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
  • Funeral service for St. Louis fire captain Friday at Harris Stowe

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ The funeral is Friday, July 21 for fallen St. Louis Fire Captain John Kemper. His casket will be flanked by firefighters and be carried by a fire truck to the funeral home. The funeral is at 11 a.m. at Harris Stowe State University. The 59-year-old died in the line of duty one week after being injured while battling a vacant house fire over the Fourth of July holiday. Missouri Governor Eric Greitens ordered all flags to […]

  • Crews work to repair water main break in Oakland

    OAKLAND, Mo._ This dangerous heat is already taking its toll around town. A massive 20 inch break happened shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday on Sappington near Argonne. Close to 20 homes and businesses were impacted in this area. In fact, several homes took on water from the break. A worker says at least three basements were flooded and a Mercedes and a minivan were literally floating. Missouri American Water officials say the massive heat is causing water main breaks. The […]

  • Greitens putting Narcan in hands of more first responders

    OLIVETTE, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens takes another step in the fight against the opioid epidemic in Missouri. At the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in Olivette, Greitens announced that the drug Narcan will soon be in the hands of many more law officers and first responders. Narcan is critical because it can help save the life of someone who has overdosed on opioids. Greitens signed an executive order making it policy for Missouri state law officers and […]

  • Upgrades to downtown Metro Civic Transit Center

    ST. LOUIS – A completion date has been announced for the redesigned Metro Civic Center Station downtown at 14th and Spruce near the Scottrade Center. The renovations are still ongoing, but Metro says the new station will open on August 14. Work on the $10.5 million complex started in April of last year. It will include an indoor, climate-controlled waiting area for passengers, digital arrival time boards, concessions, public restrooms and on-site security officers. There will be 19 bus bays-up […]

  • Car crashes after rolling gun battle in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS –  No one was injured in a rolling gun battle overnight in downtown St. Louis. Police say people in two cars opened fire on each other on Broadway and Cole Street, near the Dome at America’s Center. A woman driving in that same area was caught in the crossfire. Her car was hit by at least one bullet and crashed. She was not injured. The shooters in the other cars got away.

  • Final portion of Confederate monument to be removed Wednesday

    ST. LOUIS – Wednesday could be the day when the final portion of the controversial Confederate monument is removed from Forest Park. Workers started removing the monument on Monday after a deal was announced between the City of St. Louis and the Missouri Civil War Museum. The head of the museum, Mark Trout, says the final six pieces should be removed Wednesday. The monuments has a total of 14 pieces. The City of St. Louis had actually removed the top […]

  • 2 EB lanes of Poplar Street Bridge re-open after repairs

    ST. LOUIS – Emergency road repairs overnight to the eastbound Poplar Street Bridge kept MoDOT crews busy and caused lanes to be closed. That work, however, is not taking a toll on bridge traffic Tuesday morning. It is done and the eastbound lanes that were closed are back open. The situation, however, certainly caused concern for some time. Crews closed the two right lanes eastbound from about 6 p.m. last Monday until around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.  MoDOT officials say worsening […]

  • Man arrested for taking pictures of girls at local water park

    COLLINSVILLE, IL – A Caseyville man is facing a disorderly conduct charge after he was arrested for allegedly taking photos and videos of young girls and adult women at a popular water park in southeast Illinois. It all happened at the Splash City Waterpark on Gateway Drive off I-55/70 in Collinsville. The suspect was identified by police as 59-year-old Melvin Hock. A worker at the water park called police Wednesday saying that Hock was taking pictures of young girls at the […]

  • Suspect in custody for sexual assaults near Tower Grove Park

    ST. LOUIS – Police say they have a person of interest in custody related to a series of sexual assaults in neighborhoods surrounding Tower Grove Park. Residents in a south St. Louis neighborhood are on edge after multiple women say they’ve been sexually attacked recently in broad daylight. Police believe the same man may be involved in all of the assaults. The latest attack happened Wednesday about 10 a.m. The victim in the attack says it happened near the alley on […]

  • Authorities identify man struck by train in O’Fallon

    O’FALLON, MO – Authorities are investigating after a person is struck and killed by a train in O’Fallon, Missouri. It happened about 6:30 p.m. Sunday near the railroad crossing on Genteman Road north of I-70 and Bryan Road. The man, 62-year-old Daniel Kelly, was pronounced dead on the scene. Authorities believe he committed suicide. A Norfolk Southern spokesperson says Kelly was on the tracks but that the incident did not happen specifically at the designated crossing. She was not able […]

  • Deadly officer-involved shooting at south St. Louis gas station

    ST. LOUIS – An off-duty police officer shot and killed an armed robbery suspect overnight in south St. Louis. The gunman walked into the Shell gas station on Arsenal Street near Interstate 55 around 11:30 p.m. and announced a robbery. A plain-clothed police officer, who had just gotten off of his shift, was in the building, which is a police sub-station. Two clerks and a customer in the store were not injured. Police recovered a handgun and have surveillance video […]

  • Officer shot, suspect killed during burglary call in Jerseyville

    JERSERYVILLE, IL – A suspect is dead and a Jerseyville police officer wounded after a burglary call overnight. It happened around 1 a.m. when police responded to a burglary alarm call at D.J.’s Bar and Grill on W. Prairie Street. The business was closed at the time. Jerseyville Police Chief Brad Blackorby said when officers arrived on the scene, a male suspect ran out of the building. Two officers began chasing after the suspect on foot. A Jersey County sheriff’s deputy […]