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Man found dead in Iowa River identified, but cause of death still unknown

The body pulled out of the Iowa River near Burlington Street Bridge Tuesday has been identified as Mohammad Saadi Albaghdadi by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.The sheriff's office is still investigating the circumstances around the 42-year-old man's death.It's not clear how long Albaghdadi's bo

IOWA CITY PRESS-CITIZEN - 2018-07-19 17:33:00

Macomb hosts competition in effort to bring in new business

Thursday, the city of Macomb is making an effort to fill empty businesses all around downtown. They're doing so, by giving one business owner the chance to launch a new business with the help of some big incentives.

WGEM.COM - 2018-07-19 00:00:00

FCC Asks If Sinclair ‘Engaged in Misrepresentation’ Over Tribune Merger

The FCC questioned whether Sinclair “engaged in misrepresentation” in its divesture plan from several stations, looking to appease U.S. regulators. The FCC’s filing questions whether Sinclair would have “de facto” control of stations in Houston, Dallas, and Chicago, despite its divesture.

TELEGRAPH - 2018-07-19 18:07:15

Becker appointed fire, ambulance chief

Beardstown paramedic Brian Becker has been appointed Beardstown’s new fire and ambulance chief, in the wake of former Chief Heath White’s resignation earlier this month. Becker, like White, holds both paramedic and firefighter certifications, and feels confident in the role he will assume Aug.3. Bec

BEARDSTOWNNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2018-07-19 20:09:24

Hancock County now providing law enforcement for Warsaw

"I don't think people will notice a difference in services," Kreps said. "The sheriff needed extra help, and Warsaw still will have access to police every day. It's a win-win."

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-07-18 20:50:00

Burlington Police and Crime Stoppers searching for wanted suspect

BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) -A 24-year-old man is wanted by officials in Burlington on multiple outstanding warrants.Police say if you know the whereabouts of Jermaine Shyhem Harris, you're urged to contact police.You can contact the Crime Stoppers at 319-753-6835. If your tip leads to his arrest, you w

KWQC - 2018-07-19 06:07:00

Carthage man charged with aggravated domestic battery, home invasion

The Hancock County Sheriff's Department responded to a call at 12:20 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of North Center Street. Randy L. Sadler, 31, was arrested at 5:20 p.m. and charged with aggravated domestic battery and home invasion. He was taken to the Hancock County Jail.

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-07-18 17:40:00

Body of man found in Iowa River, visible from Burlington Street Bridge

The body was stuck in tree branches near the Burlington Street Bridge, visible from the sidewalk above. Johnson County Sheriff's Office dislodged the body and pulled it from the water around 1 p.m. Tuesday.Police on the scene were unable to identify the man. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office did n


Facing critics over Putin summit, Trump wants to meet again

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, waves to members of the media as they arrive on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Wednesday. AP Photo/Andrew HarnikAndrew Harnik

CLINTON HERALD - 2018-07-19 18:23:24

Donald Trump Says ‘Fake News Media’ Wants ‘War’ With Russia

“The Fake News Media wants so badly to see a major confrontation with Russia, even a confrontation that could lead to war,” he said. “They are pushing so recklessly hard and hate the fact that I’ll probably have a good relationship with Putin. We are doing MUCH better than any other country!”

TELEGRAPH - 2018-07-19 12:27:31

Impact of a new underpass in Galesburg, Illinois

GALESBURG, Illinois (KWQC) -The Jon Sibley Sr. underpass is the third and final component of an infrastructure improvement project in Galesburg, Illinois. In 2012 the Donald L. Moffitt Overpass was completed, and in 2014 the Mother Bickerdyke Bridge. The projects mean to provide better traffic flow,

KWQC - 2018-07-18 19:05:00

Hamilton man arrested for possession of illegal drugs

On July 17th, a traffic stop was conducted on U.S. Highway 136 west of New Warsaw Road in Hamilton, Illinois.

KHQA.COM - 2018-07-18 14:40:18

A medical marijuana ‘miracle’

Wendy Turner and her son, Coltyn Turner, 18, of Jerseyville, will be featured during IWC’s Satellite Networking Event at 6:30 p.m. July 25 at Hamilton’s in Jacksonville.


Ft. Madison man arrested for rape, sodomy

A Fort Madison man was arrested Tuesday in Hamilton, Illinois, on several arrest warrants including First Degree Rape and First Degree Sodomy.


The Latest: Trump uses 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' for foes

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he... more


Accident Sunday in Brown leaves 1 dead

Kenneth M. Laning, 59, of Mount Sterling was eastbound on County Road 600 North early Sunday when his vehicle left the road near County Road 450 East, Brown County Sheriff Karl Groesch said.


Juveniles held in connection with car theft, kidnapping

Shortly after 9:30 p.m., Monday, two people approached a vehicle at a convenience store in the 2700 block of the Avenue of the Cities, according to a Moline Police news release. The driver had gone inside the store and left the car running with a 71-year-old female passenger inside the vehicle.


Sinclair-Tribune Merger Prospects in Danger as FCC Chairman Voices ‘Serious Concerns’

“Based on a thorough review of the record, I have serious concerns about the Sinclair/Tribune transaction,” Pai said in a statement shared with TheWrap. “The evidence we’ve received suggests that certain station divestitures that have been proposed to the FCC would allow Sinclair to control those st


Reorganization at Western Illinois University

The university is reorganizing colleges and departments, creating centers of excellence, adding online degree programs, enhancing facilities and student recruitment along with putting greater emphasis on its dual enrollment programs. President of the University Jack Thomas said his eyes are on the f


Ongoing Illinois bobcat study reveals average home ranges - Outdoornews

Macomb, Ill. — Bobcats in western Illinois are either explorers or homebodies, depending on their sex. Researchers from Western Illinois University report the home range for male bobcats in their ongoing study is 46 miles, while the range for females is only eight miles.