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Moline Kmart will close as part of Sears bankruptcy
This closure is just the latest in a long line of companies that have left the Illinois side of the Quad Cities this year due to corporate failure or bad local business. In March,Toys R Us announced the closure of all of its U.S. stores. The next month,Younkers announced a liquidationleading to a nu
Moline Police Chief John Hitchcock retires after OWI stop
Chief Hitchcock’s traffic stop on September 7th, the subsequent charges against Hitchcock, and the presence of Captains Fisk and Johnson in the vehicle have been documented in the news media. The City of Moline conducted an independent investigation on the events that transpired immediately before,
Jimmy's Pancake House quickly has become a tradition
Jimmy's Pancake House has quietly slipped into the realm of "tradition" for many Quad Citians. Some go weekly, some everyday and others as often as they can.After several recommendations to try this place, we finally ventured out on a rainy day.We never knew that a breakfast place this good could be
Noon update: A sunny and fall-like afternoon
Here's the afternoon forecast from the National Weather Service.It will be sunny with a high near 56 degrees and a low around 36 degrees. Southwest winds between 10 to 15 mph will gust as high as 25 mph.Wednesday will be sunny with a high near 50 degrees.Wednesday night widespread frost is possible
Davenport man accused of hitting woman in the face with a gun
A Davenport man out on pretrial release in a stolen car case was arrested after police say he hit a woman in the face with a gun when she tried to keep him from assaulting another person Monday night.Juan Eduardo Rosales, 18, last known address in the 1500 block of Esplanade Avenue, was booked into
Gun found in school bathroom prompts lockdown at Mid City High in Davenport
The lockdown started around 1:15 p.m. Monday, October 15, according to school spokesperson, Dawn Saul. A gun was found in one of the school’s bathrooms, prompting the lockdown. A student reportedly ran out of the school after the gun was discovered.
Moline city leaders hope to hire new chief within 3 months
"Unbelievably tough discussions, this whole process has been incredibly tough," says Moline City Administrator Doug Maxeiner.
Davenport man to be arraigned next month in shooting death of Jason Roberts
A Davenport man will be arraigned Nov. 1 in the June shooting death of Jason Roberts.Deondra Lamont Thomas, 37, was scheduled to appear in Scott County Court Tuesday afternoon for a preliminary hearing.Instead, District Court Judge Thomas Reidel approved the filing of the trial information, the form
Kewanee man's medical records will be admitted in fatal 2017 accident case
The medical records of a Kewanee man charged with three counts of Class 2 felony aggravated driving/causing death will be allowed into evidence in Henry County Circuit Court.Lorenzo S. Quintero, 48, was driving a 2011 Kia Sorento on Illinois 78 north of Kewanee on April 9, 2017, when he left the eas
Rock Island Police search for missing youth at Maple Ridge Apartments
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) —Rock Island Police are looking for a missing youth who police say walked out of his house.Multiple police have responded to the area at 3700 5th St, Rock Island.KWQC TV6 has a crew on the way to the scene and will continue to bring you the latest.
Brandt in default on East Moline's road construction
EAST MOLINE — Tim Kammler, director of engineering services, told council members Monday that Brandt Construction is in default of its contract with the city on the 7th Street project. He added that the delay is due, in part, to the fact that the company did not begin on time.Brandt will incur damag
Three accused of gun crimes in Rock Island County serving sentences
Bailey A. Brown, 26, Aledo, is serving an eight-year sentence, county court records state. She pleaded guilty on Sept. 27 to attempted armed violence, methamphetamine delivery, possession of a stolen firearm, and obstructing justice. She must also serve at least two years of supervised release once
Davenport man dies after motorcycle crash in Moline
Officials say 34-year-old Kyle T. DeCoster was riding a 2017 Hondo Motorcycle and was heading south on 7th Street when he lost control. After an investigation, officials say the motorcycle left the roadway, struck a mailbox and DeCoster was ejected. He was taken to the hospital in Peoria with life-t
Moline police chief opts for retirement
With resolution of drunken driving in Scott County still unresolved, John Hitchcock retired Monday as Moline police chief.Hitchcock was stopped the evening of Sept. 7 by an Iowa State Patrol trooper who clocked him going 90 mph in a 65-mph zone near mile marker 131 on southbound U.S. 61 in Scott Cou
Davenport Police use Ladder Trucks to search for juvenile suspects
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) —Davenport Police used ladder trucks Monday night to search for juvenile suspects from recent overnight incidents near 6th and Oak Street.The three juveniles are reportedly suspected to be involved in recent overnight incidents near 6th and Oak Street.Davenport Police told TV6
Illinois House District 72 state representative candidate: Glen Evans
Glen Evans, Republican candidate for state representative in the 72nd District, may be a familiar name to some voters.Evans has previously run for office about 18 times as a registered Democrat, Rock Island County Clerk Karen Kinney said. He has lost every election with the exception of two precinct
Eldridge man charged in stabbing case
An Eldridge man on parole was booked into the Scott County Jail early Monday after police say he hit and stabbed someone at a Davenport motel.Derek Tracy Clark, 51, is charged with willful injury causing bodily injury, a Class D felony punishable by up to five years in prison.He waived his right to
Fire destroys Rock Island home
Firefighters check for hot spots after a fire destroyed this home at 2501 47th Ave., Rock Island, on Saturday. No one was injured in the blaze.
Part two: Quad City Storm on Fox 18 Sports Sunday
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - Head coach Dave Pszenyczny, center Nathan Pelligra and goalie Peter Di Salvo discuss the team's progress throughout training camp as they get ready for the seaon-opener.
Davenport woman charged with arson, assault
A Davenport woman was arrested Sunday night after police say she shot off fireworks at three people in an apartment and tried to burn them with a torch in September.Wendy Marie White, 36, no address listed, was booked into the Scott County Jail on first-degree arson, assault while participating in a