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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
  • Police search for gunman who shot 14-year-old boy

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A 14-year-old boy is recovering this morning after a scary situation in North County.  The teen was shot in the stomach after a dispute turned violent.  Police are still searching for suspects.  St. Louis County Police say the boy`s injuries appear to be non-life threatening.  However, he is still hospitalized. The shooting happened about 8:45pm Tuesday night on Redman Road in the Spanish Lake area.  Police initially received calls from people who heard gunshots.  When […]

  • Woman jailed after stabbing man on North City street corner

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) -  – A  woman stabbed a man late Tuesday night on a street corner in North St. Louis.  According to police, the man was standing with the woman on the corner of West Florissant and Pamplin  Avenue, when she took out a knife and stabbed him. The woman was taken into custody and the man is in critical condition.

  • Concession stand vandalized at St. Charles High School

    ] (KPLR) – St. Charles police are investigating a concession stand crime.  The concession stand at the St. Charles High School football field was hit hard by vandals overnight.  Vandals did major damage to equipment inside the stand. Glass was all over shattered from several coolers with water and soda inside.  Other machines were also damaged and items were strewn about on the floor.  Chips, plastic bottles and cheese dip were found outside near the stand. “It`s a shame. It`s […]

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    Rookies officially report to Rams Training Camp

    EARTH CITY, MO (KPLR) -  FOX 2 is your home of the Rams and it is an exciting day for the team and its fans.  Rookies officially report for training camp.  There are high hopes for the Rams this season.  The team had a solid draft.  They used the second overall pick to take Auburn offensive tackle Greg Robinson then later made headlines when they took Mizzou standout Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted into the […]

  • St. Louis Police Department opens new Headquarters Building

    (KTVI) – It will be a historic weekend for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.  They are finally moving into a new headquarters building located at 1915 Olive Boulevard.   Previous story:

  • Bicyclists ride across Illinois in honor of fallen officers

    ALTON, IL (KTVI)– More than 50 bicyclists left from the Alton Marina Thursday morning for an emotional ride across Illinois. They are riding to support the Illinois families of law officers killed in the line of duty. The group showed up at the marina at 6am and was on the road by about 7:30am. Many of the riders are cops themselves. Others are family members or just supporters of fallen officers. Kenny Deatherage was doing the ride for the first […]

  • C.O.P.S. cycle across Illinois; Supporting lives lost in the line of duty

    ALTON, IL (KPLR) – Dozens of law officers and others will be riding bicycles across Illinois Thursday morning.  They’re in Alton to support the families of law officers who have been killed in the line of the duty.  A ceremonial back tire dip into the Mississippi River is slated to take place at 7 a.m.  Then the riders will take off. These cyclists are law enforcement officers from various agencies along with survivors and supporters of officers who have been […]

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    Three hospitalized after car crashes into parked cars in driveway

    JENNINGS, MO (KPLR) – Three people are hospitalized after a car crashed into two SUV’s parked in the driveway of a home in the 9400 block of Halls Ferry Road at Cozens. Police say a silver Toyota Corolla going south on Halls Ferry side swiped another car, lost control and hit two SUV’s parked in the driveway of that home.  People were inside. The side-swiped car hit a utility pole. According to LaSandra Scott, owner of the home and both […]

  • Candidates faceoff for St. Louis County Executive seat

    (KPLR)- There could be more fireworks Wednesday in the already heated race for St. Louis County Executive.  A new ad is coming out and a candidate`s forum is set to take place. County Executive Charlie Dooley is being challenged in the upcoming August 5th primary by democratic county council member Steve Stenger.  Today, Dooley is releasing his latest ad which Dooley`s communications director says highlights Steve Stenger`s role in human trafficking including the victimization of women and young girls.  The […]

  • MoDOT crews place girders that will help “top” I-44 downtown

    (KPLR) – Interstate 44 is closed in both directions from Broadway to the Poplar Street Bridge, the depressed section of I-44 through downtown. That area is considered part of I-44 following the rerouting of Interstate 70 following the completion of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. Crews are placing girders, or support beams, in place so they can literally put a lid on top of the highway. That cover will allow work crews to build a park over the top of […]

  • Monarch Fire Protection District employee rally

    (KTVI) – There is more controversy Thursday for the Monarch Fire Protection District in Chesterfield.  Members of the Firefighters Union will protest before one of their members is disciplined.  Union members say they will hold a rally at 3:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon to support their Shop Steward, Chris Gelven who is also a Captain in the district. Gelven is facing possible discipline for talking to the media after the Monarch Fire Board reportedly acquired bullet proof vests earlier this year.  […]

  • St. Charles man dead following officer involved shooting

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KPLR) – An officer involved shooting in Granite City has left one St. Charles man dead.  Around 4:15 a.m. Wednesday morning, police received a call for a distraught individual at the Phillips 66 gas station on Route 203 at Maryville Road.  When Granite City officers arrived, they found a man inside of his car located behind the building. As two officers approached the car, the individual pointed a gun at them.  Officers gave the man several commands […]