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, Mo. — A mother is charged with beating her three young children with a hammer. Authorities have identified the suspect as 28-year-old Jazmin Curry. She is facing three felony counts of abuse or neglect of a child. Court documents say that Curry hit her three kids ages five, six, and eight with a hammer on June 1, 2019 inside her downtown apartment on North Seventh Street near The America’s Center. The documents reveal that the case came to […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A warning from St. Louis city judicial leaders about what they call a scam involving someone who is trying to get hundreds of dollars from people by saying they missed jury duty. Joanne Martin, the person in charge of supervising juries for the city, is among those who has spoken directly to the man who she says is trying to pull off this scheme. Martin’s office has taken nearly 20 calls since yesterday from concerned citizens who […]
PAGEDALE, Mo. – A domestic dispute turned deadly as a Pagedale woman was shot and killed inside her home Tuesday morning. Police believe the victim’s boyfriend is the killer. According to a spokesperson for the Pagedale Police Department, police were called to a residence in the 1500 block of Engelholm Avenue around 8 a.m. Inside the home, officers found the body of 58-year-old Delores Kirk. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Police took Kirk’s boyfriend into custody as a […]
COLLINSVILLE, IL – Cannabis industry takes center stage at Metro East Expo A major cannabis expo in the Metro East is attracting the attention of many people. This comes as Missouri`s medical marijuana continues to get off the ground and Illinois` program prepares to expand to recreational marijuana. The MoCannabisExpo is being held at the Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville. Some 60 vendors are on hand selling products and giving out information about cannabis to people like Shelli Tribble. Shelli […]
EUREKA, Mo. – Parts of downtown Eureka are cleaning up after a massive early morning storm dumped several inches of rain, leading to flash flooding and water getting into businesses. Fans were running all over downtown Eureka Monday, drying out businesses that took on water from the torrential storm. Several feet of water inundated the downtown area, swamping some cars and getting into about a dozen businesses. Fox 2 spoke with several business owners. All of them tell us they […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]