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Davenport man charged in July fatal hit-and-run of bicyclist
A Davenport man convicted in 2013 in connection with a shooting death has now been charged in the fatal hit-and-run death of a bicyclist in late July in Davenport.Andre Marcus Shaw, 34, no address listed, was booked into the Scott County Jail Tuesday on charges of homicide by vehicle-reckless drivin
Man shot by deputy in Davenport in critical condition
A Scott County deputy attempted a traffic stop at the 6500 block of Brady Street. A struggle ensued, and shots were fired by the deputy. The car fled the scene, finally stopping near the intersection of Division Street and Kimberly Road.
Photo: Officer-involved shooting in Davenport
A man is in critical condition after he shot by a Scott County Sheriff’s deputy early Tuesday. The incident began when a deputy pulled over this vehicle in the 6600 block of North Brady Street at 1:09 a.m. An altercation and pursuit ensued, before the vehicle was finally stopped at Kimberly Road an
Rick's Six: New plan includes school closings, and lane closures on I-80, Talbot bridges
Superintendent Art Tate, presented the proposal Monday night that includes staff reductions, increasing class sizes, phase-in of outsourcing, combining principals, conversion from block to traditional schedule at three high schools, school closings or consolidations in FY2021-22 and a school closing
Missouri man convicted of attempted murder, other charges in Davenport shooting
A Scott County jury on Friday convicted a Missouri man of shooting a woman in the arm in Davenport in January.The jury found Derris Lamont Swift, 24, guilty of attempted murder, intimidation with a dangerous weapon with intent, willful injury resulting in serious injury, and possession of marijuana.
Davenport man arrested after accident, spilling urine sample
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) —A Davenport man is facing several charges after causing an accident, carrying brass knuckles and spilling a urine sample.Affidavits state that Michael Nicholas Hensler, 27, rear-ended another vehicle at 6:32 p.m. on Monday.While Hensler waited to be transported to the hospita
Update: Man, deputy involved in early morning Davenport shooting identified
The man was identified Tuesday morning as Robert Mitchell, 27, by the Davenport Police Department.
Riverdale Middle School reports 2% truancy rate
The school enrolled 278 students in the 2016-17 school year, and average daily attendance was at 96 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.
Man arrested in Davenport drive-by shooting
Dynayous Owens, 22, was taken into custody on Friday. Oct. 19, 2018. He was arrested on a warrant in connection with a shooting from a car at a group of people on Gaines Street in Davenport last April.
Community rallies to keep Rock Island County courthouse
ROCK ISLAND, Illinois (KWQC) -Rock Island County board members were among those who showed up to express concerns with the demolition of their courthouse. Concerned citizens hope today's gathering will halt the demolition of their beloved building."In January I walked into it for the first time and
Man accused of assaulting woman, displaying gun in Davenport
A man was arrested Sunday morning after police say he assaulted a woman and displayed a gun in the parking lot of a Davenport convenience store.Isaiah Ramon Henderson, 26, who has addresses listed in Davenport and Rock Island, faces charges of possession of a firearm or offensive weapon by a felon,
Best of the week: 9 things to do this week in the Q-C
Ray LaMontagneSinger-songwriter Ray LaMontagne, known for hits such as "You Are The Best Thing," will be in town this week as part of his 25-date "Just Passing Through" tour. LaMontagne is slated to play on Wednesday with special guest Liza Anne. In addition, John Stirratt, of the band Wilco, will a
Rock Island man pleads guilty to stabbing, robbing drug dealer
ROCK ISLAND, Ill, – Ronald Walker has pled guilty, in a federal court of law, after admitting to stabbing and robbing his drug dealer over a “small amount” of marijuana.
Jury selection starts Monday morning in fatal I-74 accident
Jury selection began Monday morning for the reckless homicide trial of James S. Norton, who is accused of killing Leland S. DeBord, 26, of Milan.DeBord was killed around 6 a.m. June 16, 2017, when he was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 74 at Interstate 280, according to authorities. Norton, 48, of
Lane closures set Oct. 24-25 on I-80
HAMPTON — The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced a lane closure this week on the Interstate 80 bridge over the Mississippi River in Rock Island County.The closure is planned 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 24 in the eastbound drive lane. A second closure is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25.Workers wi
Davenport Police investigating armed pizza robbery
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Davenport Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Sunday, October 21.
Davenport police arrest man in connection with April shooting
Davenport police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting incident that took place in the 1400 block of Gaines Street at 7:52 p.m. on April 26 in which a victim suffered a minor gunshot wound.Dynayus Deangaman Owens, 22, of 1420 Gaines St., was arrested Friday and is charged with one count
Davenport man on parole arrested for peddling meth, crack cocaine
A Davenport man currently on parole after being convicted of trafficking in crack cocaine has been arrested for allegedly peddling methamphetamine, crack cocaine.Demajor Alexander Nettles, 25, of 6111 N. Brady St., No. 211,who was arrested Thursday, is charged with one count of possession with the i
Group Tries to Save Rock Island County Courthouse
Davenport native & retired architect, Bill Handel, holds an image of the courthouse with a dome-shaped feature which could be added to the building.
Davenport mansion is still magnificent, after all these years
With its style of architecture, stone-and-red brick facade and gables with ball toppers, the looming structure looks more like something you'd expect to find in France or England or on some old-money estate on the East Coast.