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, woman dead in Glasgow Village murder-suicide

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KPLR) – Tragedy in Glasgow Village in north St. Louis County after a domestic dispute turns into a murder-suicide outside of a home. Everything unfolded just after 9:15 p.m. Monday on Dunkeld Circle near Shepley Drive. Investigators say a 30-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman were arguing on their front porch when the man shot the woman then shot himself. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the man, identified as McKinley Jackson, was found in […]

  • St. Louis City tests voting machines ahead of April 4 election

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis City election officials put their own voting machines to the test Friday to make sure everything is ready for the April 4 election. Workers performed logic and accuracy testing on some of the machines. The test ensures that the machines are working properly. During the test, ballots were put into the machines with results that are already known. Workers then double-check to make sure the same results come out on the machines’ memory cards. […]

  • Man shot in head on Busch Stadium MetroLink platform; suspects sought

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – An apparent late night robbery attempt on a MetroLink train ended with one man shot near Busch Stadium. St. Louis police say the victims was in his 50s. St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says the incident started when a father and his son were on a westbound train and a group of six people, four males and two females, got on board in the metro east. Dotson says the group started badgering the father and son for […]

  • Motorist killed, officer injured after vehicle spins off I-64 into police cruiser

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO (KPLR) – One person was killed and a Town & Country police officer hurt after a crash early Saturday morning. It happened on Highway 40 west near 141 in Town and Country. Investigators say just before 7am this morning, the driver of a Toyota Corolla was west on 40 when he lost control and slammed into the back of a stopped Town & Country police SUV with an officer inside of it. That officer was investigating […]

  • St. Louis area prepares winter weather

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO (KTVI)-The approaching winter weather has many people closely watching what might be headed our way. From road crews to St Patrick`s Day activities this weekend, the impending snow and cold could have big impacts. MoDOT as well as IDOT officials saying their crews will do pre-treat roads today ahead of the winter weather. MoDOT says while most of tomorrow`s snow will likely melt on the roadways because of warmer pavement temperatures, there is concern about moisture […]

  • St. Louis Home & Garden Show at America’s Center this weekend

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – It might be snowy and cold outside this weekend, but it’s all about spring and summer inside at the annual Builders St. Louis Home & Garden Show, which runs through Sunday. Nearly 400 exhibitors in more than 1,400 booths are filling out America’s Center downtown with everything you could need or want for your home and garden spread across 380,000 square-feet of the convention center. The show is basically broken up into seven different areas, from […]

  • Soulard to have 16 new security cameras by fall

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- More than a dozen new security cameras are coming to Soulard to help increase security and cut down on crime. Nearly $200,000 was raised from different sources to make the cameras a reality. Many cameras are already up in the Soulard area. The difference is the cameras up now in Soulard are all privately owned. They are being installed in conjunction with St. Louis Police and will be linked in with the Real Time Crime Center […]

  • Lyda Krewson wins Democratic primary for St. Louis mayor

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- The primary election results are in and St. Louis could be on its way to having its first ever woman mayor. In a crowded field of seven democratic mayoral candidates, Alderwoman Lyda Krewson came out on top holding off St. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura Jones. Krewson now becomes the strong front runner in next month`s general election to replace mayor Francis Slay who did not run for another term. Krewson, the 28th Ward Alderwoman, won with […]

  • Pope appoints local monsignor ‘auxiliary bishop’ to Archdiocese of St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Big news for the Archdiocese of St. Louis as Pope Francis appoints an auxiliary bishop to the archdiocese. Monsignor Mark Rivituso received the appointment Tuesday. Rivituso has been with the archdiocese since he was ordained to the priesthood back in 1988. Before this elevation, he was the Archdiocese’s Vicar General. In his new position, Rivituso is basically the second in command in the Archdiocese to Archbishop Robert Carlson. Rivituso will work closely with Carlson in many […]

  • `Show it 2 Vote` campaign launches at City Hall

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Missouri`s Secretary of State and two state representatives launched the campaign this morning to educate people about Missouri`s new controversial photo voter ID law. Voters passed the constitutional amendment in November but it doesn`t take effect until June. The campaign about the new law is called ‘Show It 2 Vote.’ Representative Justin Alferman, a Republican out of Hermann, crafted the law which Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft supports. Representative Bruce Franks Jr., a Democrat from the […]

  • Campaign for new photo voter ID law Monday at City Hall

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – It’s the day before the primary election and leaders will be at St. Louis City Hall this morning. They will be kicking off the campaign for Missouri’s new controversial photo voter identification law that passed in November. Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft and two state representatives will present ‘Show it to Vote’ at 9 a.m. Missouri voters overwhelmingly passed Amendment 6 by a margin of 63 percent to nearly 37 percent. The constitutional amendment requires Missouri voters to […]

  • Volunteers help with tornado cleanup in Perryville

    PERRYVILLE, MO (KTVI)- There’s no school for the third day in a row in Perryville, Missouri as students help with the cleanup after Tuesday night’s deadly tornado. Tornado victims continue to get help from neighbors. Other help is coming from St. Louis and beyond. Immanuel Lutheran Church and the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store in Perryville continues to take donations today of non-perishable food. Students at Windsor and Seckman High Schools in Jefferson County had already planned a March […]