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Davenport man in custody on charges of sexual abuse and burglary

DAVENPORT - A Davenport man is in custody on charges of sexual abuse and burglary for an incident that took place at a residence near W. 14th St. and Scott St. in Davenport on Sunday, September 17. Clarence Ford III, 32, was arrested on Monday evening, September 18, on charges of third degree sexual

WQAD - 2017-09-19 20:51:40

Letter: Thanks, Moline Foundation, for literacy stations

Logan Elementary fourth-grade teachers, Debbie Sturges and Liz O'Hern, would like to say a big thank you to the Moline Public Schools Foundation for funding our literacy stations. The students are excited about using the new CD players with eight headphones for each classroom and assorted books on C

QUAD CITIES ONLINES - 2017-09-21 02:10:12

First Christian Church in Moline to close: 'It was a very difficult decision'

First Christian Church of Moline was so busy in the 1960s, there were three services on Sundays and chairs had to be brought in every week to accommodate the crowd. Dwindling membership and financial support in the past several years, part of a trend seen across the United States, means the church w

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2017-09-20 18:00:00

Moline Police and Fire experiencing outages

MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - The Moline and East Moline Police and Fire Dispatch Center is currently experiencing issues non-emergency phone calls. For non-emergencies please call 309-429-6980. The 911 emergency lines are still working and in the event of any emergency please continue to use 911.

KWQC - 2017-09-20 17:51:00

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits off coast of Japan

A USGS map shows an earthquake that struck off Japan on Sept. 20, 2017. FUKUSHIMA, Japan - A day after a powerful earthquake along the Pacific Ring of Fire hit Mexico, a magnitude 6.1 quake struck off the coast of Japan. Wednesday's quake hit at 4:37 p.m. local time, or 8:37 a.m. PT, according to th

WQAD - 2017-09-20 20:03:18

Elizabeth, Illinois woman arrested in death of infant

Elizabeth Roen, 27 ELIZABETH, Illinois - An arrest was made on Wednesday, September 20, in a case that was originally deemed not suspicious. According to the Rockford Register Star, in May of this year, 6-month-old Tripp Luebke was put down to sleep and was later discovered by his mother, not breat

WQAD - 2017-09-20 22:15:25

Galesburg CUSD 205 will have an early release for remainder of the week

(MGN) GALESBURG, Illinois - Galesburg Community Unit School District 205 will release students early for the remainder of the week due to heat. Students will be released from school two hours early on Thursday, September 21, and Friday, September 22. Filed in:Education, News Topics:galesburg school

WQAD - 2017-09-20 20:52:40

Shower/t-storm chance tonight... Sizzlin' September heat through the weekend

The sizzlin' September warmth has arrived as temperatures today peaked around the lower 90s. This will not breakdown over the next few days with near record highs around 90 degrees and overnight lows in the upper 60s right into the weekend. As far as any chance for rainfall, I do see a couple chance

WQAD - 2017-09-20 20:08:26

Fake News alert: Dollar Tree is NOT closing all its stores

Have you seen on Facebook that popular low-cost retailer Dollar Tree is closing and shuttering all their stores nationwide!? Chalk it up as another "fake news" Facebook hoax. The fact checking website Snopes.com reports that the surprisingly real-looking hoax posts on Facebook were created by a pran

WQAD - 2017-09-20 19:55:59

NEWS 8 TRIO: Gameday Nachos 3 ways

Catch the NEWS 8 TRIO every Tuesday and Thursday night on "News 8 at 6:30" for three great ideas to make your life better and more interesting. Hosting a party this weekend for the big game? Denise and Johnnie are back with 3 different ways to jazz up your normal gameday nachos. Enjoy! Join News 8's

WQAD - 2017-09-20 19:38:08

Rolling Stone's Top 10 One-Hit Wonders

Monday, September 25th is National One-Hit Wonder Day! A few years back, Rolling Stone published a list of the "top 10 one-hit wonders of all time". Here's what they had: 10.) The Vapors - "Turning Japanese" 9.) ? and The Mysterians - "96 Tears" 8.) Chumbawamba - "Tubthumping" 7.) Blind Melon - "No

WQAD - 2017-09-20 17:52:50

Plans to change major one way streets in downtown Davenport are up for discussion in early November

DAVENPORT, Iowa--Talks of changing the direction of traffic flow for two major streets could be on the city council agenda as early as November. For more than five years, city leaders have been weighing the idea of changing 3rd and 4th streets in downtown Davenport from one-way traffic to two. "We'v

WQAD - 2017-09-19 23:39:34

Why do officers shoot to kill?

(CNN) - Another fatal police shooting has added ammunition to the national debate over whether police are too quick to use deadly force. This time it happened on the campus of Georgia Tech in Atlanta, where Scout Schultz, 21, a fourth-year computer engineering major, was shot and killed Sunday after

WQAD - 2017-09-20 17:25:51

19-year-old Texas football player dies after sustaining injury during game

Robert Grays, image from Midwestern State University Athletics football roster WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) - A 19-year-old Midwestern State football player has died after suffering a neck injury while making a tackle during a home game last weekend. School President Suzanne Shipley on Wednesday releas

WQAD - 2017-09-20 17:12:49

Enough fentanyl to kill 32 million people seized in NYC drug bust

NEW YORK - Agents made a record fentanyl bust in New York and seized enough fentanyl to kill 32 million people, according to WPIX. Officers seized nearly 270 pounds of fentanyl, heroin, and cocaine worth $30 million during separate busts, law enforcement officials said Monday. They also arrested fou

WQAD - 2017-09-20 16:36:48

Little York boy makes it to the Bigs with Milwaukee Brewers

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin-- Every day's a good day when you're living your dream. Players at Miller Park get ready to go, but they can't play without him. Meet 22-year-old Andrew Raes, a top groundskeeper for the Milwaukee Brewers. "A lot of people thought I'd be a farm kid and country boy," remembers An

WQAD - 2017-09-21 02:39:37

Iowa Supreme Court hears woman's $75 speeding ticket case

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa woman who says she was wrongly ticketed by an automated traffic camera when she wasn't speeding has accomplished the unusual feat of getting the state Supreme Court to consider her $75 small-claims case. For Marla Leaf, 67, it's not about money, but about constitution

WQAD - 2017-09-21 01:30:24

'Researcher' says this Saturday will be the end of the world

If you had big plans this weekend, David Meade regrets to inform you that the world will be ending Saturday. Meade, a Christian numerologist and self-described "researcher," says Sept. 23 is foretold in the Bible's Book of Revelation as the day a series of catastrophic events will begin, and as a re

WQAD - 2017-09-20 13:26:23

Quad City airport using $3.3 million from feds to replace lighting

Quad City Airport, photo from QC Airport website MOLINE, Ill. (AP) - Quad City International Airport is receiving nearly $3.3 million in federal funds to replace lighting on a runway and plan for future needs at the western Illinois airport. U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos and U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tamm

WQAD - 2017-09-20 13:04:39

Dad builds ultimate playhouse for his daughters - and it will blow your mind

Courtesy: Rachel Goldsworthy, Flashes of Life Photography Courtesy: Rachel Goldsworthy, Flashes of Life Photography HIGHLAND, Mich. - A Michigan dad built a playhouse for his two daughters - and it might be the most elaborate playhouse ever constructed. Adam Boyd, 39, owns a construction company and

WQAD - 2017-09-20 01:02:51