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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
  • Police looking for trucker that fled fatal accident

    MARINE, IL (KPLR) – Part of westbound I-70 in Madison County, Illinois was completely closed Wednesday morning after a deadly crash overnight between two tractor trailers and a passenger car.  The westbound lanes of I-70 were shut down and cars were re-routed at Route 4.  Illinois State Police accident reconstruction crews are handling the case. The crash happened around 1:50 a.m. According to Illinois State Police, the driver of the Impala was traveling on I-70 westbound at milepost 18 and […]

  • Flames engulf Wentzville apartment complex carport; 32 cars destroyed

    LAKE ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Thirty-two cars are either damaged or destroyed after a carport went up in flames at a Lake St. Louis apartment complex early Monday morning.  The fire happened at the Camden Cedar Lake Apartments in Lake St. Louis near  Highway 40.  It caused extensive damage.  The carport is gone. Ananta Poolla was one of several residents awakened by the explosion-like sounds.  His Ford Escape was destroyed in the carport. “By the time I came out, […]

  • Teen in custody following robbery attempt at Jefferson County convenience store

    (KPLR) – A teen is in custody following a botched robbery attempt at the BP Convenience Store on Old Sugar Creek Road at Highway 30. Investigators say, around 1:40 a.m. Friday morning, a 16-year-old from High Ridge entered the store armed with a knife. The teen confronted the 64-year-old clerk who was armed with a handgun. A struggle started between the suspect and the clerk. During the struggle, the 64-year-old was cut on his hand. A shot also went off […]

  • MoDOT to close ramp from I-44 East to Walnut Friday morning

    (KTVI) – If you plan to drive into downtown this weekend, this ramp closure could complicate your trip.  At 9 a.m. Friday morning, MoDOT  will close the ramp from I-44 east to Walnut Street. Crews are working to tear down and rebuild the ramp going from westbound Poplar to Memorial Drive and the depressed lanes of I-44 east.  The area has become a significant construction zone. The closure is needed so that crews can finish removing the ramp from the […]

  • Police search for gunman who shot 14-year-old boy

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A 14-year-old boy is recovering this morning after a scary situation in North County.  The teen was shot in the stomach after a dispute turned violent.  Police are still searching for suspects.  St. Louis County Police say the boy`s injuries appear to be non-life threatening.  However, he is still hospitalized. The shooting happened about 8:45pm Tuesday night on Redman Road in the Spanish Lake area.  Police initially received calls from people who heard gunshots.  When […]

  • Woman jailed after stabbing man on North City street corner

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) –  – A  woman stabbed a man late Tuesday night on a street corner in North St. Louis.  According to police, the man was standing with the woman on the corner of West Florissant and Pamplin  Avenue, when she took out a knife and stabbed him. The woman was taken into custody and the man is in critical condition.

  • Concession stand vandalized at St. Charles High School

    ] (KPLR) – St. Charles police are investigating a concession stand crime.  The concession stand at the St. Charles High School football field was hit hard by vandals overnight.  Vandals did major damage to equipment inside the stand. Glass was all over shattered from several coolers with water and soda inside.  Other machines were also damaged and items were strewn about on the floor.  Chips, plastic bottles and cheese dip were found outside near the stand. “It`s a shame. It`s […]

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    Rookies officially report to Rams Training Camp

    EARTH CITY, MO (KPLR) –  FOX 2 is your home of the Rams and it is an exciting day for the team and its fans.  Rookies officially report for training camp.  There are high hopes for the Rams this season.  The team had a solid draft.  They used the second overall pick to take Auburn offensive tackle Greg Robinson then later made headlines when they took Mizzou standout Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted into the […]

  • St. Louis Police Department opens new Headquarters Building

    (KTVI) – It will be a historic weekend for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.  They are finally moving into a new headquarters building located at 1915 Olive Boulevard.   Previous story:

  • Bicyclists ride across Illinois in honor of fallen officers

    ALTON, IL (KTVI)– More than 50 bicyclists left from the Alton Marina Thursday morning for an emotional ride across Illinois. They are riding to support the Illinois families of law officers killed in the line of duty. The group showed up at the marina at 6am and was on the road by about 7:30am. Many of the riders are cops themselves. Others are family members or just supporters of fallen officers. Kenny Deatherage was doing the ride for the first […]

  • C.O.P.S. cycle across Illinois; Supporting lives lost in the line of duty

    ALTON, IL (KPLR) – Dozens of law officers and others will be riding bicycles across Illinois Thursday morning.  They’re in Alton to support the families of law officers who have been killed in the line of the duty.  A ceremonial back tire dip into the Mississippi River is slated to take place at 7 a.m.  Then the riders will take off. These cyclists are law enforcement officers from various agencies along with survivors and supporters of officers who have been […]

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    Three hospitalized after car crashes into parked cars in driveway

    JENNINGS, MO (KPLR) – Three people are hospitalized after a car crashed into two SUV’s parked in the driveway of a home in the 9400 block of Halls Ferry Road at Cozens. Police say a silver Toyota Corolla going south on Halls Ferry side swiped another car, lost control and hit two SUV’s parked in the driveway of that home.  People were inside. The side-swiped car hit a utility pole. According to LaSandra Scott, owner of the home and both […]