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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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    Hot spot policing returns to St. Louis’ Fifth Ward

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis police are kicking off three weeks of hot spot policing trying to address areas of the city that are being hit hardest by criminal activity. Chief Sam Dotson addressed roll call Monday morning at Central Patrol on North Jefferson. For the next week, city police will be stepping up enforcement in the Fifth Ward. That means parts of downtown, but primarily neighborhoods just north of downtown, including Old North St Louis, St. Louis Place, […]

  • Police investigating break-in at shuttered Jamestown Mall

    NORTH COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis County police are investigating an overnight burglary at Jamestown Mall in north St. Louis County. Authorities rushed to the scene after receiving a call from a security officer. This appears to be a case where a security guard was just doing his job and may have prevented something significant from happening. Around 12:45a.m. police say a security guard was making his rounds walking inside the shutdown mall. He heard glass break by the old […]

  • Police officer recovering after being hit by car, dragged

    NORTH COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- A St. Louis County police officer is recovering this morning after he was hit by a car and dragged. The officer`s injuries don`t appear to be serious. Authorities say he suffered cuts and bruises. But certainly this was a scary situation for that officer. The incident happened Thursday night around 8p.m. on Marbella Drive in Spanish Lake. That street is located inside of the Oak Park Apartments and Townhomes complex. County police haven’t released many details […]

  • 19-year-old shot, killed in officer involved shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis police shot and killed a 19-year-old suspect who they say pointed a gun at them. That suspect was a passenger in a stolen car who investigators say was trying to get away from police.  St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Sam Dotson is calling the shooting by his officers justified given what he says the suspect did in the moments before the officers opened fire.  The shooting happened shortly before 10pm Wednesday night at Marcus […]

  • Police find victim of St. Louis’ 14th homicide in a vacant lot

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis City Police and homicide detectives have yet another murder on their hands this morning. Around 11p.m. Tuesday night, Hasani Johnson a 20-year-old African American male was found in a vacant lot between Marcus Avenue and North Euclid. Authorities say the man had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspect is a 19-year-old black male.  Police say the victim  was driving with two others at Tuesday night when they […]

  • Man shot, killed outside movie theater in Creve Coeur

    CREVE COEUR, MO (KPLR) -The Major Case Squad is investigating a homicide in west St. Louis County after a University City man was gunned down outside a Creve Coeur movie theater Sunday night. According to Lt. Jon Romas, a spokesman for the Creve Coeur Police Department, the shooting happened around11:45 p.m. outside the AMC Creve Coeur 12 Theater on Olive Boulevard, just west of Lindbergh. Pic outside AMC 12 in Creve Coeur where man shot/killed last night.Front door area boarded […]

  • Area leaders discuss violence in St. Louis and effect on the region

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI)-Leaders from both Missouri and Illinois are expressing concern about how the series of murders in the city could impact the entire region. They are offering some solutions but realize there are no overnight fixes. “This has cast a huge cloud over the city of St. Louis. It is very concerning. It’s not only distracting but, most importantly, it’s disgusting,” said St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay about the recent violence. In the city of St. Louis, seven murders […]

  • 1 killed, 1 wounded in officer-involved shooting in Franklin County

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- FOX 2 has learned more information about a car theft suspect who was shot and killed by police after he drove a truck toward officers. The incident unfolded last night around 9:15pm in Robertsville in Franklin County. The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating what went down at that shooting scene. Authorities are identifying the man who was shot and killed by police as  Michael Goebel, who turned 29 yesterday. St. Louis county police confirm Goebel was […]

  • Turkeys

    Turkey’s cause commotion in Town & Country

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Three turkeys caused quite a commotion Wednesday morning in Town and Country. The turkeys startled a Charter cable worker who was making a service call on Glenmora near Clayton Road when they came toward him. Town and Country police were even called in. At one point, one of the turkeys actually jumped onto a police cruiser. Turns out a family on the street has been taking care of the turkeys since last summer. A family member […]

  • Woman stabbed during fight at Chuck E. Cheese’s in South County; Suspect on the loose

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR)- St. Louis County Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred outside of a Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant Tuesday night in South County. The stabbing happened around 7:20p.m. at the Chuck E. Cheese’s located off of Lemay Ferry Road near South County Mall. Authorities say an employee called 911 after two women got into a fight outside of the restaurant. At some point, one of the women stabbed the other. The victim was transported to the […]

  • CarBreakIns

    Police investigating multiple car break-ins near Midtown

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Authorities are investigating several apparent car break-ins or cases of vandalism outside of the Chaifetz Arena in Midtown. There are piles of glass in front of parking meters and several piles along Compton Avenue. FOX 2 initially received a call into our newsroom Monday night for more than two dozen break-ins. There was SLU women’s basketball game at the Chaifetz Arena around 7pm. At this point, authorities haven’t confirmed how many cars were targeted or when […]

  • Officials prepare for icy road conditions

    TOWN & COUNTRY, MO (KTVI)- It was a busy night and morning for road crews on both sides of the river. They have been out treating roads making sure they`re as safe as possible. Things seem to be running pretty smoothly with no serious crashes reported. However, MoDOT does have some concerns as temperatures drop. MoDOT isn`t taking any chances with the weather situation. They had full crews out overnight and that continued this morning. MoDOT says overall nearly 200 […]


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