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

  • 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
  • Accused killer wants to act as own attorney

    Posted on: 4:20 pm, December 3, 2013, by , updated on: 08:48am, December 4, 2013

    A Rock Island man charged with robbing and killing an 84-year-old railroad retiree wants to act as his own attorney.
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    Tracy Johnson
  • Family hires attorney in Forest Hill fiasco, people treated like “cattle”

    Posted on: 6:28 pm, November 26, 2013, by

    Another family is coming forward and has hired an attorney in the case of the abrupt closing of Forest Hill Nursing Home in East Moline.
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  • Man dies, family members want answers from nursing homes

    Posted on: 6:23 pm, November 25, 2013, by , updated on: 10:02am, November 26, 2013

    Family members are speaking out about the closure of Forest Hill Nursing Home and its impact on their loved ones.
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