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Moline teen dies after rapid onset of rare disease

MOLINE, Illinois – Christopher Bunch, a teen who was diagnosed with ADEM disease, passed away today.

WQAD - 2018-08-14 20:13:10

Aledo woman accused of taking thousands of dollars from Mercer County school athletes

State’s attorney Meeghan Lee says 43-year-old Angie Dellitt turned herself in Monday, August 13 after a $30,000 warrant was issued for her arrest.

WQAD - 2018-08-14 04:11:15

Officer Involved Shooting In Galesburg

Shots fired (MGN)Shots fired (MGN)Galesburg- One person is under arrest after an officer involved shooting.Police say it happened around 3:45 p.m. Thursday August 9th on the 400 block of North Cedar Street as police were trying to do a traffic stop.Investigators say the suspect tried to swerve, and


Galva is a town divided in wake of shooting

This July 30, 2018 photo shows a sign at the city limits of Galva, Ill., in southern Henry County. The city is divided over the June 19, 2018 fatal shooting of 19-year-old Xavier Hartman by James Love after a traffic crash near Love's property. (Tom Loewy/The Register-Mail, via AP)


New Windsor Drill Team is a rodeo tradition

"[We] expect respect from all the kids. They need to respect not only us as leaders, but their parents who are bringing them here and helping them through these practices," Nan said. "Also just respect for what the drill team has meant to the rodeo for all these years."

OURQUADCITIES.COM - 2018-08-15 03:28:53

School bookkeeper faces embezzlement charges in Mercer County

ALEDO — A Mercer County School district employee has been charged with stealing from the school and its athletic booster club.Felony embezzlement charges were filed Monday morning against Angie Dellitt, 43, of Aledo, the school’s bookkeeper.

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2018-08-13 19:45:00

Aledo considers garbage bids, future of Button Building

ALEDO -- Aldermen discussed hiring a single garbage hauler for the city and demolishing the city-owned historic Button Building in committee meetings Monday night.Bids submitted by two garbage haulers for citywide garbage collection were considered during a finance committee meeting. Currently, resi

QUAD CITIES ONLINES - 2018-08-14 07:30:00

Mercer Co. School District employee charged with theft

According to court records, she is accused of taking money from the Mercer County Athletic Booster club for her own personal use, such as hotel rooms, restaurants, meals and personal items.

KWQC - 2018-08-13 15:57:00

Briefs: Women's Health Expo; TRIAD meetings

GALESBURG — Galesburg Cottage Hospital presents an evening of women’s health, wellness and exploration during the Cottage Women’s Health Expo and Dinner Thursday. The event features motivational speaker, blogger and author Jessica Turner, who will discuss the need for women to practice self-care and

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Park Forest man arrested for 2017 Burlington shooting

Demarcus Chew, 26, was transported by ambulance to Great River Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

KWQC - 2018-08-13 16:44:00

Colona council hears complaint about bar

COLONA — For the second time in less than a year, aldermen have been asked to take up concerns about noise coming from Grease Monkeys Bar and Grill.Resident Matt Penney said he hears loud noise coming from the bar even with his windows shut and over the television.“They play til 11:30 or midnight, a

QUAD CITIES ONLINES - 2018-08-14 01:01:00

Weber Workforce Center to open for classes in Fall 2018

“It is awe-inspiring to see where we were when we started the Welding Technology program in 2012, to where we are now, getting ready to start the new semester in our new facility,” said Welding Technology Coordinator Travis Jumper.

TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-13 19:52:00

Marijuana charges advanced against Downers Grove man

Henry County Circuit Judge Terry Patton on Monday found probable cause to advance drug charges against a Downers Grove man.On Aug. 4, Illinois State Police found 53 pounds of marijuana near Geneseo in a silver Nissan driven by Scott Shih-Lu Chou, 61. A pre-trial conference was set for Sept. 13 pre-t

QUAD CITIES ONLINES - 2018-08-13 20:13:00

Davenport man charged with impersonating cop, 3rd-degree criminal mischief

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) -A Davenport man is in custody on $4,000 bond after police say he impersonated a cop and caused criminal damage to a hotel room.


Bond set for Warren County pair on meth delivery charges | WGIL 93.7 FM & 1400 AM

Two individuals, later identified as Christianson and Engle, were seen to be in the vehicle and according to reports did not make an attempt to exit the vehicle for several minutes.


East Moline police seek to identify two Jewel-Osco theft suspects

EAST MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) —East Moline police are looking to identify two Jewel-Osco theft suspects.The two women in these surveillance photos committed thefts at Jewel-Osco in East Moline on July 11th and July 28th.On both dates they filled a cart full of merchandise and then left the store without


Davenport man accused of multiple attempted burglaries

A Davenport man on probation for possessing a concealed weapon at the Brady Street Stadium last year was arrested Saturday after police say he pulled on the door handles of multiple cars in LeClaire.James Lee Mathias, 54, last known address in the 1700 block of West 48th Street, is charged with eigh

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2018-08-13 13:41:00

Monmouth couple celebrating 75th wedding anniversary

MONMOUTH, Illinois-- Rocking side by side in their chairs, Forrest and Mary Easum said they never thought they'd see this day.


After 20 years with Macy’s, this glam-mother opened her own boutique in Fairview Heights

Angela Harris wants women toworry less about their sizeand focus more on how they feel in a new dress or a great pair of jeans.The former Macy’s executive doesn’t want her customers to walk away feeling frustrated after a day of shopping.That’s why she carries clothing for women of all shapes and si


New Windsor rodeo returns Aug. 16-18

Cashtyn, 2, and Stetson Calvert, 4, of Illinois City, sit on top of Bubby, the pony, during the New Windsor Rodeo Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 in New Windsor. This year's New Windsor Fair, Rodeo and Horse Show is Aug. 16-18.