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
  • St. Louis Board of Aldermen to discuss police body camera proposal

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – An initiative to provide free body cameras to all St. Louis City police officers for one year could get final approval Wednesday. The three person Board of Estimate and Apportionment will meet at City Hall Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. to talk about and vote on the plan. One of the people on that board, Aldermanic President Lewis Reed, is the one behind this whole effort. They are from Axon, a Phoenix-based company which is a […]

  • Several arrested Saturday for violence in The Delmar Loop

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. – The Delmar Loop could see another round of demonstrations this evening. That potential comes after many Loop businesses sustained damage during a weekend protest. Boards are covering up many windows that were broken on Saturday night by a group of protesters. But many of the boards now have artwork painted on them. Against that backdrop, another demonstration is planned for the Del Mar Loop at 6:30pm tonight. Peaceful daytime demonstrations turned violent Saturday night in The […]

  • Customers stampede during Casino Queen robbery; security guard shot

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Illinois State Police are investigating a shooting that happened around 3 am Sunday morning at the Casino Queen in East St. Louis where a security guard was shot. Illinois State Police investigators say three suspects armed with assault rifles came into the Casino Queen and robbed the cash cage. The cash cage is on the main casino floor. The suspects got away with an undetermined amount of cash. During the robbery, authorities say a male security […]

  • Protesters damage multiple buildings in Central West End

    Friday night protests left a look of vandalism on the city. Police are regrouping this morning after nearly a dozen of their own were injured. There were several incidents as protesters massed in the Central West End between about 8 pm Friday night until around 1 am Saturday morning. The protests last night took a violent turn after they were generally peaceful during much of the day. A Subway restaurant on Euclid in the Central West End was one of […]

  • IDOT closing 1 lane on EB Martin Luther King Bridge

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Drivers who use the Martin Luther King bridge going from Missouri into Illinois could face some traffic challenges this morning. Until noon, IDOT is slated to close the right eastbound lane on the MLK bridge. The left eastbound lane as well as the one westbound lane on the bridge are remaining open during the closure. The lane shutdown started about 9a.m. this morning. IDOT says the closure is needed for bridge inspections. There were also closures yesterday […]

  • Sunset Hills aldermen oppose city-county merger

    SUNSET HILLS, Mo. – Another St. Louis county municipality has come out with an official position on the idea of a merger between St. Louis city and county. According to our news partners in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Sunset Hills Board of Alderman met Tuesday night and came out against a St. Louis city-county merger. Jennifer Bird, a merger opponent with the group Common Sense for St. Louis, spoke to the board at the meeting. She told Sunset Hills city […]

  • Fire damages Ford dealership in Soulard

    ST. LOUIS – An intense two-alarm fire did extensive damage to a Ford truck dealership in Soulard overnight. It happened at Broadway Ford Truck Sales on South Broadway in the building that houses the parts and service department. Fox 2/KPLR 11 confirmed that bomb and arson investigators were called in because of the scope of the damage and the potential dollar loss. One official said this was an open investigation. St. Louis firefighters got the call a little before 2 […]

  • Police investigate armed robbery in Fairview Heights

    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Il. _Frightening moments in Fairview Heights overnight after a man walking down a street was robbed at gunpoint. It happened just after 1 a.m. this morning. Police say the male victim was walking on St. Clair Avenue in the area of Magdalena Avenue not far from the Fairview Heights Metrolink Station when he was confronted by two men who demanded his wallet. One of the suspects showed a gun during the robbery. The victim`s wallet was taken with […]

  • Sexual contact between students reported at Metro East summer camp

    SHILOH, Il. _Disturbing allegations of inappropriate sexual contact between students at a Metro East summer camp are being investigated this morning. The incidents allegedly happened at the SOAR Summer Camp at Whiteside Elementary School in unincorporated St. Clair County near Swansea. LaCretia Springfield says her eight year old daughter attended the SOAR Summer Camp at Whiteside. Springfield says a teacher told her last week that something had gone on involving some of the girls in the program. She says when […]

  • Firefighters work to extinguish smoldering mulch

    SAUGET, IL – A large mulch fire in the Metro East is still smoldering Tuesday morning, several hours after it started. Firefighters believe they have the upper hand. The mulch fire has been burning at Oldcastle Lawn and Garden since Tuesday morning. The chief of the Sauget fire department, Roger Thornton, says his crews cleared the scene at about 4am to get some rest. They will be back later Tuesday. Chief Thornton tells FOX 2 that crews first got the […]

  • Albers, Ill. providing assistance to Hurricane Harvey victims

    ALBERS, Ill. – A woman from Albers, Illinois in Clinton County is now among those forced from their homes because of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. But people in and around her hometown are stepping up to help with a major donation drive. Lisa Albers-Sprehe grew up in Albers, Illinois, but has been living with her husband and their twin 10-year-old boys in Baytown, Texas, about 25 miles outside of Houston. On Monday night, the family left their neighborhood as water […]

  • New state law lowers St. Louis minimum wage from $10 to $7.70 per hour

    ST. LOUIS – Many new laws go into effect in Missouri on Monday. One of the biggest is the state law lowering the minimum wage in St. Louis and Kansas City. St. Louis had raised the minimum wage to $10 an hour, but the state passed a law returning it to $7.70 an hour. Supporters of the rollback say the higher wage kills jobs. Some area businesses plan to stick with the higher rate. At least 100 other city employers […]