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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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    New NFL stadium details revealed

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- FOX 2 is learning more about the proposal for a new NFL stadium along the north riverfront. New pictures have been released and plans for the area include more than just football. The latest information reveals a construction start date of next February 2016 and a completion date in June of 2019. The details are laid out in an interview that the project architects, St. Louis based HOK, did with our partner the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. […]

  • Delmar Loop roundabout closed for trolley construction

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR)- A major intersection in the Delmar Loop is closed as crews make more progress on the Loop Trolley project.  Delmar Boulevard at Trinity Avenue will remain closed until 3:30p.m. The intersection is closed so that crews can complete the final asphalt paving for the roundabout part of the Loop Trolley Project. During the closure, traffic will detour north on Kingsland Avenue and Midland Boulevard then east and west on Vernon Avenue. The Loop Trolley is a […]

  • 3-year-old injured during shoot-out in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A 3-year-old St. Louis boy is in stable condition after being shot. This is the third shooting involving a child in the region since last week. This latest case happened Thursday morning outside of a north St. Louis home when police say a three year old boy was shot in the buttocks. Family members rushed the three year old boy to a local hospital. Police say he is in stable condition. It all unfolded a little after […]

  • Trump says gangs in St. Louis, Ferguson are filled with illegal immigrants

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – GOP Presidential front-runner Donald Trump is raising eyebrows with his comments linking gangs in St. Louis and Ferguson to illegal immigrants. Trump has made several controversial comments on issues during his campaign and these latest words will likely have fallout as well. The comments came during a news conference Tuesday night in Dubuque, Iowa. Iowa, of course is a critical state in the presidential primaries and the election. Trump was asked a question about immigration, an […]

  • One westbound lane of I-64 closed in East Saint Louis

    EAST SAINT  LOUIS, IL (KPLR) – Drivers using Interstate 64 to come into St. Louis from the Metro East could be facing some additional traffic trouble for the next several months. The right westbound lane of I-64 between Third and Tudor in East St. Louis will be closed until spring of 2016. The shutdown could be a significant issue for drivers especially during the morning rush. An IDOT worker says the closure started Monday at 11a.m. Officials say IDOT is completing […]

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    Man found dead on sidewalk in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- St. Louis city police are starting the new week with a new murder investigation. The latest homicide happened overnight in south St. Louis. A man’s body was found around 2a.m. on South Broadway near Davis. Investigators say the victim is 16-year-old DeMontae Young. He was shot at least four times in his upper body. He was found on the sidewalk. There are no suspects at this time. This murder comes after another violent weekend in the […]

  • Man in serious condition after car crashes in Granite City

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KPLR)- A crazy crash overnight in Granite City ended with an SUV smashing into a building and the driver airlifted to a hospital with serious injuries. The accident happened around 12:40a.m. near the intersection of Nameoki Road and Iowa. The windows of the building are boarded up after the silver Chevy Blazer slammed into them. Before slamming into the building, the Blazer hit a blue car parked on the Schnucks parking lot across the street. Police say […]

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    9 arrested during protests after police fatally shoot 18-year-old in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO– Police used tear gas to disperse demonstrators and made nine arrests Wednesday night in north St. Louis as protests continued over an officer-involved fatal shooting of a young African-American man earlier in the day. Police said Mansur Ball-Bey, 18, pointed a gun at them before officers opened fire. Relations have been tense between police and some residents in St. Louis for some time now. And protesters did not appear ready to give police the benefit of a […]

  • Residents evacuated after apartment fire near Fenton

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – More than one dozen residents were forced from their apartments near Fenton after a lightning strike sparked a fire. The fire happened Wednesday morning  at the Springdale Gardens Apartments on Fiedler Drive near Route 141 in the unincorporated Jefferson County. The strike happened in the second floor corner unit. The people who were inside of that unit were too shaken to speak. The Saline Valley Fire Protection District received the call around 3a.m. The Deputy Chief […]

  • Group proposes $31 million development in Central West End

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – There could be more revitalization and new development coming to the Central West End. This time a developer is proposing two projects that would renovate two buildings and construct a new one. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the project would renovate a pair of mid-century modern structures and construct a six-story building of stores, offices and apartments. The Koman Group is behind both projects. The largest of the two proposals is […]

  • State finance board approves tax credits for new stadium

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KPLR) – Proponents of a new NFL stadium for the St. Louis Riverfront won support for $15 million dollars of tax credits from the Missouri Development Finance Board Tuesday.  It is the largest tax credit package to be issued in 2015 by the board. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder was the only board member present to vote against the tax credit measure. “The proposal is moving forward without a single vote by a public body accountable to voters,” […]

  • Body pulled from Mississippi River in downtown

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The St. Louis Fire Department recovered a body floating in the Mississippi River early Monday morning. Police said a boat captain saw the body floating in the river by east Grand Boulevard in north St. Louis just before 3 a.m.. The fire department located the body down river by the Lumiere Casino. Investigators have not identified the body, only to say it’s the body of a man, and that he’d been in the river for some […]


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