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This Week in History: Davenport soldier dies at Camp Cuba Libre
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 1878 -- THE ELEMENTS | Last Night's Awful Storm - The Damage Done By It.The most fearful storm of rain, wind, thunder and lightning that we ever remember to have seen here occurred last night. At about seven o'clock dark, angry masses of storm-clouds came over the sky from the nort
Davenport woman accused of threatening to kill her 2-year-old child — and streaming it live on Facebook
Davenport woman accused of threatening to kill her 2-year-old child — and streaming it live on FacebookBuy Photo(Photo: The Register)DAVENPORT, Ia. — A Davenport woman accused of pouring rubbing alcohol on her 2-year-old disabled child and threatening to kill the toddler while live streaming the inc
Thrapp creates Davenport City Championship competition
Inside his office at Beyond the Baseline in Davenport, Gary Thrapp has several posters pinned on a bulletin board. In particular, one tugs at his heart.It reads “Stop The Violence."For the past couple of years, Thrapp has been conducting youth summits to try and curb violence in the Quad-Cities.
Scenes of old Davenport, captured on china
There's a cup with a picture of the Government Bridge, a plate depicting Suburban Island (now called Credit Island), a vase with an image of a log raft traveling down the Mississippi River and an ashtray showing the former Davenport library with a holder for a small box of matches.
Rock Island Police searching for person involved in Lincoln Park shooting
ROCK ISLAND -- Rock Island Police have confirmed a man was shot Saturday evening at Lincoln Park. They are searching for the person they believe is responsible.The victim's injuries, according to Deputy Chief Jason Foy, are not life-threatening.
Man sentenced to probation for gun charge Thursday arrested Friday on new weapons charge
A man who was placed on probation Thursday after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm was arrested late Friday when Davenport police allege he was in possession of a loaded handgun that had been stolen out of an off-duty police officer’s car.Jayce Dominique Collins, 18, former
Donato leads Quad Cities to 1-0 win over Peoria
Chiefs drop pitchers' duel at Quad CitiesDAVENPORT, Iowa — The Peoria Chiefs were stymied by Quad Cities River Bandits starter Chad Donato in a 1-0 loss in front of 3,517 at Modern Woodman Park on Sunday...Journal Star2018-08-20
Augustana lockdown after shots fired
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - A lockdown was called, then canceled, at Augustana College on Saturday night, because of a shots fired.
Davenport woman accused of threatening 2-year-old child
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Rock Island police on scene where witnesses say one man was shot while playing basketball at park
ROCK ISLAND-- Police were on scene at Lincoln Park in Rock Island around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2018 after witnesses say a man was shot while playing basketball.
Murder suspect captured in Davenport
A 23-year-old alleged member of a street gang from Gary, Ind., is awaiting extradition after he was captured in Davenport by the U.S. Marshals early Thursday morning in connection with a 2015 murder at a Gary gas station.The U.S. Marshals' Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force, which includes Gar
Authorities search for person who threatened United Township High School
Emotional reunion after lockdown ends at United Township High School in East Moline on Friday, August 17, 2018.
Big Story: How a law is impacting Iowa
By fiscal year 2024, when the multi-residential property tax break fully phases in, properties like The Springs in Bettendorf will be treated like residential homes.
Baker leads Peoria to 6-2 win over Quad Cities
For the River Bandits, Marty Costes was a home run short of the cycle, also stealing a base. Taylor homered and singled, also stealing a base.
Police arrest man in connection with shots-fired call
Davenport police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting early Saturday in the 700 block of North Division Street.Matthew Lee Karr, 21, of Davenport, is charged with one count each of going armed with intent, possession with the intent to deliver 58 grams of marijuana and failing to have a
Heavy police presence at United Township
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Davenport artist paints the town with pride
DAVENPORT — The Quad-Cities is a more colorful, beautiful community because of Sarah Robb.The unpretentious 43-year-old painter, muralist and Davenport native last month completed her 13th summer leading a group of 15-to-21-year-old students in making an outdoor mural, part of the Quad City Arts Met
New Davenport Costco begins hiring
A slew of positions in 32 categories has been posted on the Costco website, including cashier, meat wrapper, cake decorator, stocker, payroll clerk and forklift driver openings.
Davenport police evacuate Checkers during negotiations with suspect
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) -A person is in custody after a heavy police presence in Davenport Thursday morning.TV-6 viewers called to say they could see numerous officers surrounding a car near the Dollar General and Checkers on Pine and Kimberly.Police tell TV-6 they received a tip about a wanted perso
Bartlett, Ramos lead Kane County to 8-3 win over Quad Cities
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) -- Eudy Ramos tripled and singled twice, and Cole Bartlett allowed just five hits over eight innings as the Kane County Cougars beat the Quad Cities River Bandits 8-3 on Friday.