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Galesburg region battles drastic early childhood education cuts

New mom, Shelby Kirkpatrick, 18, worries where to turn after drastic program cuts in Galesburg, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

WQAD - 2018-06-20 20:17:09

Judge orders Knox County man to surrender FOID card, weapons before release from jail

GALESBURG, Ill. - A Knox County man faces charges of first degree murder, aggravated battery, and aggravated discharge of a firearm, after reportedly shooting a man who'd crashed near his home early Tuesday.

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-06-20 19:59:26

Woman gets four years for firearms in Henry County

CAMBRIDGE — A woman was sentenced to four years in prison on firearms charges Thursday in Henry County Circuit Court.Alyshia M. Meiners, 27, address unavailable, entered a negotiated plea to three counts of Class 2 felony possession of a stolen firearm. According to the charges, on Feb. 23 she posse

QUAD CITIES ONLINES - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Galva teen shot and killed following one-car accident

GALVA, Illinois — A 19-year-old Galva teen was shot and killed by a rural Galva man after a one-car traffic accident and altercation that happened in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 19.

WQAD - 2018-06-20 15:20:55

Nick in the AM: One Subway replacing another at Northpoint Shopping Center

As of 5:07 this morning, it is summer, officially. Unofficially, it's been summer for about a month and a half, if the temperatures have been any indication. Going straight from snow and temps in the 30s to sweat and temps in the 80s and 90s rendered this the year without a spring.

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-06-21 00:00:00

19-year-old shot dead after crashing truck

Xavier T. Hartman, 19, of Galva, was the driver of the vehicle and was transported to OSF Saint Luke Medical Center in Kewanee, where he was pronounced dead by the emergency room staff.

OURQUADCITIES.COM - 2018-06-20 16:08:08

SPHL announces Quad City Storm

MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) —Owners John Dawson and Ryan Mosley will revealed the new team’s name, logo, team President and introduced Dave Pszenyczny, the Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations.

KWQC - 2018-06-21 17:25:00

Mom of drowning victim recalls tragedy at Milan's Steel Dam

Melissa Chavez-Huston, of Milan, had a day of summer-vacation fun mapped out for her two children and a neighbor boy on Monday. They loved to canoe, and to watch the Backwater Gamblers water-skiing troupe, so she planned to put oars in the water to do both.As their Rock River adventure reached early

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2018-06-21 22:15:00

Rock Island event celebrates immigrant families

Illinois Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti speaks during the Illinois Department of Human Rights Celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month on Wednesday at the Martin Luther King Center in Rock Island.

QUAD CITIES ONLINES - 2018-06-21 14:00:00

More than 24 hours later, crews still searching for missing 5-year-old in Rock River

A woman and three kids were on the boat; a mother, her son and daughter, and another boy who was a family friend.

OURQUADCITIES.COM - 2018-06-20 04:12:10

Man charged in murder of uncle, grandmother has 5 years to get fit for trial

If after five years, Conwell is still unfit to stand trial in a criminal court of law, the People of the State of Illinois can move to civilly commit him to a state institution for the rest of his life.

OURQUADCITIES.COM - 2018-06-20 17:40:35

Police seek more information in death of 23-year-old Moline man

The Moline Police Department seeks the public's help in determining the last hours of the life of Taylor Kirklin, 23, of Moline.Police and fire were dispatched at 5:18 a.m. Monday to the 26000 block of 16th Street for a welfare check and found him dead in the yard of a residence.

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2018-06-20 15:45:00

Rock Island County approves writing off Hope Creek debt

ROCK ISLAND -- County board members on Tuesday approved writing off nearly $2.7 million of debt owed to Hope Creek Care Center.The county-owned facility, 4343 Kennedy Drive, East Moline, is $4.1 million in debt, according to the center's financial aging report prepared by Bill Gabelmann of the Bette


WQUD-FM Vintage Radio to move to 107.7 on dial

WQUD-FM Vintage Radio, currently broadcasting on 105.5, will be switching to 107.7 on the FM radio dial at noon Monday.There will be no change in the station’s current music format or its regular programming lineup, according to a station release. The frequency switch will allow WQUD-FM to reach a m


Steel Dam presents difficult challenge for crews during water rescue

The Department of Natural Resources said once going over the wall of the dam, a person can quickly get caught in the backwash, and officials report it's very difficult, nearly impossible to escape on one's own.


Shots fired, body found, strange coincidence

Police are continuing to investigate what appears to be a bizarre coincidence — discovering the body of a young man just a block from a shooting scene.A Moline police officer heard shots being fired around 2:30 a.m. Monday in the 2400 block of 16th Street. The officer saw two vehicles fleeing the ar


Tariffs causing worry on the farm

Buffalo Prairie, Illinois - As the United States and China go back and forth with tariffs, it's leaving some farmers stuck in the middle.

OURQUADCITIES.COM - 2018-06-20 14:28:46

UPDATE: Illinois DNR call water rescue a "fatal boating accident"

MILAN, Ill. (KWQC) —UPDATE 7:35 a.m.:Illinois State Police say that a search is still ongoing after Monday night's water rescue.TV-6 has seen reports that a child has been recovered from the water, but when asked, Illinois State Police said there were "false reports" that were being reported.We have


Accidental Burlington fire caused by acetone fumes

At 2:54 PM Monday the Burlington Fire Department was called to a basement fire at 2841 Bock Street in Burlington. Upon arrival, the fire had been extinguished with a fire extinguisher by the owner, Richard Ross.


Tree falls onto two cars in Moline

It was a frightening situation for two drivers on 7th street and 26th Avenue across from Morgan Park in Moline. No storm in the area at the time, yet for some reason, a large limb snapped and fell onto two cars.