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
  • MoDOT closing I-44 between Hampton and Vandeventer Friday

    ST. LOUIS-  Major traffic trouble for drivers using a stretch of I-44 in the city of St. Louis starting Friday evening and continuing into Sunday morning. Starting at 8 p.m. The Missouri Department of Transportation will completely close Interstate 44 between Hampton and Vandeventer. Crews will close the eastbound 44 lanes at Hampton at 8p.m. then the westbound lanes at Vandeventer will shut down a few hours later at 11 p.m. All of the eastbound 44 lanes are slated to reopen Saturday, August  […]

  • Clayton Alderman refuses Washington University’s request for more beds

    CLAYTON, Mo. –  The Clayton Board of Aldermen members and residents are upset with Washington University growth.  Expounding the growing university is impacting parking and noise. The concern is so great that the Clayton Board of Aldermen unanimously rejected the university`s request for adding more beds to their campus. According to our parteners at the Post- Dispatch, the decision by the Clayton Board of Aldermen came Tuesday, August 14. Wash U officials wanted to add a little more than 100 beds to […]

  • Police ID sisters found dead in Whittier St. home

    ST. LOUIS – Investigators with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department have identified the sisters who were found dead in their north city home Tuesday morning. According to a police spokesperson, authorities responded to a call around 9:30 a.m. in the 3100 block of Whittier Street of the Greater Ville neighborhood, near Natural Bridge. The women were discovered by a boyfriend. One of the women was on the bed, while the other was located on the floor next to the bed. The boyfriend […]

  • One dead, two injured following an overnight shooting north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating an overnight shooting in north St. Louis that left one person dead and two others injured. According to a police spokesperson, the shooting occurred just before midnight Monday in the 4400 block of Penrose Street near N. Newstead Avenue, that’s along the border of the Penrose and O’Fallons Park neighborhoods. When police arrived, they found a 25-year-old man dead at the scene, as well as a 60-year-old and […]

  • Pedestrian bridge construction closing Forest Park Parkway

    ST. LOUIS-   St. Louis County officials say Forest Park Parkway between Big Bend and Skinker will be completely closing to traffic from Friday morning until midnight on Monday. Authorities tell FOX 2 the closure is needed so that crews can continue the construction of a new Washing University Pedestrian Bridge over Forest Park Parkway. The new pedestrian bridge is replacing the one in that location which has already been demolished. The new bridge is going to be twice as wide […]

  • Visitation for former Florissant Mayor Robert Lowery

    ST. LOUIS-   Visitation will be held Thursday for the former mayor of Florissant Robert Lowery, Sr, he passed away after a half-century of public service. Most people throughout Florissant called him Bob Lowery.  He served the city of Florissant in different capacities for 50 years becoming a force in police work and politics Robert Lowery, Sr. rose from the ranks of a police officer to police chief in Florissant in 1979 he served in that position for 22 years.  He then became the mayor of Florissant in 2000 […]

  • Multiple train cars fall from downtown St. Louis bridge

    ST. LOUIS, MO — A train derailment near downtown St. Louis looks nasty but isn’t expected to cause any traffic headaches. There is damage to the bridge. It isn’t clear when train service will be restored to the area. Multiple Union Pacific train cars fell off the rails south of Chouteau and west of Wharf around 4:30am Thursday. The accident happened on the Terminal Railroad bridge in downtown St. Louis. Seven cars fell from the bridge in one location. Another […]

  • New Cortex MetroLink station is now open

    ST. LOUIS-  The first new Metrolink station to be built in more than a decade in St. Louis is officially open Tuesday morning. This is Metrolink’s 38th and the first quarter-mile section of the Chouteau Greenway is providing a new transportation option for many in the Central Corridor. The new station is located between the Central West End and Grand stations where parking is at a premium. The location of this new station is critical, assuming more than 4,000  people work in […]

  • St. Charles officials unsettled with I-70 study

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – MoDOT’s “Envision I-70” study talks about possible improvements to I-70 along a 40 mile stretch of the highway from just west of the I-70/ I-64 interchange in Wentzville to the end of the express lanes in downtown St. Louis. The ideas include upgrading interchanges, improving roads parallel to the highway and bettering the ability of bicyclists and pedestrians to get across I-70. However, our partners at The St. Louis Post Dispatch report that St. Charles County Executive […]

  • Fisherman recovers body from lake at Frank Holten State Park

    CENTREVILLE, Ill. – A fisherman made a disturbing discovery while fishing with his girlfriend at a Centreville lake Tuesday evening as the couple pulled a body from the water. According to investigators, the body was discovered just before 8 p.m. The fisherman, a 71-year-old East St. Louis man, was in Frank Holten State Park. He said he’d hooked the body with his line and told his girlfriend to call police when he realized what he’d found. Illinois State Police confirmed the body is that […]

  • Affton firefighters use donated school buses for rescue training

    AFFTON, Mo. – The start of school is just around the corner and with that, hundreds of school buses will be on the roads. Tuesday morning, firefighters from the Affton and Lemary fire protection districts began training on how to respond to school bus crashes and rescue those, including children, who might be trapped in the bus after a wreck. The training took place at Fire Station #2 on Valcour, just off Gravois. Two school buses were donated to the Affton […]

  • Lane closures on I-270 between Page and I-70 until August

    ST. LOUIS – Drivers who use Interstate 270 between I-70 and Dorsett Road should prepare for alternate routes throughout the next month as part of the next phase in the Fee Fee Creek Bridge Project. There were additional traffic issues Monday morning along a stretch of I-270 in Maryland Heights that already has seen even more back-ups than usual in recent weeks. Crews have reduced the southbound 270 lanes between 70 and Dorsett from five to three lanes, also there is […]