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

  • Hope for a Quad City heroin addict

    Posted on: 5:07 pm, February 5, 2014, by , updated on: 05:53pm, February 5, 2014

    The death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman is yet another wake-up call for one Quad City heroin addict who knows...
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  • Mercer County man says he didn’t kill his wife

    Posted on: 5:09 pm, February 4, 2014, by , updated on: 09:21am, February 5, 2014

    Someone beat Melissa White to death in her yard in October 2011, but her estranged husband continues to insist he is not to blame.
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  • Target of whistleblowing lawsuit says no comment

    Posted on: 5:12 pm, January 21, 2014, by , updated on: 11:07am, January 22, 2014

    The head of a job-training agency who is being sued by three former workers says he's being instructed not to talk about the lawsuit.
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  • Whistleblower lawsuit filed against Rock Island County

    Posted on: 4:56 pm, January 20, 2014, by , updated on: 10:48am, January 21, 2014

    Three former workers are leveling explosive allegations about why they believe they lost their jobs at Partners in Job Training and Placement.
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  • Coroner: Another Quad City baby died from methadone exposure, no charges

    Posted on: 5:26 pm, January 16, 2014, by , updated on: 09:17am, January 17, 2014

    Two babies in the Quad Cities area have died from exposure to methadone in the past 16 months, but criminal charges will only be filed in one of the cases.
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    Carolina Steiner
  • Autopsy report says Quad City teacher ran out of gas, then died of hypothermia

    Posted on: 4:08 pm, January 14, 2014, by , updated on: 04:12pm, January 14, 2014

    A Quad City teacher who froze to death in November along Interstate 88 near Dixon had run out of gas.
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  • Quad City teacher died from hypothermia along Interstate 88

    Posted on: 4:34 pm, January 13, 2014, by , updated on: 09:54am, January 14, 2014

    A coroner says a Quad City teacher found dead along Interstate 88 near Dixon in November froze to death.
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  • Break in the case on 20th anniversary of missing Moline man

    Posted on: 5:03 pm, January 9, 2014, by , updated on: 05:17pm, January 13, 2014

    Police say there’s a break in the case of a Quad City man reported missing 20 years ago, calling it...
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  • State Police reviewing 911 disturbance at home of Moline Police Captain

    Posted on: 2:53 pm, January 3, 2014, by , updated on: 05:16pm, January 3, 2014

    Illinois State Police say they are still looking into the circumstances surrounding a 9-1-1 call for help at the home...
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  • Wife turns in husband, father-in-law in Rock Island murder case

    Posted on: 4:00 pm, December 23, 2013, by , updated on: 04:14pm, December 23, 2013

    The death of an 84-year-old Rock Island man was initially considered an accident, but it later became a murder case.
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    Tracy Johnson and TJ Eugene Johnson photos from Rock Island County Jail
  • Two suspects in case of tattoo artist killed during robbery

    Posted on: 2:14 pm, December 20, 2013, by , updated on: 02:22pm, December 20, 2013

    A 20-year old Davenport man accused of murder made his first appearance Friday, December 20 in front of a judge...
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  • Popular Dwyer and Michaels news anchor moving on after ‘job eliminated’

    Posted on: 4:53 pm, December 19, 2013, by , updated on: 06:29pm, December 19, 2013

    A popular Quad City radio personality says she did not voluntarily leave her morning show gig on 97X, but was...
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