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.

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    Davenport musician strikes chord with changing sexual abuse law

    A well-known Davenport musician is speaking out tonight about what she calls a hellish nightmare that resulted in a new Iowa law for sex abuse survivors.

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    “Friends of Hauberg” form group to fight possible mansion sale

    A newly-formed group called "Friends of Hauberg Civic Center" is organizing to try and save an historic Rock Island mansion from being sold.

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    Intouch Adult Daycare gets a reprieve

    Intouch Adult Daycare in Moline will remain open after an Indiana-based corporation comes to the rescue. Help at Home has reached an agreement with Lutheran Social Services, and will take over the day cares for the elderly and disabled. More than 4,700 clients and 750 employees were notified in Illinois that the services were shutting down because the state owes Lutheran Social Services more than $6 million in back payments. Moline and several other sites around the state were set […]

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    Foster parents needed in Eastern Iowa

    Hundreds of children need a foster home in Eastern Iowa.

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    Quad City lawmakers say shutdown of adults daycares in state “sad”, but no end in sight

    Quad City area lawmakers say there’s no movement on the budget impasse and are waiting for legislative leaders to call a vote to avoid more shut-downs at social service agencies. “Until we have up and down votes on some bills, we’re still just talk and that doesn’t gain us anything,” said Rep. Don Moffitt of Galesburg. On Friday, Lutheran Social Services announced it was closing several adult day cares for the elderly and the disabled in the state, including InTouch […]

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    Social service agency slashes programs, shutters Intouch Adult Daycare

    A Quad City adult daycare that serves more than 200 seniors and the disabled is shutting its doors in February, a victim of the budget impasse in Illinois. InTouch Adult Day Services in Moline offers caregivers, especially those who work full-time, a way to keep their loved ones busy, safe, and out of a nursing home. Seventy people will lose their jobs. “I’m devastated for them. Not for me. For them. What are they going to do, who’s going to […]

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    Rock Island Mayor talks Walmart in State of the City address

    The mayor of Rock Island says a Walmart on 11th Street is on track, but that only the retailer can offer a timetable for the project.

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    Illinois license won’t be enough to access Arsenal Island

    Starting Monday, some visitors will need more than just an Illinois driver’s license to access Arsenal Island. Illinois still doesn’t meet federal security requirements with its screening process for licenses.¬† So, visitors without a badge or credentials will need a second approved ID, like a passport,¬† to get onto the military installation. “They’re going to need to be escorted by someone who has the proper credentials to come on the Island, or separate from that, they’ll have to get the […]

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    Driver’s tires flattened by sharp metal plate on busy I-74 bridge

    A loose expansion joint is to blame for shredding tires of cars driving¬† Iowa-bound over the I-74 bridge Tuesday afternoon, and causing a big traffic back-up. The Iowa Department of Transportation says the metal plate in the right lane of Iowa-bound traffic on the bridge came loose, and lodged upright. “It came loose and tipped up vertically, which obviously became a hazard to vehicles,” said Doug Rick, with the Iowa Department of Transportation. “All the traffic and the vibration on […]

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    Schwartz files defamation lawsuit against House and RICO Democrats

    A Davenport lawyer who is suing the head of the Rock Island County Democrats for defamation says he will take the lawsuit "all the way."

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    First ever ‘tele-caucus’ to be held on Iowa caucus day

    For the first time, military members serving thousands of miles away will be able to take part in the Iowa Democratic caucuses. It’s called tele-caucusing, and will allow military members, their families, Peace Corps volunteers, and students living abroad a chance to participate on Caucus Day in Iowa without being in the state. They can participate either by Skype or phone. “I think it’s a great idea,” said Thom Hart, head of the Scott County Democrats. “We are extending those […]

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    Victim’s mom shocked after court grants new trial in deadly drunk driving crash

    The mother of a young woman killed in a 2013 drunk driving crash is speaking out, now that the driver in the accident is being granted a new trial.


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