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Fire at "hoarder home" in Davenport extinguished Thursday

DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Firefighters battling a house fire on W. 47th Street on Thursday, Sept. 21 had to contend with a home full of debris that made fighting the blaze harder than expected. "It just makes it dangerous for everybody," District Chief Neil Gainey, said of the house. Officials said the hou

WQAD - 2017-09-21 22:31:14

Davenport Police seek help finding missing man

Chuanyong Li, photo from the Davenport Police Department DAVENPORT - Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who was reported missing. Chuanyong Li, age 65, is described as standing 5-feet, 7 inches tall with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen in the area of 3500 Jersey Rid

WQAD - 2017-09-21 10:28:24

Davenport Fire Crews Respond to House Fire

The Davenport Fire Department is investigating a house fire that occurred in the early morning of September 21. The fire happened around 2:45 a.m. in the 45-hundred block of Eastern Avenue, near the Windsor Crest Club and Mt. Nebo cemetery. When crews arrived the entire garage was fully engulfed in

WQAD - 2017-09-21 09:44:34

Timeline: Lightning blamed for three structure fires in Davenport

DAVENPORT -- Firefighters were busy keeping up with fires caused by lightning overnight from Wednesday to Thursday, September 20th and 21st. Here's the timeline of what happened, according to Davenport Fire District Chief Robbie Minnaert: 7:35 p.m. -- A garage fire in the 7000 block of Wisconsin Ave

WQAD - 2017-09-21 17:22:21

Davenport Fire responds to 3 overnight fires due to lightning

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Overnight storms kept Davenport Fire crews busy. Robbie Minnaert, Davenport Fire District Chief says lightning strikes were to blame for three structure fires. According to Chief Minnaert the first structure fire call came in at 7:35 PM. Crews were called to a report of a g

KWQC - 2017-09-21 18:56:00

Firefighters respond to early morning Davenport fire

DAVENPORT, Iowa The Davenport Fire Department responded to a call of a garage fire just before 3:00 am Thursday morning. The fire was on the 4500 block of Eastern Avenue, just north of Kimberly Street. Firefighters say no one was injured in the fire. They were able to get the fire out before 3:30 am

KWQC - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

2015 incident led to Davenport police religious accommodation process

Davenport City Council meetings typically start with a moment of silence, but on the night of Wednesday, Aug. 16, at the committee-of-the-whole, the city took a stand. In response to the violence precipitated by hate groups in Charlottesville, Virginia, members of the council stood up in solidarity

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2017-09-22 10:45:00

Davenport man sentenced in federal weapons case

A former Davenport man was sentenced to six years and eight months in prison after he pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to U.S. Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel. Michael Scott Parker, 32, was sentenced Thursday by Chief U.S. District Court Judge John A. Jarvey. Parke

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2017-09-22 19:27:00

One dead, another hurt in Davenport shooting

A 20-year-old is dead and another person is injured, following a shooting Friday morning in Davenport. Police responded at 7:34 a.m. to the 1300 block of South Nevada Avenue, where Brady Tumlinson was pronounced dead. A second adult was transported to Genesis Medical Center with life-threatening inj

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2017-09-22 19:15:00

Davenport felon sentenced to prison for gun possession

DAVEPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - 32-year-old Michael Scott Parker of Davenport was sentenced to 6 years in prison. He will then spend three years on supervised release. On August 28, 2016, Davenport Police responded to a disturbance call and ran into Parker. Parker tried to flee the scene while in possessi

KWQC - 2017-09-22 17:45:00

Police presence in Davenport neighborhood

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Davenport Police are on scene in a neighborhood on the west side south of Rockingham Rd. A house in the 1300 block of South Nevada Ave. is taped off along with the yard and surrounding area. At least 5 Davenport police cars were on scene, and officers were seen talking to ne

KWQC - 2017-09-22 15:12:00

Davenport Police on scene of possible shooting

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QUAD CITIES ONLINES - 2017-09-22 13:51:00

One hospitalized after reported shooting in Davenport

DAVENPORT -- There is heavy police presence in a neighborhood in the southwest part of town and one person has been taken to the hospital. Police said around 7:35 a.m. they responded to a report of a possible shooting in the 1300 block of South Nevada. One person was taken to the hospital, according

WQAD - 2017-09-22 13:47:21

Fire crews respond to garage on fire in Davenport

Fire crews in Davenport responded to a house damaged by fire Thursday morning. When crews arrived on West 47th Street, there was an active fire in an attached garage, and smoke coming out of the home. A neighbor said a power line was down from last night's storm. Fire officials say they can't determ

KWQC - 2017-09-22 04:12:00

Davenport Junior Theatre reopens after $180K remodel

Now that Davenport Junior Theatre is into Medicare age, it was time for a facelift -- as its Mary Fluhrer-Nighswander Theatre opens tonight after a summerlong $180,000 renovation. Initially, the remodel was to include only new carpet, paint, 370 new (appropriately red) seats and handicapped-accessib

QUAD CITIES ONLINES - 2017-09-21 15:33:58

Six year sentence handed down on Davenport felon

Michael S. Parker DAVENPORT, Iowa - A former Davenport man was sentenced to six years and six months in prison after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm in federal court on Thursday, Sept. 21. Michael S. Parker, 32, was arrested on Aug. 28, 2016 by Davenport police who respon

WQAD - 2017-09-22 18:55:29

On a closed track, Davenport Police prepare to make streets safer

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC)- On what is usually a quiet, Credit Island, sirens and tire screeches fill the void of geese honking and insects buzzing. "10-60, that shots fired call," One officer says over a closed circuit radio. "I'm going to be checking the old golf course area, that gravel road." This o

KWQC - 2017-09-20 23:08:00

First Jersey Mike's location opens in Davenport

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - The first Jersey Mike's in the Quad Cities is set to open Wednesday, September 20. The new location is located in Davenport off Kimberly Rd. next to Fresh Thyme. The owner, Aron Lee, grew up just south of the Quad Cities in Orion, Illinois. Lee told TV-6 he's thrilled to b

KWQC - 2017-09-20 12:32:00

Davenport police seek help in locating missing person

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - The public is being asked to help locate a man reported missing in Davenport. Police released information Wednesday night, September 20th as they are trying to find Chuanyong Li. Li is 65-year-old who is 5' 7" and 140 pounds. He has black hard and brown eyes. Police say Li

KWQC - 2017-09-21 06:07:00

Davenport police head back to drivers ed

Quad city police officers are back in Driver's Ed on Wednesday, September 20 for a special training session. Many high-speed chases put police officers in dangerous situations. The training helps officers know how to act in dangerous situations behind the wheel when pressure is on. Davenport police

WQAD - 2017-09-20 13:17:32