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
  • IDOT treating roadways for morning commute

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Il. -IDOT crews are treating area roadways for the Monday morning commute. Officials say all of the roads on the Illinois side of the river are still passable but there are some issues. Crews are seeing the biggest problems in the northern counties in areas like Jersey and Greene Counties. They started bringing in crews in the northern and southern counties including Madison, Jersey, Greene, and Randolph about 9 p.m. Sunday. By 1 a.m., IDOT had about 100 […]

  • Roads mostly clear of ice during Friday morning commute

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. -Crews on both sides of the river were out overnight into this morning making sure roads were ready for your morning commute. All of the hard work treating the roadways apparently paid off. Roads were in good shape for the morning commute. MoDOT officials say they kept full crews out on the roads until midnight then started to scale back. MoDOT had skeleton crews out until 7 a.m. this morning then they pulled everyone back in […]

  • Road crews preparing for cold and possible snow

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _It may be mild now but as Glenn said by this time Friday morning, it will be very cold as winter weather makes a return tonight. FOX 2’s Chris Regnier is live in Creve Coeur with what MoDOT and IDOT are saying.

  • Driver arrested after police chase through north county

    BRIDGETON, Mo. – Bridgeton police chased a car overnight Wednesday after the driver struck an officer and sped off. According to police, the Bridgeton officer who was hit by the car was not seriously hurt. In fact, he wasn’t even transported to a hospital. The chase began shortly after 1 a.m. in the parking lot of the Lodge Hotel on Pennridge. Bridgeton Police Captain Steve James said a Bridgeton officer saw what he thought was a suspicious car in a parking […]

  • Three local schools affected by national social media threats

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. _At least three St. Louis area high schools are hoping for normal school days today after they were involved in social media threats targeting school districts nationwide. Investigators have determined that the threats were not credible and at least one teen was taken into custody. One threat showed a gun, told people not to go to school yesterday and made a racial slur. Hazelwood West was placed on lockdown for a time while police investigated the situation. Other […]

  • Crews working to repair 8 water main breaks in Glendale

    GLENDALE, Mo. _In Missouri, repair crews are busy with dozens of other water main breaks as well. The City of Glendale reports eight water main breaks. According to Assistant Police Chief Bob Catlett, the first break was manageable because the water was flowing into a sewer drain. The second break forced the closure. Berry Road is closed between Manchester Road and Kirkham Avenue. At this point, Catlett says the water has not yet been turned off. Missouri American Water is aware […]

  • Parkway School District urges students to dress warmly

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Some school districts have decided to hold classes today, despite the bitter cold. The Parkway School District is reminding parents to make sure students dress warmly. The district has been working all week to make sure students have a safe return to classed today. The buses have been connected to heaters to make sure they run this morning. The district does not want kids standing out in the cold for long periods of time.

  • Rockwood School District heating bus engines

    ROCKWOOD, Mo. _It is the first day back at school for many school districts this morning after the holiday break. One of the largest area districts, the Rockwood School District, is taking precautions to make sure its buses start in the freezing weather. The system worked. Rockwood officials say all of the district`s buses started smoothly on this cold morning. The buses have electrical cords attached to them that drivers unhook as they come in for their shifts. The cords […]

  • Arnold road rage suspect makes first court appearance

    ARNOLD, Mo. – A Jefferson County judge amended the bond conditions for a man accused of a road rage incident earlier this month in Arnold. Scott Heatherly, a journeyman mechanic with a criminal past, is facing charges of second-degree assault, first-degree property damage, and second-degree property damage. Investigators said Heatherly followed a woman from the interstate to a Walgreens parking lot in Arnold back on December 8. Surveillance video shows a man, who investigators believe is Heatherly, kicking the woman’s […]

  • Dine out fundraiser for injured Arnold officer Ryan O’Connor

    ARNOLD, Mo. _A grassroots effort to help an injured Arnold police officer is December 20. It’s a dine out event for Officer Ryan O’Connor and his family. The woman behind the effort is Katie Zaitz Fink. She also organized support for injured Officer Mike Flamion and fallen Officer Blake Snyder. Now she has organized tonight’s dine out event at participating area restaurants. More than 60 restaurants have signed up to participate, with most donating 10 percent of sales and some 20 […]

  • Three firefighters injured in north St. Louis fire

    ST. LOUIS, MO – Three firefighters suffered burns overnight while battling a blaze in north St. Louis. Fortunately the injuries do not appear to be serious. Firefighters  arrived on West Florissant near Adelaide at around 12:15am. The fire was at a vacant two story home which at one time was a four family building.   There was extensive fire on all three floors of the building. Authorities tell us the three firefighters who were hurt were on the second floor of […]

  • St. Louis Lambert Airport website goes down after outages in Atlanta

    ST. LOUIS, MO — The massive power outage at the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta has had a ripple effect at airports across the country, including St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Delta has its largest hub in Atlanta at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport where the outage happened. Delta has reportedly canceled 300 flights Monday, most of them early morning arriving flights into Hartsfield. Lambert spokesperson Jeff Lea said three Delta morning departures from Lambert to Atlanta were canceled. A couple of […]