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

  • 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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  • Illinois State Police denies FOIA in teacher highway death probe

    Posted on: 3:17 pm, December 18, 2013, by , updated on: 11:35pm, December 18, 2013

    The daughters of a Quad City teacher found dead on Interstate 88 one month ago, say they are still in...
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  • School district loses challenge to Elliot aviation tax break

    Posted on: 3:53 pm, December 17, 2013, by , updated on: 07:53pm, December 17, 2013

    A Moline aviation company will keep its six-figure tax break, after a local judge ruled there’s nothing unconstitutional about the...
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  • Davenport kids report being approached by strangers

    Posted on: 10:58 am, December 13, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:27pm, December 13, 2013

    Children gave similar descriptions of a man who allegedly approached them near a park and near a school in Davenport, Iowa.
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  • Witness questions Illinois State Police response after man dies

    Posted on: 4:36 pm, December 11, 2013, by , updated on: 09:54am, December 12, 2013

    Questions continue over the death of a Quad City teacher found dead along Interstate 88 near Dixon and why police...
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  • Two 9-1-1 calls to police hours before teacher found dead

    Posted on: 4:04 pm, December 10, 2013, by , updated on: 04:45pm, December 10, 2013

    Questions remain over the death of a longtime Moline teacher found dead along Interstate 88 near Dixon in November.
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  • Six unsolicited bids on table for Hope Creek nursing home

    Posted on: 4:28 pm, December 9, 2013, by , updated on: 04:38pm, December 9, 2013

    Six unsolicited inquiries have been made to lease the financially troubled Hope Creek nursing home in East Moline.
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    Hope Creek Nursing Home
  • Man on video dragging dog says it was an accident, not abuse

    Posted on: 5:30 pm, December 6, 2013, by , updated on: 06:24pm, December 6, 2013

    Sam May says he is an Iraq war veteran with some issues, but being an animal abuser is not one...
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    sam may speaks
  • Video shows puppy being dragged behind motorized scooter

    Posted on: 4:37 pm, December 5, 2013, by , updated on: 10:16am, December 6, 2013

    A Moline man has been charged with animal cruelty after surveillance video shows him dragging a 4-month old puppy on...
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    Puppy dragged behind scooter
  • Retired teacher charged with sex abuse of a student

    Posted on: 4:50 pm, December 4, 2013, by , updated on: 10:34am, December 5, 2013

    A former Moline teacher is under arrest and accused of sexually abusing a 13-year old female student inside Wilson Middle School.
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    Henry Pawlus photo from Rock Island County Sheriff