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
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    St. Patrick Center serves up Thanksgiving meals for homeless

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Thanksgiving came early Monday for hundreds of homeless or previously homeless people who are now St. Patrick Center clients.  The center provided 400 of its clients a full Thanksgiving dinner including turkey, desert and all the fixins. To be eligible, the clients have had to be in St. Patrick Center programs designed to better their lives for at least a year. Organizer say today`s giveaway is like a reward for the clients. We spoke with Maria […]

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    Police kill man who attacked his family with a claw hammer, knife

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR)-A domestic dispute turns deadly in south St. Louis County. Police shoot and kill a man after they say he attacked two family members with a hammer and a knife then came at the officers with the hammer. Everything unfolded at an apartment complex in the small community of Lakeshire. Police have identified the man at the center of the whole incident as 30-year-old Jacob Hohman. Police say Hohman was shot multiple times by a […]

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    NFL to host public hearing on Rams possible move to L.A.

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- The NFL is hosting a hearing tonight on the future of the Rams in St. Louis. The meeting is part of the league’s protocol for franchise relocation. It will be held from 7-10p.m. at the Peabody Opera House. Rams season ticket holders and other members of the public will get the chance to ask questions of the NFL and tell them what they think about a possible Rams move. The league will also hold hearings this […]

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    Little Caesars Pizza re-opens today in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – A rebirth for one of the Ferguson businesses that was destroyed during the fires after the Michael Brown grand jury decision. A ribbon was cut Monday morning at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Little Caesars on North Florissant. This was actually the second time that the Little Caesars there has had to rebuild after a tragedy. The Little Caesars was one of many businesses either damaged or destroyed by the fires set […]

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    Mayor’s office: Public vote could derail new NFL stadium

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Should city funds be used to finance a new NFL stadium? It could be put to a vote. The mayor’s office is concerned that an eleventh hour effort to require a public vote on authorizing city funds for a new stadium could kill the project. The ordinance requiring a vote on March 15, 2016 will be introduced Friday before the St. Louis Board of Aldermen. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay warns such a requirement would […]

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    Body of missing man celebrating 21st birthday found in ditch

    TROY, MO (KPLR) – A birthday celebration turned tragic overnight for a Troy, Missouri man. Hours after celebrating his 21st birthday, the body of Kyle Glover was discovered in the middle of Highway 61 Wednesday morning. Missouri Highway Patrol investigators believe Glover was the victim of a hit and run. Authorities want to find the person responsible. Rachelle Horne said the person who hit her brother should have stopped and helped him. “They should have called 911 at least, could […]

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    Ribbon cutting to celebrate Forest Park Forever Tuesday

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Significant improvements to an area in and around Forest Park will be celebrated later Tuesday morning. The intersection of Skinker and Oakland Avenue has been the focus of the project. The goal is to make Forest Park more welcoming for pedestrians and bicyclists going into the park here. The project was announced in January 2014. Today is the culmination of the work. There will be a mile-long sidewalk has been added along Oakland Avenue starting […]

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    Body found in burning home in East St. Louis

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KPLR) – Firefighters make a stunning discovery when they respond to a fire at an East St. Louis home. They found a man’s body inside. East St. Louis firefighters were called to the fire at a home on Linden Avenue about 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Once they got inside the home, they found the man in the living room. He was already dead. Authorities say the man lived in the house and the home was owned by […]

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    Cold temps greet Rock ‘N Roll half-marathon, 10k runners

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Thousands of runners braved a cold October morning to take part in the annual Rungevity Rock-N-Roll St. Louis Half Marathon and 10k.  The 13.1 half marathon and 10k started Sunday at 7:00am near Soldier’s Memorial in downtown St. Louis.  Organizers expected about 7,500 runners to take part in the races. Lots of local bands provided live entertainment along the course with performer Eric Hutchinson headlining a post-race concert. Local cheerleading squads will helped encourage the runners. Ukulele Fight […]

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    Stadium task force submits financial plan to NFL

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The details for how a new stadium along the north riverfront would be financed are in the hands of the NFL this morning. But questions are being raised about the plan. The plan lays out how the stadium construction would be financed and how the City of St. Louis and the state plan to share revenue with the team that would play in the new stadium. It is known as a ‘term sheet.’ The submission […]

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    Disaster plan developed for schools near West Lake Landfill

    BRIDGETON, MO (KPLR) – Four school districts near the West Lake Landfill are preparing for the worst. The districts sent letters home to parents explaining emergency plans in case the underground fire at the Bridgeton Landfill reaches radioactive materials at West Lake. It details evacuation plans or having students shelter in place in the Pattonville, Orchard Farm, St. Charles and Francis Howell districts. Landfill owners insist there is no danger.

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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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