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.
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis-area food truck operator is under scrutiny after being caught on camera dumping a liquid into a storm drain in The Hill neighborhood. Video of the incident is in the social media spotlight and the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) is calling what happened illegal dumping. However, the food truck operator says he was only trying to deal with an emergency in his truck. The video shows a food truck operator parked next to […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – An innocent bystander and a St. Ann police officer both remain hospitalized with serious injuries after a violent crash Tuesday night. “We are extremely sorry that this incident happened,” said St. Ann Police Chief Aaron Jimenez. The incident was caught on a nearby surveillance camera. Jimenez said a St. Ann police detective slammed into a van on Adie Road as he was rushing to help a fellow officer who had been assaulted, leading to a chase. […]
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police responded to another case of a child being shot late Tuesday afternoon at a south city apartment complex. The shooting took place around 6:40 p.m. in the 4200 block of Nebraska Avenue, located in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood. The shooting was on the second floor of an apartment building. Police were on the scene for more than two and a half hours before clearing the area. Investigators said the shooting appears to be accidental. The […]
BEL-NOR, MO – Bel-Nor police hope clear surveillance video will help put a suspected home burglar behind bars quickly. Investigators also believe the same man could be behind several recent car break-ins. The video is from a private surveillance camera. Bel-Nor Police Captain Dan Clyne says it shows the man casing a Bel-Nor neighborhood moments before he broke into a home on Glen Echo Drive near UMSL. Clyne tells us the burglar broke the glass on a back door in […]
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Tense moments in Richmond Heights Friday afternoon and evening as demonstrators protested a fatal police shooting, blocked roads, and marched in the nearby Galleria mall. It all started around 4 p.m. in front of the Richmond Heights Public Safety Building and grew from there. Protesters blocked traffic for a time on Big Bend Boulevard right by Interstate 64 and the public safety building. The move was part of a protest against the fatal police shooting of […]
ST. LOUIS – More gun violence in St. Louis this afternoon, as a woman is shot and critically hurt in north city. This comes after a high-stakes meeting this morning focusing on gun violence in the city, especially with the number of children who have been killed. Police got the call about 1:45 p.m. for the shooting at Thrush and West Florissant. Investigators say a woman about 45 to 55 years old was found shot multiple times in an alley […]
MILLSTADT, Ill. – At least one of the people who is presumed dead after a boat went up in flames in California on Labor Day morning has ties to the St. Louis area. Multiple media outlets are reporting that Neal Baltz and his longtime girlfriend Patricia Beitzinger were on the boat that caught fire. Fox 2 has learned that Baltz grew up in the Millstadt area and graduated from Belleville West High School. The superintendent tells us he believes that […]
SAUGET, Ill. – Call it trying to find a middle ground between economic development and school safety concerns. That’s what’s playing out in Sauget, with a major truck stop going in very close to a middle school. A Love’s truck and travel center is being built on Mousette Lane just off Interstate 255 in Sauget. It’s also right across Mousette Lane from Wirth Middle School and the Oliver Parks Sixth Grade Center. Nearly 750 kids attend school there. Parents we […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a double murder in south city that left two women dead. The shooting took place just before noon at an apartment complex in the 4100 block of Michigan Avenue. Police said a person flagged down an officer and told the officer that shots had been fired. Police rushed there and found two women shot. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was taken […]
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Utility Illinois American Water issued a boil order Wednesday for tens of thousands of its customers in the Metro East. Much of the Metro East is under a boil order right now and could be for the next day or more. The order is impacting thousands of people and has already forced at least two school districts to cancel classes for tomorrow. Nearly two dozen communities are impacted including Belleville, East St. Louis, Columbia, Scott Air Force Base, […]
ST. LOUIS – A key part of Missouri`s new controversial abortion law won`t start tomorrow. That comes after a ruling today by a Kansas City federal judge. Judge Howard Sachs ruled that the section of the law which would ban most abortions starting at eight weeks of pregnancy will not go into effect tomorrow as planned. However, Judge Sachs is allowing what`s known as the ‘Reasons Ban’…that is barring abortions based on race, gender, or a Down Syndrome diagnosis to […]
A key part of Missouri’s new controversial abortion law won’t start Wednesday after a ruling by a Kansas City federal judge. Judge Howard Sachs ruled that the section of the law which would ban most abortions starting at eight weeks of pregnancy will not go into effect tomorrow as planned. However, Judge Sachs is allowing what’s known as the “reasons ban.” That is, barring abortions based on race, gender, or a Down Syndrome diagnosis to go forward. Judge Sachs issued […]