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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
  • Workers test ballot machines in St. Louis City

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Workers for the St Louis Election Board spent Friday making sure ballots that are cast in next month`s election are recorded correctly. Workers validated 350 machines to put into 116 polling places in the city for the November 4th election. Both the touch screen and optical scan machines are undergo  ‘logic and accuracy’ tests. Election officials say state law requires that the machines be tested but it’s also about being transparent with the public. “It’s […]

  • Dr. Wecht: Vonderitt Myers was shot 8 times; six from the back

    (KTVI) – The family of Vonderritt Myers Jr. hired pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht to perform an independent autopsy on the teen’s body after he was shot by a St. Louis police officer.   Dr. Wecht released his initial findings in a news conference Thursday afternoon. Wecht says Myers was shot eight times – six of those shots were fired at his back, possibly as Vonderitt ran from the police officer. Wecht showed the wounds in Vonderitt’s legs and said one of […]

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    Source gives Darren Wilson’s account of Michael Brown shooting

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- Our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch have released new information on two different aspects of the case. A source has revealed Darren Wilson’s account of the incident and the final autopsy report on Michael Brown is now available. That source lays out substantial detail of Wilson`s version of what happened. The source says that when Wilson first saw Brown and his friend Dorian Johnson, he realized that Johnson`s clothing matched a radio report about a suspect […]

  • Senator Nasheed released from jail; says her arrest was a message to protesters

    ST. ANN, MO (KPLR) – After spending the night in jail, Senator Jamilah Nasheed walked out of the St. Ann Police jail Tuesday just before 11 a.m.  Nasheed was arrested around 8:30 p.m. Monday in Ferguson when she refused to get out of a road. Nasheed told reporters she went to Ferguson with the intention of being arrested.  She said she was engaging in an act of civil disobedience to find justice for Michael Brown. “I wanted to send a […]

  • Two women shot on WB I-44 near Washington Avenue

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Multiple shots were fired into a car as it was heading westbound on I-44 near Washington Avenue. The shooting occured around 2:40a.m. Monday morning. Investigators say the women were driving along westbound I-44 when they heard a bunch of shots fired and a car speed by them. There were three adult women in the car. Two of them were shot multiple times from the waist down. The third woman in the car was not injured. The […]

  • Workers climb Gateway Arch in search of stains

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – History is being made today at the Arch as crews are repelling down the outside of the iconic symbol for the first time since it was built. A team of workers is laying cables and brackets as two of them slowly repel and scale down the north leg of the Arch. They`re repelling so that they can take samples from a stained area of the Arch. Those samples will tell crews if the stains are […]

  • Burglar shot in face, hospitalized during attempted home invasion

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A home invasion suspect is hospitalized after police say he tried to break into a home and was shot by the homeowner. Authorities say the man was shot once in the face. He was taken away in critical but stable condition. The shooting happened around 1:40a.m. Thursday morning on Helen at Madison Street. Investigators say the intruder was trying to break into the home when he was confronted by the homeowner who opened fire on him. […]

  • #MoralMonday protesters take voices to Walmart stores across St. Louis

    MAPLEWOOD, MO (KTVI)- Protesters who are upset over police involved shootings took their anger to Walmart stores in the St. Louis area. The demonstrators shut down at least two stores for a time. The Walmart Supercenter on Hanley Road is one of three locations where protesters came to make their voices heard. The demonstration alone was enough to shutdown that location overnight. The store is normally opened 24/7 but was closed as a safety precaution. Around 9p.m. Monday evening, nearly […]

  • Police, protesters clash in south city; 8 arrests made

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Protesters squared off with police in south city for the second night in a row. The demonstrators are seeking justice for armed teen, Vonderitt D. Myers. Myers, 18, was shot and killed by an off-duty St. Louis police officer on Wednesday, October 8th. The corner of Grand Avenue and Arsenal was the center for the latest round of protests Thursday night. The unrest began around 12:15 a.m. at the intersection near Tower Grove Park. The confrontations […]

  • Possible lightning strike sparks 3 alarm fire at Oakville apt. complex

    OAKVILLE, MO (KPLR)- Authorities believe a lightning strike may have caused a fire that did heavy damage to part of an Oakville apartment complex. The fire occurred at the Hunter`s Ridge Apartment Homes off of Lemay Woods Drive in Oakville. Fire crews received the call around 8:40a.m. Thursday morning. The fire quickly grew to three alarms. Authorities evacuated residents from several units in the immediate area surrounding the fire. When crews arrived, flames were shooting out of a third story […]

  • Officer involved shooting sparks protests in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- An officer involved shooting sparked unrest overnight in south St. Louis. The shooting occurred around 7:30p.m. Wednesday night on Shaw Boulevard. The officer was patrolling an area of the Shaw Neighborhood when this incident unfolded. St. Louis City Chief of Police Sam Dotson says, the officer who shot the 18-year-old was in his department uniform but working a secondary job for a private security firm. Dotson says while working security, the officers` attention was drawn to […]

  • 1 teen dead, 1 hospitalized after hit and run in Granite City

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KPLR)- One teen is dead and another hospitalized after a hit and run crash in Granite City. Major Jeff Connor with Granite City Police says they have a suspect in custody as well as the car that authorities believe the suspect was driving when the hit and run happened. The car was found outside of a home in Madison Tuesday morning not too far from the hit and run scene. A neighbor says the front windshield on […]


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