Chris Keller Data Editor/News Applications Developer
Chris Keller is a KPCC News Editor with a focus on data. Prior to that, he served as KPCC's Data Journalist where he collaborated with KPCC staff on data-driven projects, visualizations and applications.
Chris joined KPCC in 2012 after spending more than 15 years in various print and digital roles at newspapers of various sizes in the Midwest.
Prior to working in Madison, Keller led online news efforts for Nwi.com and contributed to several digital products and initiatives that were honored Lee Enterprises’ 2010 President’s Award for Innovation and earned Lee’s Enterprise of the Year award for The Times Media Company.
Keller is a life-long Packers fan, plays drums and guitar and is a member of the Online News Association, Investigative Reporters & Editors and Hacks/Hackers.
Stories by Chris Keller
Crews continue to make progress in fighting the massive wildfire. The blaze has destroyed 105 homes and 216 outbuildings. By Sunday afternoon, all mandatory evacuations had been lifted.
Ezell Ford's family says justice has stalled two years after the 25-year-old's death. Meanwhile, the LAPD officers who shot Ford say they're in limbo, too.
The camp at the incident command center situated behind Golden Valley High School outside Santa Clarita provides a home away from home for those called to battle the Sand Fire.
The Sand Fire ignited on the afternoon of July 22 and smoke from the fire quickly spread across the Los Angeles Basin and into Orange County. Since then, winds have shifted.
Authorities said Monday that police officers were clearly targeted and ambushed in this weekend's shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which killed three officers and wounded three others. It's the latest such ambush in the United States, and happened just 10 days after five police officers in Dallas were gunned down.
In all Democratic Governor Jerry Brown on Friday approved six bills and vetoed five. Here's a rundown.
Following recommendations from health officials, the Pasadena hospital is offering screenings to patients since 2013 who may have been infected by Olympus scopes.
Firefighters have been hampered by extremely dry and rocky terrain, sporadic wind gusts and thin staffing, as nearby crews work to extinguish wildfires throughout SoCal.
Firefighters are battling two brush fires. Some residents have been forced to evacuate, while others were told to prepare for possible evacuation as the fires continued to burn.
Some 2.5 million ballots still need to be counted from Tuesday's election, the majority of which are are vote-by-mail ballots.
Semi-final official returns show an L.A. County turnout of 29.9 percent, up from the presidential primary four years ago, but far below the 55.2 percent of eligible voters who turned out in 2008.
Vote-by-mail ballots for the June primary also bring pitches from the candidates. KPCC wants campaign mailers for a project we're calling "Who Mailed It."
Owners of buildings with 16 or more dwelling units that are at least three stories tall will soon start to receive notices to complete a seismic retrofit.
Rifles used in a mass shooting at a Dec. 2 holiday party at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino were legal to purchase in the state of California. However both had been modified to make them illegal under the state's assault weapons ban. Here's a primer on that ban.
The original sales of the rifles used in the San Bernardino shooting were legal but the weapons were then modified to make them illegal to possess under California's assault weapons ban.