main hot zone of the crisis. The district has actually expanded its bus routes so that more kids can ride the […]

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    After the curfew: One critically shot, 7 arrests

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – More tear gas and gun-fire in the streets during another violent night in Ferguson and leaving many to wonder when will it end. One person shot, a police car hit by gun-fire, and seven arrests as police enforced the governor’s new curfew.   Police fired smoke bombs and tear gas at protesters who didn’t want to leave after the midnight curfew rolled around.  Police got reports of people on the roof at Red’s Barbecue.  Then they saw […]

  • Matt Mitchell publicly apologizes for Uhl Sisters’ death

    MT. VERNON, IL (KPLR)- For the first time since the fatal accident in 2007, former Illinois State Police trooper Matt Mitchell has publicly apologized for the crash that killed 18-year-old Jessica Uhl and her 13-year-old sister Kelli. He was back in the Secretary of State’s office Wednesday trying to get his drivers’ license back.  This is his 5th attempt. The hearing started at 10 a.m. but was delayed after hearing room recording devices malfunctioned.  During the first part of the […]

  • Looters break into south St. Louis shoe store overnight

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Looters broke into a south St. Louis shoe store overnight.  Police say shortly before 12:00 a.m. Tuesday, the Shoe Carnival located on Bamberger Avenue near Grand at Gravois was damaged. Ten to 15 cars with nearly 30 people pulled up, broke into the store and stole multiple pairs of shoes. The suspects also attempted to rob  a nearby Radio Shack but were scared off by a security guard. The front window at that store is partially […]

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