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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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    Girl, 15, fatally shot by masked gunmen overnight

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Police are investigating after a 15-year-old girl was murdered overnight in St. Louis city. It happened shortly before 7:00 pm in the 6000 block of Thekla Avenue in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. The victim was sitting in her car at the time. A spokesperson for the St. Louis Public Schools identified her as Toni Stevenson, a student at Northwest Academy of Law High School located at 5140 Riverview Boulevard. Toni was very involved in the schools, […]

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    Plans to repeal Obamacare spark protests in Missouri

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- People across Missouri are planning rush hour rallies this morning to protest plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. Some activists will gather outside of Senator Roy Blunt’s office in Clayton. He has been a critic of Obamacare and supports repealing the law. Six of the seven rallies including this one will begin at 8 a.m. Today`s protests come after the house and senate both voted last week to pass budget resolutions that will begin […]

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    Events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. across St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Several events are planned around the St. Louis area today marking the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. A civic ceremony is planned at 9:30 a.m. at the Old Courthouse downtown followed by the Annual Freedom March. It will end with an interfaith service at 12:30 p.m. at theLeonard Missionary Baptist Church located at 1100 North Compton. Organizers say St. Louis has the second largest MLK celebration in the United States. The Gateway Region YMCA is hosting its 32nd Annual Dr. […]

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    MoDOT ends emergency operations after salting streets for final round of icy weather

    WEST ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – The final phase of the ice storm meant a busy early Sunday morning for MoDOT crews. The Missouri Department of Transportation had more than 200 trucks out overnight and kept those full crews out on the roads through much of the morning because temperatures were holding close to the freezing mark. A degree or two can make a big difference in freezing roads or just wet. District Maintenance Engineer Mark Croarkin says generally […]

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    Hundreds of MoDOT trucks still salting roads to keep Missouri ice free

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – There is cautious optimism from MoDOT Saturday morning about road conditions on this day two of the ice storm. But MoDOT is not letting its guard down just yet. District Maintenance Engineer Mark Croarkin says he had full crews overnight and he plans on keeping full crews out Saturday.That means more than 200 trucks will be on the roads. Croarkin says temperatures are too close to freezing to let anyone go home yet. However, he does […]

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    MoDOT, IDOT preparing for icy road conditions

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO (KPLR)- As the potential ice storm approaches, road crews and law officers are doing all they can to prepare for the wintry weather. MoDOT, the Missouri Highway Patrol and AAA spoke earlier today about the incoming storm at MoDOT`s Transportation Management Center in Town and Country. MoDOT called the storm a potentially historic event. Crews plan to pre-treat all of MoDOT`s roadways today by using a mixture of salt brine and beet juice. MoDOT will keep […]

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    Car crashes into St. Charles pond following police chase

    ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI) – One person is in custody and police are still searching for another after an overnight chase in St. Charles County. It happened on 364 East at Mid-Rivers Mall Drive. Investigators say the incident started about 2 a.m. when Lake St. Louis police initiated the chase. There have been reports that the car involved may have been stolen. There are no details about anyone being hurt although one person was seen with handcuffs on being taken […]

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    Firefighter injured in St. Charles blaze

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI)- A St. Charles city firefighter was injured while fighting a late-night fire at a building on First Capitol Drive. The fire started just before 11 p.m. Monday in between two buildings that were built in the 1800’s. Businesses were located on the ground floor and residences on the second floor. There was heavy fire on the second floor when firefighters arrived. Three people living there all managed to get out safely. The fire spread to the building […]

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    Lambert Airport feels impact from Ft. Lauderdale tragedy

    LAMBERT AIRPORT (KPLR) – Although the Fort Lauderdale airport has reopened, airports across the country including at Lambert are still feeling the ripple effects from the tragedy in Florida. Normally, Southwest has flights arriving from and departing to Fort Lauderdale from Lambert on a regular basis. However, two Southwest flight scheduled to arrive at Lambert later today from Fort Lauderdale have been canceled: one Southwest flight that was supposed to leave Lambert earlier this morning for Fort Lauderdale was also canceled. […]

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    Time running out for candidates to file for mayor in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- If you want to run for St. Louis Mayor in the upcoming election, today is the last day to file to get on the ballot for the March primary. You can officially file until 5 p.m. today at the St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners office downtown on Tucker. So far a total of 12 candidates have filed to replace current Mayor Francis Slay who is not running for re-election. There are seven Democrats running. They […]

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    MoDOT urging drivers to stay off area roads

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KPLR)- MoDOT crews have been out for hours plowing where needed and treating interstates and main thoroughfares with a rock salt/beet juice combination. That work has certainly been needed. There have been lots of problems with crashes and spin outs and the company is urging drivers to be extra careful on the roads. MoDOT says some ramps and roadways could still be partially snow covered or may have slick spots. A MoDOT spokesperson tells us full crews started […]

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    Man shot overnight in Kirkwood; suspects sought

    KIRKWOOD, MO (KTVI) – Kirkwood police are searching for suspects after an overnight shooting sends one person to the hospital with critical injuries. Investigators say the person who was shot is a 21-year-old man who actually called police himself after the shooting. Detectives tell us they do not believe this was a random attack. Police rushed to the scene near the intersection of Geyer and Big Bend about 1 a.m. this morning. Investigators say the 21-year-old shooting victim was found in […]