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Police Confirm: Body recovered from Mississippi River in Keokuk
KEOKUK, IA - The Keokuk Police Department confirms the recovery of a body from the Mississippi River north of the dam at 5 pm Thursday night.The identity of the body has not been confirmed at this time. Further details will be available as the investigation moves forward.KHQA does have a crew at the
Police news for Saturday, May 26
• Jeremy M. Schoonover, 34, of 519 Myrtle St. was booked into the Morgan County Jail at 2:44 a.m. Friday on charges of theft and resisting a peace officer.
UPDATE: body found in Meredosia has been ID’d, investigation continues
According to authorities, the body was discovered at about 7:10 yesterday morning on Montgomery Street in Meredosia. According to the Morgan County Coroner’s Office, it was the body of 42-year old Robert Utter, of Rushville, who was pronounced dead shortly before 8 a.m. yesterday. Utter’s body was
Video Reveals Police are Lying, Shows Cop Try to Shoot Dog and Kill Innocent Mom Instead
Burlington, IA — On Thursday, during a federal court hearing in Davenport, Iowa, officials revealed that the confidential police video—a key piece of evidence in exonerating a cop who killed an innocent mom—does not collaborate the cop’s claims that he was bitten by a dog before firing the fatal sho
Intellectually disabled woman found locked in bedroom, Davenport couple charged with neglect
A Davenport husband and wife have been arrested after police found the woman’s adult intellectually disabled daughter locked in an upstairs bedroom.Kimberly Williams, 47, and Eugene S. Harris, 56, both face a single charge of neglect or abandonment of a dependent person, a Class C felony punishable
Macomb to lose a grocery store
Niemann's will no longer have a traditional grocery store in Macomb, but they will be building a new Haymakers convenience store and gas station that will sell limited grocery items as well as prepared foods, according to officials.
Woman's Facebook post suspecting animal abuse sparks investigation in Galva
By Thursday evening, the post had over 5,000 shares on Facebook, and has reached thousands of users, demanding action.
One man arrested, another suspect wanted after East Moline shooting
The victim, a 27-year old East Moline man was at the Shell Express gas station on Kennedy Drive getting gas when he was approached by two people in a black Pontiac Grand Am, according to the East Moline Police Department.
Illinois high school valedictorian ordered to remove all references to Jesus from graduation speech
Administrators at a high school in Sciota, Illinois, allegedly told the valedictorian to remove all references to Jesus minutes before he was scheduled to go on stage and deliver his graduation speech, WBBM-TV reported.
Rushville man found dead in Meredosia
As a result of the event, nearby, Meredosia-Chambersburg Junior and Senior High was on a "soft lockdown" until the end of the school day at 2:15 p.m. said Principal Dan Carie.
Body found near Meredosia high school Thursday
Sheriff Bill Redshaw, with the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department, confirmed the body of a male from Rushville, Ill. was found near Meredosia-Chambersburg High School Thursday.
An Iowa officer said a dog bit him before he pulled his gun and accidentally shot a woman. Police video shows otherwise, a lawyer says
DAVENPORT, Ia. — Confidential police video fails to corroborate a police officer's account that he was bitten by a dog before firing shots in 2015 that accidentally killed a Burlington, Iowa, mother, an attorney said Thursday during a federal court hearing.
Police continue investigation into apparent homicide in Meredosia
Morgan County Coroner Jeff Lair identified the victim as Robert L. Utter, 42, of Rushville, who died of multiple stab wounds at the scene. Lair said an autopsy will be conducted today in Springfield.
Two men arrested for selling meth
34 year-old Nicholas Wotton, of South Pekin, and 47 year-old Robert Armstrong, of Pekin, were arrested during a traffic stop near the intersection of North School Street & Warren Avenue, in Normal.
Bonus Segment: Forced To Take Jesus From Speech | Len Berman and Michael Riedel in the Morning | 710 WOR
Sam Blackledge a graduate and valedictorian of West Prairie High School in Sciota, Illinois, said the his High School made him take any reference to Jesus out of his speech.
Summer Film Series - The Dead Filmmakers Society 2018
MACOMB, IL -- The summer film favorite, "The Dead Filmmakers Society," returns this year with showings at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday nights in Western Illinois University's Sandburg Theater in the University Union.
Sam Blackledge, valedictorian, says high school ordered him to cut all mentions of Jesus from speech
Sam Blackledge, 18, says he was ordered to remove all mentions of Jesus Christ from his recent graduation speech at West Prairie High School. (Image: CBS-12 KSVS screenshot)more >
Valedictorian forced to strip Jesus from speech
— Graduation was supposed to be a joyous time for Sam Blackledge, but the valedictorian of West Prairie High School in Sciota, Illinois, said the experience left him feeling awful.
2 men accused of attacking jail officers plead guilty
Also Tuesday, the third man charged is expected to plead guilty to the same charges. Twenty-four-year-old Jorge Sanders-Galvez already has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a gender-fluid Burlington teenager, Kedarie Johnson.
Teens concerned about crime rate in Galesburg
GALESBURG, Illinois (KWQC) --Three youths in Galesburg are working to put the crime rate of the city in the spotlight. They say the town has always been peaceful, but they have started to see an uptick in crime.The town of Galesburg has been home for Kelvin Hawthorne, Natalie Bodenhamer, and Brianna