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
  • Ranken student receives donated car she helped refurbish at school

    ST. LOUIS – A student at Ranken Technical College in north St. Louis received a special gift today that she helped to make happen. Chazzerene Howard, 18, got the keys to a refurbished 2011 Toyota Corolla. Howard is in Ranken’s automotive collision repair program. As part of the training, she is doing an internship in Crestwood. But Howard was having trouble getting there after she got into a crash with her truck. So Ranken turned to its partnership with Recycled […]

  • EPA meeting on clean-up efforts at West Lake Landfill

    ST. LOUIS, MO — The public can weigh in Tuesday on the EPA’s proposed clean-up plan for radioactive waste at the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton. The EPA announced its plans in February to remove 70 percent of the radioactive waste from the site by digging to a depth of about 16 feet underground. There will also be a permanent cap put in place for the area to provide additional long-term protection. When the proposal was announced EPA administrator Scott Pruitt […]

  • More early voting locations open in Illinois

    GRANITE CITY, Ill. – More early voting sites are opening Monday in Illinois ahead of the March 20th primary. Some early voting sites opened in February but many additional ones are opening today. Besides regular business hours, early voting offers people in Illinois the chance to cast ballots during some evenings and weekends. Anyone can vote early in Illinois without giving a reason for why they can’t vote on a primary day. Early voting is designed to increase turnout and […]

  • Disabled residents trapped in high rise apartments after elevators break

    UPDATE: The Council Tower apartment elevators are back in operation. ST. LOUIS, MO — Tense times Thursday morning for residents at a midtown apartment high rise building after the elevators break down. The Council Tower apartments just off Grand Avenue and I-64 are home to senior citizens and those with disabilities. The elevators, which aren’t working, are located just inside the lobby. Residents have had some long and difficult walks getting downstairs from their apartments. This problem apparently happened Wednesday […]

  • South St. Louis shop owners say windows smashed over police support

    ST. LOUIS – An antique store on Cherokee Street in south St. Louis had one of its windows shattered by a rock Tuesday morning. The owner believes she’s being targeted because she flew an American flag with a thin blue line on it outside her store in support of the police. Cherri Elder, the owner of Elder’s Antiques, a longtime business on Cherokee Street’s Antique Row, said the verbal harassment began last summer when she first put the flag up. […]

  • I-55/ I-44 ramp to Poplar Street Bridge to reopen

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A key ramp that drivers use to get onto the Poplar Street Bridge heading into Illinois is set to reopen after being closed for months. The ramp  stretches from I-44 east and I-55 north downtown onto the eastbound Poplar Street Bridge. It closed last September creating some big-time headaches for drivers. Now it is coming back soon although more work still needs to be done. MoDOT spokesperson Drew Gates confirms for us that the plan is to […]

  • Mo. lawmakers could begin Gov. Greitens impeachment process

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –  Missouri lawmakers could begin the impeachment process against Governor Eric Greitens. A special House Committee could be formed to investigate the governor, as early as today. The impeachment process begins when a house member files a resolution to begin an investigation. A special committee would be appointed to handle that investigation. They would decide whether or not to recommend articles of impeachment to the full house. FOX 2’s Chris Regnier is live in Jefferson City with […]

  • Child struck near elementary school in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – An investigation is underway after a student was struck by a car Thursday morning in Ferguson. The incident happened shortly before 9 a.m. near Griffith Elementary School, in the 200 block of Day Drive. Police say the third-grader was hit while crossing Chambers Road. They believe she ran across the street and the driver was unable to stop in time. She was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Her injuries did not appear to be life-threatening. “In a situation […]

  • Watch free: HBO’s ‘Atomic Homefront’ film about radioactive waste in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. –  The Army Corps of Engineers will host a meeting Thursday to update residents on clean-up of radioactive waste in north county. They expect a large turnout because of the documentary Atomic Homefront, currently airing on HBO. The program focuses on the nuclear waste from the 1940’s Manhattan Project at the West Lake Landfill, next to the underground fire at the Bridgeton Landfill.  You can watch the entire documentary online for a limited time.  HBO is offering a free stream […]

  • MoDOT treating roads as wintry mix moves in

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. – Road crews on both sides of the river are out this morning as temperatures drop below freezing on wet roadways raising icing concerns. MoDOT and IDOT crews started coming in at midnight and have been out ever since. Road crews have been dropping salt where necessary. There was really no pre-treatment because of the rain…so crews are doing the best they can after the precipitation stopped falling. Earlier this morning, MoDot was actually encouraging people […]

  • MoDOT open house on I-270 north improvement plans

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. – MoDOT wants to know what drivers think about planned improvements along Interstate 270 in north county. They’re hosting an open house on the plans Tuesday, February 20. The proposal includes rebuilding most of the existing interchanges, including the ones at Lindbergh and Route 367. MoDOT has $100 million available for the first phase of the project. Today’s open house is from 4-6 p.m. at the Hazelwood Civic Center on Dunn Road.

  • Man using Letgo app accused of north St. Louis County robberies, shooting

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Normandy Police are investigating multiple cases where people responded to apps and links to buy items but then were robbed and in one instance shot. Two of the cases involved ‘Letgo,’ an app where people can buy and sell used items. Another one involved a buy/sell/trade link on Facebook. The two ‘Letgo’ cases happened in the 5800 block of Bermuda Drive Sunday at 5 p.m.  and 5:30 p.m. Investigators say the victims went to meet someone allegedly […]