Regnier, Chris

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
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    One arrested, one wanted after car theft in St. Peters

    ST. PETERS, MO (KPLR) – Two men stole a Ford Mustang overnight from a Carmax dealership in St. Peters. Police say they stole a box truck from a flea market next door then used it to knock down the gates to the dealership. Missouri Highway Patrol officers were able to follow the thieves, one in the stolen car and the other on a motorcycle. The man on the motorcycle was caught in St. Ann. The other driver abandoned the car on Bryan […]

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    Rams must compensate season ticket holders in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A major ruling comes down from a federal judge when it comes to Rams fans in St. Louis who bought Personal Seat Licenses with their season tickets. The ruling, from Judge Steven Limbaught, says that some Rams fans in St. Louis are entitled to buy season tickets for the team`s games in Los Angeles while others are entitled to refunds on their deposits bought for games here. Multiple lawsuits were filed regarding the situation with PSL holders in […]

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    Tobacco companies at odds over proposed cigarette tax

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-Missouri voters will decide in November whether a controversial measure raising the tax on a pack of cigarettes by sixty cents will become law. That`s not the only measure on the ballot that would raise cigarette taxes. The proposal to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by sixty cents is known as Amendment III.  The Missouri Supreme Court rejected challenges to the measure, allowing it to appear on the November 8th ballot. Amendment III would raise the tax […]

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    Cardinals Wild Card, NLDS tickets to go on sale at noon

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The hope for playoff baseball is alive and well for the Cardinals. Playoff tickets go on sale Tuesday! Starting at noon, you can buy tickers at Busch Stadium. You can also purchase Red October tickets by calling the Cardinals directly or going online at You can also buy tickets for a potential Wild Card game in St. Louis and two possible National League Divisional playoff series games that could be played Busch Stadium. The Wild Card game will […]

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    FAA investigating plane crash near Spirit of St. Louis Airport

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KPLR) – The FAA is investigating an overnight plane crash in Chesterfield. Emergency services from law enforcement and surrounding fire departments rushed to Spirit of St. Louis Airport Sunday night at 8 p.m. after a report of a plane down. Authorities believe the pilot was conducting “touch and go” exercises when he crashed. The pilot was injured, but able to call for help.  Initially, first responders thought the pilot may have gone down on Howell Island in the […]

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    Boeing to unveil new T-X trainer in St. Louis

    BERKELEY, MO (KPLR) – Boeing unveiled today what could be a major plane for the company’s future. Boeing leaders hope it will be chosen as the jet to train the next generation of Air Force pilots. An $11 billion contract is on the line. The Boeing T-X was revealed this morning at the Boeing facility in Bridgeton during a high energy announcement with many Boeing employees and executives. Boeing is one of four companies competing to develop the plane that […]

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    Boeing to unveil new T-X trainer in St. Louis

    HAZELWOOD, MO (KPLR) – Boeing is unveiling a new plane it hopes will be used to train the next generation of U.S. Air Force pilots. It’s called the Boeing T-X and it will be used by Boeing to compete for the Air Force’s T-X Trainer program. This project is going to be a big deal for the company that wins it because lots of the new trainer planes are going to be built for the Air Force. And that means jobs! […]

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    MoDOT closing ramp from Grand to EB I-44 Monday for two weeks

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Starting Monday, drivers on Grand who use Interstate 44 to head into St. Louis city will need to use Chouteau and Jefferson Avenue. MoDOT is closing the ramp from Grand to eastbound I-44 for the next two weeks. Crews will be putting down new asphalt to connect the ramp to the new Grand Bridge. Once it’s closed, drivers will not be able to access eastbound I-44 from Grand from either direction. They are encouraged to use Chouteau and Jefferson, or Gravois and Jefferson, to […]

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    Worker ambushed outside O’Fallon, Mo. business

    O’FALLON, MO (KPLR)- Police are investigating after a worker was ambushed Wednesday morning outside of a business in O’Fallon, Missouri. It happened around 4 a.m. near R& R Contracting Inc. in the 800 block of Lone Star Drive. Multiple shell casings were found at the scene. The shooting took place while the man was exiting his truck. Police say the victim, who works for the company, drove to a gas station at Lake St. Louis and Interstate 70 and called 911 for […]

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    Water main break closes Dillard’s in Chesterfield Mall

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KPLR)- Authorities are investigating after a water main break was reported early Wednesday morning at Chesterfield Mall. It’s currently affecting employees and customers who shop at Dillard’s. The store is closed while crews work to fix the problem. According to the Monarch Fire Protection District, an eight inch main-broke on the north end of the mall. It happened on the second floor of the mall and the third floor entrance to Dillard`s. The store’s basement floor makes its third floor entrance on […]

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    Judge says St. Louis Circuit Attorney must provide witness information to public defender

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – In a controversial ruling from a city judge, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce must disclose personal information about crime victims and witnesses to defense attorneys. This issue has been an ongoing battle between Joyce and Mary Fox, the city’s head public defender; it appears that even with this ruling, the fight may not be over. Joyce has had a long-standing policy of redacting dates of birth, Social Security numbers, telephone numbers, and addresses from police […]

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    Metro surveys riders at new North County Transit Center for improved service

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KPLR) – Metro wants feedback from its riders to try and improve its service now and in the future. Metro workers were at the new North County Transit Center near New Halls Ferry and Interstate 270 in Ferguson for several hours Tuesday morning, surveying riders about the new facility, which opened in March. Questions ranged from how riders feel about the new north county route structure, to amenities at the new center like restrooms and a food […]