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
  • Crews battle massive fire in East Saint Louis

    EAST SAINT LOUIS, Il. _EAST SAINT LOUIS, Il. _Smoke could be seen for miles this morning after a building right next to a gas station and convenience store in East St. Louis went up in flames. It happened at the intersection of 26th and Louisiana. Firefighters received the call a little before 7 a.m. When they arrived, the fire was already intense. East St. Louis Fire Chief Jason Blackmon says the building that burned is vacant. It was once home […]

  • Loop Trolley reaches next phase of testing, running entire track

    UNIVERSITY CITY,  Mo. _UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. _Days after saying they need a half million dollars to stay afloat, those with the Loop Trolley plan to begin testing trolleys today on the full 2.2 mile line. Trolley organizers say the testing starting today is critical because it`s the first time the trolleys will be tested on the complete track not just a portion of it. The testing starting today is called system integrated testing or the ‘SIT’ phase. Project organizers say […]

  • Old Newsboys Day fundraiser for children’s charities

    CLAYTON, Mo. _Many volunteers took to the streets around St. Louis this morning to sell special newspapers to help children`s charities. It was all part of the annual Old Newsboys Day. Volunteers were at 500 street corners around the St. Louis metro this morning selling special editions of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Billy Busch was among those selling papers this morning. He was at Brentwood and Maryland in Clayton. Busch is the chairman for the event this year. He was […]

  • List of potential St. Louis police chief candidates narrowed to six

    ST. LOUIS – The process of picking a new police chief for the City of St. Louis is scheduled to take a big step forward, as the pool will be narrowed to six. The city’s new Public Safety Director, Judge Jimmie Edwards, said he wants to have a new police chief in place by the end of the year. A total of 42 people applied for the police chief job at the beginning of the process. Although the search has […]

  • MoDOT cautions drivers to give emergency responders wide berth on the roadways

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. – Emergency responders are urging drivers to pay attention when they are behind the wheel, especially at scenes along roadways. Authorities at MoDOT’s Transportation Management Center in Town and Country highlighted separate incidents in just the past few days in the St. Louis area, where a Missouri Highway Patrol cruiser and a MoDOT emergency response vehicle were hit. Fortunately, neither the trooper nor the MoDOT worker was seriously hurt. Emergency responders said the biggest problem they […]

  • Loop Trolley opening delayed until 2018

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. _It will now be next year before the loop trolley could finally be up and running. The details about this latest timeline are appearing in our partner the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The Post reports that Joe Edwards, the driving force behind the $51 million loop trolley project, now hopes to have the trolley open by mid-January or mid-February of next year. Edwards tells the Post that the actual start date will depend on how quickly the ongoing […]

  • POWERplex sports campus to announce finalists communities

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. _There is new life this morning for a major amateur sports complex in our area after plans for the project in Chesterfield were cancelled. One of the potential sites is the St. Louis Outlet Mall in Hazelwood, formerly the St. Louis Mills Mall of off Highway 370. Organizers say part of that project would include a substantial investment in turfed fields for the Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Club, just one third of a mile from The Mills property. However, […]

  • Police investigate gun store burglaries in St. Louis County

    VALLEY PARK, Mo. – St. Louis County police are searching for suspects after two gun stores were burglarized early Friday morning. One break-in happened around 3:00 a.m. at On Target Shooting Range and Gun Store on Vance Road in Valley Park. The owner says an old shotgun and four to five handguns were taken. The owner says surveillance shows three suspects who appear to be males breaking in. All three had some sort of mask covering their faces. They were only in the […]

  • Normandy puts limits on pet owners

    NORMANDY, Mo. _The Normandy City Council votes to limit how many pets residents can have in their homes. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Normandy`s Mayor Patrick Green says the move comes after complaints from residents about the amount of animals in some homes. Green says it also gives city workers a concrete ordinance to enforce when they see a lot of animals running around a home. City leaders passed the legislation on Tuesday night. Under the measure, […]

  • Carjacking ends with police chase, crash on Warne at Penrose

    JENNINGS, Mo. – A carjacking led to a police chase which ended in a crash in St. Louis City. Around 10:52 p.m., officers from the City of Jennings Precinct spotted a 2013 black Lexus near the Halls Ferry Circle. It was taken during a carjacking in Clayton on November 6. The officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop but the driver fled. They began chasing the vehicle through north St. Louis City for about 10 minutes. The pursuit ended in a […]

  • Renovations continue at Soldiers Memorial downtown

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Progress continues on the major renovation ongoing at Soldiers Memorial Museum in downtown St. Louis. One of the main areas being transformed is called the Court of Honor, located across Chestnut from the main building. Besides the concrete and granite walking area being put in, a reflective pool and fountain are also being installed. “What we’re working really hard to do is make these engaging spaces for all visitors,” said Jody Sowell, the director of Exhibitions […]

  • Trailnet to announce destinations for safe biking, walking trails

    CLAYTON, Mo. _Trailnet is making a major announcement today about a new set of biking and walking trails that could help connect destinations around St. Louis. Trailnet is a group that advocates for better walking and biking in the St. Louis region. Today`s announcement is going to reveal the destinations for St. Louis` first on-street protected walking and biking trails. The trails will be elevated sidewalks that are protected from vehicles. A Trailnet spokesperson says 25 destinations are being announced […]