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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    ‘Rise & Shine’ fundraiser for Heat Up St. Louis at Hardee’s

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KPLR) – Many St. Louis-area residents helped those in need stay warm this winter just by buying a biscuit for breakfast at Hardee’s. More than 50 Hardee’s in the St. Louis metro area took part in the 16th annual Rise `N Shine event for Heat-Up St. Louis on Friday morning. Hardee’s workers at the Maryland Heights location on Lackland started getting ready for the Rise `N Shine event way before sunrise. And once the restaurant opened, it […]

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    Questions remain after 3-year-old found dead in van in Iron County

    IRON COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- An autopsy is being done this morning on a three-year-old boy who went missing from his grandfather’s home in Ironton. Investigators hope it solves the mystery of how the boy died. The body of Titus Tackett was found in a minivan about a mile from his grandfather’s house. His mom says she dropped him off at the house but when she returned, the door of the house was open and the boy was missing. A search […]

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    Soccer Park in Fenton seeks assistance after devastating flood

    FENTON, MO (KTVI)- More than a month after the devastating floods, one of St. Louis` most well-known soccer spots is still in recovery mode. The World Wide Technology Soccer Park in Fenton sustained near $1.3 million in damages from the massive Meramec River floodwaters. All six fields and the stands were underwater and for the first time ever water got inside the main building. Two feet of water to be exact. That led to massive drywall and other interior repairs. […]

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    Two FEMA Disaster Relief Centers open today in St. Louis, St. Charles County

    WEST ALTON (KTVI)- More federal help is coming today for flood victims in our area. Two additional FEMA Disaster Relief Centers are opening in St. Louis and St. Charles County. People impacted by the floods can expect help on a couple of different fronts. One of the centers will open at The Immaculate Conception Community Center in the 14000 block of North State Route 94 in West Alton. The other center opening today is in south St. Louis County at the Jefferson Barracks Visitor Center located […]

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    Second Little Caesar’s robbed in Metro East in less than a week

    GLEN CARBON, IL (KPLR) – For the second time in less than a week, a Little Caesar’s in the metro east is robbed at gunpoint.The latest incident happened on Route 159 in Glen Carbon. The robbery happened shortly before 9p.m. Sunday. Investigators say the suspect came in, pulled out a handgun and demanded cash from the employees. They complied and the suspect took an unspecified amount of cash, running from the scene after the robbery. The suspect is described as a heavy set […]

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    Mardi Gras festivities roll on this weekend in Soulard

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Thousands of people are expected to be in Soulard today for fun events ahead of next weekend`s main Mardi Gras celebration.  The 23rd Beggin Pet Parade starts at 1pm this afternoon.  All kinds of festively dressed pets will surely turn out for this fun event.  If you haven`t already registered online, you can register starting at 10am this morning at 12th and Allen.  There is a ten dollar registration fee with all proceeds benefiting the Open […]

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    Cars towed at Beggin Pet Parade

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Sunday was a big day of Mardi Gras fun in Soulard, got off to a rough start for some people. Workers were out this morning towing cars from the Beggin Pet Parade route. Emergency no parking signs were posted along the route. St. Louis city tow trucks also went up and down the restricted streets blaring sirens trying to get people to move their cars before workers towed them. Mack Bradley, the president of the Mardi […]

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    Shooting victim drives to North St. Louis grocery store

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A man shows up in the parking lot of a North St. Louis grocery store looking for help after he had been shot multiple times. At the scene at , you could see the bullet riddled car of the man who police say was shot in his arm, leg and back. It all unfolded a little before 10am this morning outside of Bob`s Quality Market. Police say they believe the man was shot somewhere else then […]

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    Bill could eliminate earnings tax in City of St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Legislation is moving forward in Jefferson City that would eliminate the 1% earnings tax in the city of St. Louis. That tax is the city`s single largest source of revenue. The measure has passed out of the senate ways and means committee and could be taken up by the full senate in the near future. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is blasting the bill saying the earnings tax is critical to city operations. Anyone who lives or works in […]

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    DEA 360 Strategy to combat heroin, prescription drug abuse

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A new, comprehensive strategy to combat heroin and prescription drug abuse along with the violent crime that comes with those problems is set to be announced later Thursday. The Drug Enforcement Administration is taking the lead on this approach that’s set to be announced at the St. Louis DEA office downtown. This new plan is called the 360 Strategy because it incorporates not only law enforcement but also other community agencies focused on preventing heroin and prescription drug abuse. The strategy takes […]

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    Fire heavily damages St. Louis Metropolitan Church of Christ

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – An intense overnight fire destroys a North St. Louis church in the Walnut Park neighborhood leaving members stunned. But a symbol of hope survived the flames and the church`s evangelist is vowing to move forward. ‘It`s a bit surreal and disheartening and even discouraging,’ said Christopher Mitchell about the fire. Mitchell is the Evangelist of the St. Louis Metropolitan Church of Christ on West Florissant at Mimika. Much of the church is now charred rubble after […]

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    Fire rips through DeSoto bowling alley

    DESOTO, MO (KTVI)- A spectacular late night fire heavily damaged a bowling alley and lounge in DeSoto, Missouri. Eyewitness video shows the flames lighting up the night sky.The fire started around 9:45p.m. at the Ball creek Bowling Alley on Route 21 near State Road Y. There were a few people in the White Mule Saloon, which shares the building with the bowling alley. Everyone got out safely. The first firefighters arrived on the scene five minutes after the initial alarm but the damage was too […]

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