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
The data cover details on why police shot 375 people in L.A. County. It's the first publicly available dataset of its kind in Southern California.
One in four people shot by officers in L.A. County between 2010 and 2015 was unarmed, and only one LAPD officer during that time was fired for violating policy.
Some of the most troubling police shootings in L.A. County involved people in mental health crisis.
KPCC reviewed documents from the L.A. district attorney, medical examiner, the sheriff's department and others to examine officer-involved shootings.
Over the next 25 years, California will add about 8 million people while getting warmer and drier due to climate change. What will this mean for the future of water?
An El Niño occurs when water in a large swath of the Pacific Ocean along the equator heats up more than average. This is measured by looking at sea surface temperature anomalies, or fluctuations in ocean temperature, in key parts of the ocean. This chart displays sea surface temperature fluctuations in the Niño 3.4 region during strong El Niños dating back to 1992.
In a move towards greater transparency, the L.A. County Sheriff's Department will release more information about officer-involved shootings this fall on its website.
Dashcam video captured the 2013 police shooting of 34-year-old Ricardo Diaz-Zeferino, who was trying to find the men who stole his brother's bicycle in Gardena.
This map shows which intersections the city considers dangerous. But are they the same as the intersections that YOU have designated as hazardous? Let us know!
Documents prepared by the LAPD and the Inspector General detail the events that led to the LAPD shooting of Ezell Ford. We reconstruct them step by step.
World Cup matches started this week, and we've curated a list of a few key places to catch your favorite team and the international flavor of the 2015 Women's World Cup in Southern California, the nation's most diverse region. Is your favorite spot missing?
The agency issued 27 financial penalties in the first four months of the year. It only gave out seven in all of 2014. Still, most enforcement against water waste is handled through warnings.
The Los Angeles Unified School District requires students, starting with the Class of 2017, to successfully complete a slate of college preparation courses before they graduate. The course load called "A-G” may prevent half of students from graduating unless the policy is changed.
The state has updated its plan to achieve a 25 percent reduction in water use, shrinking required cuts on some communities while demanding even larger cuts from the heaviest users. This chart compares the latest proposed cuts to water use for South Coast agencies with the first draft.
State water officials have received more than 200 letters and emails about a proposal requiring cities to cut consumption anywhere from 10 to 35 percent depending on recent use rates and conservation efforts. We've made these comments searchable here.