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
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.
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.
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!