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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.

Recent Articles
  • Man armed with rifle shot, killed by police

    JENNINGS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis county police shot and killed a man in what started as a domestic violence situation overnight. The shooting occurred around 11pm Wednesday at the Windfall Trace apartment complex on Jeff Kenn Drive near Lucas & Hunt. Around 8:30 pm, a woman who lives at the complex called police saying a man was at her door with a sawed off shotgun. The woman and the man knew each other and may have been romantically involved in […]

  • Four accused in multiple robberies arrested after police chase

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Four suspects are in custody after they allegedly committed two armed robberies and led police on a chase through downtown St. Louis. The suspects made off with a cell phone, wallets and another more unique item, pants. Police say the suspects may have made a victim take off the pants or perhaps the victim was just carrying the pants. This was certainly a pretty dramatic sequence of events overnight Tuesday. The police chase ended early Wednesday […]

  • One dead, 5 injured in string of overnight shootings

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Police have their hands full Tuesday morning with several shootings, including one homicide. In just three and a half hours, a total of six people were shot. So far, police don’t have anyone in custody. Five of the six incidents happened in north St. Louis. The first shooting occurred shortly after 9 pm Monday night. A 41-year-old man was shot in the left knee and hand on Walton in North City. He is expected to survive. […]

  • Man shot in neck near Bel Ridge overnight

    BEL RIDGE, MO (KPLR)- One man was rushed to the hospital after he was shot in the neck early Monday morning in Bel-Ridge. The man showed up at the QuikTrip at I-170 and Natural Bridge for help. He got that help quickly because two Bel-Ridge police officers just happened to be inside the business getting a cup of coffee when the victim came in bleeding profusely from his neck. Officers from several departments responded when it all went down about […]

  • Man shot in rolling gun battle, fire department damaged

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A rolling gun battle between two cars left one man hospitalized and significant damage near the St. Louis Fire Department Headquarters Friday morning. The two cars involved crashed through the fence of the headquarters located on Jefferson at Cass Avenue. A white Chevrolet Camaro and a black Dodge Charger both ended up in the back parking lot of the fire department. EMS crews treated a 26-year-old man who was driving the white Camaro. He was able […]

  • EF-0 tornado touched down Tuesday night in St. Peters

    ST. PETERS, MO (KPLR) – Wednesday will be a day of clean up in St. Peters after the National Weather Service confirms an EF-0 tornado touched down in the area Tuesday night. Some vinyl fencing was ripped apart by the force of the storm near McClay and Jungermann Road. Tree limbs and even whole trees are also down in several areas. Part of a tree also fell onto a car. According to a weather service official, the tornado touched down […]

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    New mobile outreach van could help the homeless in Downtown St. Louis

    (KTVI) – Three St. Louis agencies are teaming up for the first time ever to try and help address the homeless problem in the Downtown area. The St. Patrick Center, The Bridge and the Partnership for Downtown St. Louis are all involved in the project. They are using things like a newly acquired mobile outreach van for the St. Patrick Center to try and find as many members of the downtown homeless population as they can to see what services […]

  • McCaskill leads Senate hearing on local police militarization

    (KTVI) – The situation in Ferguson will take center stage Tuesday in Washington, D.C.  Senator Claire McCaskill will lead a hearing into the militarization of state and local police departments. You can expect to hear a lot of perspectives from different players involved with the issue including local law enforcement. All is quiet in Ferguson now, but there were many of those violent clashes between police and protesters happened after the Michael Brown shooting. In the wake of the shooting, […]

  • Man found shot inside burning car dies

    (KTVI) – Homicide detectives are trying to track down a killer after a man was found shot inside a burning car.  That man later died at a hospital. This all unfolded at Skinker and Hodiamont just north of Delmar.  Police say they got the call a little before 10 p.m. Sunday night.  When officers arrived, they pulled the man out of the burning car. Authorities say he had been shot in the left side of the stomach but at that […]

  • Police identify brothers shot to death Friday morning

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) -St. Louis police have another murder investigation on their hands. And the victims are reportedly related. Two men were killed Friday morning. Police identified the victims as James Dent, 34, and Steven Dent, 25.  Both men lived in the 5700 block of Bartmer.  The two were found just before 8 a.m. on Goodfellow near Julian Avenue. James was on the sidewalk on Goodfellow and Steven was just around the corner on Julian. Officers responded after residents reported […]

  • Two murdered in north St. Louis; brings total to 6 in less than 24 hours

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Two more people are dead in St. Louis City, apparently the victims of crime. Officers were called to a report of a shooting at Goodfellow and Julian Avenue. That’s where they found two victims and their investigation began.   Authorities say the two victims were in their late 20s to early 30s. St. Louis Police Captain Sax says the victims died of multiple “puncture wounds.” A large area of Goodfellow is taped off.  The shooting comes after […]

  • St. Charles bans texting while driving for all ages

    (KTVI)- You better put your phone down if you drive in St. Charles. On Tuesday night the St. Charles city council voted to prohibit texting while driving for all ages. The bill passed overwhelmingly nine to one and will go into effect as soon as it is signed by Mayor Sally Faith. Our partners at the Post-Dispatch are reporting that Faith will sign the ordinance. The ordinance that will prohibit texting and driving regardless of the driver`s age is stiffer […]


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