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.

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    Man assaulted at University City apartment complex

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR)-There were dramatic moments this morning in University City. Police with guns drawn searched and then took one person into custody. That came after an overnight assault at an apartment complex. It unfolded at an apartment just off Olive near I-170. University City police tell us the assault happened about 2:30 a.m. this morning. The assault victim was a male who was visiting someone at an apartment. Investigators say the victim got into a fight with more […]

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    St. Clair home destroyed in fire

    ST. CLAIR, MO (KPLR)- A St. Clair, Missouri home was destroyed by an intense fire overnight. It happened around 4 a.m. on Shady Street near Highway 30. Fire crews arrived to find the home engulfed in flames. They were able to contain the fire within ten minutes. There were initial reports that a person might have been trapped in the home. Crews searched the home but did not find anyone. It was later learned that the person who rents the […]

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    Heat Advisory in effect from noon until 9 p.m.

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The oppressive and dangerous heat expected today will likely make for changes in how people plan their day. According to the National Weather Service, a Heat Advisory remains in effect from noon Wednesday until 9 p.m. Temperatures will rise quickly into the 90s by midday, with dangerous levels of heat during the afternoon and evening. Temperatures could hit the 100 degrees for the first time this summer and our heat index could eclipse 105 degrees. It could be […]

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    Police investigating Central West End robbery

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-One person was robbed at gunpoint overnight in a hold-up in the Central West End. Police say the victim was robbed around 1 a.m. on Euclid Avenue near Washington Boulevard. Police say the victim, an adult male, was walking alone on the street when he was confronted at gunpoint by a male suspect.  Investigators believe an undetermined amount of money was taken from the victim. Fortunately, the victim was not hurt in this case. The crime happened just blocks from where […]

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    I-44 from Jefferson to Vandeventer will be closed this weekend

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis drivers will be dealing with a major interstate closure this weekend. A section of I-44 will completely shut down starting Friday night so crews can start tearing down the Grand Boulevard bridge over the interstate. The bridge was built back in 1969 and needs to be replaced,. At 8:00pm Friday, MoDOT will completely close I-44 between Jefferson and Vandevente in both directions. The stretch of Grand around the bridge area will also completely shut down […]

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    Enter for a chance to win the St. Jude Dream Home

    O’FALLON, MO (KTVI)- It`s a hospital that saves childrens` lives and you can help further that mission at the St. Jude Children`s Research Hospital. Fox 2`s Chris Regnier is live in O`Fallon, Missouri with a look at the St. Jude Dream Home and how it could be yours! It`s a four bedroom three and a half bath home with an estimated value of $485,000. You can buy tickets to possibly win this home for $100 each. All proceeds go to […]

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    Lindbergh School Board to vote on teacher’s contract

    SOUTH COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – An ongoing controversy over teacher pay in the Lindbergh School District could come to a head tonight. That`s when the Lindbergh School Board is set to vote on the budget for the upcoming school year. The school board is set to meet in the Lindbergh High auditorium at 7:30pm tonight. Teacher salaries are set to be part of the expected budget vote. The controversy over how much teachers are paid in the Lindbergh district has been […]

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    Ruptured gas line forces evacuations in the Central West End

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – More than 150 people were evacuated from homes and businesses in the Central West End Tuesday morning after a Laclede Gas main ruptured. According to a Laclede Gas spokesperson, the rupture occurred at Euclid and Laclede around 7:45 a.m. A Laclede crew struck its own gas main while upgrading pipelines in the Central West End. Crews accidentally hit the end of an existing four-inch natural gas main, prompting the rupture. Captain Garon Mosby, a spokesman for the St. […]

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    Lindbergh School Board to vote on teachers’ contract

    SOUTH COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Another protest over teacher pay in planned today at Lindbergh High School. At least 300 students walked out of class on Tuesday, protesting that their teachers should be paid more. At 11 a.m., students, parents and alumni plan a sit-in outside the school district headquarters near the school. They want to meet with the district superintendent to present a petition outlining their demands. Lindbergh District officials admit they are behind in competitive pay but say […]

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    St. Louis LGBT Community hosts march, candlelight vigil in The Grove

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis’s LGBT community held a march and candlelight vigil Sunday night in solidarity with those killed in the Orlando nightclub massacre. The march went from Manchester and Sarah to the Transgender Memorial Garden in The Grove. A community forum was already planned for the month of National Pride Fest, and now members of the local LGBT community will be speaking out after the horrific act of violence in Orlando. LGBT leaders and community members across the country are […]

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    Mother, two children identified in fatal St. Peters house fire

    ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI) – Major Case Squad investigators are trying to piece together the circumstances surrounding the tragic deaths of a mother and her two children in St. Peters. All three victims were found inside their burning home. They have been identified as Jenny Ayres, 37, Jordie Hines, 10 and five-year-old Jada Hines. It all unfolded at a home on Elm Tree Street not far from Jungerman Road. This morning police are still guarding the scene. Neighbors noticed the fire […]

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    Store owner shot in the head at north city business; suspect at large

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A beloved owner of a north St. Louis market is fighting for his life after being shot Thursday morning. According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting happened at Sam’s St. Louis Packing Company, located at Shreve and Anderson in the Penrose neighborhood, at about 8:30 a.m. The store was open when someone came in and opened fire on the owner, who was behind the counter. Several shots were fired and […]


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