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
  • Man slips off platform at Central West End MetroLink Station

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A man was injured after falling between a MetroLink train and platform overnight. The accident happened just before midnight at the Central West End Station, at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Children’s Place. Police say the man slipped off of the island style platform and got his leg caught between the train and the platform. He was taken to the hospital and treated for a minor injury. MetroLink service was switched to shuttle buses between Grand […]

  • Woman dead, man injured in north St. Louis shooting; suspect sought

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating after a man and a woman were shot in the head Thursday in north St. Louis. The shooting happened about 8:30 a.m. in the 1100 block Canaan Avenue in the Baden neighborhood. Both victims were taken to the hospital for treatment. The woman, identified as 29-year-old Keiva Jones, was pronounced dead and the man was said to be in critical and unstable condition. The 52-year-old male […]

  • Suspicious fires hit same block of north city neighborhood

    ST. LOUIS, MO – An investigation is underway for suspicious fires overnight in the same block of a north city neighborhood. St. Louis Bomb and Arson investigators may be called in. The fires began in the same block of vacant home on Ashland Avenue near Vandeventer. A neighbor spotted smoke coming from a second floor window on of one home and called 911. Firefighters realized they had been started at several spots inside that house. As firefighters battled that fire, another […]

  • Lane closures May 24-25 on WB I-270 Mississippi River Bridge

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Drivers who use the I-270 Chain of Rocks Bridge over the Mississippi River will face a lane closure today and tomorrow. The four-lane bridge has two lanes in each direction. For several hours today and tomorrow, IDOT will close the right westbound lane to traffic. On both days, the closure doesn`t start until after the main morning commute is over, which can help reduce the potential traffic impact. Today, the westbound right lane will be closed from […]

  • Wentzville VFW hosts cross country motorcycle trip

    WENTZVILLE, MO (KPLR) – Hundreds of motorcycle riders were in Wentzville this morning as they make their annual cross country trek to Washington, D.C. for the Memorial Day weekend. About 400 motorcyclists converged in downtown Wentzville this morning for a special ceremony at a very meaningful memorial. Wentzville is home to the nation’s first Vietnam War Memorial and it means a lot to the many veterans taking part in this annual ride. The motorcyclists arrived in Wentzville yesterday, spent the […]

  • Police investigating several weekend shootings across St. Louis

    RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)-Several shootings over the weekend sent people to hospitals and have police busy searching for suspects. FOX 2’s Chris Regnier is live in Richmond Heights with a wrap of where those other incidents took place. Potential shots were fired into the Andy’s Custard location on S. Hanley Road. It happened just before 8:00 p.m. Sunday. Windows, where orders would be placed, were shattered. There is a question as to whether it was bullet that struck them or […]

  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency construction job expo in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-A job fair is being held today at the new National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, NGA, site in north St. Louis for those interested in construction industry jobs. FOX 2’s Chris Regnier joins us with the specifics. Project Connect is teaming up with those in the construction industry to put on this event. The job fair will take place from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. at 2233 Cass Avenue. It’s of the site where the new Western Headquarters will be built. The […]

  • Kingshighway Bridge partially reopens to traffic after rebuild

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- It’s been closed for nearly two years, but on Saturday part of the Kingshighway Bridge in south St. Louis near I-44 reopened to traffic.The 78 year old bridge was closed back in July of 2015 so it could be demolished and rebuilt. A ribbon cutting marked the partial reopening of this important north/south city thoroughfare. Four of the six lanes are now open to traffic, two lanes in each direction. The additional two lanes and sidewalks won`t […]

  • Village of Vinita Terrace merges with City of Vinita Park

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis County has one less municipality Wednesday following a history-making merger, as the Village of Vinita Terrace became part of Vinita Park. The move impacts more than 2,000 residents who live and pay taxes in the two north county communities. Less than 300 of those people live in the Vinita Terrace area. Both communities share history and some services, including shared policing. Under this deal, the North County Police Cooperative, which serves both areas, will […]

  • Man surrenders peacefully after stand-off in East Alton

    EAST ALTON, IL (KTVI) – A roughly four-hour standoff overnight in East Alton ends peacefully with a man surrendering to police after allegedly firing at officers when they first arrived. The incident started about 10:30 p.m. Sunday night when East Alton police received a call for shots fired on Wood River Avenue. East Alton Police Chief Darren Carlton says when two of his officers arrived, the male suspect shot at them. Fortunately, neither the officers nor their cruisers was hit. Carlton says […]

  • Driver charged with DUI after hitting big rig along I-55, crashing into flood water

    ARNOLD, MO (KPLR) – A driver lost control of his car and ended up in the water along Interstate 55 in south county. Doug Robinson said something hit his car, set off the airbags and he ended up in the water. But more details have developed since that point. Missouri Highway Patrol investigators say Robinson actually hit the back of a big rig on I-55 south. That apparently caused him to lose control and end up in the floodwaters. That big […]

  • Southbound I-55 open over Meramec River

    ARNOLD, MO (KTVI)- All lanes of southbound Interstate 55 in Arnold are open to traffic between St. Louis and Jefferson counties. The Meramec River crested early Thursday morning and crews began opening lanes as the water receded. The Meramec Bottom ramp to SB 55 remains closed due to water on that ramp. The northbound lanes remained open during the flooding of the southbound lanes. According to MoDOT-St. Louis Asst. District Engineer Tom Blair, the cresting of the Meramec River is […]