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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    Blues take on Stars tonight at Scottrade

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The Blues are back on home ice at the Scottrade Center for Game 3 of the Western Conference Semi-Final series against the Dallas Stars. Let’s go Blues! The series is tied at 1-1 after a big Blues overtime win Sunday in Dallas. A major transformation took place at Scottrade Center last night into this morning to get the arena ready for playoff hockey. That’s because WWE Monday Night Raw was at Scottrade last night. Workers removed […]

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    Young Taiwanese students visit St. Louis to study abroad

    BALLWIN, MO (KPLR) – The Parkway School District is playing host to families from Taiwan including many students. A welcoming assembly was held for the delegation this morning at Claymont Elementary School in Ballwin. About 60 visitors from Taiwan, including 42 children, will be staying with 21 families from Claymont Elementary and Parkway West Middle School. The Taiwan students are from the Starlight Academy and are here for a storytelling festival. The students will also be attending school at Claymont […]

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    Stretch of Conway Road closed near St. Luke’s Hospital until August

    CREVE COEUR, MO (KPLR) – Know Before You Go: A busy stretch of road in Town and Country near St. Luke’s Hospital completely closed this morning for months. Conway Road is closed from Maryville University’s Athletic Field Drive to just west of the Conway Road entrance to St. Luke’s Hospital. The distance of the closure is relatively short but the impact is significant because access to Highway 141 from Conway is now severely restricted. Drivers are still able to access […]

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    First Robotics competition this weekend at America’s Center

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Thousands of kids and their robots will be taking over the America`s Center downtown today as the  Fiirst Robotics Competition officially gets underway. The set up is all in place and in a few hours the floor will be crowded with kids and their robots. Students from kindergarten through high school take part in the competition. Close to 40,000 people are expected including 20,000 students.

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    Ronald McDonald house gets makeover

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – One of the Ronald McDonald houses in the St. Louis area got a major facelift Saturday thanks to volunteers from Ameren. 20 to 30 volunteers who typically work in the Ameren IT department spent part of the day beautifying the exterior of the Ronald McDonald House on Park Avenue in south city. The team did all kinds of projects including planting new flowers, putting down mulch, picking up debris and cleaning up playground equipment as well […]

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    Investigation is ongoing for overnight South City shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Violence in south St. Louis overnight after one man is shot and killed.  Now the search is on for the killer. We`re told the man who was shot and killed had just left the Chunky Boy Bar and Grill on south Jefferson near Pestalozzi when he was attacked.  It all unfolded just before 1am this morning.  A woman who says she is the girlfriend of the Chunky Boy Bar and Grill owner tells us someone […]

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    Local leaders laud IKEA for solar panel project on Earth Day

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Local leaders gathered on the roof of the St. Louis IKEA store to celebrate Earth Day and the signing of a major agreement addressing climate change. The group, including Congressman William “Lacy” Clay Jr., was on the IKEA roof because of the company’s commitment to clean energy. In fact, IKEA has the largest rooftop solar project in Missouri. The group timed the IKEA event to happen as the historic Paris Climate Agreement was being signed at […]

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    Blues, Blackhawks prepare for game 5 of Stanley Cup Playoffs

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Scottrade Center is sure to be rocking tonight when the St. Louis Blues take the ice with a chance to close out their first round playoff series against the rival Chicago Blackhawks. The note is up three to one in the series. Fox 2`s Chris Regnier is live downtown with a preview.

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    St. Louis Public Schools file $42 million suit against charter schools

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A federal court battle over whether St. Louis Public Schools can recover millions in local sales tax revenues currently being paid to city charter schools could put the future of charter schools in jeopardy. Details on this story are appearing in our partner the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. According to the paper, St. Louis Public Schools officials claim the district is owed more than $42 million in local sales tax revenues that have been going to charter schools […]

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    Grief counselors available after 7-year-old Wildwood student’s death

    WILDWOOD, MO (KPLR) – Counselors will be on hand Monday for students at Babler Elementary School in Wildwood after one of their classmates died while trying to cross Highway 109 Saturday night. Seven-year-old Rachael Bick and her father parked at the Elaine Rosi Academy and were walking along Highway 109 to a father-daughter dance at Babler Elementary. Bick was struck and killed by an SUV pulling out of the school parking lot. Parents and educators have been sending their condolences […]

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    Canine security demonstration at Lambert Airport

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Authorities at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport will soon have another tool to make the airport safer. Explosives detection dogs from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will soon start working at Lambert. They will be at security checkpoints. On Tuesday morning, the TSA demonstrated how the dogs will help sniff out explosives. The TSA inspector and handler in the demonstration will be working at Lambert. “I want the passengers to feel a lot safer-not to say that […]

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    St. Clair County officials say mistakes made in NGA site choice

    ST. CLAIR COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – St. Clair County leaders believe the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency made the wrong decision on the future home for its new western headquarters. The NGA chose to build the massive facility in north St. Louis instead of St. Clair County. The Bellevillle News-Democrat is reporting that St. Clair County officials contend major mistakes were made in the final environmental impact statement and that federal regulations were “cherry-picked” to benefit the north city site. St. […]


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