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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    Judge to hear legal challenge to city’s minimum wage hike

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The controversial move to raise the minimum wage in the City of St. Louis heads back to court Tuesday morning. A judge will hear arguments in a suit filed to block the minimum wage increase from going into effect later this month. The hearing for a permanent injunction against the minimum wage hike is set to get underway at 9 a.m. in front of Judge Steven Ohmer. In August, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen passed […]

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    Subway restaurants of St. Louis region donate $50K to Operation Food Search

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Operation Food Search gets a generous donation today from all of the Subway restaurants in the St Louis region. The 245 Subways in our area donated $50,000 to Operation Food Search in University City. The money will be used for childhood nutrition programs at Operation Food Search including Operation Backpack. That`s an effort where kids who qualify for free and reduced lunches at school get backpacks full of food every Friday to help them have enough […]

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    Cardinal Nation gearing up for another ‘Red October’

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Now that the Cardinals have clinched a post season birth for the fifth straight season, there are dates and activities for Cardinal Nation to remember. There is also new merchandise to buy! Workers at the Cardinals team store at Busch Stadium have been busy this morning putting out t-shirts and hats that are sure to be popular with cards fans. The t-shirts and hats are the ones that the team wore during the locker room celebration […]

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    IKEA customers begin lining up for grand opening

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- In a little more than 48 hours the home furnishings retail giant IKEA will officially open its doors in St. Louis. Shoppers can start lining up at 9a.m. to be the first ones inside the new store. It`s because they will get free stuff! The new store located at Vandeventer Avenue and Forest Park is the company’s 41st store in the U.S. It’s the first in Missouri. The store officially opens on Wednesday, October 1st at […]

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    Police investigating 151st homicide in the city

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-  St. Louis homicide detectives busy again after a young man was shot and killed in north St. Louis. It happened around 9a.m. on Marcus Avenue near Northland. Investigators say people in the area heard several shots fired. They came out to see a young man in his early 20`s shot in the street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say there were nine shots fired. Loved ones of the victims raced to the area. […]

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    43-year-old man shot in head, chest dies in hospital

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- A man was shot and killed overnight in north St. Louis. The shooting happened around 11p.m. in the Baden neighborhood. Officers arrived to find the 43-year-old victim with gunshot wounds to his head and chest. It’s unclear if it was an outside scene. He was rushed to a local hospital where he later died. His name has not been released. This is the City of St. Louis` 150th homicide this year. There were 159 homicides in […]

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    Illinois districts back Rauner in effort to undo school mandates

    EAST SAINT LOUIS, IL (KPLR)- Financially strapped Illinois school districts are trying to eliminate costly mandates now have a new ally in their fight, Governor Bruce Rauner. The state of Illinois imposes well over 100 mandates on local school districts. They cover a wide variety of areas but Rauner is focusing on a few in particular. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Rauner`s move against unfunded mandates is part of a larger proposal to freeze property taxes, […]

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    City of Wildwood celebrates Park(ing) Day

    WILDWOOD, MO (KPLR) – There was one less parking place in front of Wildwood City Hall today and it was done in the name of green space. The City of Wildwood was among communities around the world today taking part in PARK (ing) day. It’s a movement that started several years ago in San Francisco where parking places are transformed into park-like settings for one day to acknowledge the importance of parks. The event takes place on the third Friday […]

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    MoDOT repaving project of I-44 bridge over the Meramec river could stall traffic

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – There is a new lane set up on I-44 west this morning at the Meramec river bridge near I-270 that could impact commuters, especially for this evening`s rush hour. It`s all part of MoDOT`s ongoing repaving project of the I-44 bridge over the Meramec. MoDOT started the paving project on I-44 west over the bridge here right after Labor Day. For the past week and a half or so, the far right lane on westbound […]

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    Four suspects wanted after chase that led to officer-involved shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- A high speed police chase ends with St. Louis City officers opening fire on four suspects after at least one of the suspects allegedly pointed at gun at the officers. No one is in custody at this time. Chief Sam Dotson says no officers were hurt but one of the suspects may have been wounded. The shooting ended on Hamilton near West Florissant in Jennings. The four suspects were in a black Mercedes Benz which was […]

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    Man killed by hit-and-run driver on I-70 at Grand; driver sought

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis police are searching for the driver and the car involved in a deadly hit and run crash on I-70. The accident happened around 9p.m. Thursday near the Grand exit. Investigators say a man was crossing the interstate when he was hit in the eastbound lanes. The force of the impact threw the man into the express lanes. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police had eastbound I-70 closed in the area until […]

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    Three Hillsboro school board members resign at special meeting

    HILLSBORO, MO (KPLR)- A school board shake up took place Thursday morning in the Hillsboro R-3 District. Board members have resigned. A special board meeting to announce the resignations took place at 6:30 a.m. The impact of the four minute meeting  could be significant. District Superintendent Aaron Cornman announced that three of the seven board members have resigned their positions effective immediately. The board members stepping down are board President John Stewart, member Dan McCarthy and member Charles ‘Bo’ Harrison. […]


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