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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    Metro surveys riders at new North County Transit Center for improved service

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KPLR) – Metro wants feedback from its riders to try and improve its service now and in the future. Metro workers were at the new North County Transit Center near New Halls Ferry and Interstate 270 in Ferguson for several hours Tuesday morning, surveying riders about the new facility, which opened in March. Questions ranged from how riders feel about the new north county route structure, to amenities at the new center like restrooms and a food […]

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    Pedestrian struck and killed on Lilac overpass at I-270; driver wanted

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis County police are searching this for an SUV driver who was involved in a deadly hit and run in north county. A spokesperson telling us this morning that authorities believe the vehicle involved is a gold or silver Chevy Tahoe. A county police official said an officer on his way to another call found the victim lying in the street on the Lilac overpass above I-270 just after 8:30 p.m. last night. The victim […]

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    IDOT closing one lane on WB I-270 bridge near Granite City

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KPLR) – The Illinois Department of Transportation is closing one lane on the I-270 Mississippi River Bridge near Granite City. The westbound right lane will be closed from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. between August 29 and August 31. The lane closures are needed to repair the driving surface of the bridge deck. The company says there aren’t any plans for overnight or weekend lane restrictions. According to IDOT, the closure is needed to repair the driving surface on the bridge deck. The same closure also […]

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    MoDOT closing I-44 between Vandeventer and Jefferson this weekend

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A stretch of major interstate in the City of St. Louis will be completely closed this weekend. Interstate 44 between Vandeventer and Jefferson will completely shut down Friday night at 8 p.m. Grand Boulevard over I-44 will also completely close at 7 p.m., as will several ramps in the area onto I-44. The closures are needed so crews can take down the northbound side of the Grand Boulevard overpass. The work is part of the ongoing […]

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    IndyCar returning to St. Louis area

    MADISON, IL (KPLR) – For the first time in many years, IndyCar racing will be returning to the St. Louis area at the Gateway Motorsports Park. Organizers are calling the move to bring open-wheel racing back to Gateway “monumental.” The last IndyCar race to be held at Gateway was back in August 2003.Gateway officials said the Gateway track will now become the site for the 17th race in the IndyCar series starting next year. IndyCar and Gateway have agreed to […]

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    Body of Granite City soldier returning home

    MASCOUTAH, IL (KTVI) – The body of a U.S. Army staff sergeant from Granite City will return home Monday morning as his loved ones prepare to say a final goodbye. Army officials said Staff Sgt. Christopher Wilbur died August 12 in a non-combat related incident in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Wilbur was 36. He leaves behind a wife and two young children, among others. An exact cause of death has not been released. Wilbur’s obituary said he was a faithful and loving […]

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    Surveillance video captures fatal drive-by shooting; suspects sought

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis police release video of a deadly drive by shooting hoping you can help catch the suspects. The video from the August 4 incident in north city was captured on a surveillance camera. It could give police the break they need in this case. The shooting occurred on Terry near Union just before 7 p.m. In the video, you can see a grey Chevy Impala pull-up and quickly stop – the back tires screech to […]

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    Pam Hupp confirmed as shooter in O’Fallon home invasion; suspect ID’d

    O’FALLON, MO (KPLR) – Detectives with the O’Fallon Police Department have identified a man shot to death during a home burglary at a home belonging to Pam Hupp, a key figure in a high-profile murder trial. According to police, 33-year old Louis Gumpenberger of St. Charles was found dead inside a home on Little Brave Drive just after 12 p.m. Tuesday. Hupp told police Gumpenberger confronted her in the driveway and followed her inside the residence, at which point she […]

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    Classes return to repaired Catholic school in Alton

    ALTON, IL (KPLR) – It’s a special return Tuesday morning for students and teachers atSaints Peter and Paul Catholic School in Alton. Erosion last year and flooding in December combined to cause cracks in the building. The damage forced students to attend second semester classes at Mark Twain Elementary School in Alton. Repairs were made and classes will resume in their regular building.

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    Evacuations, water rescues in De Soto

    DE SOTO, MO (KTVI) – Approximately 25 to 30 blocks in De Soto were cordoned off and evacuated before dawn Monday as a nearby creek flooded and threatened homes. According to Captain Mike McMunn of the De Soto Police Department, officers noticed around 4 a.m. that heavy rainfall caused Joachim Creek to rise three feet in about 20 minutes, prompting the mass evacuation. At least 50 people had to evacuated via water rescue, McMunn said. De Soto authorities established a staging […]

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    Plans for aquarium at Union Station in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Union Station is pledging to build a large-scale aquarium in downtown St. Louis. Lodging Hospitality Management, the company that owns Union Station, said groundbreaking on the $45 million project will begin in the fall. The aquarium is expected to open in late 2018.  

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    Suspect fatally shot, father killed in St. Charles County home invasion

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Two people are dead and another is hospitalized after an overnight home invasion in St. Charles County. One of those dead is the suspect; the other is the homeowner who fought with the suspect. Everything went down just before 4am on Southwinds Drive just off Salt Lick Road. Saint Charles County Police are investigating the case. The drug task force has also been called in because drug paraphernalia was found inside the house. Investigators tell […]


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