Chris Minor

Chris Minor is an award-winning journalist who does her best to tell it like it is.

Covering the Quad Cities for more than 20 years, Chris was named Best Reporter by the Illinois Associated Press two years in a row, and has been honored with both Illinois and Iowa AP, and Edward R. Murrow awards.

Chris is a native of Park Ridge, Illinois where her family still lives.

When she's not breaking stories, she likes to spend time with her two nieces and twin nephews, play trivia, read memoirs and biographies, and hang out with her schnoodle named Clooney.

Recent Articles

  • Poison center in jeopardy in Illinois

    Posted on: 3:30 pm, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 10:42am, March 18, 2014

    Hospitals in the Quad Cities and around Illinois are urging lawmakers to save the state's poison hotline that has been around since 1953.
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  • Bars prepping to see lots o’green from St. Pat’s partiers

    Posted on: 4:22 pm, March 14, 2014, by , updated on: 08:26pm, March 14, 2014

    After a brutal winter and slow sales, Quad City bar and restaurant owners are looking forward to a lift from...
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  • Boy needs rabies shots, police appeal to dog owner

    Posted on: 4:46 pm, March 13, 2014, by , updated on: 06:20pm, March 13, 2014

    Bettendorf police are making another appeal for the owner of a dog who bit a boy to come forward, so...
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  • Family of missing Rock Island man hoping for the best

    Posted on: 3:13 pm, March 11, 2014, by , updated on: 10:41am, March 12, 2014

    His family says Alberto Alvarez would not just pick up and leave without notifying them about where he was going.
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  • Furniture delivery feud on Facebook sparks refund promise

    Posted on: 4:31 pm, March 10, 2014, by , updated on: 10:33am, March 11, 2014

    A Davenport woman says "buyer beware" when it comes to the liquidation sale at American TV and Appliance after she videotaped her showdown with a furniture delivery man.
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  • Round one of concealed carry permits arriving in Illinois

    Posted on: 3:17 pm, March 4, 2014, by , updated on: 04:49pm, March 4, 2014

    Rock Island County has received 132 applications from citizens who want to carry a concealed weapon as of Tuesday, March 4th.
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  • Probe into accidental shooting at state trooper’s house continues

    Posted on: 3:42 pm, March 3, 2014, by , updated on: 04:49pm, March 3, 2014

    Rock Falls High School students wore black and green to honor a freshman boy killed in what police call an accidental shooting.
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  • Convicted killer re-sentenced in 1985 slaying

    Posted on: 5:14 pm, February 27, 2014, by , updated on: 10:01pm, February 27, 2014

    A Davenport woman convicted of a murder when she was 17 years old has a shot at freedom, nearly 30...
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  • Moline police arrest suspected “lunchtime thief”

    Posted on: 3:39 pm, February 26, 2014, by , updated on: 10:20am, February 27, 2014

    A Cedar Rapids man has been charged in connection with lunch-hour thefts at local businesses in Moline.
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    Arthur Barbine photo from Rock Island County Jail
  • Manager says donated money for dying last wishes gone

    Posted on: 4:26 pm, February 25, 2014, by , updated on: 10:39am, February 26, 2014

    A former regional manager at an area hospice care company says there’s money missing from a foundation formed to help...
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  • Hospice care company shutting down after owner’s indictment

    Posted on: 3:58 pm, February 21, 2014, by , updated on: 05:12pm, February 21, 2014

    An area hospice care company with a branch in Moline is shutting down, after the indictment of its administrator and...
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  • Ex-girlfriend speaks out about Moline homicide

    Posted on: 4:46 pm, February 20, 2014, by , updated on: 10:02pm, February 20, 2014

    At least five women in seven years have filed orders of protection against Maurice Hines, a man who says he...
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