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

  • Blood alcohol of accused driver in deadly hit and run nearly twice legal limit

    Posted on: 4:53 pm, February 18, 2014, by , updated on: 09:06am, February 19, 2014

    The family of a Quad City woman, struck and hit by a truck, says Debbie Goodwin was walking home after...
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  • Local Rutherford supporter says accusations are false

    Posted on: 5:06 pm, February 11, 2014, by , updated on: 10:24pm, February 11, 2014

    The Quad City coordinator for the Dan Rutherford for Illinois Governor campaign says she stands by the candidate and believes...
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  • Stanley Liggins back in Scott County for re-trial

    Posted on: 4:17 pm, February 10, 2014, by , updated on: 05:23pm, February 10, 2014

    The re-trial of a convicted child killer will likely be set for later this spring, according to Scott County prosecutors...
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  • 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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  • 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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