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
  • Remnants of Hurricane Barry bring more rain for St. Louis; heatwave to follow

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — There are spotty downpours in today’s forecast but the weather should be more dry than wet. A heatwave with temperatures near 100° is likely later this week. An excessive heat watch will likely be upgraded toa warning later today for the rest of the week. We are still dealing with the leftovers from Hurricane Barry today. Expect more clouds than sunshine but any rain will be much more spotty in nature. Temperatures will warm into the […]

  • Bayless High School basketball player gunned down outside grandmother’s house

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – For the second time this week, a St. Louis-area teenager has been shot and killed. In the latest case, a 16-year-old star basketball player was murdered outside of a home where he was living. Robert Dorsey, who was known as “RJ,” was set to be a junior at Bayless High School. He had just turned 16 with his whole life ahead of him. But now he is St Louis’ latest young life lost to gun […]

  • Twins facing charges in triple shooting that killed Granite City teen

    MADISON, Ill. – Twin brothers from the Metro East are both facing multiple charges including murder after a triple shooting in Madison, Illinois that left a 15-year-old boy dead and two others hurt. The family of 15-year-old Omarion Coleman is still raw with emotion over the loss of their loved one. Meanwhile, investigators with the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis are among the many people saddened by just how many children have been victims of gun violence recently […]

  • Billionaire coal executive who founded St. Louis-based company killed in helicopter crash

    ST. LOUIS – Seven people were killed Thursday in a helicopter in the Bahamas, including a billionaire coal tycoon who founded a St Louis-based energy company. Chris Cline, a native West Virginian, would have turned 61 Friday. But instead, the coal executive, along with his daughter and five others, were killed in the crash. Cline touched many lives and the tragedy has now left many shaken. Cline started working in an underground mine at 22 and went on to become […]

  • Vehicles stolen at Mercedes dealership in St. Charles County

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – St. Charles County police are searching for suspects after luxury cars are stolen during an overnight break-in at the Mercedes Benz of Chesterfield dealership near Interstate 64 and Highway K close to O’Fallon. Authorities are confirming that two vehicles were taken. Investigators are checking to see if the break-in could be connected to other recent car dealership break-ins. St. Charles County police got the call about 3:15 a.m. Val Joyner, a spokeswoman for the St. […]

  • Fireworks dispute leads to shooting in Washington Park

    WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. – A dispute over fireworks in Washington Park ends with four people shot, including two children. Three of the victims are still hospitalized, including the two children. Charles Swarn Sr. and his 16-year-old son were both wounded in the incident. It all went down about 9:15 p.m. Tuesday night on North 47th Street very close to Caseyville Avenue. Washington Park Police Chief Allen Bonds says three children—ages 6,7, and 12—were shooting off fireworks near the home of […]

  • First suspected heat-related death in St. Louis City

    ST. LOUIS – The summer heat may have turned deadly in the city of St. Louis. St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson revealed Tuesday that the city has had its first suspected heat-related death of the season. Chief Jenkerson made the announcement during a news conference where he was warning people about heat dangers and speaking about the many heat-related calls which EMS crews have responded to in recent days. Medical sources said the suspected victim, an elderly man, was […]

  • Investigation continues to see if murder and shots fired at Illinois State Police are connected

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Authorities are still trying to confirm if a man in custody for allegedly shooting at Illinois State Police—leading to a manhunt and highway closure—is connected with the murder of an East St. Louis mother. Illinois State Police are investigating both the murder and the incident where the troopers were shot at. At this point, no official charges have been filed in either case. Balloons mark the area on State Street and 83rd in East St. […]

  • Officers injured during a procession to bring fallen Officer Langsdorf’s body to a funeral home

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – An already tough day for law enforcement in our area grew more difficult after a crash involving two motorcycle officers. The crash happened during a procession as the officers were escorting the body of slain North County Police Cooperative officer Michael Langsdorf from one funeral home to another. The procession left a funeral home in Olivette at around 2:30 p.m. to take the body to another funeral home in St. Louis City. The accident happened around […]

  • Chief Hayden doesn’t answer questions about video addressing violent crime

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden takes to social media to address questions and concerns about violent crime in the city. This is the first time Chief Hayden has used social media for something like this. But questions are being raised because of what the chief didn’t do. Hayden’s video was released Wednesday morning on the city police department’s YouTube channel. The near 7-minute video focuses on city murders and fighting violent crime. Hayden says in the […]

  • North County police officer killed in Wellston shooting

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Sunday afternoon around 4:40 pm a North St. Louis County police officer was shot and killed.  The officer, Mike Langsdorf was shot inside Clay’s Food Market located in 6200 block of Page Avenue.  A call for an officer in need of aid was broadcasted from the store shortly after Officer Langsdorf arrived. Officers and EMS crews arriving on the scene were met by citizens in the store assisting the officer.  EMS crews aided the officer […]

  • More concerns about travel to the Dominican Republic after ninth American tourist dies

    ST. LOUIS – There are more questions about traveling to the Dominican Republic after another American tourist is found dead at a resort there. Joseph Allen from New Jersey was found dead inside his hotel room last Thursday. He was 55. Allen is at least the ninth American to die at Dominican Republic resorts over the past year. Seven deaths have happened since April. St. Louis-Lambert Airport travelers Fred and Beverly McWilson have been to many places, including the Caribbean. […]

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