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
  • Teen in custody after making threat closing two Belleville high schools

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Classes are canceled Wednesday for thousands of students at Belleville East and West high schools after what was called a “credible threat” involving students and possibly a gun came in overnight. The superintendent of the Belleville Township High School District #201 Jeff Dosier said he got a call about 5:20 a.m. this morning from Belleville police advising him about the situation. Dosier said police recommended that he close both high schools and that is what he did. Some […]

  • Greitens invasion of privacy case continued to July 2

    ST. LOUIS – The defense team for Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is speaking out on the appointment of a special prosecutor to consider whether an invasion of privacy case should be refiled against the governor. That came after a brief court appearance Tuesday morning at the Carnahan Courthouse in the second case against Greitens. The initial appearance lasted only a couple of minutes in the felony computer tampering case against Governor Greitens. The case was continued until July 2. The […]

  • Two closely watched St. Louis Board of Aldermen bills postponed

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Final votes on two closely watched St. Louis Board of Aldermen bills were postponed Friday. One of the bills would allow most city of St. Louis workers to live outside the city but still hold jobs with the city. As it stands now, city of St. Louis workers have to live in the city. If passed, the bill would go before voters this November. The other bill would maintain the number of Wards and Aldermen at 28. Back in […]

  • The Special House Committee request that Gov. Greitens testify

    ST.LOUIS, MO- Jay Barnes and other members of a special House committee investigating Gov. Eric Greitens’ request that Greitens testify to the committee. Barnes says he wants a fair and open process, pointing out that the Governor still has not come before the committee to tell his side of the story. Both attorneys, Edward Greim and Ross Garber presented the House Committee with a proposed schedule for the next four weeks. They want subpoena power and the ability to cross-examine witnesses. The […]

  • Worker falls during Centene headquarters construction accident in Clayton

    CLAYTON, MO -One construction worker is hurt after he fell two stories this morning while working on the new Centene campus expansion in Clayton. The incident happened just before 8:30am Thursday morning at a building under construction at Hanley and Forsyth. Clayton Fire Department spokesperson Ryan Harrell says a load fell onto the 12th floor where the worker was at the time and the floor collapsed. Harrell tells us the worker fell about 24 to 30 feet to the 10th floor. […]

  • Greitens’ attorneys file police report against ex-FBI agent involved in case

    ST. LOUIS, MO – A St. Louis police department spokesperson confirms the department has opened an investigation after meeting with Greitens’ defense lawyers Ed Dowd and Scott Rosenblum Tuesday. Dowd and Rosenblum want police to investigate private investigator Willam Don Tisaby accusing him of falsification. They say that Tisaby lied about his methods and the evidence he collected during the invasion of privacy investigation into Governor Greitens by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office. Greitens attorneys say Tisaby refused to testify in a […]

  • Governor Greitens’ cellphone and email records could be admissible during the trial

    ST. LOUIS – Judge Rex Burlison is scheduled to hear motions Wednesday that will establish what evidence and arguments are admittable during the trial. The decision on whether an audio feed from the courtroom will be allowed during the trial is still being considered. This comes after Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office obtained Governor Greitens cellphone. Two courtrooms at the Carnahan Courthouse were sealed off Tuesday as two forensic experts went through Greitens’ phone, making a digital copy after Judge […]

  • Judge says he will not throw Greitens case out; trial to begin May 14

    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis circuit court judge ruled on pre-trial motions for Missouri Governor Eric Greitens’ invasion of privacy case. Greitens was accused of taking an unauthorized photo of his mistress during a 2015 affair. The defense team said in court Monday that prosecutors had still failed to produce any evidence of the photo’s existence or that the governor transmitted said image electronically. At Monday’s hearing, Judge Rex Burlison said the woman accusing the governor would be allowed to testify. Earlier this […]

  • Gov. Greitens’ lawyers: ‘The lying and concealing has not stopped’

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Governor Greitens’ defense lawyers have added to their motion to prohibit testimony of the alleged victim. The latest filing talks more about the mysterious $100,000 cash payment delivered to attorney Al Watkins, who was behind the outing of the affair. The defense says Watkins revealed in a deposition that he told prosecutors about the payment before the indictment. The motion says, “The prosecution knew that one of their witnesses, P.S., had received a financial incentive related […]

  • No cameras allowed in courtroom during Gov. Greitens privacy cast

    ST. LOUIS, MO — The judge in the invasion of privacy case against Governor Eric Greitens rules that cameras will not be allowed in the courtroom for the upcoming trial. Judge Rex Burlison gave multiple reasons for his ruling. The decision coming exactly one week before jury selection in the case begins. Attorney Mark Sableman represented several media outlets including the parent company of Fox 2 and our sister station News 11 in trying to get cameras in the courtroom for the […]

  • Retired Fire Chief Jim Silvernail laid to rest Wednesday

    ST. LOUIS – Family, friends, and area firefighters paid their final respects Wednesday to a well-known fire chief who gave much of his life to serving our area. Chief Jim Silvernail passed away one week ago. He was 74. His funeral started at the Cathedral Basilica in the Central West End shortly after 10 a.m. Chief Silvernail’s body arrived at the cathedral with a procession of first responder vehicles. “He was a good person overall. He was the type of person […]

  • Attorney in Greitens case to face more questions about mystery money

    ST. LOUIS – The attorney who represents the ex-husband of Governor Greitens’ former mistress will face additionally questioning under oath Tuesday. This comes after that attorney Al Watkins revealed details about where two payments of $50,000 each that he received came from. Judge Rex Burlison is allowing Greitens’ attorneys to ask Watkins more questions about the money trail of those payments. Watkins was at the Carnahan Courthouse downtown on Monday for the first day of his deposition. The Missouri State Supreme […]