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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.

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    After the curfew: One critically shot, 7 arrests

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – More tear gas and gun-fire in the streets during another violent night in Ferguson and leaving many to wonder when will it end. One person shot, a police car hit by gun-fire, and seven arrests as police enforced the governor’s new curfew.   Police fired smoke bombs and tear gas at protesters who didn’t want to leave after the midnight curfew rolled around.  Police got reports of people on the roof at Red’s Barbecue.  Then they saw […]

  • Matt Mitchell publicly apologizes for Uhl Sisters’ death

    MT. VERNON, IL (KPLR)- For the first time since the fatal accident in 2007, former Illinois State Police trooper Matt Mitchell has publicly apologized for the crash that killed 18-year-old Jessica Uhl and her 13-year-old sister Kelli. He was back in the Secretary of State’s office Wednesday trying to get his drivers’ license back.  This is his 5th attempt. The hearing started at 10 a.m. but was delayed after hearing room recording devices malfunctioned.  During the first part of the […]

  • Looters break into south St. Louis shoe store overnight

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Looters broke into a south St. Louis shoe store overnight.  Police say shortly before 12:00 a.m. Tuesday, the Shoe Carnival located on Bamberger Avenue near Grand at Gravois was damaged. Ten to 15 cars with nearly 30 people pulled up, broke into the store and stole multiple pairs of shoes. The suspects also attempted to rob  a nearby Radio Shack but were scared off by a security guard. The front window at that store is partially […]

  • Protesters demonstrate outside St. Louis County Police Headquarters

    CLAYTON, MO (KPLR) – Demonstrators upset over the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown are marching in Clayton, Missouri. The protesters say they want the St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Bob McColluch’s office to release the following regarding the death of Brown: For the officer who killed Brown to be identified.   For the officer who killed Brown to be fired and charged with murder. They want the police department’s “Protocol Handbook” released to the public. They want the Ferguson Police […]

  • Toddler brutally attacked by family dog; grandma loses fingertips during struggle

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY (KTVI) – A 22-month-old girl is in critical condition after she was attacked by her family’s  dog. It happened at a St. Charles County home. The little girl is fighting for her life; her grandmother also seriously hurt as well. The dog that attacked the child, an 80 pound pit bull mix, has already been euthanized.  The attack happened Thursday night at a home on Essex Street in unincorporated St. Charles County. Authorities got the call around 6:45pm. Investigators […]

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    Garage fire destroys three vintage cars: Family devastated

    BALLWIN, MO (KPLR) – A Ballwin family is picking up the pieces after a fire destroyed three vintage cars.  The cars were in a detached garage that went up in flames on Rauscher Drive.  The garage is gutted. According to the Metro West Fire Protection District, the fire was accidental and started from a mechanical malfunction in the garage area. A 1966 Mustang Coupe, 1966 Mustang Convertible and 1932 Ford Pickup were all destroyed. The homeowner’s are devastated.

  • Bicyclist struck by semi near Tucker and Convention

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A bicyclist was struck by a semi near Tucker and Convention Wednesday morning.  The accident happened around 12:15 a.m.  Police say the bicyclist was hurt but his injuries are minor.  It is unclear how the bicyclist and semi collided. The 43-year-old cyclist was knocked off of his bike and taken to a hospital for treatment. He is in stable condition. The driver of the semi did not appear to be hurt.  He stopped, was questioned […]

  • Tim McCarver to be inducted into St. Louis Walk of Fame Monday

    (KPLR) – There will be a special honor Monday for a former Cardinals and Hall of Fame broadcaster.  Tim McCarver will be inducted into the St. Louis Walk of Fame.  McCarver`s star sits on Delmar Boulevard, across from the Moonrise Hotel. The induction ceremony is scheduled to take place at 11:30 a.m.  McCarver  is expected to be on hand for the festivities. Many people know him best for his years working baseball World Series games with Joe Buck.  But McCarver […]

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    Cardinals- Red Sox deal reactions

    (KTVI) – The Cardinals have a different look Friday morning after being part of a major shake up right before the baseball trade deadline.  The Redbirds sent Allen Craig and Joe Kelly to the Boston Red Sox.  In return, the Cards will get pitcher John Lackey from Boston. This was a surprise deal that really shook up the Cardinals Clubhouse.  The hope is that bringing in a seasoned veteran pitcher such as John Lackey, will help the Cardinals make a […]

  • Woman gunned down on Hodiamont in north St. Louis

    (KPLR) – St. Louis police homicide detectives are busy again investigating another murder.  The latest victim is a woman who was gunned down in north city Wednesday night.  Authorities say  they don’t have any suspects in the case nor do they have a description of any potential suspects. Police received a call Wednesday night around 7:45 p.m. at Hodiamont and Lotus near the city`s border with Wellston.  A woman had been shot once in the chest.  She was rushed to […]

  • Police looking for trucker that fled fatal accident

    MARINE, IL (KPLR) – Part of westbound I-70 in Madison County, Illinois was completely closed Wednesday morning after a deadly crash overnight between two tractor trailers and a passenger car.  The westbound lanes of I-70 were shut down and cars were re-routed at Route 4.  Illinois State Police accident reconstruction crews are handling the case. The crash happened around 1:50 a.m. According to Illinois State Police, the driver of the Impala was traveling on I-70 westbound at milepost 18 and […]

  • Flames engulf Wentzville apartment complex carport; 32 cars destroyed

    LAKE ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Thirty-two cars are either damaged or destroyed after a carport went up in flames at a Lake St. Louis apartment complex early Monday morning.  The fire happened at the Camden Cedar Lake Apartments in Lake St. Louis near  Highway 40.  It caused extensive damage.  The carport is gone. Ananta Poolla was one of several residents awakened by the explosion-like sounds.  His Ford Escape was destroyed in the carport. “By the time I came out, […]


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