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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    Ceremonies mark 75th anniversary of Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

    Today is a critical day in American history. It`s the 75 anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The attack thrust America into World War II and changed the course of history. The City of St. Peters holds a ceremony on Pearl Harbor day every year but this one took on special significance. Event organizers say the ceremony is meant to commemorate our heroes, their families and friends. The event took place at St. Peters City Hall at 10 a.m. Seventy-five years […]

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    Reconstruction of Forest Park Avenue begins Monday

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Construction on the Forest Park Parkway-Kingshighway intersection starts Monday. The intersection will be closed until July of 2017. The goal is to turn Forest Park Parkway and Kingshighway into a traditional intersection. Right now part of Forest Park Parkway runs underneath Kingshighway. As part of the project that section of Forest Park Parkway will be raised to the level of Kingshighway, turning it into a four way stop. The biggest benefit of creating that new […]

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    Christmas Brunch for Toy for Tots

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Hundreds of people feasted on a holiday meal today and helped children in need at the same time. It was all part of the 4TH   annual Misfit Christmas Brunch in south city dedicated to helping worthy causes. The event is put on by Tenacious Eats, a business that combines food and films for unique eating experiences. People of all ages came out… some in their pajamas. They watched Christmas kids movies and had dishes from several […]

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    Police investigating deadly crash, hit-and-run in St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Authorities are investigating after one person was killed in an accident on I-64/40 in Ladue. It happened around 2 a.m. in the eastbound lanes McKnight Road. The car overturned on the interstate, landing on its side against the median. The highway was closed for a a short time with traffic being diverted at Lindbergh Boulevard. A man on a motorized wheelchair was hit by a car overnight in north St. Louis County. The hit-and-run crash happened […]

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    Dine at over 75 restaurants Thursday to help an injured Hazelwood police officer

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-  You can eat out Thursday and help raise money for a Hazelwood police officer who suffered paralysis after a crash in the line of duty. Officer Craig Tudor is currently being treated at Craig Hospital in Colorado. The hospital is known for helping patients with spinal cord injuries like Officer Tudor suffered. Ballwin Police Officer Mike Flamion who was paralyzed after he was shot earlier this year also received treatment at the same hospital. Back in August, Tudor […]

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    Foundry STL offers $80 million to build soccer stadium

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- There are new developments this morning in efforts to bring Major League Soccer to St. Louis. Our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch report the group, Foundry St. Louis is offering to team up with SCSTL to build a new stadium next to Union Station. Foundry would pay $80 million in construction costs, eliminating the need for a vote on public funding. SCSTL is working to get a measure on the April ballot for public funding for […]

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    Crews battle two-alarm fire in Pine Lawn

    PINE LAWN, MO (KPLR) – A Pine Lawn home went up in flames early Monday morning, forcing residents in a next door apartment building to be evacuated. Fire crews got the call just before 5 a.m. this morning. The home where the fire started is on Natural Bridge at Sylvan and has been vacant for five years. When the first crews arrived at the scene, they found the first and second floors of the home engulfed in flames. The gusty winds […]

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    Police investigate burglary at Boathouse in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR )- A Forest Park landmark was hit by thieves overnight. Right now police are still trying to assess the damage and figure out what was taken at the Boathouse restaurant. The restaurant was scheduled to open at 11 a.m. this morning but that was delayed because of what transpired. An evidence technician from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department arrived at the scene around 10:40 a.m. Boathouse Manager Marsha Recks says the break-in happened sometime between […]

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    Police investigate burglary at Boathouse in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- A Forest Park landmark was hit by thieves overnight. Right now police are still trying to assess the damage and figure out what was taken at the Boathouse restaurant. The restaurant was scheduled to open at 11 a.m. this morning but that was delayed because of what transpired. An evidence technician from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department arrived at the scene around 10:40 a.m. Boathouse Manager Marsha Recks says the break-in happened sometime between when […]

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    Deseg program could close for new students in 2024

    CREVE COEUR, MO (KTVI)-This could be a historic day for the St. Louis City school desegregation program that has gone on for decades. The governing board of the program could vote this morning to start winding the program down. The board for the Voluntary Interdistrict Choice Corporation (V.I.C.C.) will meet at 8 a.m. Friday to map out the future of the voluntary transfer program. The, which started in 1982 after a federal lawsuit, has brought more than 70,000 African-American students […]

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    Old Newsboys Day annual fundraiser to benefit children’s charities

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Be on the lookout for local celebrities on the streets this morning. They’re hawking papers for the 60th annual Old Newsboys Day! Organizers are selling a special edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch are raising money for children’s charities in St. Louis. Co-chairs Lou Brock and Billy Busch will be at the corner of Brentwood and Maryland Avenue in Clayton later Thursday.

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    Maryland Heights development plan backed by Stan Kroenke dropped

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KPLR)-A proposal for a new massive development in Maryland Heights that would have involved Rams owner Stan Kroenke has been dropped. Details on this story are appearing in our partner the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. At a special meeting Tuesday night, Maryland Heights officials revealed that Kroenke and his investment partner Alan Bornstein have pulled their proposal from the table. That plan involved among other things a retail, entertainment and sports district. The land that`s been under consideration is […]