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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.

Recent Articles
  • Police led on chase through 3 towns before suspects fled on foot

    GLENN CARBON, IL (KTVI)- Metro east police were led on a chase through three towns before the suspects bailed on foot. Authorities say the pursuit never hit extremely high speeds, but it definitely went through streets in Glenn Carbon. At one point during the chase, the car bumped into a Glenn Carbon police unit. That vehicle was damaged. The chase ended at Route 159 at Cougar Road when two males who were inside of a white Buick Mercury, jumped out […]

  • Officer Darren Wilson dropped as witness in several pending felony cases

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- More details have been released on how prosecuting attorney Bob McCulloch will handle pending felony cases where Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson is a potential witness. Wilson is a witness in ten cases of the nearly 4,200 pending felony cases in the St. Louis County Circuit  Court. Mcculloch says Wilson can move forward in some cases, while others are being dropped. The main reason is because Wilson hasn`t shown up to testify in court for those cases. […]

  • Massive reform package developing in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Big changes may be coming to the Ferguson Police Department. A source tells FOX 2 that Chief Tom Jackson could be stepping down. CNN is also reporting that information but the chief has denied the claims. A source familiar with the discussions about Ferguson changes says leaders from local mayors to state lawmakers to members of congress are working out details of a massive Ferguson reform package. That plan could be revealed in the coming days or […]

  • Multiple school districts write county prosecutor regarding grand jury decision

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- Seven school districts are asking St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch to carefully consider when he releases the findings of the Michael Brown grand jury. They are raising safety concerns for students. A spokesperson says McCulloch has received this letter and is considering it. The letter was sent by the Riverview Gardens School District but was also signed by six other superintendents. The letter asks McCulloch to announce any grand jury decision either after 5p.m. on weekdays […]

  • Cardinals teammates, fans pay tribute to Oscar Taveras

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Cardinal Nation is in shock Monday morning after rising star Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend were killed in a car accident. It happened in the Dominican Republic, Taveras` native country. The memorial started Sunday night outside of Busch Stadium and is continuing to grow. There are hats, baseballs and many words of condolences after the tragic crash that killed the cardinals 22-year-old outfielder. The deadly crash took place about 200 miles north of Santo Domingo. Authorities […]

  • Workers test ballot machines in St. Louis City

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Workers for the St Louis Election Board spent Friday making sure ballots that are cast in next month`s election are recorded correctly. Workers validated 350 machines to put into 116 polling places in the city for the November 4th election. Both the touch screen and optical scan machines are undergo  ‘logic and accuracy’ tests. Election officials say state law requires that the machines be tested but it’s also about being transparent with the public. “It’s […]

  • Dr. Wecht: Vonderitt Myers was shot 8 times; six from the back

    (KTVI) – The family of Vonderritt Myers Jr. hired pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht to perform an independent autopsy on the teen’s body after he was shot by a St. Louis police officer.   Dr. Wecht released his initial findings in a news conference Thursday afternoon. Wecht says Myers was shot eight times – six of those shots were fired at his back, possibly as Vonderitt ran from the police officer. Wecht showed the wounds in Vonderitt’s legs and said one of […]

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    Source gives Darren Wilson’s account of Michael Brown shooting

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch have released new information on two different aspects of the case. A source has revealed Darren Wilson’s account of the incident and the final autopsy report on Michael Brown is now available. That source lays out substantial detail of Wilson`s version of what happened. The source says that when Wilson first saw Brown and his friend Dorian Johnson, he realized that Johnson`s clothing matched a radio report about a suspect […]

  • Senator Nasheed released from jail; says her arrest was a message to protesters

    ST. ANN, MO (KPLR) – After spending the night in jail, Senator Jamilah Nasheed walked out of the St. Ann Police jail Tuesday just before 11 a.m.  Nasheed was arrested around 8:30 p.m. Monday in Ferguson when she refused to get out of a road. Nasheed told reporters she went to Ferguson with the intention of being arrested.  She said she was engaging in an act of civil disobedience to find justice for Michael Brown. “I wanted to send a […]

  • Two women shot on WB I-44 near Washington Avenue

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Multiple shots were fired into a car as it was heading westbound on I-44 near Washington Avenue. The shooting occured around 2:40a.m. Monday morning. Investigators say the women were driving along westbound I-44 when they heard a bunch of shots fired and a car speed by them. There were three adult women in the car. Two of them were shot multiple times from the waist down. The third woman in the car was not injured. The […]

  • Workers climb Gateway Arch in search of stains

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – History is being made today at the Arch as crews are repelling down the outside of the iconic symbol for the first time since it was built. A team of workers is laying cables and brackets as two of them slowly repel and scale down the north leg of the Arch. They`re repelling so that they can take samples from a stained area of the Arch. Those samples will tell crews if the stains are […]

  • Burglar shot in face, hospitalized during attempted home invasion

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A home invasion suspect is hospitalized after police say he tried to break into a home and was shot by the homeowner. Authorities say the man was shot once in the face. He was taken away in critical but stable condition. The shooting happened around 1:40a.m. Thursday morning on Helen at Madison Street. Investigators say the intruder was trying to break into the home when he was confronted by the homeowner who opened fire on him. […]


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